Arkansas Business published a special "Fort Smith Growth Report" in July that highlights some of the current momentum for economic and community development. Pages 4-5 provide a feature article titled "Chaffee Crossing District Key to Fort Smith's Growth".
Owners of a whiskey distillery want to expand operations to the Historic District at Chaffee Crossing. The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) approved the $675,000 sale of Building 339 and 5.32 acres to Axe and the Oak Distillery.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Congressman Steve Womack attended the groundbreaking Thursday for the expansion of Interstate 49 from Barling to Alma.
Photos taken by the Southwest Times Record are available for public viewing.