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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Hot Springs participating in water bill assistance program

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City of Hot Springs (CHS) water customers can apply for up to $2,000 in payment assistance through the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

COVID-19 information and updates

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The COVID-19 portal has the most recent COVID-19 press releases and updates from the City, the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force and the State of Arkansas, as well as other helpful links and information.

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Blakely Mountain construction camera

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A construction site camera has been added at the intake site where North America's longest 60-inch diameter tunnel will be created as Michels Corp. will go almost half a mile through Blakely Mountain.

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Monarch Butterfly release scheduled at the Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail Butterfly Garden

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Photo Caption: Certified Arkansas Master Naturalist Karen Hicks shows the Monarch Butterfly migration pattern during the presentation held in June 2022 at the Butterfly Garden.

 

The City of Hot Springs Parks and Trails Department and the ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Lane closure: Malvern Avenue

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 The outside southbound lane of Malvern Avenue, at the intersection of Malvern Avenue and Lowery Street, will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, for boring.

Detour signs and barricades will be in place, and motorists are advised...

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View current street and lane closures... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Operation Clean Sweep planned for areas off of Malvern Avenue

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The City’s fourth Operation Clean Sweep of 2022 is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 28, to include approximately 425 address points on Cones Road and Ridgeway Street, between Malvern Avenue and Stacy Street.

 

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Traffic interruption: Bicycle race starting at Hill Wheatley Plaza

10-8-22 Bike Race

Traffic will be interrupted for the start of the Arkansas High Country Race at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, with cyclists beginning at the north entrance to Hill Wheatley Plaza, and continuing on two routes:

 Route 1:

  • West onto Reserve Street
  • Nort...
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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Pedestrian and parking disruption between 348 and 350 Central Avenue

Curbside parking spaces will be closed between 348 and 350 Central Avenue and the sidewalk will have a narrow walk-through beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, for sewer main repair. 

Barricades will be in place, and pedestrians are advised t...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Street closure: Exchange Street

10-8-22 Exchange Street

Exchange Street, in front of the Exchange Street Parking Plaza, will be closed from 2 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, for an event. The entrance and exit to the parking deck will still be accessible.

Detour signs and barricades will be in place, a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

CDAC Meeting Notice

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The City of Hot Springs Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will hold its regularly-scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. 

 An online meeting link, accom...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Lane closure: Fox Pass Cutoff

10-4-22 Fox Pass Cutoff

The northbound lane on Fox Pass Cutoff, at the intersection of Park Avenue and Fox Pass Cutoff, will be closed from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, for guardrail removal and installation.

 

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View current street and lane closures... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2022

City issues burn ban

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The Hot Springs Fire Department has issued a burn ban, effective Wednesday, Sept. 28, for the City of Hot Springs. 

The ban is based on the potential fire hazard associated with current dry conditions and little to no precipitation in the forecast...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Milling and overlay on Martin Luther King Expressway

The Arkansas Department of Transportation is milling and overlaying approximately 3.3 miles on the Martin Luther King Expressway (HWY 270), between Central and Malvern avenues, and will alternate lane closures between 7 p.m. - 7 a.m., Monday – F...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Planning Commission public hearing on Oct. 13

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The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to consider the following:

  • Ozark Home Center – 825 Airport Road – Zoning change request fro...
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Posted on: September 23, 2022

REMINDER Street closure: North Moore Road

9-28-22 North Moore Road

North Moore Road, near the intersection of Kreylon Drive, will be closed from 7 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, through 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, for the installation of a water line. This project was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28, through Wednesda...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: County’s COVID-19 numbers level off after rise

After a rise in Garland County’s COVID-19 metrics the week before last, County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby is hopeful the numbers for the week of Sept. 4 – 11 are what will be a leveling off.  

In his weekly update to the Ho...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: County’s Covid numbers remain steady

Garland County’s Covid-19 numbers are “leveling off,” but there is “no evidence that it is going away,” County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby wrote in his weekly update to the Hot Springs/Garland County Co...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: County’s Covid numbers ‘leveling off’

Garland County’s Covid-19 numbers are “leveling off,” but there is “no evidence that it is going away,” County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby wrote in his weekly update to the Hot Springs/Garland County Co...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Covid upward trend slows

For the first time in the past six weeks, Garland County’s new positive Covid cases and active cases for the week of July 10 – 17 are less than they were in the corresponding weeks of 2021, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene S...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Statistics tracking with 2021 July surge

Garland County continues to see increasing numbers of new Covid-positive and active cases, and County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby said the numbers are tracking very closely to last year’s July surge.

