A nonprofit working to share the stories of incarcerated Arkansans recently debuted a performance piece that features stories from inmates housed at a correctional facility in Pine Bluff.
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LITTLE ROCK — An information card that is provided to crime victims across the state is now available in Spanish, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Tech University President Robin Bowen said Thursday she supports adopting a funding formula for higher education that supports the goals outlined by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and holds institutions to a “fair and equitable” standard.
LITTLE ROCK — Supporters of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas have not reached the signature threshold to secure a spot on the November ballot but have qualified for time to collect more signatures, according to the secretary of state’s office.
Senior Arkansas Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.) praised the workforce at the Pine Bluff Arsenal Thursday and expressed strong support for an effort by the City of White Hall to back the arsenal.
Several students from Southeast Arkansas were among the spring 2016 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, according to a news release. They include:
Editor’s Note: “The Economic Development Side” originally appears in the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s weekly member e-newsletter. It is written by Rhonda Dishner, the Economic Development Alliance’s executive assistant.
Dollar General will celebrate the opening of a new store at Sheridan at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The event will include with free prizes and special promotions.
The Arkansas Fallen Riders Association Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the First Christian Church, 3911 S. Hazel St.
LITTLE ROCK — Seven cases of the Zika virus have now been confirmed in Arkansas, the state Health Department said Wednesday.