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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

Bon Voyage: USS Hoga tow plan approved

posted: 08/28/2015 5:31 a.m. Discuss

Ten years after gaining title to a Pearl Harbor-surviving tugboat, North Little Rock learned the USS Hoga has been cleared for the journey to its new home.

Maumelle rejects sand company's bid for riverfront storage location

posted: 08/28/2015 4:35 a.m. Discuss

Maumelle Planning Commissioners unanimously agreed Thursday night that a sand and gravel storage and distribution business isn't suited for a commercially zoned property along the city's riverfront.

Sand company on Maumelle agenda

posted: 08/27/2015 4:35 a.m. Discuss

Whether a proposal by Jeffrey Sand Co. to expand to a site on Maumelle's riverfront is allowable is expected to highlight the Maumelle Planning Commission's meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at City Hall.

NLR library board picks 3 finalists

posted: 08/26/2015 4:35 a.m. Discuss

Trustees for the William F. Laman Public Library System reached a consensus on two executive director candidates Tuesday, then haggled over choosing a third finalist to visit North Little Rock for in-person interviews next month.

NLR residents ask to have road to cemetery restored

posted: 08/25/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Relatives of people buried at Richards Cemetery in North Little Rock pleaded Monday for the North Little Rock City Council to intercede in a dispute over part of an apartment complex they say blocks a former road to the cemetery.

NLR library system board to interview 7 for director post

posted: 08/24/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Interviews with seven people, three with Arkansas connections, will take place via Skype this week to narrow the number of candidates to become executive director for the William F. Laman Public Library System in North Little Rock.

North Little Rock notebook: Veterans to transmit from USS Razorback OR Event to broadcast from USS Razorback NEXT Information director a '15 McCloy Fellow

posted: 08/23/2015 3:43 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock Parks and Recreation is seeking an outdoor recreation grant to improve accessibility for people with disabilities at Burns Park, according to information provided to the City Council.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 08/16/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

World War I focus of history exhibit A preview of the Arkansas History Commission's exhibit "The Great War: Arkansas in World War I," will be unveiled Aug. 29 at the Patrick Hays Senior Citizens Center at 401 W. Pershing Blvd., the North Little Rock History Commission announced.

Candidate list cut to 7 in NLR library director search

posted: 08/15/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

William F. Laman Public Library System trustees chose seven semifinalists for preliminary interviews for the library's executive director position during a special meeting Friday with consultants from an executive search firm.

Maumelle rate rise illegal, suit says

posted: 08/14/2015 2:39 a.m. Discuss

A Maumelle resident filed a lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court Thursday contending that the Maumelle City Council's approval of a water and sewer rate increase last month was illegal because aldermen failed to properly set public hearings on the proposal.



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