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‘Customer service for the city:’ A Q&A with Little Rock Director Andrea Lewis

Only one candidate for the Little Rock Board of Directors unseated an incumbent in the November 2022 election: Andrea Hogan Lewis.
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Discussion on the future of LRSD's Parkview High School set for tonight at 6 p.m.

The public is invited and encouraged to come out and weigh in on "the possible future of Parkview and more."

Little Rock directors butt heads on pay raise for themselves

Should the Little Rock Board of Directors vote to give themselves a $7,000 pay raise? Or should the voters decide?

LR mayor delays fall sales tax push, eyes November ‘24 election

Putting a pin in the vote allows more time for planning and collecting public feedback, but it also means residents who were hoping for quick improvements from a sales tax increase will have to wait.

Mayor floats 1% sales tax increase in Little Rock, city officials chime in

The proposed tax would generate $600 million over its 10-year lifespan, Mayor Frank Scott Jr. said Thursday.

Little Rock mayor announces $3 million grant for upcoming tech park expansion

The tech park expansion will include gutting the building at 421 Main Street, modernizing the streetscape, revamping a conference center, building a podcast/video studio and flexible space on four floors for tenants.

Judge signs search warrant for city of Little Rock to inspect Big Country Chateau apartments

The Big Country Chateau case continues with an approved search warrant to check the conditions at the property.

Winning Little Rock Board of Directors candidates talk about what's next

Andrea Lewis will lead Ward 6 come January, and incumbents Lance Hines and Virgil Miller took home wins. Hines said he plans to introduce a new ordinance that would reduce the dollar threshold of contracts that require board approval.
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Three contenders vie to represent Little Rock's Ward 6 — Wright, Lewis, Brown

Long time incumbent Doris Wright has two competitors for the election in November — Andrea Lewis and Ellen Brown. The candidates named public safety, strong neighborhoods and infrastructure as top priorities.
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LR Ward 6 bond millage meeting turns sour

Things started to change as members of the crowd shifted the discussion from potential improvements to disappointment that the city ignored the ward. A few folks shouted out their disapproval of Director Doris Wright’s leadership.
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Arkansas Community Organizations issues endorsements in Little Rock races

Arkansas Community Organizations, a grassroots group, has issued endorsements in three Little Rock races: Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Ward 1 Director Virgil Miller and Andrea Lewis, who's challenging incumbent Director Doris Wright to represent Ward 6, were the organization's picks.