Entries by Cozetta Jones

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deadline for Arkansas Disaster Assistance August 7

The deadline is August 7 to register for Federal assistance for damages sustained in the flooding that occurred from May 21 to June 14. There are multiple ways to apply. Visit www.disasterassistance.gov Call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362 Use the FEMA disaster app www.fema.gov/mobile-app To apply for low-interest SBA loans for businesses and residents visit […]

EPA partners with county to assist with flood clean-up

Pulaski County Government has partnered with the U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency to provide 40 yard dumpsters, to assist in the cleanup of flood affected communities within the county. Dumpsters will be made available until funds are exhausted. Dumpsters are available at the following locations: Two Rivers Park-6900 Two Rivers Park Road LR, AR West Pulaski Fire Department […]

Southwest Trail, connecting communities

Currently, there is no path from Hot Springs to Little Rock dedicated to pedestrians nor bicyclists. A surge in interest from the public in trails and greenways on existing trails in central Arkansas is creating a large demand for a trail to connect Hot Springs National Park with the Arkansas River Trail system. The 60-mile […]