Thrive Hempstead and their Community Partners Launch an All-Inclusive Website

See the original article from Southwest Arkansas Today here. In 2019, the Hempstead community joined to create a unified Hempstead County 5-Year Plan. Each task force created to improve Education, Tourism, Public Priorities, Quality of Life, and Economic Development identified and all-inclusive website as being needed. After visiting with numerous companies, the Thrive Hempstead committee […]

A-State Delta Center, AEDI, and CAPDD to Hold COVID Recovery and Resiliency Workshop, July 29

COVID-19 Recovery & Resiliency

Original article from A State News here. JONESBORO – Arkansas State University Delta Center for Economic Development, Arkansas Economic Development Institute, and the Central Arkansas Planning and Development District have partnered to offer a COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Workshop in North Little Rock. The 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. workshop will be Thursday, July 29, […]

Gas Prices Rise to $2.84 in Arkansas as Oil Soars

Original article from Arkansas Democrat Gazette here. As the U.S. continues to move from the Corona Virus pandemic, oil prices continue to the highest they have been in years. The benchmark for US oil prices, West Texas intermediate crude, came down to $72.11 a barrel on Wednesday the 7th from $76.98 the day before and […]

Little Rock lab offers startups a hand

Original article from Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s website here. Nearly 125 years ago, Thomas Cox expanded his Dardanelle machinery business to Little Rock. He built new production facilities in the 300 block of East Markham Street and a warehouse, now known as the Cox building that’s in the center of the River Market District. In 1998, […]