Arkansas (Athletics) Will Never Yield
Slow Streets Set to Return in 2021
Slow Streets NWA is a program created in response to the increased need for more outdoor space and use of NWA trails, sidewalks, and parks during the COVID 19 pandemic. The program's goal is to make neighborhood streets safer to walk and bike, especially in areas with fewer sidewalks, allowing for optimal social distancing.
Dating During a Pandemic: Zooming into Love
Valentine's Day has come and gone, and for most singles, dating during a pandemic has been nothing short of a challenge. The Arkansas Traveler interviewed four Arkansas singles about changes to their dating lives and how they've adapted to COVID-19 restrictions to find that special someone.
Severe Weather Update: Power Outages & Forecast
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day and boy was he right...winter is definitely still here. Monday saw a number of road closures and power outages in NWA, and 40/29 Chief Meteorologist Darby Bybee says more snow is on the way, along with blisteringly cold temperatures.
NWA Companies Make "America's Best Mid-Sized Employers" List
Northwest Arkansas stood out in Forbes annual review of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers List with three companies landing in the top 500.
Methodology? Forbes used the market research firm, Statista to compile our list by surveying 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. The final 500 midsize employers that received the most recommendations were listed HERE.
Razorback Athletics Live to Fight Another Year
Due mostly to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U of A Athletic Department has reported a nearly double-digit decline in revenue for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. However, despite the circumstances, the university came within about $500,000 of breaking even - which is no small feat considering the magnitude fo the top-line gap it had to fill.
In addition, Arkansas’ athletic department is self-sustaining and takes no student fees or taxpayer support. Here's to a more hopeful athletic season in 2021 - Let's go Hogs!
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