Eric Hughes, vice-chair of the EDCCC, questioned the number of jobs agreed upon. The original number the board was given was 170 jobs. “I’m seeing this [150 jobs] for the first time,” Hughes said. “Is this a typo?”
An incentive application at least six months in the making will remain in its draft form for another month following much discussion Tuesday on whether to include the word “new” in the application.
Ward 3 Director Keith Crews said one business in particular “looks like a junkyard” because it had scrap in front and to the rear of the building.
The company joins 19 leading food, beverage and quick-serve restaurant companies participating in the program.
The complaint alleges that Family Dollar, under the parent company Dollar Tree Inc., knew about the rodent infestation for years but allowed unsafe products to be sold at hundreds of stores in Arkansas and five other states throughout the region.
“Each one of these have told me not to comment or make any kind of a statement about what the name of their company is,” J.L. Griffin said.
The EDCCC board will decide which companies receive grants, designating “at least” $50,000 each year to Category 1 applicants, or the small business sector.
Tasteful Hibachi, a Japanese steakhouse and sushi restaurant located at the corner of 10th and Caddo streets, has opened its doors for business — again — in Arkadelphia. Tasteful Hibachi’s original location […]
Martin entered the Winrock Automotive Small Business Division with her younger sister, Tabitha Martin, a junior business administration major at Central Baptist College. Together, they devised a plan for a gym called Limitless Fitness.
In an emotional speech Wednesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony, Jenifer Spears doted on the community’s support for her family following the death of her father, Ronnie O’Keefe, saying it was the reason behind her return to Arkansas.