Entries by Cozetta Jones

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 […]

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 […]

Resources for flood victims; residential and business owners

 FEMA and SBA  Individuals who have lost property to the flooding in Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian, and Yell counties should first contact their insurance agencies. If they are not sufficiently covered for their flood losses, they should  register with FEMA  at either 1-800-621-3362 (open 6am to 10pm CT, seven days a week) or […]

Flood Survivors can expect to see FEMA visiting their neighborhoods

From Federal Emergency Management Agency Housing inspectors and Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be hitting the streets in towns throughout Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Jefferson, Perry, Pulaski, Sebastian, and Yell counties. They are there to help disaster survivors get connected with potential assistance. Inspections occur once survivors register […]