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.
Active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fell in Arkansas Wednesday, while cumulative cases surpassed 35,000 and the governor faced questions about looming school reopenings.
As of June 17, active COVID-19 cases have risen nearly 70% statewide; of these cases, 38.9% are in Northwest Arkansas.
As Arkansas tops 10,000 COVID-19 cases and Washington County tops 1,200, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the second phase of statewide reopening will proceed as planned Monday.
Thousands of Northwest Arkansans gathered in downtown Fayetteville Tuesday to mourn the killing of George Floyd and peacefully protest systemic racism and police brutality.
Two UA students were expelled from Sigma Chi after a video circulated social media appearing to show them mocking the killing of George Floyd.
Some city park amenities and all recreational pool facilities statewide will be permitted to reopen at partial capacity and with restrictions Friday.
Arkansas restaurants will be permitted to reopen their dining rooms at 33% of normal guest capacity May 11, with mandatory procedures for mask wearing, cleaning and social distancing.
A drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Bentonville has opened testing to anyone showing symptoms of the respiratory disease, by appointment only.
Local companies have donated time and money to provide NWA healthcare workers with protective boxes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during treatment procedures.
To provide economic relief to local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials have delayed the implementation of a ban on single-use polystyrene containers.
Many local small businesses have temporarily closed their doors to the public to halt the spread of COVID-19, resulting in many business owners having to lay off their staff.
The City of Fayetteville confirmed Wednesday that a Fayetteville resident received the first presumptive positive test for COVID-19 in Washington County.
Arkansas public schools will close Tuesday to allow the state health department to catch up on coronavirus testing.
Some students and professors think the STEM community overlooks transgender and non-binary people, especially in research.
The Fayetteville City Council is preparing to vote on implementing a 10-cent-per-bag fee in grocery stores over 10,000 square feet, hoping to encourage sustainability.
CDP Worldwide listed Fayetteville as an “A list” city in February among 104 more global cities significantly addressing climate change.
Fayetteville officials expanded a bounty on invasive species to remove the plants from the area and educate the public.
UAYD members volunteering on several Democratic campaigns are gearing up for Tuesday’s presidential primary, hoping to convince their fellow Northwest Arkansans to support their chosen candidates.
The dawn redwood tree at Wilson Park, the largest of its kind in Arkansas, will be awarded a plaque at a ceremony in April.
Fayetteville’s 29th-annual Fat Saturday Parade of Fools featured colorful floats, Brazilian dancers, roller derby racers and costumed dogs.
Renovation and expansion projects at the Fayetteville Public Library and David W. Mullins Library are on schedule for their respective completion dates of Oct. 9 and summer 2021.
NWA Space, a local non-profit organization, plans to build a planetarium and observatory in Lowell, Arkansas.
FPD officers arrested 12 people on felony charges between Jan. 10-16.
The Northwest Arkansas Continuum of Care organization tested a new app in their 2020 survey of the homeless population in NWA.
Rogers and Springdale approved free bus rides through Ozark Regional Transit on Jan. 1.
Students and Fayetteville residents marched through downtown Fayetteville on Jan. 25 to protest war with Iran.
NWA Children’s Shelter officials are opening a charter school in August offering kindergarten through third grade for kids who have experienced trauma.
ASG senators unanimously passed a proclamation Tuesday honoring the service of FPD Officer Stephen Carr.
City council members voted Tuesday to implement a parking deck near Arsaga’s at the Depot.
Arrests and violent crimes decreased in 2019, according to the Fayetteville Police Department’s summary report.
Fayetteville officials will be decreasing service charges for recycling programs, building bike trails and implementing other sustainable practices in 2020.
Following the 2018 election year, wherein women ran for office in record numbers, many local women are increasing their political involvement and supporting other female candidates.
Workers are on track to finish renovations at 430 W. Dickson St. by summer 2020.