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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

NLR: No '15 vote on Arts Center tax

posted: 07/07/2015 4:40 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock voters won't be asked this year to support a sales tax increase to persuade the Arkansas Arts Center to move to the city's downtown from its longtime home in Little Rock, Mayor Joe Smith said Monday.

Maumelle council delays vote on trim of monthly service fee

posted: 07/07/2015 4:29 a.m. Discuss

Deciding that the timing wasn't right, the Maumelle City Council on Monday night indefinitely delayed a proposed reduction to a monthly community service fee for residents that would have taken away $81,000 in revenue from next year's city budget.

Sherwood center offerings bulk up

posted: 07/05/2015 4:52 a.m. Discuss

New fitness equipment at Sherwood's Bill Harmon Recreation Center is targeted toward all ages, sexes and abilities to allow strength and cardio workouts that focus on specific muscle groups or total body routines, center officials say.

North Little Rock notebook: Clerks issue note on sales licenses

posted: 07/05/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

Complaints about solicitors going door-to-door in North Little Rock neighborhoods in recent weeks have prompted the North Little Rock City Clerk and Treasurer's office to issue reminders to residents that those salesmen must have a peddlers permit issued by the City Clerk's office.

Sand firm again seeks Maumelle's OK for site

posted: 07/04/2015 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Jeffrey Sand Co. is asking to locate a sand storage and distribution operation on 22 vacant acres just inside Maumelle's city limits, possibly renewing a fight with nearby homeowners and city officials over the property's use.

Mayor: If fee reduced, shortfall plan needed

posted: 07/04/2015 2:16 a.m. Discuss

If Maumelle aldermen decide to begin eliminating an unpopular community service fee charged to the city's residences, they also will need to figure how to make up the lost revenue in the city budget, Mayor Mike Watson said.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/28/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Submarine is site of July 4 events An annual July 4 fireworks-watching party will be held aboard the USS Razorback, a World War II submarine, on Saturday at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, 120 Riverfront Drive in North Little Rock.

Bates, Clinton top 1st list in Women's Hall of Fame

posted: 06/23/2015 3:38 a.m. Discuss

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the late Daisy L. Gatson Bates lead the inaugural class for the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame announced Monday at the state Capitol.

Broadway Bridge's past on display

posted: 06/21/2015 3:11 a.m. Comment 1

Parades on both sides of the Arkansas River, bridge queens and an estimated 50,000 people marked the grand opening of the Broadway Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock on March 14, 1923.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/21/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Prohibition exhibit featured at library

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