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Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu March 23, 2017
PHOTO BY: Tammy Keith

Carol Powers, left, president of the Friends of the Faulkner County Libraries, and Laurel Wright, a volunteer with the Friends group, hold some of the many books that will be available at the sale April 7 and 8 at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. in Conway.

Library book sale set for April 7-8, taking donations

CONWAY — Book-lovers, get ready. The semiannual Friends of the Faulkner County Libraries book sale is back. Held each spring and fall at the library, 1900 Tyler St. in Conway, the sale is the only fundraiser for all the branches. The sale is scheduled from 6-8:30 p.m. April 7 for members of Friends of the Libraries, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 8 for the public. Carol Powers, president of Friends of the Faulkner County Libraries, sai... READ MORE

Conway chamber unveils capital-campaign projects By TAMMY KEITH

CONWAY — Conway Area Chamber of Commerce executives announced the Conway 125 capital campaign for seven city projects, from a downtown performing-arts venue to an expanded trail system, all designed to improve residents’ quality of life.

Master Gardeners honor members, friends CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

CONWAY — Members of the Faulkner County Master Gardeners are busy gearing up for their annual plant sale on May 13, but they paused March 8 to reflect on 2016.

Mayor: Maumelle still making progress By TAMMY KEITH

MAUMELLE — Mayor Mike Watson said if he had to sum up the state of the city of Maumelle in two words, he’d use “still exciting.”