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Benton County replacing jail air-conditioning units

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials said replacement of two rooftop chiller units at the county jail should begin this morning and cause little or no disruption in jail operations. Continue reading...

Benton County expedites paving work

County OKs two contracts

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials decided to do more than talk about the weather and hired a paving company to get county road work done on time. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas counties' sales tax up, down

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- County sales tax receipts for July were mixed, with Washington County showing an increase and Benton County's receipts dropping when compared with the same month last year. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK personnel requests

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace approved about $255,000 in personnel requests Thursday, but not without objection. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK planning fees

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Legislative Committee narrowly endorsed a $50 fee for temporary use permits Tuesday after a debate on the growth of government regulation. Continue reading...

Benton County officials weigh election options

Tax increases eyed as way to fund new courts building

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials have mixed feelings about when to ask voters to pay for a proposed new courts building. Continue reading...

Spending concerns Benton County officials

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- At least one justice of the peace already is concerned about county spending before the budget process has started. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye new courts building

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials on Tuesday reviewed the latest plans for a new building for the circuit courts and related offices. Continue reading...

Benton County officials endorse Mercy ambulance

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace voted Monday to pursue an agreement with Mercy Health Systems to provide ambulance service to the southeastern corner of the county. Continue reading...

Plans advance on War Eagle Bridge work

Engineering firm to develop report on cost to repair span

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials will work with a Missouri engineering firm to save the War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

Benton County officials eye rural ambulance options

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will have a familiar discussion Monday when the justices of the peace are briefed on ways to provide rural ambulance service. Continue reading...

Election Commission sets school ballot spots

Subscriber onlyThe placement of candidates on ballots for the Sept. 15 school election drew little interest Wednesday with just one candidate attending the ballot draw in person. Continue reading...

War Eagle Bridge plan aired

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials expect to know by November what to do and how much it will cost to rehabilitate the historic War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

Benton County officials to hear court building plans

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE --Benton County officials expect to have preliminary plans for a new courts building for review next week. Continue reading...

County expects War Eagle Bridge costs in November

Engineer to present plan to Committee of the Whole

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials expect to know by November what to do and how much it will cost to rehabilitate the historic War Eagle Bridge. Continue reading...

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