The number of new and existing homes sold in Jefferson County went from 26 in April 2015 to 40 last month; however, the average price of the homes sold declined from $88,961 in April 2015 to $78,264 in April 2016, according to the Arkansas Realtor’s Association.
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Simmons Bank has named Al Druso senior vice president and bank card manager.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Correct Craft announced its acquisition of SeaArk Boats and plans to continue manufacturing SeaArk at the Monticello, Ark., facility.
Lana and Larry Ward of Pine Bluff recently opened a retail clothing store specializing in what they describe as “a little something for everyone.”
Deju Vu Upscale Consignment’s owner has announced that The Pines mall location will close its doors on Saturday, April 30.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas-produced rice would be popular in Cuba and the nation wants to buy it if the U.S. trade embargo is lifted, a Cuban diplomat said April 13 during a visit with University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture officials.
BOONEVILLE — Joseph O’Bar and a team of workers are busy putting up fences across over 50 acres of former dairy cattle land for a new pasture-raised egg operation.
Chan Tucker has been named the new Entergy Arkansas southeast region manager whose office will be at Pine Bluff.
Editor’s Note: “The Economic Development Side” originally appears in the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s weekly member e-newsletter. It is written by Rhonda Dishner, the Economic Development Alliance’s executive assistant.
Julie Bridgforth has joined Relyance Bank as vice president of corporate sales and community relations.