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Joel Walsh

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La Tour Enters Fayetteville Ward 4 Race

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- John La Tour, a tax lawyer and longtime west Fayetteville resident, is running for City Council in Ward 4. Continue reading...

Future Murky For Fayetteville's New Civil Rights Law

Council Approved Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Early Wednesday Morning

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A conservative religious group declared Wednesday the fight against a contentious Civil Rights Administration ordinance is far from over. Continue reading...

Collins Joins Fayetteville Ward 4 Race

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The controversial Civil Rights Administration ordinance prompted one resident to run for City Council. Continue reading...

Fayetteville City Council Approves Anti-Discrimination Law

Subscriber onlyFayetteville — By a 6-2 vote Wednesday, Fayetteville became the first city in Arkansas to enact a law prohibiting certain types of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Continue reading...

Fayetteville City Hall Still The Site For Meeting Tonight

Antidiscrimation Ordinance On Third, Final Reading

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Tonight's City Council meeting will go on as scheduled at 5:30 p.m. in Room 219 of the City Administration Building, 113 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Antidiscrimination Vote Nears

Heavy Turnout Expected At Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville is not the first place where a proposal to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity has ignited intense public debate. Continue reading...

Honchell Seeks Fayetteville Ward 4 Seat

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Craig Honchell, a five-year veteran of the Fayetteville Planning Commission, entered a crowded race for the City Council's soon-to-be-vacant Ward 4 seat Friday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville's plan to outlaw gender bias draws heavy flak

Subscriber onlyA proposal prohibiting businesses, landlords and places of "public accommodation" from discriminating against people because of their sexual orientation and gender identity drew some praise but mostly opposition last week from a standing-room-only crowd in the Fayetteville City Council chambers. Continue reading...

Robert Patton Files For Fayetteville City Council

Doctor With Military Experience, Law Degree To Challenge Ward 2 Incumbent

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A doctor who is also a lawyer and Iraq War veteran is challenging Alderman Mark Kinion for a Ward 2 seat on the City Council. Continue reading...

Ray Boudreaux Launches Fayetteville City Council Bid

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Ray Boudreaux isn't ready to be done with public service. Continue reading...

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