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Pilot program to provide Northwest Arkansas artists funding, exposure

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A pilot program will seek to elevate and connect artists through grants and professional development, further enhancing Northwest Arkansas' cultural scene, representatives of the program said Monday. Continue reading...

Bentonville officials look at southwest city growth

Areas with a mix of commercial uses and housing options can create communities, not just neighborhoods, in the undeveloped southwest part of the city, planning commissioners discussed this week. Continue reading...

Commission denies construction storage permit in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyFirst Security Bank construction crews will need to find a different location to store material after the Planning Commission denied a permit to use an empty lot at 106 N.W. Third St. Continue reading...

Airport manager raises budget issues

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Adding hangars would help the municipal airport shrink a $100,000 annual operating deficit, according to its manager. Continue reading...

Walmart Museum celebrates Sam's centennial birthday

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas wouldn't be what it is today if Sam Walton's vision didn't extend beyond his retail company, a group of panelists discussed Thursday in the Walmart Museum. Continue reading...

Bentonville schools to get another police officer

Subscriber onlyA school resource officer will be added for the three junior high schools in Bentonville Public Schools starting next school year. Continue reading...

Officials seek more events for Benton County fairgrounds

Subscriber only A permit for the Benton County Fairgrounds will better serve those who hold events at the site and attract additional events, according to organization officials. Continue reading...

Former Bentonville city site to become downtown apartments

Subscriber onlySeveral property owners spoke Tuesday in favor of a rezoning allowing an apartment complex with commercial space to be built where the city's vacant water utilities facility sits downtown. Continue reading...

Springdale Airport commission continues with land appraisal

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Springdale Airport Commission may still be interested in buying land northwest of the airport even though most of it recently sold, according to Wyman Morgan, director of administration and finances for the city. Continue reading...

Bentonville sees boom in district

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — A few projects underway in the Market District have the southeast area of downtown Bentonville on the cusp of becoming another destination. Continue reading...

Bentonville rezoning hearings set

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Bentonville's Planning Commission will consider four downtown rezoning requests at its meeting Tuesday. Continue reading...

Company seeks density in downtown Bentonville rezoning request

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Four rezoning requests could bring more high-density housing and commercial space downtown. Continue reading...

Bentonville takes steps toward next fire station

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The city is moving forward on its seventh fire station, according to contracts the City Council approved at its meeting Tuesday. Continue reading...

NWACC's building sciences sees high numbers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Faculty in Northwest Arkansas Community College's Building Sciences Department are having to use creativity to accommodate the increase in students, department officials said Monday. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas higher education institutions offer options

Subscriber onlyThe area's main institutions of higher education are different enough so there's more collaboration than competition recruiting high school graduates, school officials said. Continue reading...