2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Sissy's Log Cabin, and the story of this generational family business is far from over. When choosing a site for the iconic jeweler's fifth and newest store, Bill Jones, son of founder Sissy Jones and CEO of the business, had been watching the Conway area for a while. Conway "just made sense," he said.
For two decades, Central Baptist College has helped hundreds of busy adults earn a college degree through PACE, its nontraditional degree program. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the PACE program, CBC is offering a 20% discount in 2020 to new PACE students or students re-admitting to the program after at least a semester off.
Velda Lueders, Donna Seal, Jamisa Nuness-Hogan, Rebekah Fincher, Cinda Montgomery, Rita Birch, and Melissa Allen were recognized at the 2019 event.
Conway-based manufacturer SFI Arkansas today announced plans to expand its facility and hire up to 75 new employees over the next 18 months.
This past April, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019, bringing about a historic transformation and reorganization of state government agencies, boards, and commissions – the first reorganization of state government in nearly 50 years. A cornerstone of this effort was the reduction in cabinet-level agencies from 42 to 15, resulting in a more modern and efficient way to operate state government without cutting any services. Fifteen cabinet secretaries were appointed to lead each agency, and seven of these 15 positions are held by women.
Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, will expand its operations into the United States, with a plant in Conway, Ark., set to open in mid-2021. The Canadian-based company will invest $90 million to purchase, retrofit and equip a former steel plant and create 130 new jobs, and will source softwood lumber from Arkansas-grown Southern Pine trees.
Fountaine Bleau Conway represents a new chapter in Conway’s residential development story. The $70 million, 339 luxury apartments represent the first of their kind in Conway.
DXC Technology increases its presence in Conway, creating a global center of excellence in Medicaid services and adding 1,200 tech jobs. New hires will join 450 current employees over the next four years.
A three-generation family business on the Little Red River has become a destination across Arkansas and the South for trout fishing. But it's the variety and quality of the amenities beyond fishing that make Lindsey's Resort a choice venue for families and corporations alike.
The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Minority Business of the Year Award to Chris Hervey of Christopher Hervey: Allstate Insurance; the Outstanding Young Minority Professional Award to Dr. George Parks Jr. of New Hope Baptist Church; the Minority Executive of the Year Award to Marcus Elliott of Conway Regional Health System; the Advocate for Opportunity Award to Robert “Bunny” Adcock Jr. for his work with Opportunity Matters Arkansas; and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Charlotte Green.