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Audit flags Pulaski County's $5,000 to theater as violation

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Legislative Audit released its annual audit report on the Pulaski County government Wednesday, with findings showing noncompliance with state financial laws by elected county officials. Continue reading...

Former exec admits to $255,606 mail fraud

Subscriber onlyThe former senior vice president of Icon Communications Inc. in Russellville pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Little Rock to a mail fraud charge, admitting that he defrauded the business of more than $250,000. Continue reading...

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Police investigate possible suicide at Fayetteville park

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Police are investigating after they found a dead man inside a vehicle in a parking lot of Gulley Park on North Old Wire Road early this afternoon, Sgt. Craig Stout, spokesman, said in a message. Police said they think the man used a shotgun to shoot himself, Stout said. Continue reading...

Rogers Daisy plant to expand as joint headquarters with Gamo Outdoor USA

The Daisy plant in Rogers will be expanded and become U.S. headquarters for Gamo Outdoor USA and Daisy, the president of the companies announced Wednesday. Continue reading...

Rogers School Board hears millage options

Subscriber onlyMomentum appears to be building among School Board members to seek voters' approval of a tax increase this year to pay for new schools and some operational needs. Continue reading...

Rogers gets first Bost housing facility of Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe first Bost housing in Northwest Arkansas opened Tuesday on Oak Street. Continue reading...

Fayetteville's TheatreSquared secures $9 million toward new home

Subscriber only TheatreSquared announced Tuesday it has secured a $9 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to build its new home at the corner of West Avenue and Spring Street. Continue reading...

Bentonville commission OKs high-density zoning

Subscriber only The Planning Commission approved Tuesday a zoning change permitting a dense residential development in a mostly commercial area near Rainbow Curve. Continue reading...

Bentonville board approves BHS track project

Subscriber onlyThe Bentonville High School track will have a new surface in June. Continue reading...

Fired Benton County Jail commander drops appeal

Subscriber onlyLynn Hahn, who was fired Dec. 30 from his job as jail commander with the Benton County Sheriff's Office, withdrew his request for a grievance hearing just hours before it was set to begin Tuesday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville mayor gives state of the city address

Subscriber onlyThe city will take an inclusive approach with its initiatives while rejecting policies treating segments of the community differently, Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Tuesday during his state of the city address. Continue reading...

Man shot at officer, Fayetteville police say

Subscriber onlyPolice are searching for Leroy Detetrice James, 36, who they say shot at a police car multiple times early Tuesday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas drug dealers get federal pen time

Subscriber only Three defendants were sentenced to federal prison last week for drug trafficking. Continue reading...