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Sales tax revenue up for April
The major cities in Benton and Washington counties posted positive sales tax numbers for April, with Bentonville posting the highest percentage increase.
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First part of northwest Arkansas bypass to open
Arkansas is set to open the first leg of the long-awaited Bella Vista Bypass in northwest Arkansas, which reroutes traffic from a busy route that links to Interstate 49 in Missouri.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Mentors Help Bentonville Students Make Music
STAFF PHOTO BEN GOFF Danielle Whittemore, 11, right, and her violin mentor Hannah Scherer, 17, perform a duet Thursday during the Bentonville Public Schools Orchestra Mentorship Program solo/ensemble recital at Bright Field Middle School in Bentonville.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Rogers-Lowell Area Labor Force Mismatched With Jobs Available
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Stale Marshmallow Peeps FRIDAY
"This year's Easter Sunday happens to fall on the same day as the marijuana holiday, 4/20.
The City Wire
Legacy Bank breaks ground on new Pinnacle Bank Center
The board of directors and shareholders of Legacy National Bank officially announced its new Pinnacle Banking Center with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, April 18 at the new Rogers building site.
Bentonville School District, Club Working On Busing Issue
Superintendent Michael Poore said he's working with Boys Girls Club of Benton County officials on a "win-win" solution to the issue of the School District's after-school transportation of students to the club.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Arkansas Kicks Off $2B Highway Improvement Program
State transportation officials marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways in a ceremony on April 16 in Little Rock.
The Huffington Post
Walmart Workers Win New Policies; Will They Extend to Workers Down Walmart's Supply Chain?
Walmart workers who are members of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart demonstrated this clearly with two recent victories.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Former Rogers Doctor Accused In Patient Nude Photo Scandal
An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Benton County doctor accused of taking nude photographs of a woman during an examination without her knowledge, according to the Second Judicial District of Arkansas prosecutor based in Jonesboro.
Program to improve Ark. highways to begin
The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The City Wire
Rivaldo embraces new Arvest leadership role in Benton County
Fort Smith area native Craig Rivaldo is set to take over leadership for Arvest Benton County on May 1 and the banker will carry his "playbook" and more than 20 years of leadership experience when he settles into his new bank office full-time.
Report: Walmart Workers Cost Taxpayers $6.2 Billion In Public Assistance
Walmart's low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid and subsidized housing, according to a report published to coincide with Tax Day, April 15. Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 400 national and state-level progressive groups, made this estimate using data from a ... (more)
Parents accuse school of mistreatnig autistic students
GET IN JUST ABOUT FOUR MINUTES. TONIGHT, PARENTS SAY THEIR AUTISTIC KIDS WERE EXCESSIVELY RESTRAINED OR ISOLATED AT A BENTONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Walmart To Present Award To Bentonville Student In 4th Grade
Walmart will present an award to a student at Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Bentonville, according to Mary Ley, Executive Director of Communications for the Bentonville School District.
Benton County Jail Inmate Dies At Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville
A Benton County Jail inmate who was transported to Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville last week has died, said Rob Holly, chief deputy with the Benton County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Bentonville Man Found Unconscious In Benton County Jail
A Bentonville man is listed in critical condition in an area hospital after being found unconscious and not breathing in a Benton County Jail cell.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Walmart tests truck of the future
As part of its plan to double the efficiency of its 6,000-truck fleet, Walmart Corp. , Bentonville, Ark., worked with several companies to build the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience .
Watch Out Whole Foods? Walmart Aims To Drive Down Organic Prices With New Cheaper Line
If you associate Walmart's grocery aisles with cheap six-packs of sugary soda or bulk bags of chips, you're in for a surprise when you next drop by a branch of the world's largest retailer.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Wal-Mart and Wild Oats unveil cheaper organic line
The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., has teamed up with Wild Oats to sell a new line of organic foods that's at least 25 percent cheaper than the national organic brands it carries and in line with the prices of its branded non-organic alternatives.