Two local lawmakers are looking forward to finishing up the state’s first-ever fiscal session this week.
Several charitable organizations in St. Francis County took a hit Thursday, when they were told they would be receiving much less this year from the Emergency Food and Shelter Board.
The Bureau of Prisons’ drug abuse program has reduced the number of inmates who return to prison.
An article says the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on con artists who target unemployed folks with phony work-at-home and job placement scams.
The Forrest City City Council agreed Tuesday to have an ordinance drawn up to add 2 percent to the current Advertising and Promotion tax on motel rooms.
The Widener City Council is hoping to get an annexation question on the ballot in May, but will have to move quickly to do so.
The council agreed to hire a surveyor at its Monday meeting.
Legislators are hoping that they will be able to finish work on the 2010-11 budget before the 30-day constitutional limit.
Bidding may have been delayed for the new physical activity buildings at Central and Stewart elementary schools, but the buildings still can become a reality.
Work on the Fine Arts Center at East Arkansas Community College is progressing at almost a fever pace, getting ready for the grand openings in April, the EACC Board was told Thursday.
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute did well during its recent accreditation visit.
A team from the Council on Occupational Education (COE) visited the campus in October.