New office bolsters UA’s LR presence The University of Arkansas has opened a new office suite in downtown Little Rock.
Media scrutiny a factor, he says
A public housing official in Las Vegas turned down an offer to become executive director of a public housing agency in Little Rock, telling an executive search firm that media scrutiny contributed to his decision, officials said Monday.
Davis-Jones was top candidate for Georgia district police post
The superintendent of a Macon, Ga., school district told his school board in an e-mail Friday that he has decided against offering Pine Bluff Police Chief Brenda Davis-Jones a contract.
Georgia school district said to want her; Davis-Jones mum
A school district in Georgia has chosen the Pine Bluff police chief to run its publicsafety department.
The Department of Human Services is accepting nominations for the 35th Arkansas Community Service Awards, which honor Arkansans dedicated to volunteer service.
Community leaders in Sparkman have raised nearly double the amount originally planned for the town’s new college-scholarship program.
A former director of the Sharp County Office of Emergency Service pleaded guilty to four counts of second-degree sexual assault Tuesday, avoiding a jury trial scheduled in Ash Flat for later this month.
Secrecy violates law, group opines
The search advisory committee seeking a new president for the Arkansas University System destroyed notes taken during a meeting while they reviewed applicants’ resumes, officials acknowledged Friday.
Panel picks pair in closed session
Two higher-education administrators — one from Louisiana and the other from Alabama — will interview for the Arkansas State University System presidency, officials said Thursday.
ASU, UA to fill presidency voids
The University of Arkansas System and Arkansas State University System — the two largest in the state — begin the new fiscal year Thursday with something in common.