Nov 07 2016

Why Rogers Needs to Elect a New Mayor

Voters ask sometimes, “What is the difference between you?” We are different in many ways — education, professional background, and for vision for our city.” But where the rubber meets the road is his record in his first term. If Greg Hines was doing his job in a way that properly served our city, he …

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Nov 07 2016

Election Day Voting Locations

Benton County is moving to vote centers for election day voting. Like early voting, you can now go to any Benton County vote center on election day. You are no longer limited voting at your specific precinct location. Due to technology requirements of the new equipment, some of your familiar voting locations are no longer …

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Oct 31 2016

Updated! The Colonel Speaks Out On Hines’ Attempt to Take Credit for a Tax Break

Updated content from November 3 (re-aired here with permission). Here is more commentary from The Colonel. Worth your time to listen. It exposes the facts about Hines’ claims.   Mayor Hines uses a political marketing firm skilled in the art of “spin.” I knew when I saw this line on his last mailer, they had …

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Oct 27 2016

KURM Radio Interview with The Colonel

In case you missed it, here are two interviews I did at KURM radio with The Colonel. Please pass them along to others who live in Rogers. We cover issues in Rogers in both interviews. To learn more about why I’m running for mayor of Rogers, click here.     The first is from September …

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Oct 24 2016

12 Reasons to Vote for Carrie Perrien Smith for Mayor of Rogers

I talk to so many people who have already decided to vote for me without having first talked to me because I am a woman or a conservative Republican or — and this is the best one yet — not Greg Hines. While these are fine reasons if that what drives you, I’d like to …

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Jul 29 2016

Smith Announces Bid for 2016 Mayor’s Race in Rogers

For Immediate Release July 29, 2016 Contact Carrie Perrien Smith 479-903-0208 carrie@carrie4rogers.com Smith Announces Bid for 2016 Mayor’s Race in Rogers Carrie Perrien Smith, MBA announced  that she will run for mayor of Rogers. She is a local business owner and a marketing, communication, and branding consultant. She moved to Rogers in 1993. Her leadership …

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Jul 27 2016

Carrie Perrien Smith Announcing Run for Rogers Mayor Saturday 7/30 downtown in Frisco Park

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Carrie Perrien Smith will announce her candidacy for the office of Mayor of Rogers Arkansas. We’ll gather in Frisco Park at 10:00 a.m. Rain or shine. Please join us to support a leader who will showcase Rogers as a regional leader, inspire entrepreneurship and job creation, spark commercial and residential re-development in our at-risk areas, …

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Nov 11 2015

Hiring the Right Communication Professional for the City of Rogers

January 2016 will mark for me 30 years working in the communication industry. Some of that was in training, publishing, internal communication, and marketing and branding roles, but it all was spent doing communication-related work. Embracing the evolving communication industry During my 2012 bid for city council, I wrote about our need for a proactive …

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Jun 08 2015

Investing Strategically in Our City’s Green Space

With about four thousand square feet of flowerbeds that I either maintain or am constructing at our house or our rental, I pay attention to decorative green space. A healthy, well-landscaped yard adds thousands of dollars to the value of a home. I walk around the local cities and look at the landscaping. I watch …

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May 10 2015

Small Business Counseling for Free

After I left my corporate job in 2001, I finally had the flexibility to volunteer in my community. The first organization I offered my time and expertise was SCORE. It is a non-profit funded by the Small Business Administration. It is mostly used as a resource for free small business counseling. It has to be one …

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