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Fort Smith, Arkansas is located in Sebastian County. Zip codes in Fort Smith, AR include 72908, 72906, and 72905. The median home price in Fort Smith is $139,500 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Fort Smith information.

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3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Fort Smith paper fires 37; moves printing to Hussman and Springdale plant

WHAT'S YOUR LEDE? At Times Record, it was transfer of printing location. Oh, by the way, 37 people will lose jobs.

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4 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Man Accused of Killing Pregnant Woman to Appear Before Judge

A man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend is set to appear before a judge Wednesday , at the Sebastian County Courts building.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The City Wire

Chancellor: Departing UAFS leaders a sign of good hiring, training

The chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith said several top-level administrators recently departing the university are signs the university is hiring the right individuals and developing them professionally and intellectually.

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5NEWSonline.com

Garrett's Blog: Fewest 100Ao+ Days Since 2007

Not that many people are complaining but this summer continues to trend below normal with the fewest number of 100Ao+ days for both Fayetteville and Fort Smith since July of 2007 which neither location hit the century mark.

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The City Wire

Fort Smith announces succession plan for finance director

Planning for the eventual retirement of Fort Smith's director of finance has already begun with the announcement Tuesday of the city's new number two in the finance department.

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5NEWSonline.com

Agencies Come Together to Educate Residents on Watershed Plans

The City of Fort Smith Utility Department will hold a meeting Tuesday night to discuss the management of the Lee Creek watershed.

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5NEWSonline.com

Power Strip Overheats, Destroys Fort Smith Home

Battalion Chief Mark Talley with Fort Smith Fire said crews were dispatched to the house at 1200 North 45th Street just before 3 a.m., after neighbors reported seeing heavy smoke in the area.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The City Wire

Robertson named director of UAFS Center for Business and Professional Development

Dave Robertson has been named director of the Center for Business and Professional Development at the The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

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5NEWSonline.com

Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Is Charged With Capital Murder

A Fort Smith man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was officially charged today in Sebastian County, according to a news release from Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue.

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The City Wire

Lessons learned from the fall of Rome

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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5NEWSonline.com

Fort Smith School Board to Meet with City Leaders

The Fort Smith Board of Directors will meet with the Fort Smith Public Board of Education, and the City of Barling Monday as part of a special study session.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Season of Entertainment Starting This Fall at Uafs

You can purchase tickets for the shows online at www.uafs.edu or call their box office at 479-788-7300.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The City Wire

First National Bank of Rogers announces new name

First National Bank of Rogers announces it is rebranding its name to First National Bank of NWA.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Police: Man Arrested After Rubbing Feces On Pole At Northside High

A Fort Smith man with a history of indecent exposure convictions was arrested on July 19 after police say he exposed himself at Northside High School, according to an arrest warrant.

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5NEWSonline.com

Police: Van Involved In Fort Smith Theft Case Located, Suspect Arrested

Investigators with the Fort Smith Police Department have located what they believe is the van used in a prior theft case involving $25,000 worth of missing tires and rims and arrested a case suspect, according to a news release.

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5NEWSonline.com

Routine Sewer Smoke Tests Cause Scare

Routine sewer system tests are causing some confusion in the City of Fort Smith.

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New York Daily News

Arkansas man claims he was too drunk to remember fatal attack on pregnant girlfriend: cops

Douglas True, 21, was cuffed after cops reportedly found the body of his 22-year-old girlfriend, Briana Butler - who was seven months pregnant - in the bathroom of their Fort Smith home on Sunday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

Geologist: Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas should prep for earthquakes

Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas do not sit on or near regularly active fault lines, but residents in the regions should pay attention to a new hazard map issued by the United States Geological Survey.

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4029TV.com

Chaffee Crossing damage may be from possible 'gustnado'

WEATHER SERVICE IS DECIDING WHAT CAUSED SO MUCH DAMAGE IN YESTERDAYS STORM. 40/29'S METEOROLOGIST DARBY BYBEE WAS THERE TOO.

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The City Wire

The Young Actors Guild delivers Sendak's - Really Rosie' to Fort Smith

Clayton Hartwig , Shelby Hartwig , Evan Law , Reece McDaniel and Jada Mack perform the lead roles in the Young Actors Guild production of "Really Rosie" opening Thursday at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith.

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Flash Flood Watch for Sebastian County was issued at July 30 at 7:28AM CDT

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