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Area residents could soon be smelling fresh paint along Garrison Avenue following the announcement today that Fort Smith is in the running for a revitalization project as part of the "Main Street Matters" campaign.

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 11:46am

There are better ways to respond to help the victims of natural disasters than just showing up to help or immediately sending loads of supplies, according to officials who study and deal with victim response.

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:32am

Commuters in Crawford County have started seeing more orange cones and it does not look like it will change anytime soon.

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 6:56am

Fayetteville is one of eight Arkansas cities to participate in a sustainability scorecard program.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 3:20pm

Graduating seniors from the College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith scored in the top 20 percent in a national assessment test, with six UAFS students scoring in the top 10 percent internationally.

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:40am

The I’ll Fly Away Foundation has announced the appointment of Tim Fink and Brittany Schaffer to their Advisory Board.

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 3:36pm

The occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus has achieved accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:22am

The Spring Commencement at the University of Arkansas will once again have the largest graduating class in school history – an estimated 3,700 students, roughly 1,000 more graduates than last year.

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 5:53pm

Cox Communications and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America have partnered to install a $25,000 technology center at the Jeffrey Boys & Girls Club facility in Fort Smith.

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 3:51pm

Seven University of Arkansas at Fort Smith students in a Community Leadership class gave some timely advice to city leaders May 6 in an end-of-the-semester presentation.

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:15pm

A graduation ceremony was held Tuesday (May 7) for the 2013 class of Leadership Franklin County – the organization’s inaugural class.

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:08pm

Members of the Arkansas National Guard gathered at the memorial monument for those killed in action for the annual memorial ceremony to honor their colleagues who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 6:40pm

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals announced Thursday (May 2) that General Manager Eric Edelstein has accepted a position with the Pacific Coast League’s Reno Aces and will transition out of his role as General Manager of the team.

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 4:36pm

The first meeting of the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee was held Monday (April 29) and focused on several big picture ideas, but very little on how to bring jobs back to Fort Smith and transform the region's economy.

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 9:10pm

The 2013 Starlight Gala netted $520,000 for the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, well ahead of the $435,000 in 2012.

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 5:09pm

KFSM could go dark at midnight on April 30 for Cox Communications subscribers unless officials with Cox and Local TV LLC come to an agreement over how much Cox will pay to rebroadcast KFSM.

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:09pm

The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau announced on Thursday (April 25) the GRIT Award recipients.

The GRIT Awards were presented at the MovieLounge, dinner-cinema-event space in Fort Smith, and more than 100 people attended the awards ceremony.

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 8:35pm

Of the many things she will miss, Jo Blondin is not happy about leaving her home in Van Buren – an historic home built sometime between 1900 and 1910.

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 5:32pm

Communication between the city of Fort Smith and its residents has gotten easier with the launch of a new system the city has dubbed iFortSmithConnect.

Thu, 04/25/2013 - 3:53pm

Three students from Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus competed in the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas’ 10th Annual Electric Vehicle Rally, taking home first place honors in the troubleshooting category.

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 4:31pm


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