Golden Globe for NWA Director
State Mask Mandate to End March 31st if Vaccination Goals are Reached
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Friday that he will extend the state's emergency declaration for one more month, ending Arkansas' mask mandate on March 31st if vaccination goals are met. Gov. Hutchinson went on to say the state's COVID-19 directives will then be considered "guidance" and will not carry penalties for businesses or individuals.
Arts & Culture
What do NWA and Golden Globe Have in Common?
Minari, a film directed by a Northwest Arkansas native Lee Isaac Chung, and set in Northwest Arkansas won a Golden Globe award last night for best Motion Picture - Foreign Language.
Minari is playing locally at Malco Razorback Cinema or can be streamed on nearly all digital platforms.
XNA Receives Over $4M in Federal Stimulus Funds
Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA), along with five other airports in the state, have been approved to receive over $4.5 million in federal stimulus money. In partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Department of Transportation will distribute the funds, which were approved through the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act.
Tune in to Fayetteville's State of Development Meeting Today
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the "State of Development in Fayetteville" panel discussion today, March 1st, from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.
The event is free to register. More information can be found HERE.
The Dynasty Continues
Making history - The No. 1 Arkansas Women's Track & Field team secured their seventh consecutive SEC Indoor championship win, while the Arkansas Men's Track & Field team claimed its 24th total win for the title.
This marks the "eighth time for Arkansas men and women to sweep SEC Indoor titles since joining the league and its fifth time to accomplish the feat since 2012-13 when the conference expanded to 14 schools." - Razorback Athletics
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