central arkansas

Retired Army colonel to run as Democrat for Central Arkansas congressional seat

BY: - October 18, 2023

A retired Army colonel this week became the first Democrat to announce plans to run against U.S. Rep. French Hill for Arkansas’ 2nd Congressional District seat. Marcus Jones, 51, of Little Rock filed with the Federal Election Commission Monday, less than two months after his retirement from the U.S. Army. “French Hill isn’t a bad […]

Central Arkansas cities, counties forming panel to support Little Rock Air Force Base

BY: - April 27, 2023

A handful of local governments in Central Arkansas are trying to band together to support the Little Rock Air Force Base’s mission. The first-of-its-kind interlocal agreement — expected to ultimately include Pulaski, Faulkner, Lonoke and White counties as well as the cities of Austin, Cabot, Jacksonville, Maumelle, North Little Rock, Sherwood and Ward — seeks […]