City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: May 29, 2015

Garland County Detention Center video tour airs during June on city12

A virtual tour of the Garland County Detention Center will be broadcast daily on city12, the City of Hot Springs’ government access channel on Resort Television Cable, throughout the month of June. It is also posted on the city’s YouTube channel, which ca...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Henry Street closing

Henry Street, from Malvern Avenue to Arkansas Street, will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, June 1 for water line installation. Signs will be posted and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during the closure.Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

City Manager to report on downtown redevelopment during tomorrow’s “THV In Your Town” event

City Manager David Watkins, along with local architect Anthony Taylor of Taylor Kempkes Architects, PA will give an update on downtown redevelopment during a live telecast from Hill Wheatley Plaza at noon tomorrow, Friday, May 29, as part of KTHV Channel ...Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Lamott Street closure

Lamott Street, from Malvern Avenue to Centerwood Street, is closed to through traffic until 5 p.m. Friday, May 29 for gas line construction. Signs are posted and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during the closure.Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Planning Commission schedules public hearing

The Hot Springs Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11 in the Board Chambers of City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard to consider the following:

Approximately 106 Catalina Circle – Patel Annexation – Initial zoning des...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Water tanks restored to normal levels; voluntary water conservation request lifted

Now that water tanks have reached normal levels at the city’s Ouachita Water Treatment Plant, the voluntary water conservation request of Hot Springs Municipal Utilities customers has been lifted.

The plant suffered a power outage in addition to a ligh...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Street closings

Hagan Street, from Brad Street to Dawer Street, will be closed to through traffic daily from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29 for sewer main replacement.

Shady Grove Road, from East Belding to Vista Street, will be cl...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

City prepares sandbags in anticipation of flash flooding

With an anticipated eight to 10 inches of rainfall and possible flash flooding predicted as early as Sunday, coupled with already saturated ground, the City of Hot Springs is taking proactive measures to protect the downtown area. Crews have been called i...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Adult Coed Kickball sign-ups

The Hot Springs Sport Recreation Department will accept registrations for Adult Coed Kickball teams from April 19 until June 19. Each team will play two games Wednesday nights from July 1 through August 12. Two divisions, recreation and competitive, are...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Shady Grove Road closure

Shady Grove Road, from Winans Avenue to Golf Links Road, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29 including the overnight hours of Wednesday, May 27 for sewer main construction. Detour signs will be posted a...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2015

Sister Cities International Young Artists Showcase local winners announced

The Hot Springs National Park Sister City Foundation announced the local first place winners of the recent Sister Cities International Young Artists Showcase, using the theme “Connecting Communities for Peace and Prosperity.”

The Hot Springs, Arkansas...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Clean Sweep program underway in Holly/Bower area

The city’s Operation Clean Sweep program is now underway in the Park Avenue area from Holly to Bower streets. The three-week sweep, conducted by the Planning & Development Department’s Neighborhood Services Division, involves education, cleanup and e...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Buffalo sighted in Whispering Hills neighborhood

Following the sighting by a neighbor of a buffalo in the 300 block of Whispering Hills at around 6 p.m. last night, the public’s continued vigilance is requested. The buffalo disappeared into the woods again after being startled by a passing car. It is on...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Street closing

Cottage Street, from Church Street to Gulpha Street, will be closed to through traffic today, Monday, April 27 until further notice for parking lot construction. Signs will be posted and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during the closure.Read on...