Tagged: city of little rock

Lottie Holt Shackelford: Political Pioneer

by Jess Ardrey 8/15/2016 12:00 am

First female and second African-American mayor of Little Rock. … member with leadership positions in a number of organizations including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) … former co-chair and vice chair emeritus of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) ... chair of DNC Women’s Caucus … helped found the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas … member of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.

Book of Condolences for Paris Victims Open at City Hall

by Sandra McGrew 11/19/2015 9:20 am

In the wake of the tragic attack in Paris, city officials have placed a condolence book for Arkansans wanting to leave messages of support at City Hall.

Little Rock Taking Lead in Switch to CNG (Bruce Moore Commentary)

by Bruce Moore 3/3/2014 12:00 am

This first quarter and in particular the month of March mean new cost savings for the city of Little Rock as it opens its first city-owned and operated compressed natural gas fueling station.

Sara Lenehan of the City of Little Rock (CFO of the Year Finalist, Public Sector)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

Sara Lenehan applies her skills with numbers for the city as part of a 30-year career in the industry, mostly in the private sector. She went to work for Little Rock in 2004 as comptroller and became finance director in 2008.

Mayor's Car Free Challenge Kicks Off Today

by Lauren James 10/4/2013 2:00 pm

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola is challenging Little Rock residents to put their cars in park and leave them that way for one week for the 3rd Annual Mayor's Car Free Challenge, starting today (Oct. 7).

Airport Gets $67M Renovation; Bill, Hillary Clinton to Attend Friday's Formal Dedication

by Jan Cottingham 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The former president and the former secretary of state are scheduled to attend Friday event marking the completion of a $67 million renovation and formally dedicating the Little Rock National Airport’s new name.

Get a Look at Main Street Creative Corridor Design Wednesday

by Lauren James 12/11/2012 8:00 am

See city officials' vision for the future of Main Street Little Rock tomorrow afternoon from 11:30- 1. Admission is free.

Little Rock Rejects SLWA Warranty Program

by Kate Knable 10/22/2012 12:00 am

The city of Little Rock considered partnering with Service Line Warranties of America, but instead chose to create its own utility warranty-like program.

Volunteers to Build Deck at CARE for Animals Today

by Karen Martin 9/8/2012 7:32 am

Volunteers from Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals (CARE), Home Depot and the Heights Neighborhood Association will build a deck at CARE's headquarters from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today (Sept. 8). Mayor Stodola will be there at noon.

Discover How LR City Government Works at Free Citizens Academy

by Karen Martin 9/4/2012 6:45 am

Want to learn how Little Rock city government works? Sign up for Citizens Academy, going on from 6-8 p.m. Mondays Sept. 10-Nov. 29. Admission is free. Deadline to register is Thursday (Sept. 6).

Traub: Ray Winder Field Wall Takes One Last Hit

by Todd Traub 7/11/2012 10:02 am

The vintage ballpark's demolition continues this week as the outfield wall, Ray Winder's signature feature, is brought down. It used to protect traffic, now it is stopping traffic, while the demolition can't stop the memories.

Brian Itzkowitz: GoodWill (Job) Hunting

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/1/2012 12:00 am

As President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, Brian Itzkowitz has a hand turning tax recipients into tax payers.

Little Rock Strives to Make Downtown Streets Safer for Drivers, Pedestrians, Bicyclists

by Karen Martin 5/9/2012 7:04 am

The City of Little Rock has plans to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists and drivers -- and not a moment too soon.

Get Your Neighbors Together and Apply For Love Your Block Grant Program

by Karen Martin 5/7/2012 7:37 am

Love Your Block is a competitive grant program designed to promote and increase volunteerism in Little Rock while partnering with city staff to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Any neighborhood-based organization registered with the city is eligible to apply.

Got Your New Recycling Cart? Don't Use It Until April 2

by Karen Martin 3/7/2012 10:03 am

Little Rock residents are all excited about the new yellow-lidded recycling carts that are showing up in front yards all over the city. If yours has been delivered, don't use it yet. The new service starts April 2.

State, County, Federal Offices and Banks Are Closed Today

by Karen Martin 12/26/2011 5:13 am

Most state, county and federal offices and banks are closed today (Dec. 26) because Christmas fell on a Sunday. A complete list follows.

Panel to Discuss Little Rock City Sales Tax Election at Clinton School Tuesday

by Karen Martin 9/2/2011 5:07 am

The Clinton School will host a panel discussion on the coming election for the proposed sales tax increase in the City of Little Rock at noon Tuesday (Sept. 6). Admission is free.

What Happens When You Call 911 or 311

by Karen Martin 8/2/2011 5:45 am

What happens when you call 911 to report emergencies that require immediate response? And what about when you call the non-emergency number 311? Here's the scoop from a retired Little Rock Police Department communications operator.

Little Rock Chosen For $150,000 Our Town Grant from National Endowment of the Arts

by Karen Martin 7/12/2011 2:41 pm

According to the Arkansas Arts Council, The City of Little Rock has been chosen to receive an Our Town grant of $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the design phase of a comprehensive revitalization of historic buildings and the creation of a cultural corridor on Main Street in downtown Little Rock.

Bucket List Art Project Comes to Little Rock's Main Street

by Karen Martin 6/8/2011 12:34 pm

Want to express yourself? Here's your chance. The Bucket List, an interactive public art project, is designed to bring people back to Little Rock's Main Street where they can share their dreams for the future.