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Emma Pettit

Pulaski County reporter

Recent Stories by Emma Pettit

University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College appoints 5 new deans

posted: 07/12/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College announced five dean appointments on Wednesday, one of the final reorganization steps that administrators expect will save the community college $344,000 annually.

Pulaski County JPs back rule to spend $1M on buildings' plan

posted: 07/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County's legislative body supported spending about $1 million over the next five years to finish transforming county buildings into energy efficient facilities.

Little Rock offers first residency ID cards

posted: 07/08/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Little Rock leaders and Police Chief Kenton Buckner celebrated what the top policeman called a "Super Bowl moment" for the city ID program on Saturday.

Little Rock site to focus on mental crises

posted: 07/07/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Pulaski County's freshly painted crisis stabilization center will treat mentally ill patients starting mid-July, becoming the second of four such centers to open in Arkansas.

Kim Kardashian's 'social capital' could be lesson for Arkansas nonprofits, attendees at forum told

posted: 07/01/2018 5:30 a.m. Comment 1

The inscrutable fame of Kim Kardashian could be a lesson for local nonprofits, according to Little Rock's community programs director.

LR high-rise for elderly to get $2M face-lift

posted: 06/27/2018 2:55 a.m. Discuss

A 250-unit Little Rock high-rise for senior citizens was awarded $2 million for renovations, and residents will receive free tablets and digital literacy classes, the financial backer said Tuesday.

Block party spotlights Little Rock neighborhood's potential

posted: 06/24/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Deserted storefronts in Little Rock's Stifft Station neighborhood were resurrected Saturday to show the dormant potential at West Markham and South Booker streets.

Internment camp survivors say proposed facilities to house migrant kids harken to state's past

updated: 06/25/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

Richard Yada visits the Desha County land where he was confined as a child so frequently that he notices when the crops change.

'Star Trek' actor held in Arkansas internment camp as child says he has 'no words' after learning of possible detainment center

posted: 06/22/2018 12:18 p.m. Comments 12

George Takei said on Twitter he has “no words” after learning a immigrant detainment center for unaccompanied children could be erected on land near the Arkansas internment camp where he was imprisoned as a child.

2 Arkansas sites on detention-camp list

posted: 06/22/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 14

Immigration-rights advocates and a few Arkansas congressmen found rare common ground Thursday with their objection to a proposal to use two facilities in Arkansas to detain people arrested at the southern U.S. border.

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