Northwest Arkansas’ remarkable economy is likely to produce 11 of every 12 jobs in the state over the next year, a University of Arkansas economist predicted.
he incredible generosity of Northwest Arkansans fuels the good work of nonprofits across the region, and many of them put on their biggest fundraisers toward the beginning of the year.
The Walton Family Foundation provided $12.5 million in pacesetting grants to design and build the future home of TheatreSquared.
The half-cent sales tax approved by Arkansas voters in 2012 paid for huge highway projects across the state, including the construction of the first section of the U.S. 412 bypass of Springdale. The project has advanced significantly since this photo of a bridge that’s part of the project was taken in May 2016.