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Senior centers

Hot Springs Senior Center, 210 Woodbine, and McAuley Center, 5010 Arkansas Highway 7 north, are operated by CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs and primarily funded through the Area Agency on Aging of West Central Arkansas. The centers are open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, serving area seniors aged 60 and older. No membership due or fees are required for services, it does fundraise and any and all donations are appreciated. Visitors and guests under 60 are welcome.

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Groups offer free meals for Thanksgiving

Seven nonprofit organizations and churches across Garland County plan to serve Thanksgiving meals to those in need of a holiday meal, with a few venues offering transportation and delivery services.

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Increasing accountability

Bright: County agencies must hold opioid users accountable

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final installment of a multipart series on opioids, considered to be the fastest-growing abused substance in Garland County by local health officials.

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Decorating day

Garland County maintenance tech Mitch Solsby prepares to hang a wreath on the Garland County Court House Friday afternoon.

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Brush fire

Piney volunteer firefighter Bryan Carpenter walks into the woods near Sunshine Acres Trail, off Oak Grove Road, on Saturday.

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Off and running

36th festival draws record field, excites crowd

The annual Spa Running Festival pulled record attendance numbers Saturday morning, drawing participants from across the United States along with state and local runners.

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Mt. Pine considers employee pay raise

MOUNTAIN PINE -- The city council will meet Monday at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 241 Main St., for a regularly-scheduled business meeting to consider a pay raise for city employees and an ordinance amending the city's utility disconnection policy.

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