Joel Walsh

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Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot. Continue reading...

Plan surfaces to sustain firefighters’ pension payout

Subscriber onlyAn actuary for the Fayetteville Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund said he thinks he’s come up with a way to provide benefits to retired firefighters at the current payout without costing city taxpayers more money. Continue reading...

Fayetteville City Council reviews pension plan

Officials question whether merger could be made without additional expense

Subscriber onlyAn actuary for the Fayetteville Firemen's Pension and Relief Fund says he thinks he's come up with a way to continue providing benefits to retired firefighters at the current level without costing city taxpayers any more money. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Planning Commission reviews brewery, restaurant plans

Subscriber only Plans for a north Fayetteville restaurant and brewery may have hit a snag. Continue reading...

TheatreSquared eyes city parking lot for new home

Subscriber onlyTheatreSquared officials want to build a performance venue on a municipal parking lot, Martin Miller, executive director of the nonprofit theater company, said Friday. Continue reading...

TheatreSquared eyes location at Spring Street and West Avenue

City officials express support

FAYETTEVILLE — TheatreSquared’s top choice for a new, permanent facility is a 54-space parking lot across the street from the nonprofit theater company's current home in Nadine Baum Studios, according to Martin Miller, TheatreSquared’s executive director. Continue reading...

Bike rally includes charitable events

Subscriber onlySeveral hungry bikers pulled into the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center on Thursday for a meatloaf lunch. Continue reading...

Van Asche Drive construction ends in Fayetteville

Project viewed as crucial east-west connector, development driver

Subscriber onlyA frequent knock on the city's street network is it lacks good east-west connections. Continue reading...

Walton Arts Center officials tour new offices, backstage space

Subscriber onlyA major part of the city's Spring Street parking deck project is nearing completion. Continue reading...

Fayetteville seeks UA funding for new fire station, more employees

Subscriber onlyCity officials want to build a new fire station and add another 10-firefighter company using University of Arkansas student fees. Continue reading...

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