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Fayetteville Chamber Chief Wants Civil Rights Commission

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Steve Clark, Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, in a letter sent Thursday to Mayor Lioneld Jordan, requested a change to the contentious Civil Rights Administration ordinance City Council members approved earlier this month. Continue reading...

City Of Rogers, Main Street Organization Plan Train Ride To Football Game

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Razorback football ticket holders may have the opportunity in November to combine a train ride and a football game. Continue reading...

Bentonville Advertising, Promotion Commission Eyes Future Convention Center

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Creating a convention or expo center in the city is a priority for the Bentonville Convention and Visitor's Bureau over the coming years, Advertising and Promotion commissioners discussed Thursday. Continue reading...

Uber Coming To Fayetteville, City Wants To Put On Brakes

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- City officials aren't putting out the welcome mat for Uber, a company that uses smartphones to connect drivers with those seeking rides as an alternative to traditional taxis that announced Wednesday it's operating in town. Continue reading...

Rogers Woman Rallies For Immigration Reform Outside White House

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Beatriz Salas stood outside the White House on Thursday to urge President Barack Obama and Congress to revise the nation's immigration policies so that her family can be united. Continue reading...

Benton County OKs Training For Juvenile Probation Staff

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace Thursday earmarked $17,800 so the the county's juvenile probation staff can go to California and Oregon to observe model facilities in those states. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Middle School Employee Arrested

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- An in-school suspension supervisor at Holt Middle School faces drug charges after he was arrested Thursday morning at school. Continue reading...

Kids Earn Hundreds At Washington County Fair Auction

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The Washington County Fair livestock auction was still an hour away, but the cattle and hog barns thrummed with activity. Continue reading...

Support Staff In Fayetteville School district To Get 1.29 Percent Pay Raise

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Classified employees received a 1.29 percent step increase Thursday from the School Board. Continue reading...

Uber comes to Northwest Arkansas

Uber, a company that uses smartphones to connect drivers with those seeking rides as an alternative to traditional taxis, is now available in Fayetteville, according to a post on the company's website. Continue reading...

Tyson says tender offer for Hillshire completed

Tyson Food's tender offer to acquire Hillshire Brands at $63 a share has been successfully completed, a day after the companies reached a settlement with the Justice Department's antitrust division to clear the way for the $8.5 billion acquisition. Continue reading...

Lincoln woman killed in wreck, driver faces charges

Subscriber onlyA Lincoln woman is dead and a man faces several charges following a single vehicle wreck in southwest Washington County overnight. Continue reading...

Newman retrial's prosecutor chosen

Subscriber onlyFormer prosecutor Ron Fields was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor for Ricky Dale Newman's capital murder retrial in Crawford County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Tyson to break off hog division

Federal settlement paves way for Hillshire acquisition

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods and Hillshire Brands have reached an agreement with the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department that requires Tyson to operate its Heinold Hog Markets division as an independent business in order to acquire Hillshire. Continue reading...