A change in the city’s organizational chart and annexation of 325 acres for a new housing subdivision are two top items the Fort Smith board of directors will review at their Tuesday (Aug. 10) board meeting.
About 400 gathered Thursday (July 15) to hear a Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce mid-year progress report that included the claim of more than $300 million in possible investments from new and existing businesses.
Results from the state’s 2010 End-of-Course exams show gains over last year in algebra I and geometry achievement levels for public school students, but they reveal a decline in biology scores. All scores for this and previous years are included in the attached charts.
Part of the effort by the Fort Smith Department of Sanitation in gearing up to begin trash and recycling collection service in south Fort Smith is work of about 35 people — full-time and temp workers — to help deliver new carts.