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Aug. 9 is shaping up to be economic development day in Fort Smith, with attendance at two events to include half of Arkansas’ Congressional delegation, Gov. Mike Beebe, the head of Arkansas’ Economic Development Commission and the deputy director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 12:55pm

story submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 9:19am

Fort Smith officials, food relief agencies and utilities are just a few of the organizations scrambling to react to a heat wave that has seen the Fort Smith area suffer through 29 consecutive days of temps above 100 degrees.

Tue, 08/02/2011 - 3:52pm

story by Aric Mitchell

Wed, 07/27/2011 - 6:38am

Greenwood baseball teams, UAFS students help support the day at the Alma Aquatic Park.

Sun, 07/24/2011 - 12:24pm

Wal-Mart and the United Way work to collect thousands of back-to-school items donated to help area children.

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 9:18am

Fort Smith officials say a conversion of all 149 signalized intersections in Fort Smith from incandescent bulbs to LED lights will save at least $120,000 a year in electric costs and reduced labor and maintenance costs.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:11am

While they are fighting in Washington D.C. about how to reduce debt, officials are reducing debt in Fort Smith.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 9:49am

The event raised money and awareness for Girls Inc. of Fort Smith.

Sat, 07/09/2011 - 10:49pm

story submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has announced that it has been granted active member status by the NCAA beginning with the 2011-12 athletic season.

Fri, 07/08/2011 - 4:16pm

The program is for children ages 6 to 16 with cancer, leukemia and other blood-related diseases.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 10:24pm

Editor’s note: The following is part of a series of stories The City Wire will post in 2011 about foster care issues and organizations in the Fort Smith region.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 11:49am

Editor's note: The City Wire seeks to recognize accomplishments of those living and working in the Fort Smith region. Special recognitions, accomplishments, philanthropic support and input from The City Wire readers are considered when selecting a person to profile.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 11:30am

Around 25 area business and civic leaders gathered Wednesday morning (June 29) at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith to discuss the future — or if it should have a future — of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center.

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 2:05pm

The luncheon helps raise money and awareness for programs provide by Girls Inc. of Fort Smith.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 8:50pm

story info submitted by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith announced five gifts toward the Boreham Library expansion during a pre-groundbreaking luncheon June 28.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 5:05pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Amendment 89 could provide the Fort Smith Board of Directors more options in addressing sewer system improvements, expansion of the city’s fire department and other city projects.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 12:12pm

story and photos by Ruby Dean

Mon, 06/20/2011 - 2:59pm

story by Aric Mitchell

Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) board members had a full plate on their hands at Thursday’s (June 16) regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

Thu, 06/16/2011 - 7:29pm


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