There is a strong link between economic opportunity and education, and even though Northwest Arkansas has several top-rated schools in the state and some of the nation’s largest corporations there is still much work to be done, according to Dr.
An opinion from the Arkansas Attorney General will not change action already taken by the Sebastian County Election Commission, but its chairman said the commission would likely take a new vote to ensure it follows the letter of the law after closing and in some cases consolidating polling sites
The chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith said several top-level administrators recently departing the university are signs the university is hiring the right individuals and developing them professionally and intellectually.
Mike Gilbert is a behind the scenes kind of guy. As chief operating officer of the Jones Trust in Springdale, he stays busy managing The Jones Center facilities, as well as the nonprofit's commercial real estate properties and capital projects.
City directors from Barling and Fort Smith were given their first opportunity to ask questions regarding plans by the Fort Smith Public Schools to construct a third high school in Chaffee Crossing, an events complex near the airport and realign the district's grades during a joint meeting of the
Dave Robertson has been named director of the Center for Business and Professional Development at the The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. The position was open following the retirement of Pat Eller.
A study released July 22 by the University of Arkansas this week said research showed that charter schools provide a greater return on investment and are more cost effective than traditional public schools.
Many of the nation’s industrial sectors saw major declines in the first quarter of 2014 as 16 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 2.9% decrease in U.S. economic activity, according to a quarterly report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).
Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.
The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday (July 22).
The City of Fort Smith has already begun preparations of the fiscal year 2015 budget and members of the city's Board of Directors had their first public opportunity to weigh in on the process Tuesday (July 22) at the group's noon study session at the Fort Smith Public Library.
A proposed millage increase to be voted on next month would net the Fort Smith Public Library an additional $2.8 million in revenue, allowing the library to expand offerings and upgrade technologies to meet customer expectations.