In hopes to save their businesses and local nightlife, some Northwest Arkansas bar owners have filed a lawsuit against the statewide COVID-19 curfew mandate.
Local officials responded to a fire on the north part of campus Tuesday night.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday as the state entered Phase 1-B of the Arkansas Department of Health’s distribution plan.
COVID-19 patients on ventilators hit a record Monday, one day after the state reached an all time high of active cases on Sunday,
An Arkansas healthcare worker was the first in the state to receive the COVID-19 vaccination Monday morning.
For some UA students who cope with mental illnesses, the holidays are less a time of joy, and more a source of stress.
Single-day COVID-19-related deaths in Arkansas hit a record high Monday, while a new report revealed that many state restaurateurs fear they will not be in business much longer.
D’Andre Jones, a Northwest Arkansas native and civil rights activist, claimed the Ward 1, Position 2 seat on Fayetteville City Council.
Arkansas’ records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and patients on ventilators broke again Monday, continuing the state’s nearly constant upward trend for November.
COVID-19 cases in Arkansas continue to rise as the state sees record-breaking numbers of hospitalizations two days in a row.
From Friday until Jan. 3, Arkansas businesses licensed to sell alcohol must close at 11 p.m. in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The Arkansas Department of Health reported 42 new deaths Friday, the state’s largest single-day increase since the pandemic began.
Locals joined a small protest near the Washington County Courthouse Wednesday night to advocate for complete counting of all votes in the presidential election.
Students and community members gathered online and in person on election night to rally behind their chosen candidates.
Republican Rep. Bart Hester will serve a third term representing District One in the Arkansas Senate, after defeating Democratic challenger Ronetta Francis.
UA alumnus and incumbent Rep. Jim Hendren has won a second term representing the second district of the Arkansas Senate.
Former missionary and incumbent Rep. Charlene Fite has won a fifth-term representing District 80 in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Democratic Rep. David Whitaker will serve a fifth term representing District 85 in the Arkansas House of Representatives after defeating Republican challenger Brian Hester.
UA lecturer and incumbent Rep. Nicole Clowney has won a second term representing District 86 in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Republican incumbent Rep. Steve Womack defeats Democratic nominee Celeste Williams, winning reelection for Arkansas’s Third U.S. Congressional District.
With 71.1% of precincts reporting, one constitutional amendment has been rejected while two have been approved.
With 98.7% of precincts reporting, one Fayetteville City Council race appears headed toward a runoff, while the Fayetteville mayoral race and three Fayetteville City Council races have been called.
Volunteering for a political campaign allowed some UA students to share their beliefs and passions with their communities through virtual outreach.
A Northwest Arkansas nurse is looking to defeat an incumbent Congressman who won his previous election by a landslide.
Arkansas hospitalizations continue to rise, with the top 20 highest days for hospitalizations recorded in October.
Bud Walton Arena became an early voting location for three days last week, marking the first time a polling place has been on the UA campus.
After facing months of rising demands for supplementary food assistance, employees of Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry are seeking large donations to keep its shelves fully stocked and its clients fed.
Early voting has started in Arkansas, and options for Arkansans to cast their ballot are flexible.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson revealed plans Wednesday for rapid-results antigen testing as cumulative confirmed case numbers approach 95,000.
Two Fayetteville residents affected by recent bias-related vandalism events, along with other members of the community, are using their voices and their money to denounce the vandals.
The Arkansas Department of Health reported 608 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Arkansas Monday, the most ever in the state, and the sixth record-breaking number in seven days.
After UA Transit and Parking officials expanded and clarified policies for appealing parking citations, a Little Rock attorney will drop his $3 million class action constitutionality suit.
Active cases of COVID-19 on the UA campus continue to trend downward, while statewide numbers continue to fluctuate.
Total confirmed and probable cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas have passed 80,000, while reported active cases on the UA campus are at their lowest since Aug. 26.
Arsaga's owners plan to open a new location in south Fayetteville in early October, trading in the restaurant's former train depot for an open-concept space.
Amid soaring numbers of daily new COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, a data project by Harvard and Brown University researchers identifies the state as having reached a “tipping point” in the pandemic.
Chancellor Steinmetz announced on-campus events will resume Sept. 21 as active COVID-19 cases decreased by 583 in a week.
The Washington County Election Commission voted Sept. 15 to turn Bud Walton Arena into an early voting site from Oct. 22-24.
Active cases on campus have dropped to 334, while the positivity rate for on-campus tests has reached 15%.
To ensure that all general election votes are counted amid the COVID-19 pandemic, postal service officials have advised Arkansans to request and return their absentee ballots as early as possible.
Active case numbers in the UA community dropped to 722 as the Chancellor urges students to respond to contact tracers.
After more than 400 new cases were added to the UA COVID-19 dashboard Monday, active cases on campus now total 923, while the positivity rate for on-campus testing has topped 12%.
Just two weeks after the start of the new school year, 53 students and staff members in NWA public schools are actively infected with COVID-19, and at least 593 are isolated after potential exposure.
On-campus COVID-19 cases rose by 248 in two days on Friday, as the UA interim provost announced a new push for disciplinary action for off-campus gatherings held without safety measures.
Positive COVID-19 cases jumped to nearly 400 as UA students and faculty settled into campus life.
In their weekly COVID-19 case update Monday, UA officials reported 24 new on-campus cases between Aug. 17-23, five of which were identified through on-campus testing.
As colleges and public schools across Arkansas reopen this week, active COVID-19 cases in the state are on a downward trajectory, but deaths from the virus are spiking.
Representatives of a new startup removed a Fayetteville hotel from their proposed “bubble campus” locations.
Northwest Arkansas skaters gathered at the Fayetteville Town Square on Sunday to show their support of minorities and protest systemic racism.