UA just cites 'convenience' in Jeff Long firing; personnel records reveal solid performance reviews

Subscriber onlyThe former athletic director of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville was fired "for convenience," a university official said Friday.

Neighbors cite concerns, appeal proposed dog kennel near Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyNeighbors will ask justices of the peace to refuse a woman's request to build a dog kennel just outside the city.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Benton County gets new voting machines

Subscriber onlyBenton County is a step closer to having a new election system, with officials taking delivery of the first batch of voting machines Friday.

In mental report, man charged in attack on canoeists in Arkansas says he wanted them to kill him

Subscriber onlyA Florida man diagnosed with major depression said in a report that he hoped that by attacking two canoeists in Franklin County last summer, they would kill him.

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Northwest Technical Institute, Northwest Arkansas Community College partner for nursing programs

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Technical Institute's licensed practical nursing students will be able to obtain their registered nursing license quicker because of a new agreement with Northwest Arkansas Community College.

Arkansas' out-of-job rate rises to 3.6%; analyst notes lag in work seekers

Subscriber onlyArkansas' unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6 percent in October from 3.5 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.


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Thanksgiving all year

Subscriber onlyThanksgiving is Thursday, but volunteers at the food pantry of Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock have been handing out food associated with the day of gratitude and abundance for three weeks.



Subscriber onlyGREERS FERRY LAKE Crappie are biting in the pole timber and in and around brushpiles in depths of 15-20 feet on minnows, jigs and Blakemore Road Runners fished slow. Catfish, especially blue cats, are biting all over the lake on a lot of different baits. Black bass are eating off and on all day, from real shallow down to 40 feet on a variety of finesse baits. White bass and hybrids are biting spoons, inline spinners, grubs, hair jigs and topwater baits. Finding shad is the key.


NWA editorial: Proposal of historic proportions

Subscriber onlyHas Fayetteville's idea of good governance gotten so wrapped up in process that neighbors who want to talk about preserving historic structures need a city-issued permit to have those conversations?


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2 Arkansas companies order Tesla's new electric rigs

Subscriber onlyTwo Arkansas companies are among the first to say they will buy several of Tesla's new electric trucks.