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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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Conway Regional focuses on a Healthy Workplace

CONWAY REGIONAL WORKFORCE BENEFITS FROM IMPROVED HEALTH AND REDUCED INSURANCE CLAIMS

In its third year Conway Regional Health System’s Employee Health and Wellness Plan has begun to show lasting improvements in the overall health of the workforce. Improvements in employee health were a factor in Conway Regional being selected as the first organization in Faulkner County to achieve the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Award in 2014.

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Hendrix to Meet All Financial Need for Arkansas Students

CONWAY, Ark. (December 8, 2014) – Arkansas high school students will now have 100 percent of their financial need covered to attend Hendrix College, thanks to the Hendrix Arkansas Advantage. The new program is now available for Arkansas high school seniors enrolling at Hendrix in the fall 2015 semester.

“Hendrix has always been a place for Arkansas students to have a world-class liberal arts experience in their home state, and we always should be,” said Hendrix President Bill Tsutsui. “We should never, ever, be out of reach for Arkansas students.”

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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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Officials break ground on Central Arkansas Medical Park

Health care professionals, representatives from Corco Construction, and Conway business leaders and government officials broke ground on the Central Arkansas Medical Park on Monday, May 11.

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An overdue thank you

Last month, at the age of 97, longtime Conway businessman and philanthropist Felton O’Kelley died. Mr. O’Kelley built several successful businesses and served on a number of local civic and charitable boards. Any of those contributions are worthy of lengthy discussion. But we want to share a story about one single decision, made by Mr. O’Kelley alone, that permanently changed the course of Conway’s economic future.

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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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Sponsorships, booth space available for Business Expo, Taste of Conway

Making connections with other professionals and attracting new customers are important parts of operating a business, but these duties often come second to day-to-day obligations.

The annual Business Expo and Taste of Conway is a way for busy business owners and company representatives to devote one day to networking and promotion.

The 2015 Business Expo, organized by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, is a daylong event that will take place Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds.

Southwestern Energy is the presenting sponsor.

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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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Throneberry graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Aaron Throneberry, director of sales at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, received the IOM graduate recognition in July from the Institute for Organization Management.

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