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A 1928 magazine advertisement for Matthews’ Sylvan Hills Country Club.

The life of Justin Matthews Sr.

Apr 17, 2014 2:20pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here is the second part of a two-part series detailing the life of Justin Matthews Sr. Matthews was responsible for many landmarks and developme snts in the North Little Rock-...

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County school district new student registration begins Jan. 27

Jan 16, 2014 12:39pm

New student registration for the Pulaski County Special School District is Jan. 27 through Feb. 7.

Those who must register are pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students and those new to the...

Young Africans to perform in Sherwood on Sunday

Jan 16, 2014 12:48pm

The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African Children’s Choir.

They will be performing at Friendship Baptist...

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel talks with reporters Monday after a federal judge gave final approval to a desegregation agreement to end state desegregation funding to the three school districts in Pulaski County. (Rob Moritz photo)

Judge gives final approval to deseg agreement

Jan 13, 2014 8:34pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge Monday gave final approval to a settlement that will end decades of state desegregation payments to the three school districts in Pulaski County.

U.S. District...

Hearing signals end to Little Rock area school desegregation case

Updated: Jan 25, 2014 12:37pm

A federal court hearing this week could be the last step toward ending two decades of state payments — more than $1 billion so far — to bolster desegregation programs in the three Pulaski County...

Sherwood’s animal shelter seeking barns to house feral cats

Jan 09, 2014 1:14pm

Cats are known to have independent streaks. But in the cold weather even a cat of nine lives can buckle under the weather.

The Sherwood Animal Shelter sometimes receives feral cats from the...

A new Mapco gasoline station/convenient store is being constructed at the corner of Brockington Road and Kiehl Avenue in Sherwood. Greg Rayburn

Mapco Mart building at Brockington, Kiehl

Jan 09, 2014 1:11pm

Approximately two acres are being cleared at the corner of Brockington Road and Kiehl Avenue to make way for another gasoline station/convenience store in Sherwood.

According to building...

Sherwood begins “Buy a Brick” campaign to raise funds for Roundtop Filling Station

Jan 09, 2014 1:18pm

The city of Sherwood is trying to save one of the city’s most famous landmarks: The Roundtop.

For a donation of $100 or more, anyone can purchase a 4X8 brick which can be etched and...

Melanie Ferrantelle

Sherwood’s Ferrantelle named director of LR real estate school

Jan 09, 2014 12:51pm

After two decades of helping hundreds of home buyers and sellers with all of their real estate needs, Broker Melanie Ferrantelle has another great achievement to add to her list of career...

Statewide, Pulaski County home sales down in November

Jan 07, 2014 10:47pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared with a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Pulaski County decreased 8 percent...

CARMA files lawsuit against Sherwood over 2008 tornado cleanup

Jan 02, 2014 6:00am

It has been five years since portions of Sherwood were significantly damaged by a tornado which struck the area in April of 2008.

While the cleanup is long past done, the bill given to the...