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Former Ataris Bassist Arrested in Alleged $27 Million Real Estate Scam

01/18/2018 A former bassist of the punk group the Ataris was arrested in late December for his role in a $27 million real estate scam. From Blink-182 to ... at the time of Davenport's arrest at a Little Rock, Arkansas airport in December 2017. His personal bank ...

North Arkansas College investigates racist allegations

01/18/2018 An Arkansas college investigates reports of racist chants at ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in California, burning ...

Feds award housing grants to Northwest Arkansas groups

01/18/2018 "The need is here." Census estimates for 2016 found tens of thousands of low-income households in Northwest Arkansas live in homes or apartments that cost more than 30 percent of their income, a conventional definition of unaffordable housing used by ...

The Real Scandals behind an HBCU: The Arkansas Baptist College Controversy

01/17/2018 The Shadowy Foundation that does not Exist Arkansas Baptist College, under the BOT and Hill has perhaps more value as a pawn for money laundering and sweet heart real estate deals, than it has as one with informed students, dynamic teachers, and ethical ...

Moses Tucker announces merger with Arkansas real estate firm

01/18/2018 Moses Tucker Real Estate announced Wednesday that it is merging with Newmark Grubb Arkansas to create the second-largest real estate firm in the state. The company said in a news release that the new company, Moses Tucker Partners, will manage and broker ...

Former Ataris bassist charged with running $27 million real estate scam

01/17/2018 The company allegedly placed adverts displaying “pre-foreclosure” homes at below-market costs ... Last month, the bassist was arrested at the Bill and Hillary Clinton Airport in Arkansas while in possession of $104,000 in cash, according to authorities.

ERA Real Estate Expands Arkansas Presence With New Affiliation

01/16/2018 ERA Real Estate has expanded its Arkansas presence with a new affiliation, the company recently announced. Conway, Ark.-based ERA TEAM Real Estate has acquired Pam McDowell Properties, bringing its agent count to more than 60. The firm, led by Broker/Owner ...

PHOTOS: Curious group of explorers armed with cameras document abandoned buildings in Arkansas

01/15/2018 the Chamber of Commerce or a real estate agent." It took him more than a year, he says, to gain access to the Logan County Memorial Hospital in Guthrie, Okla., featured hauntingly on the Outside Arkansas section of abandonedar.com. Sisson, 41, is a master ...

Arkansas hog farm seeks to stay state's denial of operating permit

01/12/2018 They, along with the Arkansas Farm Bureau in a separate statement ... who have pledged substantial personal assets, including their homes, to finance the operations of C&H. C&H and its owners will be irreparably harmed if a stay is not granted."

AR Makes List of $1B Weather Events from 2017

01/09/2018 (KNWA) - Arkansas has made the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... were swept out of their mother's arms while trapped in high water. Floodwaters also damaged homes and property across the area. Check out these photographs from the floods.

Trump denies using certain language in comments about immigrants; Arkansas' Sen. Cotton weighs in

01/13/2018 David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, who both attended the Thursday meeting ... with the idea that people who'd fled to the U.S. after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay ...

Abandoned Arkansas's Ginger Beck wades into the ruins

01/11/2018 We talked with Ginger Beck, Abandoned Arkansas's new social media and communications director ... The connection I feel toward buildings and homes feels much more like energy than psychic connections. Some places feel full of energy, usually positive ...

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to add six members

01/11/2018 She has grown the timber business to encompass timberland in eight south-central Arkansas counties and includes other real estate investments, a livestock auction, and a working farm and cattle ranch. She was the first woman appointed to the Arkansas ...

Central Arkansas Water board picks 4 commissioner finalists

01/12/2018 Gregg Patterson, senior communications coordinator at Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation ... In his cover letter he said his background in finance and real estate purchases make him a good complement to the current commissioners. Mackey has worked in banking ...

POOP-etrator! Arkansas neighborhood on alert after jogger repeatedly seen on security footage defecating on people's homes and rubbing his feces along their cars

01/05/2018 A repeat offender is terrorizing an Arkansas neighborhood by pooping all over people's property and even on their cars. Tiffany Mattzel of Little Rock, Arkansas, had been planning to go to breakfast, last Saturday, when her appetite was squashed by a ...

UPDATE: Chlorine Leak in Jasper, AR, Evacuation Canceled, Clean Up Underway

01/08/2018 JASPER, Ark. -- A chlorine leak from a truck on Arkansas Highway 7, south of Jasper, Arkansas, is causing evacuations of homes and the Jasper Elementary and High School. The truck is located on "Trucker's Curve" near the Newton County Library and the city ...

UPDATE: Jasper School, Homes Evacuated after Hazardous Spill

01/08/2018 People are able to return to their homes. Arkansas Highway 7 is still closed. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KOLR) -- A chlorine leak from a truck on Arkansas Highway 7, south of Jasper, Arkansas, is causing evacuations of homes and the Jasper Elementary and High School.

UPDATE: Chlorine Leak Clean Up Underway in Jasper, Arkansas

01/08/2018 JASPER, Ark. -- A chlorine leak from a truck on Arkansas Highway 7, south of Jasper, Arkansas, is causing evacuations of homes and the Jasper Elementary and High School. The truck is located on "Trucker's Curve" near the Newton County Library and the city ...

Arkansas to get new federal prosecutor to battle violent crime

01/04/2018 The Eastern District of Arkansas is one of nearly 30 areas around the country ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in ...

