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Cohesion group receives grant

Subscriber only EngageNWA, a nonprofit group that promotes a welcoming, diverse culture in Northwest Arkansas, announced the receipt of a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation at a meeting of at least 100 people at an "community cohesion forum" Thursday night. Continue reading...

Some Springdale residents want more public transportation

Subscriber onlyThe city would benefit from more public transportation, participants said at a pair of public meetings this week. Continue reading...

Johnson police, FBI investigate bank robbery

Subscriber onlyJohnson police are searching for two men they say are linked to an armed robbery at First National Bank on Monday afternoon, said Detective Bob Selph. Continue reading...

Culinary summit in Visit Bentonville budget

Subscriber onlyVisit Bentonville's 2017 budget includes $28,000 for a multi-day culinary summit. Continue reading...

UA building gets Little Rock couple's pledge

Subscriber only A Little Rock couple has pledged $100,000 to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville to help pay for a new civil engineering research building. Continue reading...

Inmate accused of filing false police report

Subscriber onlyAn inmate in the Benton County Jail was arrested after falsely accusing a Rogers police officer of sexual and aggravated assault, according to a Thursday night news release from the Benton County Sheriff's Office. Continue reading...

CEO who led NBC to new heights in '80s

Subscriber onlyGrant Tinker, who produced The Mary Tyler Moore Show and other television hits in the 1970s and transformed NBC from a perennial ratings loser to a powerhouse of literate, sophisticated network programming that helped change America's viewing habits in the '80s, died Monday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. Continue reading...

SE 10th Street to see closure Monday

Subscriber onlySoutheast 10th Street will be closed between Southeast C and Southeast G streets from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, according to a news release. Continue reading...

House chief of staff says he will retire this month

Subscriber onlyThe state House of Representatives’ chief of staff, Robert Dale, is retiring at the end of December, Dale said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Public meetings

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Records

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Johnson police investigating city's first bank robbery

Johnson police are searching for two men they say are linked to an armed robbery that occurred at First National Bank on Monday afternoon, detective Bob Selph said. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College unveils arts facility plan

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Community College administrators have a plan to build a facility for arts education that would cost up to $3 million. Continue reading...

Broad tail bandits make off with Lake Atalanta trees in Rogers

Subscriber onlyA busy beaver and not an act of vandalism probably took down five small trees at Lake Atalanta Park last week. Continue reading...

Centerton police sergeant fired in connection with mistaken arrest

A sergeant with the Centerton Police Department has been fired for his role in the wrongful arrest of a Fayetteville High School football player last month. Continue reading...