City of Hot Springs News Releases

19 Stories
Posted on: September 4, 2015

Adair Park tree pruning scheduled

Adair Park, 358 Central Avenue, will be closed 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9 for tree pruning.

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Broadway Street closure at East Grand Avenue

Broadway Street, between East Grand Avenue and Orange Street, will be closed to through traffic Tuesday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 23 including overnights and weekends, for various right-of-way improvements. The median crossover on East Gr...Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Broadway Street to be closed for JazzFest

Broadway Street, from Market Street to Spencer’s Corner, will be closed from 5 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 5 for the 24th Annual Hot Springs JazzFest.

Signs will be posted, and motorist should seek alternate routes.Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Shady Grove Road closure rescheduled

The scheduled closing of Shady Grove Road, from East Belding Street to Vista Avenue, previously planned to begin Tuesday, September 1 has been postponed. The closure is now scheduled from Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, September 11, including overn...Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2015

City holiday closings

All city offices, except public safety and the airport, will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Residential sanitation collection and Earth Angel recycling routes will run one day behind schedule (Monday on Tuesday, Tuesday on We...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Airport receives grants for hangar roof repair, runway improvement study

The Arkansas Aeronautics Commission recently approved a $42,099 matching grant for roof repair at Hot Springs Memorial Field’s Community Hangar (Hangar A12). The hangar, reconstructed at HOT in 1946, is the airport’s oldest building. It is currently util...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Planning Commission slates public hearing

The City of Hot Springs Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 17 in the Board Chambers of City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard to consider the following requests:

1873 East Grand Avenue – Adrenaline Sports Adven...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

Fontana, Shady Grove and Alpine road closures

Fontana Road, between Golf Links Road and Tatum Street, will be closed to through traffic, during daytime hours, Monday, August 31 through Friday, September 4 for sewer main construction.

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

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Garden Street closure

Garden Street, from Malvern Avenue to Broadway Terrace, will be closed to through traffic through Friday, September 4 for water line construction. Signs will be posted, and motorists should seek alternate routes.

Posted on: August 25, 2015

City begins testing new emergency warning sirens tomorrow (8/26/15)

The City of Hot Springs has just completed installation of two additional emergency warning sirens to the city’s current seven-siren system and will begin testing them tomorrow, Wednesday, August 26. Residents will hear Westminster chimes at noon from one...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

City assumes ownership of Majestic Hotel complex

As of 2:02 p.m. today, Tuesday, August 25, the City of Hot Springs assumed ownership of the Majestic Hotel complex in a closing at Hot Springs Title Company in downtown Hot Springs.

The contract sales price was $1,615,000. After a reduction in the amo...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

City manager’s celebration of life set for Friday (8/21/15)

A celebration of City Manager David Watkins’ life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 21 at First United Methodist Church, 1100 Central Avenue in downtown Hot Springs.

City Hall will be closed on Friday afternoon so that city staff can attend. Th...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

City manager passes

With heavy hearts, the City of Hot Springs family shares the news that City Manager David Watkins, after sustaining injuries from a fall on Saturday, passed away earlier this morning at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, Ar...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Notice to haunted house planners

The Hot Springs Fire Department reminds those planning to open a haunted house, haunted maze, scare house or similar operation inside city limits this year that there are strict codes that must be met before this type of facility can be opened to the publ...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Hot Springs wins grant to develop Community Forest Storm Mitigation Plan

As a winner of the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA designation for 14 consecutive years, Hot Springs has been selected to participate in a grant program through the Arkansas Forestry Commission that will provide free technical assistance to ...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Omega Street closing

Omega Street, between Chattanooga and Montreal streets, will be closed to through traffic Friday, August 14 through Friday, September 4 for water line construction.

Signs will be posted, and motorists should seek alternate routes.Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

City accepts applications for 2016 CDBG project funding

The City of Hot Springs will launch the competitive application period for an estimated $300,000 in fiscal year 2016 HUD funding at the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 6 in the City Hall Board Chambers...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

City12 offers "At Home in Arkansas" TV series during August

To celebrate the end of summer, the Hot Springs Public Information Department will launch its “At Home in Arkansas” TV program series that will air throughout the month of August on city12, Hot Springs’ government access channel on Resort Television Cable...Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

2015 City Paving Program begins

The city’s 2015 Paving Program begins on Tuesday, June 23 with the paving of Walter and Cedar streets. Paving crews generally begin at 8 a.m. on weekdays only and end at approximately 5 or 6 p.m.

The program includes 22 streets to be paved before Than...Read on...


Hot Springs Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: August 5, 2015

National Night Out - Oct 6, 2015

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement by bringing them together under positive circumstances. Start planning your neighborhood's Oct 6 event today.Read on...

National Night Out
Posted on: August 3, 2015

Upcoming Police Officer Application and Testing Dates Announced

The Hot Springs Police Department will begin accepting applications for police officer August 17th - September 25th, 2015. Applicants successfully advancing to the next stages of testing will be examined on the following dates (testing locations to be ann...Read on...

Additional Info...