About: Michael Tilley

Michael Tilley is the president and managing editor of The City Wire, a content partner with Talk Business & Politics. He can be reached by email at MTilley@TheCityWire.com.

Recent Posts by Michael Tilley

Metro Jobless Rates Decline, Employment Fluctuates

Unemployment rates in Arkansas’ major metropolitan areas continue to decline. All of the eight metro areas in or connected to  Continue Reading »

Brandon Barber Sentenced To Five Years And Five Months In Prison

A fraudulent financing scheme initiated almost 10 years ago has resulted in primary perpetrator Brandon Barber being sentenced to five  Continue Reading »

Freight Reports Suggest Better Fourth Quarter For Trucking Industry

September was a relatively flat month for the national freight and shipping industries, but first half 2014 gains continued in  Continue Reading »

Arkansas Home Sales Down In August, Numbers Still Up Year-To-Date

Year-to-date home sales and sales volume in Arkansas through August remains positive, but August home sales were down more than  Continue Reading »

Arkansas Tourism Revenues Rise 7.6% In First Half Of 2014

Collections of Arkansas’ 2% tourism tax during the first six months of 2014 totaled $6.769 million, up 7.6% compared to  Continue Reading »

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