Fayetteville business owners may now choose whether to return to using Styrofoam containers beginning this summer.
Active COVID-19 cases fell to 1,939 Monday, and have been hovering around 2,000 since late March.
Nearly 29% of the total U.S. population is fully immunized against COVID-19, while just 22% of the Arkansas population is.
The COVID-19 pandemic has derailed Ramadan observances for Muslims in Fayetteville.
Transgender individuals in Arkansas are expressing disappointment, anger and fear for the future amid a slew of anti-transgender legislation passed or proposed in the General Assembly this session.
With the NWA population expected to rise by 80,000 households in the next twenty years, the region’s small amount of unoccupied housing is causing an affordability crisis.
Protestors chanted “no justice, no peace, prosecute the police” and celebrated the resilience of LGBTQ Arkansans at the multi-faceted “Rally for Our Rights” on Sunday.
City mask mandates remain in place in Fayetteville and Springdale, while Rogers and Bentonville never had such mandates.
The FDA has asked states to put Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution on pause.
City of Fayetteville employees are set to change Leroy Pond Drive to Nolan Richardson Drive on April 16, one month after lawmakers unanimously approved the name change.
By Monday, state health officials had administered over 1.2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as active cases fell to just over 1,600.
Despite the more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in the state, most Arkansans remain unvaccinated. For some, this is a choice.
NWA bar owners are cautiously beginning to expand their operations in the wake of state officials lifting health directives.
While Arkansas’ statewide mask mandate has ended, local elected officials and business owners are free to set individual policies.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson is set to lift the mask mandate at the end of March, while the state of emergency declared because of the ongoing pandemic will be in effect for another two months.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said positive trends in case numbers, hospitalizations, vaccinations and testing lead him to believe he will lift the mandate as planned in nine days.
After facing months of closure and losing their downtown rental space, the Fenix Gallery is rising from the ashes and toward a new home on Mount Sequoyah.
FPD officers responded to a call Thursday morning regarding the death of a 20-year-old male.
Eligible UA community members included in Phases 1-A, 1-B or 1-C can now make vaccine appointments at Pat Walker Health Center or other participating facilities.
Eligible members of the UA community can now make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Pat Walker Health Center.
Mutual aid groups in Northwest Arkansas, among hundreds across the country, are providing food, rental, utility, and other assistance.
Religious leaders have altered the way worship services, ceremonies and holidays take place in their houses of worship to help protect their congregants’ health.
The homelessness crisis in Northwest Arkansas has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on unemployment, food insecurity and housing affordability.
New groups eligible under Phase 1-B can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, including postal workers, some government employees, Arkansans working in manufacturing, grocery store employees and others.
The world governing body for sports cycling recognized Fayetteville as the first international “Bike City” in the U.S., and the second in North America.
Supply shortages and scheduling confusion have left some eligible Arkansans waiting weeks or months to receive their COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Around 49,000 new Arkansans are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under Phase 1-B of the Arkansas rollout.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson eased virus-related directives Friday, citing an ongoing decrease in active cases and an increase in vaccinations statewide.
Active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas fell below 5,000 for the first time in eight months Monday
In addition to attending online classes, UA students have faced power outages, frozen pipes and record-low temperatures this week.
Some UA students and amateur stock traders made quick profits off of stocks with inflated prices that were boosted by Reddit communities, much to Wall Street’s chagrin.
Active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas are continuing on a downward trend that started in early January.
Making time for one’s significant other this Valentine’s Day will prove tricky for some students, whose partners at other universities live hundred of miles away.
Local daters have turned to online dating, at-home meetups and strict COVID-19 testing regimens in an attempt to stay safe while still being active in the dating scene.
As active COVID-19 cases in Arkansas continue on a month-long downward trajectory, over 10% of Arkansans have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Amid COVID-19 restrictions, many local nonprofits have been forced to adapt their services to work around suspended or downsized volunteer programs.
A new “friendly fridge” at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s outdoor food pantry is the latest addition in a city-wide community effort to fight hunger through mutual aid.
COVID-19 cases in Arkansas are continuing on a downward trajectory as vaccine distribution continues.
Businesses that serve alcohol in Arkansas will continue to be required to close at 11 p.m. for COVID-19 prevention, after a circuit court judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the curfew.
As the U.S. surpassed 25 million cumulative COVID-19 cases, Arkansas health officials continued to distribute the vaccines one week after Phase 1-B began.
After a massive expansion, the Fayetteville Public Library has opened a new wing with features ranging from a teaching kitchen to a professional photography studio.
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.