Jack and Corri Sundell, owners of The Root, received a $150,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. The Root was one of 20 grant recipients in the JPMorgan Chase Mission Main Street program, and the only one in Arkansas.
The Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. and the Tyson family have donated $500,000 to the University of Arkansas System's online university, eVersity.
A cooperative agreement announced last week between the Federal Aviation Administration and CNN for the company to use unmanned aircraft for news gathering has some operators hopeful for the future.
A team of youth entrepreneurs who appear ready to sell their wares through online marketplaces like Little Rock's Bourbon & Boots were among the top winners at Friday's Youth Entrepreneur Showcase Expo Day at Park Plaza.