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Jake Sandlin

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Zoning changes disputed in NLR

posted: 07/27/2014 4:19 a.m. Discuss

A request to the North Little Rock Board of Adjustment this week will provide the first test of a recent city zoning change meant to allow a process for unrelated disabled people to share a home.

8 historic sites under review for national listing

posted: 07/27/2014 4:15 a.m. Discuss

Two North Little Rock houses are among eight properties in Arkansas to be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program's State Review Board on Aug. 6, program Director Frances McSwain announced.

OUR TOWN: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/27/2014 4:10 a.m. Discuss

Bullet-plant permit up before council A special use permit to allow the manufacture of a component for bullets at a former warehouse adjacent to the downtown Argenta neighborhood is to be considered by the North Little Rock City Council at its 6 p.m. meeting Monday.

NLR to host open house for City Hall's centennial

posted: 07/25/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock is holding an open house at City Hall this weekend to observe the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone being installed to begin construction of the building, 300 Main St.

Filing period set for NLR, Maumelle offices

posted: 07/24/2014 3:08 a.m. Discuss

Friday is the start of the filing period for candidates seeking elected municipal offices in North Little Rock and Maumelle on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

Push for Maumelle indoor pool dries up

posted: 07/22/2014 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Supporters wanting to put an indoor aquatic center back onto a property tax election ballot in November failed to sway Maumelle City Council members to revive the issue Monday night.

Reconsider indoor pool vote, backers urge Maumelle council

posted: 07/20/2014 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Supporters of an indoor aquatic center in Maumelle are hoping for one last chance Monday to persuade the Maumelle City Council to place the project before voters.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/20/2014 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Food trucks OK'dfor special events

NLR fire chief choice boasts 32 years in field

posted: 07/19/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Jim Murphy, a fire service consultant and international trainer for incident management, will be North Little Rock's new fire chief starting Aug. 4, Mayor Joe Smith said Friday.

Police charity to repay state consumers $120,000

posted: 07/16/2014 3:37 a.m. Discuss

A settlement Tuesday by the state attorney's general's office will result in a New Jersey-based police charity paying $120,000 in restitution to consumers who were falsely led to believe that their contributions would benefit emergency responders in Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

NLR sees gaps in outdoor-storage rule

posted: 07/15/2014 3:14 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock City Council members heard public comments Monday evening on a proposal for new outdoor storage regulations, but acknowledged that how the city would cover and enforce every possible situation is still a struggle to determine.

North Little Rock notebook: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/13/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

Burns Park lightsplea goes to council

Maumelle pool, sales tax removed from bond issue

posted: 07/09/2014 4:04 a.m. Discuss

Maumelle Mayor Mike Watson said Tuesday that he was surprised the City Council chose to sink an indoor pool proposal that had been part of a bond issue expected to go to city voters in November.

Plans to alter utility's setup attract critics

posted: 07/07/2014 3:13 a.m. Discuss

A proposal by Maumelle Water Management to change its governing structure is drawing critics who say the difference from the utility's present setup won't do enough to remove a lack of oversight of an independent Board of Commissioners.

North Little Rock notebook: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 07/07/2014 2:55 a.m. Discuss

Council seeks inputon property storage

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