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.
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Brookshire Holdings Inc., parent company of Brookshire Grocery Co., announced Monday that the process in which it has been engaged to explore a possible sale of the company has been terminated.
Simmons First National Corp.’s board of directors has declared a regular $0.23-per-share quarterly cash dividend payable Jan. 1, 2016, to shareholders of record Dec. 15, 2015.
The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board has announced board members and officers for 2015-2016, including Sherrill native, Glynn Guenther, who was appointed to the board by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Rodney West has been named Fort Smith community president for Simmons First National Bank. West, who has long been active in business and civic affairs in the Fort Smith area, will replace Mike Flynn when Flynn retires at the end of the year.
With the scare of a hard-landing Chinese economy subsided and steady decreases in unemployment, there is a high probability of an interest rate increase in early 2016 or sooner, according to a Federal Reserve official.
LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in September was up 13 percent compared to a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold was up 2 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.
Tony Gregory has been named as Tennessee regional chairman for Simmons First National Bank, officials announced Thursday.
Mike Wolcott, general manager of Red Lobster in Pine Bluff, recently received the company’s top honor, the Lighthouse Club Award.
Simmons First National Bank has announced two additions to its business applications and project management department.