MONTICELLO — Starting a business in Arkansas is the subject of a free seminar by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Relyance Community Room in Pine Bluff.

The seminar will discuss essential steps to starting a business, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect business success and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face.

To register, contact Lavonica Davis at (870) 460-1266 or register online at