City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

Meeting notice

HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Board of Directors will call an executive session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to consider appointments to various city boards, commissions and advisory committee...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

Lane closing notice

HOT SPRINGS – Near the intersection of Albert Pike Road and Bayou Point, in the 2700 block of Albert Pike Road, both inside lanes and the turning lane will be closed for highway repairs from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. beginning Wednesday, July 30 through Friday,...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

Oak Street lane closing

HOT SPRINGS -- The southbound lane of Oak Street, from Plateau Street to West Grand Avenue will be closed Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, 29 for a gas line project.

Signs will be posted. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling in this area.
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Posted on: July 25, 2014

Electronic Waste Recycling Event slated for August 8-9 at Convention Center

HOT SPRINGS – Schools, businesses, public facilities and residents in Clark, Garland and Hot Spring counties can make plans now to participate in a free regional Electronic Waste Recycling Event on Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. until 3 ...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2014

Davidson reappointed to Arkansas Arts Council

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HOT SPRINGS – District 1 City Director Suzanne Davidson was reappointed earlier this week by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to serve a second four-year volunteer term on the Arkansas Arts Council. The term expires June 30, 2018.

Davidson, who joined the city board on January 1, 2013, began her career as a teacher in Arkadelphia schools, developing the art program and helping design the first gifted/talented program. Her business background includes small business ownership, non-profit management, manufacturing, and urban school district upper management. As a performing arts presenter in Dallas, she served on the boards of multiple arts organizations. Davidson is currently active in the local arts scene and is a member of the Park Avenue Community Association, Gateway Community Association, Whittington Valley Neighborhood Association and the Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance.

The 17-member Arts Council, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, contributes to Arkansas's educational and economic development by investing public and private funds in community arts organizations, schools, youth service organizations, and other providers of cultural programs. It hosts the Arts in Education and Arts on Tour programs. The council offers technical, supportive, and informational services for artists, administrators, and community leaders, as well as professional development opportunities for teachers and teaching artists. Additional information is available on council’s website at . Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Hot Springs receives highest water turbidity rating from ADH

HOT SPRINGS – In a report just received from the Arkansas Health Department on the City of Hot Springs’ 2013 compliance with raw, settled and finished water turbidities, the city was found to be in 100% compliance with program guidelines 100% of the time....Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Runyon Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Runyon Street, from the 200 block of Runyon to Gaines will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. beginning Wednesday, July 23 for water main replacement. The closing will occur Monday through Friday for approximately 1 month...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2014

Valley Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Valley Street from Maurice Street to East Grand Avenue will be closed intermittently between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the next two weeks beginning Monday, July 21 for a gas line project.

Signs will be posted. Motorists will need...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2014

Phone book recycling reminder

HOT SPRINGS – As new telephone books are delivered throughout the community, residents and business owners are reminded to recycle their old phone books. City residential recycling customers can simply place old phone books in one of their current recyc...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

City compost notice

HOT SPRINGS – City-produced compost is temporarily unavailable, due to delays caused by recent construction improvements at the city’s compost facility. A new supply is projected to be available for public use by August 1. In the meantime, leaf and wood...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2014

Fall adult softball registration available

HOT SPRINGS – Fall 2014 adult softball registration will be accepted by Hot Springs Sport Recreation until August 15 or until leagues reach capacity. The six-week season will include two games per night, with tournament play to follow the regular season...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2014

Hot Springs announces building permit holiday

HOT SPRINGS – At a press conference today atop the Exchange Street Parking Plaza overlooking historic Bathhouse Row, the City of Hot Springs announced a new incentive designed to spur downtown residential development: the waiver of building permit fees f...Read on...

List of downtown public investments
Posted on: July 1, 2014

City Services Guide released

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HOT SPRINGS -- The City of Hot Springs has released the 2014 edition of its City Services Guide, a one-stop resource publication for city programs and services.

The 30-page guide features contact information for the Hot Springs Board of Directors and c...Read on...

2014 City Services Guide online
Posted on: May 1, 2014

Free bus service offered between Memorial Day and Labor Day

Hot Springs - The Mountain Xpress, a free bus service to Hot Springs attractions, will be offered again this summer between the Memorial Day weekend and the Labor Day weekend.

Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs, and Richard Grandon of Hot Springs ...Read on...