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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

Events to mark WWI centennial

posted: 02/28/2017 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Observance of the centennial year of the United States' entry into World War I will include activities and exhibits open to the public during March as sanctioned by the Arkansas World War I Centennial Committee.

North Little Rock city attorneys ask to move

posted: 02/27/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Working space is becoming more scarce inside the North Little Rock city attorney's offices at City Hall, leading to plans for a move to a different city building that Jason Carter and staff will have to themselves.

Allen Berry: Kept cash flowing for newspaper war

posted: 02/24/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

From the purchase of the Arkansas Democrat through the newspaper war with the Arkansas Gazette and later the merger of the two Little Rock newspapers, Allen Berry was at the side of Walter E. Hussman Jr., making the financials work as WEHCO Media’s chief financial officer.

Little Rock sculpture honors hardy surveyors

posted: 02/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A sculpture commemorating the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase survey was about a dozen years in the making, but it can't compare to the difficulties faced by two unsung government surveyors 200 years ago, sculptor Michael Warrick said Monday.

NLR center's revamped fitness area getting more use, parks chief says

posted: 02/20/2017 2:31 a.m. Discuss

On a early, midweek afternoon last week, five members of the North Little Rock Community Center were raising their heart rates on some of the center's updated cardio machines, part of a $70,000 reinvestment in the 47-year-old building.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/19/2017 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Aldermen withhold $150,000 for group

Concrete-rubble proposal rejected

posted: 02/14/2017 2:20 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock City Council rejected without a vote Monday a proposal to allow the crushing and sale of concrete within a residential neighborhood on the city's east side.

Waive bid to fix North Little Rock ballpark, city asks

updated: 02/13/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A request is being made for the North Little Rock City Council to waive formal bidding requirements and authorize up to $52,000 for waterline repair and drainage improvements at Dickey-Stephens Park in time for the Arkansas Travelers' baseball season.

North Little Rock paying to re-key firms' lockboxes after master key stolen

posted: 02/08/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

North Little Rock firefighters are replacing rapid-entry key systems at more than 200 businesses at the city's expense after a master key was stolen from a fire marshal's vehicle in September, North Little Rock Fire Chief Jim Murphy said Tuesday.

NLR notebook

posted: 02/07/2017 2:17 a.m. Discuss

$1,920 generatedby NLR parking lot






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