The U.S. Postal Service urges the public to plan now to make sure their holiday packages arrive on time.
Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped one full percentage point, from 7.2 percent in September (revised down from 7.3 percent) to 6.2 percent in October, according to a report released November 20 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
South Arkansas residents know that Albemarle Corporation is a world-leading producer of lithium for batteries, and that Standard Lithium is producing lithium at a new El Dorado facility.
Two Magnolia restaurant owners say they’ll manage after the imposition of a curfew by the Arkansas Department of Health.
Rapidly-rising COVID-19 infection rates have inculcated Arkansas officials with the desire to slow spread of the potentially-deadly virus.
Columbia County had lottery ticket sales of $418,390.00 in October with winnings of $268,875.00 awarded, according to a report issued this past week by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Office of the Arkansas Lottery.
Recent arrests made by the Magnolia Police Department. Many, but not all, these arrests have previously been listed in our daily report Columbia County Justice and Detention Facility bookings and releases.
Albemarle Corporation will serve as a founding member of ZETA, a first-of-its-kind U.S.-based coalition committed to achieving 100 percent electric vehicle (EV) sales by 2030.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation’s board of directors has announced that Eric J. Cremers, currently the company’s president and chief operating officer, will become president and chief executive officer of the company, effective January 1, 2021.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues toward the third peak of new cases in the United States, even the most stalwart of family holiday gatherings, Thanksgiving, will likely be affected.
If you are an Arkansas landowner with more than 10 acres of forested property, the University of Arkansas at Monticello wants to hear from you.
The grant application period opens Monday, November 16 for $50 million in CARES Act funds for Arkansas businesses in industries significantly impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
The Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWOBE) division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) will host its first virtual Arkansas Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification Assistance Workshop training Wednesday, November 18.
Consumer spending inched upward again while total savings began to shrink in September, according to the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Several South Arkansas communities will receive grants through the Arkansas Department of Transportation Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for 2020.
Columbia County's property tax collections were at 88 percent as of October 15 and at 94 percent as of October 30, according to Tax Collector Rachel Waller.
Albemarle Corporation has announced that it has begun the path toward certification under the stringent standard of the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), considered as the certification standard for assurance of responsible mining that has the greatest depth, breadth and sp…
The U.S. gross domestic product grew 33.1 percent from the second quarter this year, making up nearly all the ground lost to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the second quarter, according to the October report from the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Clients who get food assistance benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) now have the option to shop for eligible food items and pay online through both Amazon and Walmart, the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced.
Joe Baker was presented with the 2020 Friend of Pharmacy Award by the Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA) on Thursday, August 20, during an online awards show.
Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped to 8.1 percent in September, down from 8.3 percent in August, according to a preliminary county by county report released October 28 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
The Board of Directors of BancorpSouth Bank has declared quarterly cash dividends of 19 cents per share of common stock and 34.375 cents per share of Series A Preferred Stock.
The cattle industry seems to be shrugging off some of the disruptions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic with cattle placements and marketings on an upward swing as the industry approaches its seasonal peak, according to October’s Cattle Report.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation has reported net income of $81 million, or $1.20 per diluted share, on revenues of $313.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2020.
Arkansans who have lost income because of the public health emergency and who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless are encouraged to apply for rental and housing assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Solutions Grant.
The Department of Transformation and Shared Services (TSS) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that the State of Arkansas launched a new employment website, ARCareers.
South Arkansas farmers and ranchers have been reminded that November 15 is the deadline to file an application for the 2021 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) insurance coverage on grazing and hay land.
Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point, from 7.4 percent in August to 7.3 percent in September, according to a report released October 20 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services. Labor force data is produced by the United States Depart…
Commercial Metals Company, which has a steel mill in Columbia County, has announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended August 31, 2020.
A grant program utilizing $50 million in CARES Act funds for Arkansas businesses significantly impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency has been approved.
The Finance Committee of the Columbia County Quorum Court will meet at 5 p.m. daily on October 19, 20 and 22 to begin work on the 2021 county budget.