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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

Drain pipe work gets NLR's OK to proceed

posted: 06/27/2017 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Missing Mayor Joe Smith and three aldermen Monday evening, the North Little Rock City Council took the unusual action to move forward with an emergency drainage repair project without having enough votes to formally approve its funding.

Council faces levy decision in Sherwood; option studied for funding street, drainage upgrades

posted: 06/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Sherwood City Council members are faced with at least two different proposals for a city sales-tax increase to support bonds to pay for street and drainage improvements.

Mayor talks up tax rise in North Little Rock

posted: 06/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Mayor Joe Smith told about 50 people at a town-hall-style meeting Wednesday evening that North Little Rock cannot be a progressive city without finding new revenue to help pay for the services it provides and to improve city streets and the police and fire departments.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/18/2017 2:57 a.m. Discuss

Playground to stay after sinkhole fix

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/16/2017 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Bid to gain FEMA's $600,000 advances

North Little Rock ready to promote adding 1% to sales tax

updated: 06/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

A series of town halls and neighborhood group meetings over the next few weeks will have North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith appealing for residents' support of a proposed city sales tax increase to shore up the city's budget and complete several major projects within the next five years.

Days before ribbon-cutting, sinkhole opens at new North Little Rock playground; future of area uncertain

updated: 06/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

A sinkhole beneath a just-completed, quarter-million-dollar playground for special-needs children in North Little Rock's Burns Park has caused the playground's immediate future to be uncertain, city Parks and Recreation Director Terry Hartwick said Friday.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 06/04/2017 2:22 a.m. Discuss

League of Artists to open '17 show

Burns Park fixes lure golfers to greens

posted: 05/29/2017 3:11 a.m. Comment 1

Memorial Day weekend generally tees off the summer golf season, and golfers who may have skipped the courses at North Little Rock's Burns Park for the past few years likely will be surprised at their new look and amenities.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/28/2017 3:36 a.m. Discuss

Hospitality house ready for new life

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