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Simmons bond issue plan draws mixed views in Benton County

Subscriber onlyBenton County's justices of the peace heard a mix of opposition and praise Tuesday for a poultry-processing plant Simmons Foods is planning near Gentry. Continue reading...

Quorum Court to again take up bond issue for Simmons Foods plant in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A public hearing on a proposed $400 million bond issue for Simmons Foods tops the agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Benton County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Rogers updating master street plan

Mayor seeks feedback from residents before city asks voters to OK bond issue

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Rogers officials are updating the city's master street plan as part of the preparation needed to present a major bond issue proposal to voters later this year. Continue reading...

Benton County Quorum Court to consider Simmons bond issue

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A public hearing on a proposed $400 million bond issue for Simmons Foods tops the agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Benton County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Sales tax revenue shows region's economic growth

Subscriber onlyCity leaders often say what's good for one city is good for the entire region. That may be true, but they still like it when shoppers spend money in their city in the competition for sales tax dollars. Continue reading...

Rogers updates street plan, eyes bond issue vote

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Rogers officials are updating the city's master street plan as part of the preparation needed to present a major bond issue proposal to voters later this year. Continue reading...

JPs' wedding-venue denial tossed

Ignoring experts’ input makes decision ‘arbitrary,’ judge says

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A circuit judge has ruled that a Washington County Quorum Court decision was "arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable" in denying property owners a permit for a wedding event venue near Greenland. Continue reading...

Judge overturns Washington County Quorum Court decision on event center

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A circuit court judge ruled a Washington County Quorum Court decision was "arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable" in denying property owners a permit for a wedding event venue near Greenland. Continue reading...

Benton County offices shifting locations

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The Benton County Clerk's office in Rogers has moved to a new location on West Walnut Street, a move officials say will improve service to the public. Continue reading...

Brown resigns, Tumey named to Benton County Election Commission

Subscriber only John Brown Jr. resigned from the Benton County Election Commission and Robbyn Tumey replaces him as the Democratic Party's representative on the three-member panel. Continue reading...

Benton County officials OK salary waivers

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace endorsed a request from County Judge Barry Moehring the county be allowed to offer candidates for two jobs a higher starting salary than policy allows. Continue reading...

County bridge projects planned

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Meeting the increasing traffic loads in the state's second-most populous county will require Benton County to replace or repair a number of highly traveled bridges. Continue reading...

Benton County has five-year bridge plan

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Meeting the increasing traffic loads in the state's second-most populous county will require Benton County to replace or repair a number of highly traveled bridges. Continue reading...

Sheppard a candidate for District 15 seat on Benton County Quorum Court

Subscriber only Jamie Sheppard is one of two Republican candidates for the District 15 seat on the Benton County Quorum Court. Continue reading...

Mack seeks District 15 seat on Benton County Quorum Court

Subscriber onlyAsele Mack is a candidate for the District 15 seat on the Benton County Quorum Court. Continue reading...