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North Little Rock pediatric cancer survivor Shelby Clinton received the CARTI/North Little Rock Fellowship Award as well as a CARTI Kids Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship valued at $2,500 during a special ceremony held at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. (Pictured, from left: Arkansas First Lady Ginger Beebe; Shelby Clinton; and Dennis Jungmeyer.)

Pediatric cancer survivors receive CARTI Kids Jungmeyer Scholarships

Aug 13, 2014 5:50pm

North Little Rock pediatric cancer survivors Shelby Clinton, 18, and Katie Edwards, 21, along with Sherwood’s Blake Maynard, 22, were among 20 pediatric cancer survivors selected this year to...

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Joel Marcus

Marcus joins Sowell Management

May 22, 2014 2:33pm

Joel Marcus has joined Sowell Management Services, a fee-based third-party investment management firm, as Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager.

“Joel’s extensive experience in both...

NLR breaks cold-temperature record

May 16, 2014 10:01pm

Temperatures in North Little Rock reached record breaking lows Thursday night around midnight when a cold front chilled the air to 43 degrees.

The previous record low of 48 degrees had stood...

Rachel Deeds, 16, of Fayetteville and Riley Strube, 10, of North Little Rock, were honored in the nation’s capital earlier this month for their outstanding volunteer service during the 19th annual presentation of The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

NLR student receives volunteerism award in Washington

May 15, 2014 8:50pm

A North Little Rock student earlier this month was one of two Arkansas youths who received awards for outstanding volunteering during a ceremony held in Washington, D.C.

Riley Strube, 10, of...

Robert Mauldin

NLR Fire Chief sets retirement

May 15, 2014 8:49pm

Mayor Joe Smith announced the chief of the North Little Rock Fire Department, Robert Mauldin, has decided to retire effective July 1.

“Chief Mauldin has served our city incredibly well for...

NLR balks at taking over east side streets

May 15, 2014 5:27pm

Perhaps Monday’s meeting of North Little Rock City Council could have been a glimpse of what the American colonies were like during the decades of 1760s and 1770s where the battle cry was:...

Assessor error leads to tax overpayments for NLR, county receiving underpayments

May 15, 2014 8:58pm

The Pulaski County Assessor’s Office is currently reevaluating what needs to be done to correct a mistake made in 2008 where the North Little Rock School District received overpayments in property...

Sheriff’s Department asking for help with ‘cold case’

May 15, 2014 8:56pm

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the help of the general public in a cold case where a double homicide occurred in North Little Rock two years ago.

According to Detective...

Verizon donates money to American Red Cross Disaster Relief after tornado

May 15, 2014 8:54pm

In addition to providing on-the-ground support to Arkansans and communities affected by tornadoes that devastated the state on April 27, Verizon has expanded its support by donating $50,000 to the...

Local schools noted on state distress lists

May 15, 2014 8:53pm

The North Little Rock School District is classified as a Needs Improvement district, according to NLRSD spokeswoman Shara Brazear.

“The term Academic Distress no longer used in the state of...

NLR Clerk: Unlicensed peddlers are back in town, Sherwood

May 15, 2014 5:26pm

Peddlers are back in North Little Rock.

North Little Rock City Clerk Diane Whitbey issued a station last week urging all perspective door-to-door salesmen to get a city soliciting license...