GEX Management Continues its Northwest Arkansas Expansion Through Strategic Commercial Acquisition

01/05/2018 today announced the completion of its acquisition of a significant and strategic real estate asset to expand the company's reach in the region. Following its recent expansion into Northwest Arkansas, and the opening of a regional office in Fayetteville ...

NWA Homes Sold Every 52 Minutes during 2017

01/04/2018 According to the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors, 10,224 homes were sold from January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2017. That's about 28 homes purchased every day. Realtors said it's a great "seller's market," with homes only being available for an ...

Arkansas panel stands by proposal to ban disputed herbicide

01/03/2018 (AP) - Arkansas regulators are standing by their plan to ban a herbicide ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in California ...

Northwest Arkansas Home Prices Increasing

01/02/2018 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Homes across Northwest Arkansas are gaining value, according to Corelogic, a financial research and insight company. Home prices in NWA rose more than 4 percent in November 2017 when compared to home prices in November of 2016 ...

Arkansas tax break set for retired military

12/29/2017 He said Arkansas is currently home to 22,000 military retirees and ... “Most of them [retired military vets] are in their 40s. They are going to buy homes, they are going to buy vehicles and buy groceries. They bring economic value to your state.

Entergy reports 1,700 homes without power in Mississippi Co.

01/02/2018 Entergy Arkansas is reporting a large power outage in Mississippi County Tuesday morning. According to its outage map, about 1,700 homes lost power at around 4:20 a.m. The outage looks to affect part of west Blytheville and most of Gosnell. Entergy says a ...

Flu-related death toll climbs to 12 in Arkansas

12/30/2017 Arkansas Epidemiologist Dr. Dirk Haselow said immediate treatment ... people with suppressed immune systems and chronic health problems, and people in nursing homes. Also, with upcoming holiday activities, if you are planning to attend any parties or ...

Arkansas Spurns Warehousing of Floundering Students

12/27/2017 When her mother and educators enrolled her in a public alternative school in Bentonville, Arkansas, they were opening doors for ... who graduates this month with A's and B's and wants to become a real estate agent. "You go around the corner and there's ...

What to expect from the real estate market in 2018

12/28/2017 Resales of existing homes are expected to rise modestly in 2018 ... Tulsa, Oklahoma; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Charlotte, North Carolina. She says those places are not as “regulation constrained,” they have strong regional economies and developers ...

Arkansas lawmakers approve $50M in grants

12/26/2017 The Arkansas Supreme Court decided in October that the grant program ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in California ...

Commercial Real Estate Lenders To Keep An Eye On In 2018

12/27/2017 Instead, Goldman Sachs and Arkansas-based Bank of the Ozarks are among the top ... It was among the top 20 in the first nine months of 2017. The real estate investment trust was also a top 10 loan originator in Chicago in the first quarter of this year.

Arkansas firms look elsewhere for supply chain, logistics ideas

12/23/2017 a company that specializes in delivering goods to homes. James Reed, the chief executive of USA Truck -- the Fort Smith-based company trying to rebuild itself from the inside out -- noted how there were no logistics innovators in Northwest Arkansas of ...

NAS Investment Solutions Acquires Northwest Arkansas Office Property

12/14/2017 Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NAS Investment Solutions, has purchased a 30,829 square foot office building in Bentonville, Arkansas along with five tenants ... developed by a seasoned team of executive real estate professionals with over 120 years of ...

Lawsuit over Arkansas dicamba ban moot, state says in filing

12/21/2017 Arkansas has received nearly 1,000 complaints this year about ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in California, burning ...

Florida Residential Property Insurer Approved to Do Business in Arkansas

12/21/2017 Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr has granted a Certificate ... the largest writer of full coverage, single family homes in Florida. The Tower Hill group is primarily held by majority owner William Shively. The Tower Hill group includes five ...

7 gorgeous black timber homes to swoon over

12/21/2017 In Fayetteville, Arkansas, a family built their dream home with the help of award-winning Marlon Blackwell Architects—and very affordably, at that. To save on costs, the team used inexpensive materials like concrete brick wrapped by a wood carapace ...

Black Hills Unit Files for Natural Gas Rate Review in Arkansas

12/18/2017 Further, these have been directed to provide safer and more reliable natural gas delivery services to homes and businesses ... uninterrupted supply of utility services for its customers in Arkansas. Further, a steady economic growth in Northwest Arkansas ...

Hogs draw from 2 states; Arkansas, Texas produce Morris’ early signings

12/21/2017 The group included four Arkansas-based signees, highlighted by Greenwood quarterback ... "It seems like I've been in homes just about every night," Morris said. "It's been nonstop up until last Friday, and we had an official visit weekend.

Jury clears manufacturer in Arkansas man's tractor death

12/18/2017 According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette , jurors last week rejected those ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in ...

Arkansas House chamber set for $1.25M revamp

12/20/2017 The project is financed largely with a $981,000 grant awarded earlier this year by the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council from real estate transfer taxes. The House also renovated Rooms 149 and 151 and nearby legislative offices on the first ...

Arkansas State loses Raycom Camellia Bowl

12/16/2017 The Arkansas State Red Wolves lost to Middle Tennessee in the ... Wildfires are raging in California, burning homes and prompting evacuations. At least 17 have died, and more than 3,000 structures have burned. Wildfires are raging in California, burning ...