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Washington County Planning Board clears RV resort to open

Subscriber onlyA resort renting vintage campers to vacationers will open soon, said Laura and Zack Kraus, owners of Flamingo Springs Trailer Resort. Continue reading...

Planning Board to consider already-built wedding venue in Washington County

Subscriber only A wedding and event venue is going through the planning process retroactively. Continue reading...

Fate of pit bull suspected in attack is up to Arkansas court

Subscriber onlyWashington County officials said a pit bull that attacked a 4-year-old boy in April will be euthanized unless its owner wins an appeal in circuit court. Continue reading...

Washington County owner of "dangerous" dog takes matter to court

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County officials say a pit bull that attacked a 4-year-old boy in April will be euthanized unless its owner wins an appeal in circuit court. Continue reading...

Fayetteville Housing Authority postpones plan decision

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Housing Authority Board members postponed Thursday approving the five-year expenditure plan the group needs to get federal money. Continue reading...

Lincoln apartments to be razed

Subscriber onlyLincoln will pay a contractor to tear down an apartment complex city officials say is dilapidated and unsafe. Continue reading...

Quorum Court reapproves appeal decision; gives county attorney pay raise

Subscriber onlyFor a third time, justices of the peace voted to appeal a circuit court decision against the county over a proposed wedding venue near Greenland during its meeting Thursday. Continue reading...

Washington County plans security increase, gets grant

Subscriber onlyWashington County wants to use a $15,000 state grant to pay for photo identification cards for employees, County Attorney Brian Lester said. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Historic building at Devil's Den State Park opens after $450,000 restoration

Subscriber onlyA historic building at Devil's Den State Park in Washington County has been restored and is open again after a fire nearly destroyed the store and cafe three years ago. Continue reading...

Funds sought for veterans’ funerals in Arkansas; some bodies unclaimed, coroner says

Subscriber only Washington County Coroner Roger Morris wants unclaimed veterans’ bodies to be buried with military honors. Continue reading...

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Washington County justices of the peace consider the 2018 budget during a special-called meeting Mon...

Washington County justices of the peace consider the 2018 budget during a special-called meeting Monday at the courthouse.

Published: November 21, 2017

Washington County residents wait for the Quorum Court to decide whether to raise the property tax ra...

Washington County residents wait for the Quorum Court to decide whether to raise the property tax rate and pass the 2018 budget du...

Published: November 17, 2017

Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance inform...

Carl Gales, chief of staff for Washington County Judge Joseph Wood, listens to county finance information Tuesday, June 6, 2017 du...

Published: June 7, 2017

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