Entries by Cozetta Jones

Living in Harmony: Grant Funding Aims to Improve Two Rivers Park for Pedestrians and Cyclists

Pulaski County, Ark. – Pulaski County received a $330,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation’s Transportation Alternatives Program for trail improvements in Two Rivers Park. Terms of the grant also require a 20 percent investment from the county totaling approximately $83,000. “We’ve been working with members of the biking community, organized cycling clubs and […]

Lights, Camera: A Call to Action! PCYS hosts the Annual Champions of Youth Luncheon October 29

Pulaski County Youth Services will host the 2019 Champions of Youth Luncheon, Tuesday, October 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion located at 1800 Center St., Little Rock, AR 72206. This year’s award recipients are Visionary Award honoree, Arkansas Advocates for Youth and Families; Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, Greater Little Rock Delta Sigma […]

Connecting Veterans to Services: Pulaski County to Host Benefits Fair

Pulaski County in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, will host a free Veterans Benefits Fair, Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UA-Little Rock, College of Business Atrium. Vendors will share information, answer questions regarding healthcare needs and perform wellness checks. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Department of […]

Driving Economic Growth: County Receives EDA Grant Funding to Improve Critical Road in Little Rock Port

Pulaski County, Ark. – Pulaski County Government announced today that it received a $2 million grant from the Department of Commerce, U.S. Economic Development Administration to make infrastructure improvements to Zeuber Road in support of future industrial development in Pulaski County. The EDA grant will be matched with funds from Pulaski County and the City […]

County Judge and Quorum Court Member appointed to National Association of Counties Subcommittees

County Judge Barry Hyde and Justice of the Peace Paul Elliott have been appointed to subcommittees the National Association of Counties’ Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee. Hyde was appointed to serve on the Juvenile Justice Subcommittee for a one-year term. Elliott was appointed to the law enforcement subcommittee to also serve a one-year term. […]

County receives grant to extend housing and clinical services to persons living with HIV and AIDS

Pulaski County Community Services received a $383,000 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grant from the City of Little Rock Department of Housing and Neighborhood Programs. HOPWA is a federally funded grant through the Office of HIV/AIDS Housing (OHH) in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Pulaski County will administer the grant […]