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Benton County officials clash over courthouse

Benton County officials clashed Tuesday over a proposal to spend $2.8 million to renovate part of the county courthouse, with County Judge Bob Clinard telling justices of the peace he decided not to have the work done now, possibly forfeiting the grant money. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties see sales tax revenue increase

BENTONVILLE -- Sales tax revenue in Benton and Washington counties was up by more than 7 percent in the January report just received from the state. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties see sales tax revenue increase

BENTONVILLE -- Sales tax revenue in Benton and Washington counties was up by more than 7 percent in the January report just received from the state. Continue reading...

Benton County wants bridge options

BENTONVILLE -- Officials will seek public input as they begin to craft plans to replace the historic War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

Benton County wants bridge options

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Officials will seek public input as they begin to craft plans to replace the historic War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas leaders see economic growth

BENTONVILLE -- "We are open for business and we are business friendly," Mayor Peter Christie of Bella Vista declared Friday morning. Continue reading...

Benton County oks buying new road graders

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace agreed Thursday to spend $669,000 now on five new road graders and wait until the county sells some older machines at auction to recoup the money. Continue reading...

Benton County officials see busy year ahead

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace see a busy 2015 for the Quorum Court because of new projects and some old issues as well. Continue reading...

Benton County Officials Inspect Courthouse

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's courthouse was quiet and still Thursday night, giving justices of the peace little idea of the sometimes chaotic state of the building during a typical court day. Continue reading...

Benton County to replace historic bridge

BENTONVILLE -- The process of replacing War Eagle Bridge and preserving the structure for pedestrian traffic will begin soon, a Benton County official said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Benton County plans to replace War Eagle Bridge

Benton County Judge Bob Clinard said Wednesday he will begin the process of replacing the historic War Eagle Bridge with an eye toward preserving the existing structure for pedestrian traffic. Continue reading...

Benton County Officials Eye Courts Building

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace will tour the county's circuit court facilities Thursday as they begin work on replacing or renovating the 1920s-era courthouse building. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Counties Building Activity Grow

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials say building and inspection activity for 2014 reflects economic growth they saw last year. Continue reading...

Benton County Eyes Disaster Plan

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- While they're not expecting it, Benton County officials are preparing for a disaster similar to the ice storm that hit the county in January 2009. Continue reading...

Benton County Updates Emergency Alert System

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County residents who rely on the BCAlert system for weather information, community news and other information will see new features in the system this year, but only if they renew their registration with the county. Continue reading...

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