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Jake Sandlin

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North Little Rock reporter

North Little Rock reporter

Recent Stories by Jake Sandlin

North Little Rock council approves Counts Massie money

posted: 08/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

North Little Rock's City Council approved a road construction contract Monday aimed at alleviating traffic congestion on the city's western edge and for the benefit of residents of Maumelle, its western neighbor.

Central Arkansas road extension nears finish line

posted: 08/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Approaching its final stages of construction, a long-awaited road extension that is supposed to lead toward a planned interchange for Interstate 40 near Maumelle and part of western North Little Rock now seems more like reality than a dream, officials in both cities said.

OUR TOWN: North Little Rock set to declare Jerry Jones day

posted: 08/14/2017 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is getting recognition from the North Little Rock City Council for his recent induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

North Little Rock looks to future after tax vote

posted: 08/10/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Tuesday's successful sales-tax special election will help secure North Little Rock's financial future, Mayor Joe Smith said, instead of creating a more flexible city budget for 2018.

North Little Rock voters back sales tax increase

posted: 08/09/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

Mayor Joe Smith's strategy, to get in front of the community as many times as he could to show North Little Rock voters why the city needed to increase its revenue, paid off Tuesday with the approval of a 1 percentage-point increase in the city's sales tax.

Plan to boost NLR sales tax goes to voters

posted: 08/08/2017 2:48 a.m. Comments 3

Whether North Little Rock voters approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales tax in today's special election, Mayor Joe Smith says his administration will continue to "run a tight ship."

North Little Rock mayor pushes for tax increase

posted: 08/06/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

When the campaign began for Tuesday’s special election to increase North Little Rock’s sales tax by 1 percentage point, Mayor Joe Smith took it upon himself to tell the public why he believes it’s necessary.

Our Town: Little Rock notebook

posted: 08/06/2017 2:42 a.m. Discuss

Fate of CNG station on officials' minds

Mentors for 6th-graders stated goal of Little Rock football effort

posted: 08/04/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Fitz Hill and Marcus Elliott say what they remember most about their football playing days aren't the games or particular plays, but the caring and mentorship some coaches showed them.

North Little Rock special election among several providing first test of state's voter ID law

posted: 08/01/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock's special election to raise its city sales tax will be among the first to test the state's revived law requiring voters to show photo identification to cast ballots.






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