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1 Arkansas eatery's drink permit OK'd, 1 denied

A Searcy business, the Rock House, has become the city's first restaurant to obtain an alcoholic beverage permit.

Appeals panel voids Exxon pipe-risk order

Oil giant followed U.S. integrity regulations at time of 2013 spill, decision says

A federal appeals court panel has handed Exxon Mobil a victory in the oil giant's clash with the government over a regulatory order resulting from the Pegasus pipeline oil spill in Mayflower more than four years ago.

Ex-UCA professor guilty in child-porn case

CONWAY -- A former University of Central Arkansas professor pleaded guilty Monday to 13 child-pornography counts and did not contest 213 other counts.

Man accused of killing Arkansas sisters with hammer pleads innocent

The man accused of murdering two sisters at their home in Danville killed them with a hammer after he and one of them argued about a bill he owed, according to newly filed court documents.

Conway road named for two ex-lawmakers; question arises if sign violates ’13 state law

When the sign went up changing the name of Conway's Western Loop interchange to the Baker Wills Parkway, local officials believed the honorary name was an appropriate thank-you to former state legislators Gilbert Baker and Robbie Wills.

Arkansas plant bought by Canadian company plans no new hires for now, hopes to double business over 5 years

CONWAY -- The Canadian company that bought a Conway bus-parts plant with the enticement of millions of dollars in state and local incentives does not plan to hire new employees immediately but intends to increase the business over a few years.

Top-cop hopeful bows out at UCA

Finalist resigned post after review

CONWAY -- One of two finalists for University of Central Arkansas' next police chief withdrew his application Thursday after news reports surfaced about his resignation from the chief's job at Kennesaw State University.

Millions in incentives attracts Canada firm to Arkansas town

State and local monetary incentives totaling millions of dollars helped persuade Canadian-based company DBG to open its U.S. headquarters and operations in Conway.

Arkansas victims' white-supremacist tattoos should not be shown in murder case, prosecutor argues

Prosecutor urges jury not see them

A court should not let the defense introduce pictures showing white-supremacist tattoos on one or both of the people slain in a Russellville salvage yard, the prosecution argued Tuesday.

Conway wooing Canada business

$5.2M bond issue would allay taxes

CONWAY -- The City Council on Monday approved a resolution aimed at attracting an automotive parts manufacturer to operate in Conway.