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Blackwell Firm Receives National Award for Memphis Project

The Shelby Farms Park project in Memphis, Tennessee, a collaboration between Marlon Blackwell Architects and James Corner Field Operations, has earned a 2019 Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects – the highest national award given for architecture and design. This was one of four...

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Today’s Power Breaks Ground on SAU Tech Solar Array

Southern Arkansas University Tech and Today’s Power have broken ground on a new 1-mega-watt solar facility that is designed to fulfill over half of the university’s energy needs. The solar facility, which will be located near Holly Springs, is a 10-acre project featuring single-axis technology...

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Sam Pickman Named CEO of ALLIED Cycle Works

ALLIED Cycle Works has announced that Sam Pickman has been named CEO of the Bentonville-based bicycle manufacturing company. Pickman obtained a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Rhode Island in 2004. In 2016, he became Director of Product and Engineering for ALLIED. According...

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House Report: Looking at the Governor’s Tax Plan

House members are now preparing for the fourth week of the 2019 Regular Session. We are expecting to review and possibly vote on big issues such as tax cuts and teacher salaries. The Governor’s tax cut proposal has now been filed. This bill will start in the Senate. SB211 would cut the...

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Open Letter Urges Lawmakers to Take Action on Roads

Arkansas lawmakers received an open letter today urging them to take action on securing funding for state roadways and bridges. In the letter, a state-wide coalition of officials requests that lawmakers approve funding to make improvements to Arkansas roads and bridges. According to the officials...