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Proceeds from the event benefit Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, a program that sends a book a month to children from birth through age four.

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 10:03pm

The United Way dispensed $330,000 to agencies in Crawford County during 2010.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 3:27pm

story by Luke Hobbs

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:07am

Paul Harvel witnessed the rebirth of a riverfront area in Little Rock that now includes a presidential library, modern convention center and hotels, trolley system, public library and numerous shops and restaurants. He’s convinced Fort Smith’s riverfront area also has development potential.

Tue, 10/11/2011 - 4:25pm

story info submitted by Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus

Providing a quality learning environment for communities throughout the River Valley and ensuring that students complete their education is the mission of Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus.

Mon, 10/10/2011 - 8:43am

The Old Fort Homeless Coalition has secured $16,000 in grant funds and $4,000 from three area banks to develop a “strategic action plan” that could include the creation of a homeless campus near South 4th and E Streets in Fort Smith.

Fri, 10/07/2011 - 4:42pm

A cancer survivor’s celebration evolves into a “funraiser” for area cancer support programs.

Wed, 10/05/2011 - 12:07pm

The Sebastian County Humane Society event helped raise funds and awareness for the organization.

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 8:05pm

story by Aric Mitchell

The Fort Smith Air Show was just one of the topics of conversation at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Fort Smith Regional Airport Commission.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 7:28pm

Attendance was up more than 20% for the breast cancer awareness event held at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

Sun, 09/25/2011 - 11:19am

story by Aric Mitchell

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) met Thursday to act on two new recommendations from the Real Estate Review Committee (RERC).

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 9:10pm

Qualifications for a director, organizational expectations and incubator options were the focus of a Tuesday meeting (Sept. 20) that is part of a series of meetings focused on restarting the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center.

Wed, 09/21/2011 - 9:58am

Education attainment and university research funding were the weak areas in a Northwest Arkansas economy that continues to perform well despite state and national economic conditions, according to a new report released Tuesday.

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 3:15pm

The event included 20 teams and helped raise money for the chamber’s education scholarship programs.

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 7:04am

The fifth edition of The Consumer Compass Report shows a drop in confidence with respect to personal finances and the overall economy — a finding that should come as no surprise to anyone closely watching economic conditions locally and at the state and national levels.

Mon, 09/19/2011 - 2:30pm

story by Aric Mitchell

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 9:11pm

Seventy-four Northside High School students have qualified to collectively earn $12,800 in cash awards based on their successful work in an math and science program.

Mon, 09/12/2011 - 1:24pm

The pace of fall semester enrollment growth at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith slowed, while enrollment growth at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus was up more than 10%.

Mon, 09/12/2011 - 11:55am

Discussion is moving closer to a reformatted Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, with a planned Sept. 20 meeting possibly serving as a decision point in the process.

Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:01pm


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