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Tom Sissom

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Northwest Arkansas counties report sales tax growth

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Monthly sales tax receipts continue to increase for Benton and Washington counties, officials said. Continue reading...

Benton County officials get court building plans

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace were given budgets Thursday for two plans for a new courts building and tasked them with choosing to pay for one of the plans. Continue reading...

Benton County panel OKs septic system ordinance

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace on Tuesday recommended requiring inspection of septic systems before property is sold or transferred. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye November court vote

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials say having more time to inform people about a new courts building proposal was the biggest factor in a decision to aim for a vote next November rather than at the March 1 primary. Continue reading...

Benton County prepares for 2016 vote

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials are preparing for next year's elections by addressing a range of issues from voting machine maintenance to poll worker training and expanding early voting locations. Continue reading...

Benton County eyes septic system ordinance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners got their initial look Wednesday of a proposal to regulate on-site wastewater treatment systems. Continue reading...

Anglin seeks third term on Benton County Quorum Court

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Susan Anglin will seek a third term as justice of the peace for District 9 on the Benton County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Benton County officials weigh ambulance costs

Subscriber onlyThe rising cost of doing business with outsiders could make a county-operated ambulance service a more attractive option, Benton County officials say. Continue reading...

Benton County election officials seek raises for poll workers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County election officials will ask for pay raises for election workers to keep them above the new minimum wage set to take effect next year. Continue reading...

Benton County officials view new building plan

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Tuesday reviewed plans for a four- or five-floor courts building on Second Street in downtown Bentonville. Continue reading...

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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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