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Officials with RES Americas met Monday with members of the Crossett City Council to discuss the necessary steps needed to make an estimated $150 million, 800-acre solar farm south of Crossett happen.

The apparently accidental distribution of a poem with a strong expletive in it at the Crossett Middle School has resulted in a debate in the community about what is age appropriate for eighth grade students.

After hearing from 13 speakers both for and against adding a new cell phone tower in a Hamburg neighborhood, the Hamburg City Council voted to deny the appeal to overturn the city Planning and Zoning Committee’s decision to approve it.

The Ashley County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant last week that led to the the largest methamphetamine bust in county history when they confiscated nearly a pound of suspected meth.

The 41st Annual Wiggins’ Cabin Festival was Saturday, and members of the community gathered for a 5K run and walk, the Miss Wiggins Pageant, games, food, fun and even horse rides. As the event began, the Boy Scouts led a flag raising ceremony. During the celebration, the Crossett Historical …

After decades in operation, some of the machines at the Georgia Pacific-Crossett facilities are falling silent, smokestacks are puffing no more, and those who operated the processes that fueled them are driving out the gates for the last times.

The Ashley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of forest fires in Ashley County as arson, including one that burned in the area of the Crossett Municipal Airport-Z.M. Jack Stell Field last week.

A student who brought a handgun to the Crossett High School campus last week did not pose a threat to the school but will still have to face legal consequences, Crossett Police Chief J.W. Cruce said Tuesday.

Crossett High School’s homecoming festivities included skydivers as part of the pre-game show Friday, a dance by school teachers and administrators, a skit in which football players and cheerleaders traded places, and the crowning of Rebekah Frisby as homecoming queen.

The Crossett Water Commission’s plant manager said he believes the commission can take on Georgia Pacific-Crossett as a customer without significant problems.

Comfort items can be difficult to come by when serving in the military overseas, but this year a regional non-profit is offering Crossett residents a chance to support one of their own by sending some G.R.I.T.S.

An Ashley County jury ruled in favor of a gun manufacturer in a civil case that lasted all of last week. The case hinged on the plaintiff’s claim that he was injured when a gun misfired.

As its facility downsizes in other areas, Georgia Pacific-Crossett has asked to be placed on water service from the Crossett Water Commission.

The Hamburg City Council and those who attended its meeting at the city’s new fire station were treated to a tour of the facility Monday evening.

The 41st Annual Wiggins’ Cabin Arts and Crafts Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Wiggins’ Cabin pavilion in Crossett. This year’s event will feature a new Weenie Dog Race and display by the UAM forestry team.

Members of the Unity-Frost Prairie Fire Department hosted their annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at Walmart in Crossett Saturday by asking people to fill their boots with donations.

Though they did not come to an official decision about protocol Monday night, members of the Crossett City Council signaled their approval of continuing the project to clean up abandoned and derelict properties around the city.

The executive director of the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce said the job fair the Chamber hosted last week was a success

The permanent shutdowns that Georgia Pacific-Crossett announced in June are fast approaching, and last week the Crossett mill permanently shut down one of its board machines.

Former Miss Ashley County Anna Cate Toler passed on her tiara to McKenzie Rice as Rice was crowned Miss Ashley County at the Ashley County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Pageants for a number of younger age categories were hosted during the day.