City of Hot Springs News Releases

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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: May 22, 2015

Special public hearing scheduled for Historic District Commission

The Hot Springs Historic District Commission will hold a special public hearing at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 28 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. The hearing will be to consider a certificate of appropriateness request for 218 C...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Hollywood Park swing set playground reopened

The Hollywood Park swing set playground reopened for public use Friday, May 22 following repairs.

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Streets closed for 16th Annual Du for the Parks Duathlon

The following streets and the Valley Street Skatepark will be closed from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 for the 16th Annual Du for the Parks Duathlon:

Broadway Terrace, from Church Street to Orange Street
Orange Street, from Broadw...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 19, 2015

Board of Zoning Adjustment slates public hearing

The Hot Springs Board of Zoning Adjustment will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. The hearing will be to consider a setback variance request from 50 feet to 25 feet at 509 Vall...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 15, 2015

Playground closing

The swingset playground at Hollywood Park, 411 Hollywood Avenue, will be closed for repairs from Tuesday, May 19 until Tuesday, May 26.

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: May 13, 2015

City lifts voluntary restrictions on water use

Hot Springs Municipal Utilities has lifted its request for voluntary water conservation following Monday’s heavy rainfall event. The debris and turbidity affecting Lake Hamilton, severely hampering water production, have decreased to a point where potable...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...

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...