Entries by Cozetta Jones

County Assessor’s Office Completes Annual Cereal Drive for 15th Year

The Pulaski County Assessor’s Office, for the 15th year, donated 488 boxes and $200 to the Amboy Community Food Pantry to fight hunger during the summer months. This year, through an agreement with Kroger, the staff was able to purchase the cereal by the case instead of single boxes. “We are grateful to the Kroger management […]

Pulaski County Housing Agency will place 150 on waiting list

The Pulaski County Housing Agency will accept 150 requests for placement on their Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List on Thurs. June 30, 2016 at 8 a.m. at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. This is for placement on the waiting list only. Please bring a valid ID. For safety and security reasons, no lines […]

Brownfields Workshop to Focus on Redevelopment and Grant Writing

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, the Pulaski County Brownfields Program and the Technical Assistance to Brownfields Program (TAB) at Kansas State University will co-host a FREE brownfields resources workshop on Thursday, July 15 at 5301 Northshore Drive in North Little Rock. This workshop will focus on the various resources available to assist with redevelopment of brownfields […]

Youth Services to Host ACT Prep Sessions

  Pulaski County Youth Services is hosting three, one-week ACT Summer Intensive sessions from June 27th through July 15th at North Little Rock High School. Classes are from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday (with the exception of July 4th) for 9th-12th graders and will cover each of the ACT test topics: English, math, reading, and […]

Pulaski County Brownfields Receives $820,000 Grant, Highest Awarded

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that the Pulaski County Brownfields Program will receive $820,000 in grant funding; highest amount awarded under the 2016 EPA Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) Grant Competition. “As one of only fourteen Revolving Loan Fund Grants awarded in the nation, the Pulaski County Brownfields team is honored […]

Youth Services Provides Backpacks to Our House Youth

Pulaski County Youth Services and Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde presented 50 food backpacks to the Our House Shelter on May 11 for their youth residents. The food backpacks were donated and assembled at the Global Youth Service and Prevention Day event on April 17, hosted by Pulaski County Youth Services, sponsored by the Sodexo Foundation, […]

Pulaski County Brownfields, Our House Partnership

The Pulaski County Brownfields and Our House partnered to redevelop the grounds of former Little Rock Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital into a campus that would best serve the needs of the organization and the community.  Our House, Inc. provides Central Arkansas’ working homeless with housing, training and youth programs to help them succeed.  A programming evaluation […]