Posted on: January 20, 2017

Closure notices

Sellers Street, between Bellview and Euclid streets, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., each day through Friday, January 27, for water main replacement.

The northbound lanes of Fontana and Shady Grove roads, from Golf Links and Shady Grove roads, will b...

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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: January 19, 2017

Lane closure

One lane at the intersection of Shawn and Winans streets will be closed Friday for gas line repair.

Flagmen will be present and signs will be posted. Motorists should use caution in the work areas.

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Public hearing scheduled

The Hot Springs Board of Zoning Adjustment will conduct a public hearing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to consider the following request:

328 Quapaw Avenue – Garland County Historical Societ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Street closings

Panama Street, between McAuley Court and Lakeshore Drive, will be closed Friday morning for street repairs related to wastewater force main construction. A detour will be in place.

McAuley Court, from Panama to the entrance of Best Buy, will be closed Frid...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Fatalities occur in evening fire

At 7:55 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, Hot Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 100 Cypress Alley and Silver Street. Upon arrival at the scene, HSFD Engine 1 found a working Fire at 115 Wade Street, Apartment 8. The crew of...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

City advisory group openings

The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, February 10 for a total of nine volunteer positions on various city advisory boards and commissions. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs (unless otherwise...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Fire Chief Davis announces HSFD promotions, honors

Hot Springs Fire Chief Ed Davis announced the following promotions and honors which recently took place within the Hot Springs Fire Department.

Driver Kenny Talbert was promoted to the rank of lieutenant; Driver Kevin Wolf was promoted lieutenant; Driver K...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Closure notices

The closure of McAuley Court, from Panama to the entrance of Best Buy, will be extended through Tuesday, including overnight hours, for wastewater force main construction. Signs are posted.

Panama Street, between McAuley Court and Lakeshore Drive, will be ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Applications now being accepted for A&P Commission opening

Applications are being accepted until Thursday, February 16 for a volunteer opening on the Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission. The applicant selected for this position will complete the remainder of the term held by the late Commissioner Tom...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Closure notices

Sellers Street, between Bellview and Euclid streets, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., each day Thursday through Friday, January 20, for water main replacement.

One lane of Phillips Street, between Albert Pike Road and West Saint Louis Street, will be ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Lake Ouachita Reallocation Study and draft agreement still moving forward

HOT SPRINGS – Upon receipt of correspondence from the office of U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman, the City of Hot Springs has learned that the Lake Ouachita Reallocation Study and draft agreement for water storage did not get signed by Jo-Ellen ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Street closings

Tatum Street, between Fontana and Canna streets, will continue to be completely closed including overnight hours until February 1 for wastewater construction.

Signs will be posted, and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route during street closure....

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Lane closures

One lane of Bayles Street, from Plain to West Saint Louis streets, will be closed for two weeks beginning Thursday for gas line construction.

One lane of Westover Street, from Lacey and Fred streets, will be closed for two weeks beginning Thursday for gas ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Rebsamen sworn in as District Court Division 1 Judge

Meredith Switzer Rebsamen, left, was sworn in yesterday as Garland County District Court Division 1 Judge by Chief Justice Howard Brill at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 29 at the Arkansas Supreme Court Building in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Brill, who swore Reb...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Board of Directors approves 2017 budget

The Hot Springs Board of Directors approved the city’s FY 2017 budget by a 5-1 vote during last night’s regular meeting, held in the Board Chambers at City Hall. The following includes highlights of next year’s budget.

Budget development ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Stormwater Division-hosted EPA webinar recording now available to public

A recorded Environmental Protection Agency webinar featuring the City of Hot Springs, Arkansas’ green infrastructure (GI) and low impact development (LID) initiatives is now available for public viewing. Entitled “Evolving into a Green...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

HSFD offers winter and holiday fire safety tips

With the arrival of cold weather and the holiday season, the Hot Springs Fire Department offers the following safety tips.

Fireplace/Wood Stove Space Heater Safety

  • Have chimneys and vents cleaned and inspected by a qualified professional.
  • Have the furnace se...
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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...