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Editorial: Who cares?

The sad state of politics and governance at the federal level makes you feel foolish for even getting frustrated when things go wrong. But here we are, feeling frustrated – and foolish.

Congress has not passed a long-term (traditionally six years) highway bill since 2005. They’ve passed a series of one-year extensions since 2011. The most recent “extension” was for a whopping two months. It is set to expire at the end of the month.

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Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for MED awards

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 Minority Enterprise Development awards. These awards recognize the achievements of minority entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Conway area.

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Chamber, Conway Development Corporation endorse adult education program at CBC

More than 450,000 Arkansans have earned college credit hours but do not have a bachelor’s degree. Faulkner County residents make up 17,000 of these adult learners who did not persist to graduation for various reasons.

While it’s no secret that obtaining a college degree leads to increased job opportunities and higher earning potential, few working adults are able to enroll in traditional college programs because of job and family obligations.

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Small Business Institute continues in spring 2016

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The Conway Small Business Institute, a program of the University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, will continue in the spring of 2016 with workshops in February and March. The workshop series is designed to help small-business owners establish, develop and promote their business. The dates for the spring 2016 sessions are as follows:

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Maggie Smith Charton Eye Clinic: New name, same commitment

Magie Smith Charton Eye Clinic, P.A. is the largest, most comprehensive eye-care clinic in Conway and Faulkner County and the only eye-care clinic in Faulkner County that has the expertise to diagnose and manage retinal problems. The team of doctors and staff at Magie Smith Charton Eye Clinic, P.A.

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2015 Business Expo and Taste of Conway

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo and Taste of Conway, presented by Southwestern Energy, took place Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds. The event included a breakfast, a business-to-business trade show and concluded with Taste of Conway.

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Asa attends 2015 Downtown Conway Annual Meeting

The Conway Downtown Partnership held its annual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Hendrix College. Gov. Asa Hutchinson attended and commended Conway for playing a role in Arkansas’ growth as a “micro tech hub.”

“What a great story Conway has to tell,” he said.

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Michael Bynum and Dawn Johnson: "Challenge accepted."

In September 2014, Executive Vice President Michael Bynum joined Eagle Bank & Trust to lead the company’s expansion into Conway. An 18-year veteran of the banking industry, Bynum is the President and Chief Lending Officer of the Faulkner County Market, where he oversees all bank branches in Faulkner County.

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2015 Administrative Professionals Awards Luncheon celebrates individuals

The inaugural Administrative Professionals Awards luncheon celebrated the valued work of administrative professionals and recognized individuals in the Conway area who keep their offices running smoothly.

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2016
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Hit a deer? Get a turkey.

“In everything that we do, we believe in providing you with helpful, professional service and to give you the assistance you need when it comes to your vehicle. Our superior customer service is completed by listening to you and inspecting your vehicle thoroughly. This will give you a vehicle that will look great and operate the same way.”

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