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Pulaski County weighing options for handling sheriff's seemingly illegal contract with TV producers

Sheriff Eric Higgins contends that his agreement with a TV production company was not a contract. It's pretty clear that he's wrong, which leaves the county with multiple questions to answer about the entire arrangement.
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Pulaski County gets turned on for solar energy

The switch to solar won't cost taxpayers a penny, and Pulaski County is expected to save about $250,000 annually.

Drones, hypothermia and sucking mud: Rescue workers recount tale of midnight swamp rescue

Multiple emergency crews converged to rescue a pair of photographers in south Pulaski County whose Oct. 20 wilderness outing went awry.
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Sen. Love resigned Pulaski County role after county attorney cited conflict of interest

In his resignation letter to the county, state Sen. Fred Love (D-Little Rock) said he disagreed with the county attorney's determination that he had a conflict of interest.

Pulaski County homeless village expects first residents summer 2024

County officials provided an update to the community this week on plans for the village, including a visual presentation.
Rep. Fredrick Love

State Sen. Fred Love resigns position with Pulaski County, along with chief deputy attorney

The resignations do not indicate state Sen. Fred Love or Veletta Smith were involved in alleged fraud in the county's housing department, a county spokeswoman said.

Three fired as Pulaski County investigates housing fraud

The county is investigating waste, fraud and abuse in the house voucher program formerly known as Section 8.

Waste Management in Central Arkansas partners with police to report crime

With the "Waste Watch" program, the Central Arkansas Waste Management is taking "if you see something, say something" to the next level.

Exchange guns for gift cards at Phi Beta Sigma event Saturday

“We’re just trying to make a difference,” chapter President Larry Harris said. “It’s just guns everywhere. … It only takes one gun to take a life, so we are committed to this small piece of the puzzle.”

Arkansas’s largest inclusive playground is ready for playtime

Spread over more than 64,000 square feet, the playground has an open-air pavilion, rubber and turf surfaces for people using wheelchairs and paths connecting to other existing features at Two Rivers.

Rock Region METRO introduces 5 electric buses to Central Arkansas fleet

Make way — five electric buses will hit the streets in Central Arkansas in July. These 40-foot green vehicles will be the first of their kind in the state.

CAW officials announce expansion to low-income assistance program

Qualifying individuals can now register for up to $2,000 in assistance funds for current and future bills. An additional $2,000 also can go toward past bills. The funds are limited, and local officials urged a quick application process.