Conway Department of Sanitation Holiday hours

The Conway Department of Sanitation holiday hours have been posted on its website.

Because Christmas falls on Monday, recycle day will be postponed by a week. December 25 pickup will occur Jan. 1, 2018.

Trash and yard waste pickup will continue as scheduled Dec. 26.

Glass collection will be suspended until the following week, as well.

The Department of Sanitation's offices will be closed Dec. 25 and 26.

Holiday collection may be subject to change or suspended due to inclement weather, safety or other reasonable purposes.

For more information, visit or call 5014506155.

Conway Corp announces promotions

Conway Corp recently promoted five employees in the technology, cable, billing, human resources and customer services departments to better reflect their current job responsibilities, training and certification level.

Jason English has been promoted from Headend Technician to Senior Headend Technician.

English recently celebrated his 12-year anniversary with the company in April.

Ben Lawrence has been promoted from Construction Technician to Senior Construction Technician.

Lawrence joined the cable department seven years ago.

Brittney McCaig has been promoted from Customer Accounts Specialist to Senior Customer Accounts Specialist.

McCaig has been with the company for 13 years.

DeAnna Smith has been promoted from Human Resources Technician to Senior Human Resources Technician.

Smith is celebrating her seven-year anniversary with the company this month.

Shelly Smith has been promoted from Customer Service Specialist to Senior Customer Service Specialist.

Smith started with Conway Corp in 2011 as a cashier and moved to customer service in 2013.

Second Andy's Frozen Custard comes to Conway

Popular frozen custard chain Andy's opened its first Conway location Sept. 23, 2015, at 2375 Dave Ward Drive.

The ground for the 1,375-square-foot store broke ground May 12, 2015, near the University of Central Arkansas campus as the 27th location.

Two years later, ground has been cleared for a second Conway location and Arkansas' sixth location.

Shipley Do-Nuts at 201 East Oak Street was demolished, making room for the new Andy's.

Old DeBoard Electronics gets demolished

Since moving to its new location on Dave Ward, the old DeBoard Electronics sat dormant.

The old location bustled on Oak Street for 65 years, but moved into a larger location in late June.

The new facility moved to the two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is shared with C2 Powersports of Conway.

As that chapter opened, one is closing with the Oak Street location being torn down this week.

Owner of the property Charles DeBoard plans to lease the property out, but has not released who will be leasing.

Fletcher Smith continues closing sale

Fletcher Smith Jewelers is continuing its retiring sale with items marked 60 to 80 percent off.

Storeowners Fletcher and Sherry Smith announced early November they are shutting down the business after it has served the Conway community for 119 years.

The Smiths plan to retire once all items are sold, and spend more time with each other.

Sherry said the two will see what life is like without owning the jewelry store.

Fletcher said turning the key for the last time will be a tough moment.