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Jake Sandlin

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Burns Park fixes lure golfers to greens

posted: 05/29/2017 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Memorial Day weekend generally tees off the summer golf season, and golfers who may have skipped the courses at North Little Rock's Burns Park for the past few years likely will be surprised at their new look and amenities.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/28/2017 3:36 a.m. Discuss

Hospitality house ready for new life

North Little Rock aldermen put tax issue on ballot

posted: 05/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

North Little Rock aldermen on Monday set a special election for Aug. 8 to ask city voters to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax, raising that tax to 2 percent.

North Little Rock's mayor touts tax plan to community

posted: 05/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Mayor Joe Smith isn't wasting time getting in front of community and business groups before North Little Rock voters are asked to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax.

Gift of Cowboys tickets to North Little Rock police crossed line, panel says

posted: 05/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones appeared before the Arkansas Ethics Commission on Friday to tell a story that, he said, had already been told to millions of television viewers watching his team's games.

Mayor pulls bid to raise North Little Rock hotel tax

posted: 05/09/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

In a surprise move Monday evening, North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith withdrew legislation to enact a 1 percentage point increase in the city's lodging tax that the City Council had been expected to approve at the meeting.

Lodging tax goes to North Little Rock council

posted: 05/07/2017 2:40 a.m. Comments 10

Mayor Joe Smith expects the North Little Rock City Council to approve at its meeting Monday a 1 percentage point increase in the city lodging tax charged for stays at hotels, motels, RV parks and campgrounds.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/07/2017 2:21 a.m. Discuss

Business permit citations on way

North Little Rock notebook

posted: 05/01/2017 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Registration closes for cleanup event

In North Little Rock, hotel-tax rise gets support

posted: 04/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

At Mayor Joe Smith's urging, North Little Rock's Advertising and Promotion Commission on Tuesday approved recommending a 1 percentage point increase in the city's lodging tax to help pay for pending development downtown.

North Little Rock hires architect to work on downtown plaza

posted: 04/25/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Downtown Main Street in North Little Rock is edging closer to a new look between Fifth and Seventh streets.

Support drives council to seek 1% NLR sales tax

posted: 04/25/2017 3:06 a.m. Discuss

A 1 percent city sales tax is in the works for North Little Rock voters to consider in August, according to an informal agreement by city aldermen Monday night.

In North Little Rock, budget options floated

posted: 04/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

With bleak projections about North Little Rock's finances in the next five years, Mayor Joe Smith is asking for the community's guidance on how to best address the situation.

Mayor moving forward on plaza

posted: 04/22/2017 2:39 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock's movement toward creating a downtown plaza and attracting businesses near it is gaining steam, Mayor Joe Smith said Friday after adding resolutions for Monday's City Council meeting.

U.S. income taxes due today; North Little Rock's post office latest open

posted: 04/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Today is the last day to file federal income tax returns because the normal tax deadline fell on the weekend this year and because Monday was an obscure holiday.






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