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A Look at Arkansas’ Christmas Tree Farms

by Jeremy Peppas There’s two choices when it comes to selecting a Christmas tree: artificial or real. Picking the artificial tree is easy enough. You drive to a store that sells them, you pick the one you like the most and bring it home. It will be in segments that will require some assembly and...

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Making a Difference in Arkansas on Giving Tuesday

by Jeremy Peppas It is right in the holiday’s name: giving. Thanksgiving isn’t just turkey and football and shopping – essential component of the holiday is giving thanks and Giving Tuesday, held this year on Dec. 3, is very much part of the holiday. Giving Tuesday is described as a “A...

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Arkansas Small Business Events in November

by Jeremy Peppas Two events are scheduled in the coming weeks that might be of interest to small business owners in Arkansas. The first is the Small Business Summit for Veterans and will be held on Nov. 8 at the Arkansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which is hosted by the University of...

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What the Trader Joe’s Store Means for Little Rock

by Jeremy Peppas The Little Rock location of Trader Joe’s, the California-based grocery store chain, will open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the former Toys-R-Us location in west Little Rock. The ribbon-cutting for store No. 756 will be at 8:55 a.m. and expect a crowd as Trader Joe’s has a...