Black Friday shopping has become a national Thanksgiving tradition, and residents all over Jefferson County were out in force seeking the bargains.
The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Arkansas River Education Service Co-Op building, 912 W. Sixth Ave.
A Celebration of Service, Seven Years of Ministry is the theme for a Roast and Toast benefit dinner to be held in honor of Alfred Carroll Ministries at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Student Union.
FORT SMITH — Economists are projecting a $24 million impact on the Arkansas economy if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is lifted in the state.
FORT SMITH — Holiday sales are expected to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this shopping season, according to the National Retail Federation.
SEECO is a subsidiary of Houston-based Southwestern Energy Company. The full name and location of the business were incorrectly identified in a report by the Arkansas News Bureau that was published Sunday.
FORT SMITH — More supply, less demand and the cheaper “winter blend” has allowed gas prices to continue to drop to more than 40 cents below what they were a year ago, putting them at the lowest level in four years.
The Walton Family Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation have selected a consulting firm to develop a comprehensive plan aimed at providing a better education to students at Arkansas public schools including those in academic distress.