Author - Tyler Hale

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UAMS Launches Renovation Project in Pine Bluff

by Tyler Hale UAMS has kicked off remodeling work on a new $6 million UAMS Family Medical Center in the Jefferson Professional Building II in Pine Bluff. UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., was on hand at the renovation kick-off ceremony, along with Jefferson Regional Medical Center and UAMS...

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Jeff Amerine Discusses Arkansas Startup Culture

by Tyler Hale Area movers and shakers learned about startup culture today at Lift the Rock, a weekly program at The Venture Center in Little Rock from a recognized leader in startups. Jeff Amerine, founding principal of Startup Junkie, discussed how startups begin, how these companies can grow and...

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NWA Young Professional Summit Set for Friday

by Tyler Hale Young professionals from across the state will be gathering Friday for the 2018 Young Professional Summit (YP) to learn from one another and forge invaluable business connections. The 2018 Northwest Arkansas YP Summit is set for Friday, Aug. 10, in Fayetteville, at the Walton Arts...

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Former state senator Jake Files reports to prison

by Tyler Hale Former Arkansas state senator Jake Files has reported to federal prison to serve an 18-month sentence for fraud and money-laundering. Files reported to Federal Correctional Institution El Reno in El Reno, Okla., on Thursday. According to the FCI El Reno website, the prison is medium...

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Arkansas Adoptees Gain Access to Adoption Files

As of Wednesday, Arkansas adoptees are now able to access their previously-sealed adoption files. According to an Arkansas Department of Health press release, adoptees can request their files if they are 21-years or older, starting Wednesday, Aug. 1. Adoption files typically include an original...

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Arkansas Holding Sales Tax Holiday this Weekend

It’s back-to-school time, and that means families will be picking up their school supply lists and going shopping. Arkansas is holding its annual sales tax weekend this weekend, from Saturday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 5. The sales tax weekend is held on the first weekend of every August. Clothing...