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NLR council to vote on anti-bias policies

posted: 02/28/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

The North Little Rock City Council will consider changes, including preventing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, to the city's hiring policy at its meeting next week.

NLR museum floats growth plans

posted: 02/22/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock can display only a small percentage of its collection and is ready to expand, said museum Director Greg Zonner.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/22/2015 3:17 a.m. Discuss

2 win scholarships in writing contest Winners have been announced in the Thea Foundation's Creative Writing Scholarship Competition.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/18/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Group sets annual litter pickup event

After neighbors rise up, NLR puts off rezoning near park

posted: 02/15/2015 3:33 a.m. Comments 2

Nestled behind 73 acres of mostly woods on the eastern edge of North Little Rock's Burns Park is a neighborhood that its residents refer to as Pleasant View.

Arts Center: All options on table

posted: 02/14/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Arts Center is "evaluating options" for its future, including a possible new facility, but no decisions have been made, the center's executive director said in a prepared statement released Thursday afternoon.

Arts Center: All options on table

posted: 02/13/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Arts Center is "evaluating options" for its future, including a possible new facility, but no decisions have been made, the center's executive director said in a prepared statement released Thursday afternoon.

Rezoning vote for park put off

posted: 02/11/2015 3:22 a.m. Comment 1

A proposed rezoning to allow a lodge and shopping development inside North Little Rock's Burns Park drew opposition from 35 to 40 residents from nearby neighborhoods at a city Planning Commission meeting Tuesday. Commissioners said they wanted more information about the issue and voted to table the request until their March 10 meeting.

NLR OKs lease of east-side firehouse

posted: 02/10/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

A lease agreement to house a fire station on North Little Rock's east end earned a 7-0 approval by the City Council on Monday, answering a need that residents in several neighborhoods have cited for years.

Plan gives east NLR firehouse

posted: 02/08/2015 3:50 a.m. Discuss

A fire station clamored for by residents of neighborhoods on North Little Rock's eastern side is about to become a reality -- at least temporarily.

Warren Stephens: Not mover behind veiled NLR project

posted: 02/06/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Warren Stephens isn't the force behind a partnership wanting to build an arts center or museum in North Little Rock's downtown with the help of a city sales-tax increase, Stephens said Thursday through a spokesman.

Exhibit on history of military postal system to stop in NLR

posted: 02/06/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

A national touring exhibit that studies the history of America's military postal system and its importance to the morale of military personnel will open Saturday at the William F. Laman Public Library, 2801 Orange St., in North Little Rock.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 02/06/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Black lawmakers featured in exhibit A traveling exhibit, "Arkansas African American Legislators, 1868-1893," will be on display during February at the North Little Rock History Commission, 506 Main St., North Little Rock.

Mayor denies Arts Center going to NLR

posted: 02/05/2015 3:40 a.m. Comments 2

A telephone poll gauging North Little Rock residents' support for a sales tax to help fund a mystery public-private project has prompted denials that the Arkansas Arts Center plans to relocate from Little Rock to anchor the deal, as well as a blunt accusation from Little Rock's mayor.

NLR aldermen approve purchase of 3 firetrucks

posted: 02/03/2015 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Three new fire engines will soon be heading to North Little Rock fire stations.

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