MONTREAL, CANADA – Resolute Forest Products, a Canadian-based timber company with a mill in Glenwood, Arkansas, says it’s moving towards a “circular economy” in order to ensure the sustainability of the world’s natural resources. In a circular economy, resources gain … Read more.
Nevada County Town Grant Recipient
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) has awarded $7,162,966 in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to 23 Arkansas counties and communities. That includes the Nevada County town of Bodcaw: $558,162—New water construction.
The grants were awarded under the … Read more.
Firestone 50th Anniversary Christmas Collectible
PRESCOTT – Limited quantities are available of the 2020 Prescott Nevada County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Ornament. The cost is $10.00 each. Stands $3.00 each.
Firestone is celebrating their 50th year anniversary in Prescott this year and was selected for the … Read more.
2019 Economic Impact Report Indicates Solid Growth
LITTLE ROCK – One of the important economic engines in the cities and counties that make up the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority is tourism. The positive economic impact of tourism in Arkansas continues to be significant, according to data … Read more.
Broadband Company Expands in Arkadelphia
ARKADELPHIA – Ritter Communications, a leading regional broadband provider headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas, announced the company has expanded service to Arkadelphia, bringing state-of-the-art communications technology and advanced business solutions to Arkadelphia businesses. Ritter’s advanced suite of telecommunications services now gives … Read more.
Glenwood Sawmill Sold To Resolute Forest Products
As part of a deal including three sawmills previously owned by Conifex Timber, the Glenwood sawmill has been sold to Canadian-based company Resolute Forest Products.
The Glenwood facility produces construction-grade dimensional lumber and decking products using locally-sourced southern yellow pine. … Read more.
Clark County Preparing 1000 Acre Site
A 1000-acre site that had once been set aside for a Sun Paper facility in Gum Springs, AR is now being prepared for other potential industries.
The plans for the Chinese company to build on the site were put on … Read more.
Lewis Diggs speaks at Arkadelphia Rotary meeting
Lewis Diggs, president of the Southwest Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority, was the guest speaker at last week’s Rotary Club of Arkadelphia.
He was introduced by Leah Hasley, executive director of the Intermodal Authority, and Rotary Club President Euodias Goza.
It … Read more.
Rail Spur Groundbreaking
A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 28, 2018 for the new rail spur that will be located in the Clark County Industrial Park. The rail spur is a … Read more.