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Washington County District 10 candidates talk accountability, area growth

Subscriber onlyAndrea Jenkins is challenging Robert Dennis for his District 10 justice of the peace seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

County circuit clerk candidates point to accessibility

Subscriber onlyThe two candidates for Washington County circuit clerk agree accessibility of records is a priority and disagree about how accessible the office is now. Continue reading...

District 5 JP candidates speak for rural residents, they say

Subscriber onlyPatrick Deakins and Dana Reynolds are running for the District 5 seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Newcomers seek election to Quorum Court in District 7

Subscriber onlyA long-time resident and farmer and a young businessman are running for the District 7 seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Quorum Court District 4 incumbent has unfinished business, he says

Subscriber onlyA Democrat is challenging Republican incumbent Bill Ussery to represent District 4 on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

District 5 JP candidates speak for rural residents, they say

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Patrick Deakins and Dana Reynolds are running for the District 5 seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

County clerk candidates talk office improvements

Subscriber onlyEmily Sledge, a Democrat, is running against Becky Lewallen, the Republican incumbent, for Washington County clerk. Continue reading...

JP District 2 candidate is running to serve, she says

Subscriber onlyTwo Springdale women are running to claim the District 2 seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

District 1 candidate hopes to grow reserves, keep competitive tax rate

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Only one candidate is actively running for the District 1 seat on the Washington County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Young pit masters take to the grill during Bike, Blues & BBQ

Subscriber onlyThe unmistakable smoky aroma of barbecue filled the Washington County Fair Ground air early Saturday morning as pit masters readied their best meats for the annual state championship, but this year, a few younger participants had their turn on the grills. Continue reading...

New event brings variety of art to Bikes, Blues & BBQ

Subscriber onlyThe Town Center has transformed into a tattoo parlor meets circus side show complete with sword swallowing, fire breathing and aerial artistry during Bikes, Blues & BBQ this weekend. Continue reading...

Ex-superintendent sues Arkansas district over firing in sex-harassment complaint

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Former Superintendent Matthew Wendt filed a lawsuit Thursday against Fayetteville's school district claiming he was wrongfully terminated after being accused of sexual harassment. Continue reading...

JP candidates talk Washington County jail, budget

Subscriber only The two Washington County justice of the peace candidates for District 14 discussed the jail and budget issues during Tuesday night's forum at the Fayetteville Public Library. Continue reading...

Washington County candidates address homelessness, other issues

Subscriber onlyTwo Washington County justice of the peace candidates for District 12 discussed county homelessness and many other issues during Friday night's forum at the Fayetteville Public Library. Continue reading...

Washington County Quorum Court votes out old ordinance, recognizes vacancy

Subscriber only Justices of the peace voted Thursday to remove part of an ordinance requiring any elected official to wait more than a year before being employed with the county except by a majority vote by the Quorum Court. Continue reading...

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