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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

NLR Council OKs purchase of 4 sirens

posted: 02/09/2016 3:31 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock will replace four nonworking emergency warning sirens by spring under a $125,000 contract unanimously approved without discussion Monday night by the City Council.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/07/2016 3 a.m. Discuss

Grand opening set for Innovation Hub A grand opening of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, 201 E. Broadway, is set for 1:30 p.m. March 3 with local, state and federal officials expected to participate, the nonprofit announced.

NLR proposes to buy 4 replacement sirens

posted: 02/06/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Emergency warning sirens that have been silent in four parts of North Little Rock since fall are set to be replaced by the spring tornado season, beginning an upgrade for all of the city’s 16 sirens, city officials said this week.

Flooding cleanup complete, River Trail reopens

posted: 02/05/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Bicyclists, joggers and walkers regained access to the north side of the Big Dam Bridge and a portion of the Arkansas River Trail in North Little Rock's Burns Park on Thursday afternoon.

Retirement calls veteran dispatcher

posted: 01/31/2016 3:13 a.m. Discuss

For 26 years, dispatcher Debra Lusk has been a steady, reassuring voice for often frantic callers in the North Little Rock area reporting a fire, an overturned vehicle or a burglar in their home.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 01/31/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Library exhibiting blues art, photos Blues music's roots in the Mississippi Delta are the focus of an exhibit that opened Friday in the second-floor gallery of the William F. Laman Public Library's main branch.

NLR aldermen vote to purchase railroad property

posted: 01/26/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock aldermen approved on Monday buying property containing a railroad spur in the middle of the city's downtown with the intent to market the surrounding city-owned property for private development.

North Little Rock looks at Burns Park lodge

posted: 01/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

An idea for a lodge complex off the Interstate 40 Burns Park exit in North Little Rock is being floated again after opposition from nearby residents a year ago postponed any movement on the project.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 01/24/2016 3:35 a.m. Discuss

8 aldermen, mayor get Surface tablets City Council members received new Microsoft Surface tablets at a special meeting Tuesday.

North Little Rock sets rail spur purchase

posted: 01/22/2016 4 a.m. Comment 1

North Little Rock's proposed purchase of a railroad spur in the center of downtown would help the city and an adjoining property owner market the area for the development of offices and residential space, Mayor Joe Smith said.

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