Entries by Cozetta Jones

Champions of Youth to Spotlight Heroes of the Community

Pulaski County Youth Services will host ‘Heroes of the Community,’ the 5th Annual Champions of Youth Awards Gala on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Center located at 712 Scott Street in downtown Little Rock. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the afterschool and out-of-school programs provided free-of-charge in underserved communities by Pulaski […]

Pulaski County Quorum Court Member Appointed to National Steering Committee for Public Safety

Pulaski County Justice of the Peace, Paul Elliott has been appointed to the National Association of Counties’ Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee. Elliott was appointed to the committee to serve a one-year term by the Arkansas Association of Counties and NACo’s President Greg Cox. NACo’s Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee has jurisdiction over […]

County offices closed Monday

Pulaski County offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 to observe Labor Day. No garbage routes will run on Monday but will resume Tuesday and run one day late through Saturday. The Sanitation office will be closed on the Monday.

Proposed Changes to Floodplain Maps Available to Public

Pulaski County will adopt new floodplain maps this fall for areas of Unincorporated Pulaski County near Kanis and Denny Road.  Adoption of these maps is necessary to maintain Pulaski County’s accreditation in the National Flood Insurance Program.  Maps will be available until the close of  November. For questions concerning the proposed changes or to view the proposed […]

Youth Services asks for back-to-school donations

Pulaski County Youth Services, with partners in the community, distributed more than 1,600 backpacks filled with school supplies last year. With your help, we can collect more supplies and do more good in our community. Bring new supplies to the Pulaski County Administration Building at 201 South Broadway in Little Rock. Online donations accepted at https://donorbox.org/supply-drive.

Public Works Director Barbara Richard Retires after 33 years of Service

As a former securities investor and owner of a lumberyard, now retired Pulaski County Public Works Director Barbara Richard is no stranger to difficult and complex projects. However, during the Great Inflation of the 1970s, the lumberyard closed making life even more complex. Richard held a few office positions, even becoming a decorator for JC […]