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PHOTO: Bear spotted in Fayetteville yard

A bear was spotted in a Fayetteville backyard on West Old Farmington Road and got into a squirrel-proof — but "not bear proof" — bird feeder, Jeff Hawkins, who submitted a photo he took of the bear, said in an email. Continue reading...

Woman sentenced for filming teen having sex with former Razorback player

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayetteville woman was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for filming an underage girl having sex with a former Razorback basketball player and sharing it online. Continue reading...

Fayetteville calls off plan to move assistant principals

FAYETTEVILLE — Elementary and middle school assistant principals will remain with their same campuses, school district spokesman Alan Wilbourn confirmed. Continue reading...

Washington County man gets life sentence for first-degree murder

A Washington County man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for first-degree murder and 30 years and a $15,000 fine for attempted first-degree murder for killing his stepfather and shooting at his mother in 2014. Continue reading...

State awards Washington County $1.2 million in new election equipment

FAYETTEVILLE — The state has awarded Washington County about $1.2 million worth of election equipment, said Jennifer Price, election commission coordinator. Continue reading...

Washington County man found guilty of first-degree murder

A jury found Samuel Robert Hill, 27, guilty of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2014 death of his stepfather in rural Washington County. Continue reading...

Taco Bell plans move to Dickson Street

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Taco Bell Cantina will move into the former Common Grounds at 412 W. Dickson St., an official with the franchisee said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Police: Man stabbed in neck in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE — A man was stabbed in the neck Tuesday morning near a Fayetteville motel, said Sgt. Craig Stout, a police spokesman. Continue reading...