Fayetteville Archive

  • springfest

    Springfest 2014 Keeping Fayetteville Funky

    Fayetteville will be getting a little funkier this weekend.  Springfest began in 1983 by Dickson Street vendors as a way to celebrate the history and culture of Fayetteville.  The festival features a pancake breakfast, live music, and the annual bed races where teams make their […]

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  • foodtruck

    Lottery Drawing will Determine Food Trucks in Fayetteville

    Owners of Food trucks who want to operate in public places around Fayetteville will have to submit their names by the end of April for a lottery drawing. New laws put in place in March will allow vendors the opportunity to use public parking spaces […]

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  • mobilealerts

    Fayetteville to Unveil New Emergency Alert System

    The City of Fayetteville is launching a new alert system at a press conference this Friday at 11:00 a.m. at City Hall. Mayor Lioneld Jordan will give details about the new Fayetteville alert system and how to sign up. It’s a free emergency alert service for Fayetteville residents, […]

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  • textinganddriving

    Campaign Cracking Down on Texting and Driving

    Fayetteville Police are cracking down on texting and driving as part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign police are using a combination of traditional and innovative strategies to crack down on distracted drivers.  States who applied were awarded $8 million in grants from the US […]

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  • maya

    BREAKING: Maya Angelou cancels event at Fayetteville Public Library

    An Evening with Maya Angelou has been canceled due the author’s health. The event will not be rescheduled. Dr. Angelou issued this statement in regards to missing the FPL appearance: Dear Fayetteville Public Library, Arkansas Family and Friends, I am profoundly saddened that I am […]

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  • f250

    Fayetteville to Purchase 3 New Snow Plows

    Nearly a hundred thousand dollars have been allocated by the Fayetteville City Council for the purchase of 3 new snow plows. The City Council approved the purchase last night. The three Ford F-250 trucks will all be fitted with Meyer snow plows and will be […]

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  • marchforbabies

    Annual March for Babies This Saturday

    This Saturday is the annual March for Babies. The march is an event held at Arvest Ballpark that helps raise money and awareness for newborn health. There will be many activities going on. You can register at the event starting at 9 AM or go online to marchforbabies.org. […]

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  • fayetteville

    Fayetteville City Council Discusses New Parking Deck

    Fayetteville City Council members met tonight to discuss the design of a new parking deck. The deck will replace the Walton Arts Center lot to relieve crowding and provide additional parking for events in the downtown area. It will be three stories tall. This project is […]

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  • pupcrawl

    3rd Annual Pup Crawl Coming to Dickson

    Fayetteville residents looking for a night out with man’s best friend can look no further. The third annual Dickson Street Pup Crawl will be held April 26th. Various bars on and around Dickson street will feature canine themed drink specials where you can sit back and enjoy […]

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  • scamalert

    Police Warn of Possible Phone Scam

    Fayetteville Police are warning drivers about a traffic ticket scam.  Police are getting complaints from people who received phones calls from a person claiming to be from the Arkansas Department of Traffic and Warrants. The scammer says the victim has a warrant out for their arrest […]

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