“In addition to having more peopl...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s recent statistics likely low

Garland County’s Covid-19 upward trend leveled off according to the past week’s statistics, but County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby said the data that will come out next week should provide a clearer picture.

“I don&rsqu...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID statistics continue to rise

Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics are continuing their upward trend, but not as rapidly as previous weeks, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during ...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s active cases double in two weeks

Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics are trending with the rest of the state – rising numbers of new and active cases, but no significant increases of serious illness or death – according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene She...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Hot Springs participating in water bill assistance program

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City of Hot Springs (CHS) water customers can apply for up to $2,000 in payment assistance through the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).

The CHS Utilities and Utility Billing Services departments registered the City of Hot Springs to ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Booster shots recommended as active cases and hospitalizations climb

With the continued prevalence of active COVID-19 cases in Garland County, County Health Officer Dr. Shelby is encouraging anyone eligible for a booster shot to get one.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during the...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID numbers continue to climb in Garland County

Garland County continues to see rising numbers of COVID-19.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is only meeting as needed during the summer months, but Shelby provides his weekly COVID-19 statistic update electronically to the group on Tuesd...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County sees continued rise in active cases, but none hospitalized

Garland County’s number of active COVID-19 cases has risen for the third-straight week, nearly doubling in the past two weeks, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.  

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is on...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: County seeing ‘gradual uptick’ in COVID cases

After six weeks of stable COVID-19 statistics in Garland County, there seems to be a gradual uptick with last week’s numbers higher than they have been in two months, County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby shared with the Hot Springs/Garland Coun...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County sees uptick in active cases while other metrics remain flat

Although Garland County’s COVID-19 metrics primarily stayed on the same trajectory as the past five weeks, active cases increased to their highest mark in two months.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did n...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain flat

Garland County’s metrics continued at the same rate as the past month for the week of April 24 – May 1, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did no...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain flat

Despite statewide increases in new and active COVID-19 cases, for the third straight week Garland County’s metrics continue to be flat, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meet...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s COVID metrics remain stable

The COVID-19 metrics continue to be very stable for Hot Springs and Garland County, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Shelby provided...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County ‘in a good place’ with COVID, but rising cases possible

Garland County’s COVID statistics have dropped down to levels not seen in almost two years, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby, but he thinks it is unlikely the pandemic has reached its end.

“There are some comparisons w...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Garland County’s COVID metrics remain low

The COVID-19 metrics for Hot Springs and Garland County continue to look good, according to County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Shelby provided his ...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Garland County’s active cases increase slightly for the second straight week

Following eight weeks of declining active COVID-19 cases in Garland County, the number rose a second straight week.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby prov...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Active case count increases slightly after eight-week decline

After eight weeks of declining active cases in Garland County, the number rose to 25 as of Monday, March 21, an increase of four from a week prior.

The Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force is meeting monthly and did not convene this week, but Hea...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Active cases and hospitalizations reach low levels

Although some of the area’s COVID-19 statistics continue to fluctuate week to week, the main indicators of the status of the pandemic – the number of active cases and those requiring hospitalization – are staying in steady de...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: COVID statistics continue decline

According to Garland County Health Officer Dr. Gene Shelby at the Feb. 28 meeting of the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force, “we can be happy where we are at and hopeful this trend will continue and feel good about our community’s response.“

Sh...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

HS/GC COVID Task Force: New COVID cases and positivity show significant drops

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Garland County’s COVID-19 statistics continued to improve for the week of Feb. 6 – 13, with the positivity rate and active case count both dropping around 50% from the previous week.

Despite these advances, County Health Officer Dr. Gen...

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For continued COVID-19 updates... City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

HS/GC COVID Task Force: Community facing ‘major crises’ from COVID Delta variant

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With a near ten-fold increase in Garland County’s COVID-19 active cases in the past five weeks, Dr. Gene Shelby gave a stark report at the virtual meeting of the Hot Springs/Garland County COVID-19 Task Force meeting on Monday, July 26.

“We’ve gone from 63...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Adair Park Concert Series

The City of Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department will host the Adair Park Concert Series at Kenneth Adair Memorial Park, 358 Central Avenue, on Fridays and Saturdays from  March 4 through Oct. 29, 2022.

Concert times will be between 6 &nd...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Official HSPD Release: Shooting on School Street

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 6:17 p.m., officers of the Hot Springs Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of School Street. Officers located a 16-year-old male with gunshots wounds and was transported to a local hos...

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