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Benton County planners OK marijuana facility

Benton County planners on Wednesday approved a proposal for a medical marijuana cultivation facility near Gentry.

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War Eagle Bridge opens ahead of schedule near Rogers

The War Eagle Bridge looks as good now as it has at any time in the past 91 years, longtime area resident Billy Sharp said.

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Benton County may save old Post Office

Benton County may build a courts facility without tearing down the old Post Office building on the downtown square.

War Eagle Bridge work nearly finished

BENTONVILLE -- Restoration work on the historic War Eagle Bridge will likely finish ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline, Benton County officials said.

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Benton County moves ahead with court project

BENTONVILLE -- The hiring of a construction manager and bond consultant for the courts building project is close, Benton County officials said.

Benton County planning for marijuana operations

Benton County's authority over marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries is limited to applying the county's land use regulations, officials said.

Benton County officials back new voting machines

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's justices of the peace agreed Thursday to buy electronic voting equipment instead of going to paper ballots.

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Benton County planners table marijuana facility

Saying they have unanswered questions, Benton County planners on Wednesday tabled action on a proposed medical marijuana cultivation facility until Sept. 20.

Benton County officials eye election costs

Going back to paper ballots will cost Benton County about $400,000 next year if it decides not to buy new electronic voting machines.

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VIDEO: Benton County, Bentonville officials look into cannonball caper

County officials were on their guard Tuesday after the overnight theft of a cannonball from the Confederate monument on the downtown square.

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County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/TOM SISSOM County Judge Barry Moehring (left) discusses county roads with Gary LaRue of Siloam Springs at Mo...

Published: July 25, 2017

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager o...

Donna Miles, from left, manager of the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, Matt Colston, assistant manager of the Rogers Animal Shelter, a...

Published: August 18, 2012

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