FORT SMITH — TiFiber Inc., a Fayetteville-based producer of antimicrobial polymers used in sanitizers, has announced plans to locate its pilot production facility and future company headquarters in Fort Smith.
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FORT SMITH — Fort Smith led the Arkansas Tech Business Index for the third consecutive quarter, according to data released Tuesday.
FORT SMITH — Arkansans feel about the same now as they did in June when it comes to their personal financial situation, but more believe the next six months will be a good time to purchase major household items.
FORT SMITH — Holiday sales are expected to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this shopping season according to the National Retail Federation .
FORT SMITH — More supply, less demand and the cheaper “winter blend” has allowed gas prices to continue to drop to more than 40 cents below what they were a year ago, putting them at the lowest level in four years.
FORT SMITH — Arkansans’ collective opinion regarding the economy is modestly higher than it was in June, according to the Fall 2014 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday.
FORT SMITH — Presented with an update Tuesday on efforts to clean contamination at the former Whirlpool plant, the Fort Smith Board of Directors focused on toxic levels near Boys & Girls Club property and a former degreaser building.
OZARK — Varying opinions can be found at truck stops on a government regulation that aims to keep truckers from driving more than 70 hours a week.
The majority of Arkansans, according to a recent Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey , say they have not made major household purchases in the past six months and about a quarter of Arkansans surveyed want to increase their savings rate.
BARLING — The James W. Trimble Lock and Dam is the most used lock on the 447-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for commercial purposes, but that hasn’t kept “Lock 13” from facing budget cuts and a loss of preventive maintenance.