Posted on: February 19, 2017

Closing notice

Murray Street, between Hagan and Garland streets, will be closed to through traffic including overnight hours Monday through Friday for sewer line extension. Signs will be posted, and motorists will need to seek alternate routes during street closing.

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

AHTD public meeting scheduled

The following information is provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department.

The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 to discuss proposed safety ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

City achieves milestone approval for Lake Ouachita water supply

The City of Hot Springs has received notification that the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works has reviewed and approved the draft water storage agreement for Lake Ouachita and is ready for the final agreement to be transmitted to his office. ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

“Operation Clean Sweep” planned for Twin Points Road area

The first “Operation Clean Sweep” for 2017 will begin on Monday, March 6, targeting Twin Points Road to Ledgerwood Road, where there are approximately 300 structures. “Operation Clean Sweep” is a three-week, multi-d...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

City finds petition signatures sufficient for referendum on Enclave Area C

Today, the City of Hot Springs completed a Verification Certification regarding a Petition for Referendum on Ordinance No. 6173 filed with the city clerk’s office on January 19. The certification states:

“The above-referenced petition, file...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Sister City Foundation hosts SCI Annual Young Artist Competition

Garland County high school students between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to participate in Sister Cities International’s Annual Young Artists Showcase.  Students from Hanamaki, Japan, Hot Springs’ sister city, will also p...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Teacher/administrator scholarship applications accepted until March 31 for study tour to Hanamaki

The Hot Springs National Park Sister City Foundation is currently accepting applications until March 31 from schoolteachers and administrators currently employed in Garland County public schools to fully fund travel costs for a seven-day study tour to Han...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

City receives award for financial reporting excellence

For the 23rd consecutive year, the City of Hot Springs has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2015 Comprehensive A...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Firefighter recruitment seminar set for March 15

With a number of openings predicted over the next five years at the Hot Springs Fire Department, a firefighter recruitment seminar will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 in the upstairs training room at the Central Fire Station, 310 Broadway. At th...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

City completes cleanup blitz along major streets

litter cleanup

City employees of the Hot Springs Street Division and Hot Springs Solid Waste Department teamed together earlier this week to remove 850 pounds of litter from major city streets in one and a half days’ time. Targeted areas included Central Avenu...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

AHTD construction notice – U.S. Highway 70

Construction work on U.S. Highway 70 in Garland and Saline counties requires daytime lane closures.

Lane closure will begin from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday and end Friday, April 14, weather permitting. One lane of traffic will remain open in both di...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Garland County Quorum Court rescinds $250K in pass-through grant

The recent rescinding of $250,000 in pass-through 2016 federal and state grant funding for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction equipment and training will significantly hamper the Hot Springs Fire Department’s regional hazmat and ant...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

DOT selects Southern Airways to provide EAS at Hot Springs, AR (HOT)

According to Order 2016-12-9 issued today by the Department of Transportation, DOT has selected Southern Airways Express, LLC (Southern) to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at El Dorado/Camden (El Dorado), Harrison, and Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Southern w...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

DeSoto Park restroom seasonal closing

On Wednesday, the Parks & Trails Department close the restroom at DeSoto Park, 1700 Park Avenue, for the winter season. The restroom will reopen in the spring of 2017.

Posted on: July 29, 2016

Adopt-a-Street Program kicks off August 1

The Hot Springs Solid Waste Department’s Adopt-a-Street Program officially begins on Monday. Neighborhoods, families, school, youth and civic organizations, and other groups are welcome to participate.

The Adopt-a-Street Program involves area voluntee...Read on...