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    What’s So Great About Conway Arkansas?

    Arkansas is a pretty small state, but it has some amazing cities. One of the great ones in the state is Conway. The city is one that is amazing for so many different reasons. If you want to know what makes Conway a nice place to live or to visit, continue reading this helpful article. First of all, the University of Central Arkansas, or UCA is in Conway. The school has a great reputation and is a nice place to receive an education. It has a beautiful campus and offers many majors for those who want to further their education and get their degree in a variety of fields. Also,…

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    New Bike Share Program Comes to Conway

    CONWAY, Ark.- A bike share program the first of it’s kind has pedaled its way to Conway and people seem to love the convenience and health benefits of it. When it’s not a running day, Jamille Rogers, opts for a bike. “Just a great tool to use to be able to see our beautiful city and just to hang out with friends,” said Rogers. With now only a few months into the new bike share program, people are holding onto the handlebars and enjoying the trip. “Grab one and ride and when you get to your destination you can just dock it at that station,” Rogers said. The city of…

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    Young Professionals of Conway Launches with Better Personal Brand Seminar

    Silverlake Design Studio Owner and Creative Director Jessica Crum shared her experiences about creating better personal brands during the Young Professionals of Conway meeting Monday at UCA Downtown. Silverlake Design Studio Owner and Creative Director Jessica Crum spoke about building a better personal brand for business and job opportunities at the Young Professionals of Conway luncheon Monday at UCA Downtown. Crum moved from Arkansas to Los Angeles for college, hoping for a career in acting, but instead worked as a freelance designer. She said she often designed clothing before being asked to design websites, logos and other things. Soon, the idea behind Silverlake was established, which she was able to…

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    Conway, Ar – Gateway to the Arkansas Ozarks

    Conway AR sits right on the edge of the Arkansas Ozark Mountains. It is a pretty town with a friendly population and plenty to do. It is the Faulkner County seat and is a popular commuter community to Little Rock. Even so, most Conway residents work within the city. Conway has become a regional hub for education, shopping, sports, healthcare, work, and culture. The economy of Conway is strong and there are many new jobs in higher education and technology. The largest employers in the area are the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, Acxiom, Insight Enterprises, and Hewlett-Packard. There are also many new technology start-up companies in the area…

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    Conway Native Talks Chamber Job, Cancer

    Ed Linck, chief operating officer for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, left the city in 1997 to play college baseball and earn a business degree. Linck, who is married and has a 1-year-old daughter, also worked at the Little Rock and Irvine, Calif., chambers of commerce. He was diagnosed in October with a type of leukemia, but he said it’s controlled with medication. “I feel great,” he said. Ed Linck had the best and worst year of his life in 2016. The 38-year-old had the highs of becoming a father and getting hired at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. The low point was being diagnosed with cancer. “It’s…

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    Haven House Receives Check from Conway Christian

    Haven House Executive Director Marti Jones, left, accepts a check for more than $500 from Conway Christian Schools President Jason Carson. (Hilary Andrews, staff photo) Conway Christian President Jason Carson presented a check for more than $500 to Haven House Executive Director Marti Jones on Tuesday. “We are a residential group home for adolescent girls in foster care,” Jones said. “All the girls that come to live at Haven have been removed from their home by DHS [Department of Human Services] and they live with us.” Haven House, she said, has 12 girls at a time living in the shelter, around 100 girls throughout the year. Jones said the nonprofit…

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    New Exit in Conway Hopes to Alleviate Traffic, Make Commutes Shorter

    CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) — We’ve got great news for all of you Conway commuters. The southern interchange is officially open as of Wednesday! Baker Wills Parkway should, hopefully, alleviate a lot of traffic congestion in the area. It was an idea birthed in 1994 for Conway under Mayor David Kinley and his city council. Now officially known as exit 132, Little Rock, Maumelle, and even Mayflower commuters won’t have to drive bumper to bumper all the way into Conway. “I have a buddy whose wife commutes to Little Rock every day. He’s been on me for the last week, asking when are going to open. They’re both really excited,” said…

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    Zaza’s Brunch Lands in Conway and Little Rock

    Conway’s dining options are expanding slowly, but surely. But with the temporary closing of Stoby’s for rebuilding, we’ve been left with virtually no options for a proper Sunday brunch. Cue Zaza’s Pizza and Salad, one of Central Arkansas’ favorites for pizza and salads with fresh, local ingredients. In January, all three locations in Little Rock and Conway began serving brunch. At first I thought, “Brunch pizza? I don’t know about that.” Now I say to myself, “Oh ye of little faith.” Menu items include their usual pizza and salad options for those seeking something on the lunch end of the spectrum, but there are also brunch pizzas available on Sundays,…

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    Get Advanced Skin Care In Conway, Ar.

    For those planning a visit to Conway, Arkansas, or perhaps even planning to move there, will be delighted that there are plenty of things to do in this small city that is a bit off the beaten track. If some of the family are into sports and others into the Performing Arts, then the whole family will have plenty to do in Conway. Some of the events that are available are completely free while others have a small fee for a ticket. There’s plenty of dining for any palate. If someone loves southern cooking, or they want an expensive Italian restaurant, they’ll find it in Conway. Just like in any…

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    Eat it, Conway: The Dive

    Review No. 56: The Dive 305 Oak Street (501) 328-3483 31.3 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants The Situation She Said: We generally try to give restaurants more time after opening before reviewing them. That’s just fair; the only way it seems to learn how to restaurant is to actually restaurant: to get a handle on customer flow, get food to diners, manage front and back of house, etc. But we were seeing on our social media that our friends were checking in here, and so we thought we’d go before everyone else did and formed their own opinions. We took my 91-year-old mother to lunch there on a Wednesday within…