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LR panel divided on ride-sharing

posted: 08/21/2014 4:10 a.m. Comments 2

Ride-sharing app company Uber wants to work with Little Rock on updating its transportation code, according to Mayor Mark Stodola.

LR port unveils headquarters

posted: 08/21/2014 4:03 a.m. Discuss

A standing-room-only crowd that overflowed into the lobby of the newly opened Little Rock River Port Authority headquarters Wednesday is representative of the growth and success the inland port has seen over the past decade and a half, Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said.

Shifting on gas station, 1 to request LR revote

posted: 08/20/2014 4:14 a.m. Comments 7

City Director Dean Kumpuris informed his fellow Little Rock board members Tuesday that he plans to ask them to rescind a vote passed earlier this month that allowed Murphy USA to locate a gas station and convenience store at the corner of West 12th Street and South University Avenue.

Decision to put curbs on 5 a.m. bars put off

posted: 08/20/2014 4:01 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Board of Directors won't vote on proposals concerning the city's late-night clubs and bars until Sept. 16.

Contractors exempt from new checks

posted: 08/19/2014 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock won't impose its new hiring restrictions that limit the employment of sex offenders on the private contractors it hires, City Manager Bruce Moore said Monday.

LR parking meters not always on money

posted: 08/19/2014 3:15 a.m. Comments 3

The River Market parking meters in downtown Little Rock have needed repair at least 11 times since they were installed less than a year ago.

New dog lapping up golf course job

posted: 08/17/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock's newest four-legged employee is a little unruly and still getting used to her work at Rebsamen Golf Course, but Facility Supervisor George Earls said she's still a breeze with which to work.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 08/17/2014 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Focus on disabledfor day at LR Zoo

Municipal hopefuls set in county

posted: 08/16/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Filing for municipal candidates in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Maumelle and Cammack Village ended Friday with the Little Rock mayor remaining unopposed and 40 other people seeking municipal office in those four cities.

Water utility buys 41 acres in watershed

posted: 08/15/2014 2 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas Water has entered into a contract to purchase the remaining 41 acres of a 956-acre tract within the Lake Maumelle watershed.

2 file for LR board; 2 for Maumelle positions

posted: 08/15/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Sandy Becker, the Little Rock School District's internal auditor, filed Thursday to run for a seat on the Little Rock Board of Directors during the Nov. 4 general election.

Architect shows off tech park designs

posted: 08/14/2014 4:06 a.m. Comment 1

An architect presented renderings of the future downtown technology park Wednesday, but said that more research must be done before he can recommend whether the historic KATV building should be torn down or restored for the tech park's purposes.

2 say end clubs' 5 a.m. closings

posted: 08/13/2014 4:58 a.m. Comments 3

After several months of research and visits to the city's late-night clubs and bars, two Little Rock directors recommended putting in place a citywide 2 a.m. last call for alcohol on weeknights and a 3 a.m. club closure on weekends and holidays during a presentation to their fellow board members Tuesday.

Data on bar hours disputed

posted: 08/11/2014 3:49 a.m. Comments 2

Jonesboro Police Chief Michael Yates is adamant that limiting the hours that private clubs in his city are allowed to stay open helped reduce late-night crime and that the same measure could help Little Rock. He said that a report distributed recently by an association of club owners in Little Rock that indicated otherwise is "very skewed and misleading."

LR unveils revamped resource center

posted: 08/09/2014 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock announced its rebranding of the city's 13 neighborhood alert centers Friday by unveiling the Wright Avenue center's new name -- the Wright Avenue Neighborhood Resource Center.

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