Concrete walkways, patios and driveways can be beautiful and inexpensive - but for those worried about the environmental impact of their hard-scaping, there are paver options that retain much of the utility and beauty of traditional poured concrete.
For large projects - long driveways or parking areas, for instance - another environment-friendly alternative to traditional concrete slabs is permeable pavement. Unlike pavers, permeable pavement is mixed and poured much like typical concrete but is far more difficult to install and requires professional expertise, the experts said.
Wrightsville Mayor Lorraine Smith illegally diverted $4,619.81 of city money into a personal account over four years - a discovery made during the course of a larger ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said this week.
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Little Rock's Housing Authority will soon take control of assets worth millions of dollars from the nonprofit Neighborhood Builders Inc., according to a settlement agreement the Housing Authority's board of commissioners unanimously approved Thursday.
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