June 2014

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2014
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Business Journal: Ten Conway public schools honored with reward funds

Ten schools in the Conway Public School District received financial incentives for being high-performing public schools in the state of Arkansas.

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Business Journal: Sales tax revenue: flat, flat, flat

 

Government services such as streets and roads, police protection, fire departments and court systems are paid for in large part by sales taxes. Over the past two years, sales tax revenue has not grown to match the increased demand for services.

In fact, for the first three months of 2014, sales tax revenue for Conway actually declined by 1.5 percent. Faulkner County and other municipalities in the county are also dependent on sales taxes to fund their budgets. For the first quarter in 2015, sales tax revenue for the county was down 0.1 percent.

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Jun
2014
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Business Journal: Sales tax revenue: flat, flat, flat

 

Government services such as streets and roads, police protection, fire departments and court systems are paid for in large part by sales taxes. Over the past two years, sales tax revenue has not grown to match the increased demand for services.

In fact, for the first three months of 2014, sales tax revenue for Conway actually declined by 1.5 percent. Faulkner County and other municipalities in the county are also dependent on sales taxes to fund their budgets. For the first quarter in 2015, sales tax revenue for the county was down 0.1 percent.

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2014
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Business Journal: Crain Kia dealership opens June 18

The Crain Automotive Team is wrapping up construction on its second dealership in Conway. Crain Kia is located on South Amity Road and will open for business on Wednesday, June 18.

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2014
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Business Journal: Deadline for FEMA assistance, SBA applications is June 30

Arkansas residents impacted by the flooding, severe storms and tornadoes of April 27 have until June 30 to register for individual disaster assistance through FEMA. Arkansas businesses are encouraged to ensure that their employees who were living in Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White counties and impacted by these storms know of the deadline to register for assistance.

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Jun
2014
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Business Journal: Registration open for Chamber bowling event

Managers who are looking to provide team building or reward opportunities for their employees may find that Bowling for Business is right up their alley.

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2014
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Business Journal: 'Be Vocal Buy Local' encourages consumers to shop locally

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a citywide initiative called “Be Vocal Buy Local” to encourage residents to do business in Conway.