Local news: Tuesday 5/5

New Washington County leaders profiled
A tip of the hat to the NWA Times for profiling Steve Clark, Marilyn Edwards and Lioneld Jordan after their first four months on the job.

@GregLeding running for state Legislature
Greg Leding, a local business consultant and sometimes contributor to the Fayetteville Flyer announced via a press release last week that he’s running as a Democrat to succeed Rep. Lindsley Smith. The story was originally broke by the NWA Times but here’s a more recent note by the Morning News. Also, Fayettevillage Voice chimes in.

Faye Jones resigns
When I attended Root Elementary, Mrs. Jones was a teacher. She’s since become Principal and is now retiring (NWA Times). Also here (Morning News). No, I’m not that old. She was a teacher longer than she was the principal.

No spiked collars
The Morning News’ Skip Descant outlines a few of the new dog park rules approved by the Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Who’s against Act 1?
Last week, we found out who was in favor of Act 1. Now we can see a few folks who were against it.

The New School receives full ISACS accreditation
Mayor Jordan was there. Steve Clark was there. We were there. We wrote about it. We took photos. I’m hungry. Time for lunch.