Posted on: October 26, 2016

Planning Commission public hearing slated

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 10 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, to consider the following land use requests:

Winston Re-Zone– 111 Blackhawk Lane - Zoning change request...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Exchange Street closing

Exchange Street, between Court Street and the entrance to the Exchange Street Parking Plaza, will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Thursday for crosswalk improvements. The parking plaza will be accessible. Signs will be posted, an...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

HSFD promotions announced

Hot Springs Fire Chief Ed Davis announced the recent retirement of Shift Commander Jeff Saunders, which brought about the following series of promotions. Captain Charles Nicholson was promoted to the rank of shift commander; Lieutenant Kenny Byrd was prom...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Crosswalk painting begins Tuesday evening

Beginning Tuesday at 6 p.m., the city’s Traffic Division will begin painting the brick-stamped crosswalks in the downtown area. They will begin at the intersection of Central Avenue and Chapel Street, working northward. They will continue to work nights u...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Street and lane closings

Sanford Street, between Charteroak and Valley streets, will be closed to through traffic on Monday and Tuesday for street repair.

Vardon Street, between East Belding and Hillwood streets, will be closed to through traffic for water line construction b...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Robbins chosen as grand marshal of 2016 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade

Executive Director Liz Robbins of the Garland County Historical Society has accepted the invitation to serve as grand marshal of this year’s Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade, to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 5 in downtown Hot Springs.

“This y...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

HSPD sergeants honored by DOD

Sergeant Frank Abbott and Sergeant Chris Adkins of the Hot Springs Police Department were presented with Patriot Awards today by Richard Green, Arkansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in recognition of extraordinary support of their employee se...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

City issues Majestic Hotel project update

As Majestic Hotel property demolition nears its close, the City of Hot Springs has issued the following project update.

In July 2016, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) approved a work plan submitted by DT Specialized Services of T...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Aircraft sustains damage upon landing at Hot Springs Memorial Field

At approximately 4:30 p.m. today, an aircraft attempting to land at Hot Springs Memorial Field sustained substantial damage due to the apparent collapse of its landing gear. All parties onboard were uninjured. The runway is currently closed to air traffic...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Check your smoke alarm's expiration date

Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most p...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

New Hot Springs Intracity Transit bus hits city streets

Ken Freeman

On October 3, a new, smaller-size Hot Springs Intracity Transit bus was put into operation on Route 1. It features images of three city employees who agreed to serve as the first to be featured on the city’s rolling billboard: Simuel Jones, Sanitation; L...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Entries now being accepted for Christmas Parade

Online registration is now available for participation in the 2016 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade at . The parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Hot Springs, with a rain date of ...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

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 of the strict codes that must be met before this type of facility can be opened to the public. Each...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

City accepts applications for 2017 CDBG project funding

The City of Hot Springs will launch the competitive application period for an estimated $300,000 in fiscal year 2017 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding at the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Ci...Read on...

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...