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Little Rock area has 53rd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Little Rock area was more than 3,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 90-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.


Austin Barrow, president and chief operating officer of the Murphy Arts District, is leaving his position, effective today.

ROGERS-LOWELL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber's J.R. Shaw Graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the individual’s completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management.

ROGERS-LOWELL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leigh Ann Johnston Appointed to Beaver Water District Board

The Beaver Water District Board of Directors voted at its monthly meeting on Jan. 17 to appoint Leigh Ann Johnston of Springdale (Washington County) to fill the director’s position vacated by Cathy Foraker.

ELDORADO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: United Way celebrates 7th year with over $1M campaign

The United Way of Union County celebrated a seventh consecutive year of reaching its $1 million fundraising mark Tuesday.

ELDORADO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: P&Z Commission hopes to get back to business

After several months, the El Dorado Planning and Zoning Commission could soon be back to full capacity — a favorable condition that would allow the seven-member body able to handle its business, old and new, with all hands on deck.

ROGERS-LOWELL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ATTORNEY GENERAL ALERT: Arkansans Risk Higher Costs with Refund Anticipation Loans

Arkansans risk higher costs when using refund anticipation loans as a resource to plan for a tax refund this year.

Arkansas ranked No. 2 in average charitable giving

Arkansas residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $10,935 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

ROGERS-LOWELL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Beaver Lake’s Buddy Bass Tournament to be Discontinued after 27 Years

After a successful 27-year run, the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that its annual Bradford Marine & ATV Buddy Bass Tournament will be discontinued effective this year.


Returning or exchanging gifts received during the holidays can be stressful and difficult if consumers do not educate themselves on company return policies before making purchases.

ELDORADO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Deadline extended for police chief applicants

ElDorado Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on.The search is continuing for a new chief of the El Dorado Police Department.

Arkansas has 19th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Arkansas posted the 19th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Arkansas’s population rose 0.4% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Arkansas’s population increased by 10,828, or 0.4 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Little Rock 51% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Little Rock is $198.80, 51 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

ROGERS-LOWELL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Northwest Arkansas-Produced Podcast Top Flash Briefing in Business Category on Amazon Alexa Skills

The Business Leadership Series, a popular podcast and radio show hosted by Derek Champagne, Northwest Arkansas business owner and entrepreneur, is the No. 1 Amazon Alexa Skills series in the business category.

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