Membership In The GreeNWAy Initiative Continues to Grow

By Clint Wray LemkeNewsroom [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtoMADuJoC0&list=UUFLQVh0K6euwG9BUiMLSJPA&index=7&feature=plcp[/youtube] Two years have passed since the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce started the GreeNWAy Initiative. The GreeNWAy Initiative was designed to encourage NWA businesses of any size to adopt sustainable practices that create less impact on the environment and encourage practices that promote sustainability in a changing economy. According to the […]

Rain, Razorback Loss Do Not Dampen Game-Day Profits for Local Businesses

By Greg Tavarez Lemke Newsroom [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUSSNQjX310&list=UUFLQVh0K6euwG9BUiMLSJPA&index=8&feature=plcp[/youtube] The Razorback football game against Alabama affected the total sales of Fayetteville and UA businesses as a normal football game, despite the falling circumstances of Razorback football and the rainy weather, a Chamber of Commerce staff member said. Razorback football helped city businesses, such as hotels, restaurants, the Fayetteville […]

Report from UA Research Center Gives Hope to Real Estate Market

By Mason Carr, Lemke Newsroom. The real estate market in Fayetteville is improving, according to a semi-annual analysis of property in Washington and Benton counties. The latest Skyline Report, conducted by the Center for Business and Economic Research in the Walton College of Business, was released Aug. 30. Sponsored by Arvest Inc., the study accounted […]

Renovated Hotel Opens for Game Weekend

By Greg Tavarez Lemke Newsroom The renovated and renamed Chancellor Hotel, located on The Square in downtown Fayetteville, will be ready for the ribbon cutting ceremony and the grand opening scheduled 10 a.m. Friday, officials said. The refurbished hotel will register guests who are in town for the Razorback football game against Alabama. The Chancellor […]

UA Performing Arts Center Assistance Grant Pending

By Greg Tavarez Lemke Newsroom The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission will wait to respond to a request for $1 million to the UofA for a proposed performing arts center on campus. The commission also reported that hotel, motel and restaurant taxes in August exceeded $200,000, a 6.7 percent increase over the same month last […]

International Students Educate Fayetteville Residents

By Allison Perkins LEMKE NEWSROOM UA students from more than 50 countries visit schools, businesses and community groups in Fayetteville to educate people about different cultures. “The International Culture Team is a group of very diverse students from all over,” Cynthia Smith, ICT Outreach Coordinator, said. “The team travels around Fayetteville giving presentations about their […]

Ministry Adapts Speed Dating to Meet New Members

By Shelby Gill LEMKE NEWSROOM The Pathway Baptist Church will mimic speed dating this coming week to get to know their members and encourage new members to join. The event will be held Friday at 6:15 p.m. in the church located on West Mount Comfort Road. “I usually divide the room into two groups – […]

New Drugs Lower Cost for Patients

By Greg Tavarez LEMKE NEWSROOM A Fayetteville biotech firm discovered a new method using proteins in drugs to help treat diseases and cancer while reducing the costs for residents in northwest Arkansas, according to an announcement from the firm. “Boston Mountain Biotech addresses the problem of people suffering because most manufacturers can’t afford the drugs,” […]