updated: 08/27/2016 2:29 a.m.
Voters will get the chance to decide in the November general election whether a new library is built in downtown Pine Bluff.
posted: 08/27/2016 2:27 a.m.
A group opposing the effort to allow alcohol sales in Johnson County has filed a lawsuit challenging the certification of petitions to put the question on the county's general election ballot.
posted: 08/27/2016 2:18 a.m.
Eleven people have filed as of Friday for election to the School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District, which has been operating under state control and without a locally elected board since 2011.
posted: 08/27/2016 2:16 a.m.
The Arkansas Bar Association formed a ballot committee Friday opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to limit attorneys' fees and noneconomic damages in medical care lawsuits, the group said Friday.
posted: 08/27/2016 2:09 a.m.
A circuit judge will decide early next week whether Randolph County residents will get to vote on an alcohol-sales measure in November.
posted: 08/26/2016 5:45 a.m.
Supporters of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say the Democratic Party of Arkansas broke its promises and withheld financial support it had publicly promised to provide.
posted: 08/26/2016 2:55 a.m.
The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld three misdemeanor convictions of a Monticello Republican running for a seat in the state House of Representatives.
posted: 08/25/2016 12:46 p.m.
HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is stepping up his criticism of ballot measures to legalize medical marijuana, saying they would be a drain on state resources rather than a boon.
posted: 08/25/2016 5:45 a.m.
Arkansans Against Legalized Marijuana filed suit Wednesday to stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated act that would legalize the drug for medical purposes.
posted: 08/25/2016 5:45 a.m.
Monticello Mayor Zack Tucker can no longer authorize expenditures for the city, the City Council decided this week.
updated: 08/25/2016 3:43 a.m.
Editor's note: This is the text that would appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot for an initiated act on using marijuana for medical purposes.
posted: 08/25/2016 1:03 a.m.
The community is invited to meet the three people running for the School Board's Zone 3 seat during a public forum next week.
posted: 08/24/2016 1:18 p.m.
Arkansans Against Legalized Marijuana is suing Secretary of State Mark Martin over the ballot title of a proposed initiated act intended to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas.
posted: 08/24/2016 5:45 a.m.
A new group has formed to coordinate attacks on the proposed Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment.
posted: 08/24/2016 3:09 a.m.
A professional signature-gathering firm received money in July from two Arkansas groups vying to get their proposals on the Nov. 8 general ballot, while groups on both sides of various issues began raising funds for general election campaigns, according to documents filed this month.