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Benton County hires supervisor for construction

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County has hired a new facilities administrator whose duties will include overseeing construction of a $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

County names facilities manager

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE — Benton County has hired a new facilities administrator whose duties will include overseeing construction of a $30 million courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County board sees trucking company plans

Benton County planners on Wednesday heard another proposal from W.C. & Associates, a trucking company, for a business operation in a residential and agricultural area east of Lowell. Continue reading...

Cave Springs mayor faces ethics complaints

CAVE SPRINGS -- Faced with four complaints of ethics violations, Mayor Travis Lee tried to put the situation into perspective. Continue reading...

Cave Springs mayor faces ethics complaints

Subscriber onlyCAVE SPRINGS -- Faced with four complaints of ethics violations, Cave Springs Mayor Travis Lee tried to put the situation into perspective. Continue reading...

Benton County officials endorse sales tax for courts building

Benton County's justices of the peace have set their sights on a one-eighth percent sales tax increase as the main funding source for the proposed courts building. Continue reading...

Benton County officials mull 'good time' policy for jail inmates

A policy allowing inmates in the Benton County Jail to earn "good time" and possibly reduce their sentences was discussed Tuesday by justices of the peace. Continue reading...

Bridge fixes pending in 2 flood-hit Arkansas counties

Officials working with federal agency

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Nearly a year after flooding struck Northwest Arkansas and other parts of the state, Benton and Washington county officials say they are still working on a couple of bridge repair projects. Continue reading...

Counties wrapping up 2017 flood repairs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Nearly a year after flooding struck Northwest Arkansas and other parts of the state, Benton and Washington county officials say they are still working on a couple of bridge repair projects. Continue reading...

Benton County planners reject dog rescue operation

Citing the need to protect residential subdivisions, Benton County planners on Wednesday denied a request for the continued operation of an animal rescue kennel near Gravette operating for three years without going through the planning process. Continue reading...

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County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/TOM SISSOM County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary LaRue of Siloam Springs at Mo...

Published: July 25, 2017

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager o...

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager of the Rogers Animal Shelter, a...

Published: August 18, 2012

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