Chaffee Crossing is the economic development engine of western Arkansas and the center point of the nation’s crossroads for business.

 

Over $1.8 BILLION in capital investments have resulted in numerous corporate and regional headquarters and generated more than 3,500 jobs, 35 residential developments, and a variety of amenities resulting in an exciting, vibrant mixed-use community. People and businesses alike are drawn to Chaffee Crossing because this is Arkansas’ premier community where Smart Growth planning is key and an outdoor lifestyle is part of the DNA.

Chaffee Crossing is a community on the rise!

 

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Mar 29, 2022

Since 1975 and the arrival of Vietnamese refugees, Fort Chaffee has been a relocation center for those displaced from their homes due to war and natural disasters. Because of Fort Chaffee, a Vietnamese community took hold in Fort Smith. The work at Fort Chaffee and area sponsors helped Vietnamese people relocate after trips by boats and airplanes to flee Vietnam at the end of the war.


Mar 25, 2022

On this day 64 years ago, the “haircut heard 'round the world” changed music history forever. As a 23-year-old Elvis Presley sat in the barber’s chair at Fort Chaffee barbershop in Fort Smith, Arkansas, his disappearing signature sideburns and pompadour unequivocally confirmed what lie ahead - a two-year tour of duty in the US Army and, much to the dismay of millions of fans around the world, a lengthy postponement of his trailblazing ascent as the young "King of Rock ’n' Roll." In a light-hearted moment with the onlooking press, Elvis jested, “Hair today, gone tomorrow!”


Mar 24, 2022

Elvis Presley got his GI buzz at the Fort Chaffee Barbershop 64 years ago. On Saturday, March 26 this year, free haircuts will be offered again to commemorate the historic buzz cut.


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