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20 hrs ago | The City Wire

Legacy Bank breaks ground on new Pinnacle Bank Center

The board of directors and shareholders of Legacy National Bank officially announced its new Pinnacle Banking Center with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, April 18 at the new Rogers building site.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Rogers, AR, Bentonville, AR

Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

Crews Battle 7-Acre Grass Fire Near Beaver Lake

Crews extinguished a grass fire Friday afternoon that burned just west of Beaver Lake in Lowell, after flames spread across as many as seven acres.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Lowell, AR

Friday | The City Wire

Major road construction to continue in Benton County

Anyone regularly traveling through Bella Vista in the morning or evening into Bentonville knows more access roads are needed to connect the town of nearly 30,000 residents to the rest of Northwest Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Bella Vista, AR, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Arkansas, Hiwasse, AR

Friday | NWAonline

Bentonville School District, Club Working On Busing Issue

Superintendent Michael Poore said he's working with Boys Girls Club of Benton County officials on a "win-win" solution to the issue of the School District's after-school transportation of students to the club.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bentonville, AR, Rogers, AR, Bella Vista, AR

Friday | NWAonline

Benton County Officials Craft Legislative Agenda

Benton County officials had their eyes on the state treasury Thursday as they considered items they would like to see addressed by the Legislature in 2015.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The City Wire

Interstate 540 moniker in western Arkansas to change to I-49

Drivers making their way from Alma to Benton County are going to have to get used to hopping on Interstate 49 starting next week.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Alma, AR, Van Buren, AR, Fayetteville, AR

The City Wire

NWA gears up for Starlight Gala, Race for the Cure and more

April is packed with big events including a hunt for 15,000 Easter Eggs, Komen's Race for the Cure, and a Starlight Gala featuring one of country music hottest duos, Thompson Square.

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Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR, Life, Holidays, Easter, Rogers, AR

Wed Apr 16, 2014

4029TV.com

What it will cost to replace signs on I-540

YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE AT I-540 IN BENTON COUNTY TONIGHT. BUT THIS TIME NEXT WEEK, IT WILL BE CALLED INTERSTATE 49. THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCED TODAY IT WILL PUT UP NEW SIGNS ON THE HIGHWAY BETWEEN BELLA VISTA AND ALMA.

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Related Topix: Bella Vista, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Former Rogers Doctor Accused In Patient Nude Photo Scandal

An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Benton County doctor accused of taking nude photographs of a woman during an examination without her knowledge, according to the Second Judicial District of Arkansas prosecutor based in Jonesboro.

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Bentonville, AR, Paragould, AR

NWAonline

Benton County Candidates: Business Incentives Needed

A state government spending millions on incentive packages to lure in new businesses can afford to cut taxes to help all businesses instead, a candidate said at a Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce forum Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The City Wire

Rivaldo embraces new Arvest leadership role in Benton County

Fort Smith area native Craig Rivaldo is set to take over leadership for Arvest Benton County on May 1 and the banker will carry his "playbook" and more than 20 years of leadership experience when he settles into his new bank office full-time.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Fayetteville, AR, University of Arkansas, Bentonville, AR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Two Local Teens Killed In Car Wreck In Benton County

Friends and teachers of Zachary Long and Shawn Hurt said the 19 year old men were taken way before their time.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Monday Traffic and Construction Delays

Interstate-540: Rogers Fire and Lowell Fire are working a single vehicle accident that is blocking traffic near exit 78 in the center median.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Johnson, AR, Prairie Grove, AR

NWAonline

Benton County Jail Inmate Dies At Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville

A Benton County Jail inmate who was transported to Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville last week has died, said Rob Holly, chief deputy with the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Rogers, AR

Sun Apr 13, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Community Comes Together to Help Centerton Fire Victims

The fire started around noon and was put out by eight different fire departments a little after 1 p.m. Mayor Bill Edwards said the Red Cross was on scene an hour or so after the fire started to give aid to displaced families.

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Related Topix: Centerton, AR

NWAonline

Centerton apartment fire attributed to oxygen tank

A fire that displaced 12 families and destroyed a Centerton apartment building Saturday started after a home oxygen tank ignited in a first-floor unit, Benton County Fire Marshal Marc Trollinger said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Centerton, AR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The City Wire

Civil and criminal charges mount against former Arvest banker

The Bank of Fayetteville won't likely be the last one to file suit against H. Dennis Smiley Jr., who owes more than $4.5 million to about 20 Arkansas banks .

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

NWAonline

Benton County School Of The Arts To Become Arkansas Arts Academy

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR

Thu Apr 10, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Centerton Gets First Tornado Sirens

The three sirens are 45 feet tall and have 16 speakers that sound the alarm in all directions in case of a tornado or other emergency.

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Related Topix: Centerton, AR, Weather

The City Wire

Mercy breaks ground for new clinic in downtown Rogers

Dr. Steve Goss, Mercy Clinic president, addressed the Rogers crowd at the groundbreaking for a new $3.5 million clinic located downtown on Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Bella Vista, AR, Medicine

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