Expenses $4.7M more in draft as city gives raises, pays debt
Little Rock plans to spend $4.7 million more in 2017 than this year, according to the proposed budget presented Tuesday to the city Board of Directors.
2nd finalist bows out; city exec vows decision by year’s end
A second finalist for the Little Rock Zoo director position has withdrawn his candidacy, leaving three people in the running.
Holiday demands can crimp family meals
As families across the state sit down to enjoy Thanksgiving feasts today, many low-income Arkansans will be wondering where they'll find their next meal.
Building in community long-desired
Dozens of police gathered with residents of the historic Pankey community in west Little Rock last week in unified celebration.
The Little Rock Zoo will soon have a new director for the first time in 17 years.
Contingency funds used: Sales, franchise taxes miss forecast
Little Rock has dipped into its contingency fund to balance the 2016 budget, in part because sales tax collections are short of forecast.
Programs, space for events featured
Visions are often years in the making, and it's no different for west central Little Rock, where residents have waited decades for a community center to house programs for youth and senior citizens and serve as a central place for recreation and events.
UAMS students set free health checks
Revenue rise 6% at LR-area utility
Central Arkansas Water customers will see an 8.9 percent rate increase on average for residential accounts in the new year, allowing the utility's budgeted 2017 revenue to increase to $64.5 million.