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Huntsville City Council members were treated to a glimpse of a revitalized downtown Huntsville at their meeting Monday night.

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A Hindsville City Council member Monday night spoke out against a proposed ordinance that would target unsightly dwellings and properties in the town.

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The Hindsville City Council Monday decided to draft an ordinance to deal with unsightly dwellings in the town. An ordinance will need three readings and be published in the newspaper before it can be put into effect.

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A project to improve Highway 23 between Huntsville and Eureka Springs received funding recently from the Arkansas State Highway Commission.

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A local couple was told Monday it will be months before changes could happen to allow them to put a mobile home on land they own in Huntsville.

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Getting local businesses to take part in a survey in 2020 is vital to the Huntsville Economic Development Commission, member Kevin Hatfield told the group at its meeting last week.

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The St. Paul Town Council last week passed two ordinances concerning the first-ever sales tax in the community.

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The Madison County Election Commission approved the sales tax issue in St. Paul and ballot positions for the March 3 Primary Election.

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A craft brewing company in Huntsville got one step closer to realization Monday night when the Huntsville City Council extended the lease on the Basham building from three to five and one-half years.

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The final six rural water tanks have been inspected and test results sent to the Arkansas Department of Health, according to Madison County Water Facilities Board Manager Rodney Reynolds.

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Business leaders searching for a new location study demographics, such as population, housing and transportation. Quite often, the first place they go is a locale’s website. Representatives of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission invariably tell audiences of elected officials and com…

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The Madison County Quorum Court passed the annual property tax levy ordinance, which assigns millage rates on real estate and personal property for the current year. The biggest chunk of money from property tax goes to schools – 80 percent for property owners in unincorporated parts of the H…

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No more grants are available for a new water tank in Huntsville, according to incoming water department director Sean Davis.

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The filing period for those seeking public office in the 2020 elections will end at noon on Nov. 12.

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The Huntsville Economic Development and Tourism Commission last week heard about updates to the bylaws and the work plan.

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The chairman of an ad-hoc committee of the Huntsville City Council said he would like to see a “flow chart” for a new temporary animal holding facility.

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The Huntsville Planning Commission briefly met on Monday and finalized a lot line adjustment for property on Governor’s Hill for an out-of-state couple.

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Huntsville’s City Council voted Monday night to build kennels for temporary housing of stray animals at the city’s industrial park site.  The exact location on the site and the starting construction date will be determined after the Ad Hoc Committee on Kennel Location meets again.

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Madison County Judge Frank Weaver has been awarded the Association of Arkansas Counties’ (AAC) 2019 Wes Fowler Advocacy Award for his “tireless work in boldly advocating for the counties of Arkansas,” a news release said.

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Madison County has  seen a slight reduction in the money spent to house prisoners in Washington and Carroll counties this year, according to County Clerk Tamitha Blocker.

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An ad hoc committee last Wednesday narrowed down to four the potential sites for a temporary animal shelter in the city of Huntsville.

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The Madison County Jail is once again out of compliance with state regulations after another inspection was performed this summer, according to Madison County Judge Frank Weaver, who told the quorum court the findings at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.

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Madison County has received $164,019 in Phase 1 funding for an elevator to be installed in the courthouse, according to a news release Tuesday from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

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The Huntsville Economic Development Commission last week continued its work on the state’s Competitive Communities Initiative Evaluation, according to Economic and Tourism Director Nancy Marsh.

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ELKINS – The Elkins City Council earlier this month heard more details about a planned subdivision on 92 acres, less than two miles from the schools.