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Hotel Hale Making Headway; Hot Springs Gaining Another Distillery

Hotel Hale Making Headway; Hot Springs Gaining Another Distillery
Left: Hot Springs Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are converting the historic Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel.

Hot Springs Mayor Pat McCabe says his work on the transformation of the old Hale Bathhouse into the Hotel Hale is “progressing nicely” and he and his wife, Ellen, hope to have it open by the end of the year.
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AETN to Cover High School Football, Basketball Championships

The Arkansas Educational Television Network, focusing on more local content under Executive Director Courtney Pledger, announced this morning that it will be kicking off high school football championship coverage in the state this fall.
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Hot Springs So Real You Feel Virtual Steam

A two-part production, “Hot Springs: The Experience of a Lifetime" is the centerpiece of Arkansas' first VR tourism campaign.
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