Bentonville School District Weighs Transfers In, Out
Student transfers -- inside, outside and within the School District -- is an issue that has demanded attention recently from district officials.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
COMMENTARY: Wellness programs should address sleep disorders
As employers review their wellness programs, they should consider addressing a problem suffered by millions of Americans that is contributing to health disorders, weight gain, lost productivity and motor vehicle accidents.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Fayetteville-based Native Nectar launches Kickstarter for healthy restaurant
Arkansas' premier cold-press juicery, Native Nectar Juice Company, is expanding to Bentonville this fall, and they've launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the project.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The City Wire
August sales tax revenue mixed across Northwest Arkansas
The four largest cities across Northwest Arkansas reported $4.683 million in sales tax revenue this month, up 1.84% from $4.598 million a year ago.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
How they roll in Rogers, Ark.: More from the Ben Lipscomb file
As I promised yesterday, I have more today on Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb, who's facing a special prosecutor's investigation for impersonating a law officer for allegedly flashing a badge to get VIP treatment at a Miranda Lambert concert at the Walmart AMP in Bentonville.
He was being held Saturday in the Benton County Jail on $2,500 surety bond. a Chris Edwin Page, 52, was arrested Friday in connection with felony parole violation; driving while intoxicated; driving while license canceled, suspended or revoked; improper lane change; and speeding.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Prosecutor Sworn In After Rogers Official Accused Of Impersonating An Officer
Crawford County Prosecutor Marc McCune was assigned the special prosecutor to the case because of a conflict of interest involving the Benton County prosecutor.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Born in 1948 in Newport, Arkansas, Jim Walton is the third and youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tree of 40 Fruits on show
New York artist, Sam Van Aken, from Syracuse University, is grafting trees to produce 40 different trees.
The City Wire
Northwest Arkansas hospitality tax revenue sets quarterly record
More visitor traffic in Northwest Arkansas' four largest cities helped push hospitality tax collections up 7% in the second quarter, compared to year-ago period.
Inspiration in the everyday
More than you might think, said Marlon Blackwell, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects , a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Ark., and department head of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas.
Bentonville Airport Board Seats Need Filling
The board advises the mayor, city staff and City Council in policy matters regarding the Bentonville Municipal Airport, according to a news release.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
International Business Times
EU Food Makers Smuggling Products into Russia Via Switzerland
A employee walks by a meat cooler in the grocery section of a Sam's Club during a media tour in Bentonville, Arkansas June 5, 2014.
It's Back to School Time in NWA
It's 6-year-old Jake Carr's first day of kindergarten at Janie Darr Elementary School in Rogers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Teacher Celebrations Before Back To School
Bentonville, Fayetteville and Bentonville School District will have activities for teachers Friday three days before their students return to class.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
International Business Times
Nvidia Shield Tablet vs. Apple iPad Mini 2-Specifications, Features And Price Showdown
Recently, NVIDIA introduced its brand new tablet called SHIELD. The device can be purchased from many online and retail outlets in selected regions.
With Falling Traffic, Walmart Reports Weak Results
In further signs that consumers are disenchanted with Walmart, the retailer says its second-quarter same-store-sales fell 0.3% in the U.S., and that that traffic at its stores declined 1.1%.
Wal-Mart Cuts Profit Outlook Amid Sluggish Sales, Less Traffic
Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday as the world's largest retailer faced another quarter of sluggish sales and traffic declines.