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Planning OKs four-plex units

Two four-plex townhouse units to be built near downtown and aimed at helping the city’s need for housing options got a stamp of approval from the Eureka Springs Planning Commission. At its regular meeting on July 9, the planning commission voted 4-0 to approve a request from Terry McGuire to build the eight townhouses at 2 Judah St., on a piece of property located just north of Legends Saloon.
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Skills instructor leaving school after successful tenure

The Eureka Springs School Board’s brief meeting on Monday, July 8, included a vote to approve a resignation that superintendent Bryan Pruitt calls “big news.” In the 13-minute meeting, the board voted to approve the resignation of Jason Hill, who has been a skills and trade instructor and sponsor of the school’s award-winning SkillsUSA program for the past 10 years. “We did accept the resignation, which is kind of big news, of Jason Hill,” Pruitt said.
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Bid to preserve transparency falls ‘just short,’ supporters say

Their effort to place a constitutional amendment and initiated act aimed at protecting and preserving the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act on the Nov. 5 ballot had fallen “just short” of the required number of signatures while collecting the necessary number from the required 50 counties, indicating broad support and a strong organization.
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