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Vet lab loses accreditation

Vet lab loses accreditation

But recognition voluntary; lab making changes. by Leslie Newell Peacock

The state veterinary lab of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, which offers a wide variety of services to the state, such as testing chickens for avian influenza, cattle for brucellosis, pigs for diarrhea, various pet diseases and more, has had in the past five years or so three directors, three deputy directors and three lab directors.

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6 Arkansas Banks Lost Money in 2013

6 Arkansas Banks Lost Money in 2013

Six of the 120 lenders based in Arkansas lost money during 2013, according to call reports compiled by BauerFinancial Inc. of Coral Gables, Fla... Read More

Sale of Bald Knob Bank completed

Sale of Bald Knob Bank completed

Southern Missouri Bancorp Inc. of Poplar Bluff completes its acquisition of Citizens State Bankshares of Bald Knob Inc. on Friday.

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Famed restaurateur Denis Seyer to join 1620 Savoy, Cache

Famed restaurateur Denis Seyer to join 1620 Savoy, Cache

Denis Seyer, a famed Little Rock restaurateur, has been named "chief consultant" for RH Cuisine, which owns the 1620 Savoy and the new Cache Restaurant in the River Market District.

 

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Oil transport by rail carries risks in Arkansas

Oil transport by rail carries risks in Arkansas

Little Rock, Conway, Pine Bluff along transport routes. by Leslie Newell Peacock

Arkansas is sensitive when it comes to crude oil, thanks to the estimated 210,000 gallons of it that spread through a Mayflower neighborhood when a crack in ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline sent a gusher up through two feet of soil. Arkansans even know how to pronounce PHMSA, the agency that regulates the transport of oil and other hazardous materials... Read More

Arkansas Capital launches 2nd annual Battle of the Brands Tournament

Arkansas Capital launches 2nd annual Battle of the Brands Tournament

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (ACCG) – The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group is hosting the 2nd Annual Battle of the Brands tournament, which is designed to shine a spotlight on the legacy and future of entrepreneurship in Arkansas. Nominations for brands to be included in the top 64 bracket are being accepted through February 21, and brands can be nominated at arksourcelink.com/brands.

All registered businesses in Arkansas that meet the following criteria are eligible for inclusion in the tournament:

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

Changes are on the way for ZAZA Fine Salad + Wood Oven Pizza Co., 5600 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, starting this weekend. 

The popular Heights restaurant announced it will close at 3 p.m. this Sunday (Jan. 26) and reopen at 5 p.m. Friday (Feb.7) for kitchen and dining room renovations and maintenance.

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