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Benton County planners OK coffee shop business plans

Subscriber onlyA local entrepreneur's vision of growing a national chain of drive-through coffee shops got a boost Wednesday from Benton County planners. Continue reading...

Benton County officials get road report

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's roads took a beating from the storms and flooding of April and May and county officials plan to hire outside help to get repair work done and keep the county's normal road work on schedule. Continue reading...

Benton County hires courts designers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials plan to get back to work soon on the courts building project. Continue reading...

Questions delay Benton County policy changes

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace on Thursday tabled a list of personnel policy changes governing medical marijuana, a sick leave bank and other areas until the policies are reviewed by attorneys with the Association of Arkansas Counties. Continue reading...

Rogers commission seeks hotel tax hike

Subscriber only Travelers will see higher room rates if the City Council approves a proposal to increase the city's hotel/motel tax from 2 percent to 3 percent. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas voters approve proposals in special elections

Subscriber onlyBenton County voters approved a pair of proposals Tuesday in special elections. Continue reading...

Benton County panel defers ambulance request

Subscriber only Officials heard Tuesday ambulance service in northeastern Benton County will cost about $38,000 more than the $95,000 the county budgeted for 2017. Continue reading...

War Eagle Bridge work on schedule

Benton County says good weather will help ensure reopening in September

Subscriber onlyRepair work to the historic War Eagle Bridge is on schedule, with a reopening in September as originally planned, Benton County officials said. Continue reading...

Benton County ready for special elections

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Voters in Avoca and the Beaver Lake Fire District will cast their ballots in a pair of special elections on July 11. Continue reading...

VIDEO: War Eagle Bridge work on schedule

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- War Eagle Bridge repair work is on schedule, which means it could reopen in September, Benton County officials said. 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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