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  1. Downtown Bentonville's Midtown Center set to open, will help push future area growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | The City Wire

    The $20.35 million mixed-use Midtown Center is nearing completion in downtown Bentonville. The two three-story buildings feature office space on the top two floors and more than 14,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.

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  2. Sales tax revenue growth in October report slows in Northwest ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The City Wire

    The four largest cities in Northwest Arkansas posted combined sales tax revenue of $5.025 million in the October report, with growth slowing to 2.51% over the $4.902 million and 7.49% growth reported a year ago. Growth compared to the same reporting period in 2014 slowed in each of the cities, and all except Bentonville managed to keep the trend positive last month.

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  3. Downtown Springdale revitalization continues to grow, ready for master planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The City Wire

    The sounds of hammering and sawing may not be music to some ears but in downtown Springdale, it spells re-emergence of business along Emma Avenue. Or at least that's the view of Mayor Doug Sprouse.

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  4. Joseph Steinmetz picked to succeed Gearhart as UA chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The City Wire

    Joseph Steinmetz, the executive vice president and provost at Ohio Stat University, has been picked to succeed G. David Gearhart as the sixth chancellor at the University of Arkansas, according to a statement on Wednesday from the University System Board of Trustees. Steinmetz will be formally introduced as chancellor at a public press conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30. He is expected to begin Jan. 1, 2016.

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  5. Regulators OK the sale of Bank of Fayetteville to Farmers and Merchants bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The City Wire

    Gary Hudson, president and CEO of Farmers and Merchants Bank of Stuttgart, said the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis approved its application to buy the Bank of Fayetteville on Friday . He said the approval from the state banking department also was received this week, giving the two parties the green light to close their cash deal.

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  6. Parkway Bank of Rogers to be acquired by Citizens Bank of BatesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The City Wire

    One of the smaller banks in Northwest Arkansas, Parkway Bank of Rogers with $135 million in assets, has confirmed a pending sale to Citizens Bank of Batesville for an undisclosed sum. The deal will boost Citizens size to more than $700 million in assets.

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  7. DataRank of Fayetteville acquired by Simply Measured of SeattleRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | The City Wire

    DataRank, one of The City Wire's startups to watch in Northwest Arkansas, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum. "We have proven the importance of social intelligence by helping leading enterprise brands research, discover and take action on their most important social conversations," said DataRank CEO, Ryan Frazier.

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  8. UA Poultry Science announces $1.3 million Tyson grant, celebrates 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The City Wire

    Speakers at Tuesday's 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas included Marvin Childers, president of the Arkansas Poultry Federation, former U.S. Sen. David Pryor; John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. Dr. Mark Cochran, vice president of agriculture at the UA addressed the crowd from the podium.

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  9. Varady named executive director and general counsel for Razorback FoundationRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | The City Wire

    University of Arkansas alumnus and longtime senior administrator Scott Varady has been named executive director and general counsel for the Razorback Foundation, according to a Tuesday announcement from the Foundation. Varady will begin his tenure with the Razorback Foundation on Dec. 1, taking over for interim executive director Norm DeBriyn.

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  10. Northwest Arkansas real estate lots reach lowest level since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The City Wire

    Using the absorption rate from the past 12 months implies that there is a 53.4 month supply of remaining lots in active subdivisions in Northwest Arkansas, the lowest level since 2008. The recent Skyline Report conducted by the University of Arkansas Center for Business and Economic Research found there were 27,850 lots available in the 381 active subdivisions identified by Skyline Report researchers in the first half of 2015.

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  11. Major street work in Washington County are finished or near completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The City Wire

    With the completion of Van Asche and the opening of Arkansas 265, the city now turns its attention to two major projects: The extension of Rupple Road on the city's west side and major improvements on Old Wire Road and Mission Boulevard. Orange and white barrels and cones have become a way of life across Northwest Arkansas, including major street projects in Fayetteville and Springdale.

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  12. Bank deposits in Northwest Arkansas exceed $9 billion, up 5.85%Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The City Wire

    Consumers and businesses have socked away more than $9.053 billion in 38 banks in Northwest Arkansas as of June 30, according to the annual Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. summary of deposits report released Monday . Deposits rose 5.85% from the $8.552 billion reported in last year's FDIC report.

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  13. KFSM 5 considering moving some operations from Fort Smith to NWARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    If KFSM were to move its main studio and management offices to Northwest Arkansas, it would be the second of the two major TV stations in the DMA to do so. Rumors that officials with KFSM 5 are looking to move the station's primary studio and administrative offices from Fort Smith to Northwest Arkansas may be more than just rumors.

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  14. Arkansas Children's Hospital awards design contracts for Springdale facilityRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | The City Wire

    Arkansas Children's Hospital has selected FKP Architects of Houston and Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects of Fayetteville and Little Rock to help develop its vision of a new campus in Northwest Arkansas. The decision is the first step in a wide-ranging plan to develop a statewide network of care that will allow ACH to champion children by making them better today and healthier tomorrow.a a The decision follows the Aug. 7 announcement which ACH President and CEO Marcy Doderer shared plans for blanketing the state with services designed to improve access to pediatric care and improve the health of children throughout the state.

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  15. Invaluable' home education serves Brooks well in the business worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | The City Wire

    Editor's note: This story is part of a special series on women who live in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas. Carolyn Philpot is a founding member of Beall Barclay Wealth Management.

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  16. Northwest Arkansas sales tax revenue rallies through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | The City Wire

    For the first nine months of the year sales tax revenue reported by the four cities totaled $40.808 million, up 8.49% from the same period in 2014. Consumers were a little more eager to spend mid summer perhaps spurred on by lower gasoline prices that saves the average two-car family between $100 to $200 per month according to AAA.

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  17. Walton Family Foundation takes on three local quality of life projectsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | The City Wire

    The Walton Family Foundation's Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program will provide financial support to entities such as school districts; county, state or local municipalities; and nonprofit organizations that intend to develop space for public purposes. The Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program of the Walton Family Foundation has singled out three local projects intended to improve public facilities that cater to children, the arts and history preservation.

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  18. UA poultry specialist Lionel Barton dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The City Wire

    Thomas Lionel Barton, a long-time poultry specialist at the University of Arkansas and friend to the local poultry industry died Sept. 19 at age 78 in his Fayetteville home.

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  19. Savor the Flavor expands to downtown BentonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | The City Wire

    Purchase photos from this gallery ]' > Purchase photos from this gallery ]' > Purchase photos from this gallery ]' > A warm summer breeze and the soft glow of lights around the Bentonville square greeted attendees of Savor the Flavor on Thursday night as they strolled in and out of 12 different establishments on a walking tasting tour of the best restaurants in downtown Bentonville.

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  20. NWACC signs agreement with UAFS to streamline degree programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The City Wire

    Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, president of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and Dr. Paul Beran, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, sign a new agreement on Friday to help streamline the transfer process for NWACC students in 14 different degree plans who want to complete a bachelor's degree at UAFS, which is also available online. Officials from University of Arkansas at Fort Smith traveled to Bentonville Friday to sign an agreement with NorthWest Arkansas Community College that will help to streamline bachelor's degrees for NWACC students in three disciplines beginning this fall.

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