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Senior housing booms in NW Arkansas

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- More housing dedicated to people ages 55 and older -- from independent living to full-time nursing care -- is going up in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

New justice of the peace unopposed, prepares to be sworn in next year

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A new Washington County justice of the peace will be sworn into office next January without her name ever appearing on a ballot. Continue reading...

Assisted-living housing growing in NWA

Subscriber onlyMore housing dedicated to people 55 years old and older -- from independent living to full-time nursing care -- is going up in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas schools expand health care education to meet demand

Subscriber onlyHigher education institutions are increasing class sizes and starting programs to meet the growing need for health care workers in Northwest Arkansas, school officials said. Continue reading...

Goshen to ask voters for 1 percent sales tax

Subscriber onlyGoshen voters will decide May 22 whether to approve a 1 percent sales tax with proceeds going to meet the city's needs, officials said. Continue reading...

Goshen to ask voters for 1 cent sales tax

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Goshen voters will decide May 22 whether to approve a one percent sales tax with proceeds going t meet the city's needs, officials said. Continue reading...

Washington County reserve shrinks as leftover money fails to meet projection

Subscriber onlyWashington County's reserve shrank again after the amount of money left unspent last year failed to meet expectation. Continue reading...

Washington County Justices of the Peace eye tweaking some positions' pay

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Justices of the peace tweaked pay for three positions during a Personnel Committee meeting Monday. Continue reading...

Democrats filed more candidates for Washington County slots

Subscriber onlyMore Democratic candidates -- especially women -- are challenging Republican incumbents in local races, said Will Watson, vice chairman for candidate recruitment for the Washington County Democratic Party. Continue reading...

Jim House announces bid for Washington County judge seat

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A former state lawmaker plans to run as a Democrat for the Washington County judge position. Continue reading...

County Clerk files for re-election

Subscriber onlyWashington County Clerk Becky Lewallen, a Republican, filed for re-election Thursday. Continue reading...

Democrat to challenge incumbent for Washington County treasurer

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Zane Chenault, a Democrat, will challenge incumbent Bobby Hill for the Washington County treasurer position. Continue reading...

JPs review, get details on Washington County developments, progress

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County officials plan to create an inventory for small tools, focus more on grants revenue and continue to trim budgets, said Carl Gales, chief of staff for the county judge. Continue reading...

Changes to county's voting sites approved

2 closing centers will be replaced

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Voters in Washington County will have access to two new early voting centers, but two other centers will be closed, the election commission has decided. Continue reading...

Washington County Planning Board nixes commercial building

Subscriber onlyA proposed commercial building on 19 acres near Fayetteville isn't compatible with surrounding homes or other businesses, the Washington County planning board decided Thursday. Continue reading...