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Argenta District sees new growth


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV) -- After experiencing a bit of a stagnant period, it seems a renaissance is taking place in North Little Rock's Argenta District.

New businesses are popping up all over North Little Rock's Argenta District.

In a month, food blogger Steve Shuler says Flyway Brewing Company will be serving beer and food near the corner of Broadway and Maple.

"What you're going to see is not only local and craft beer. We are trying to be a being family friendly, so we're talking about some special sodas on tap."

Shuler says Argenta is experiencing a growth spurt.

"Right now Argenta is at a turning point so to speak. There's a lot there that's contributed to the city's identity, but there's so much more space."

Plans for a proposed town square area are moving forward.

Judge upholds Brad Bolding's termination


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A North Little Rock High School football coach fired earlier this year loses another battle in fighting to get his job back.

A circuit court judge ruled against Brad Bolding on Thursday saying the district's reasons for termination were valid.

Bolding faced Circuit Judge Tim Fox Thursday, November 5 to argue that the school district violated the Teacher Fair Dismissal Act when they fired him. Judge Fox ruled against Bolding.North Little Rock Superintendent Kelly Rogers explained, "I don't see it as a win for the district or for anybody."

Rogers stated that they fired Bolding over his failure to follow purchasing and inventory practices, and his recruitment of a star player.

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce announces the 17th Annual “A Night at the Rep”

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce announces the 17th Annual “A Night at the Rep”

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce announced the return of the 17th Annual “A Night at the Rep” on Thursday.

On Tuesday, December 1, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre located at 601 Main Street in Little Rock will be hosting a a silent auction and reception followed by the musical production of The Little Mermaid, all beginning at 5 p.m. with  

The performance will start at 7 p.m.

Guests will have the opportunity to bid on over 150 auction items including sports memorabilia, tickets to sporting and cultural events, vacation packages, artwork, jewelry, electronic devices and gift certificates.

Tickets are $45 per person and include admission, heavy hors d’oeuvres and adult beverages.

Barnes & Noble Little Rock announces lineup for Retail Mini Maker Faire

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, revealed on Wednesday its impressive lineup of events, products and special guests to be featured at its stores nationwide during the first-ever retail Mini Maker Faire, from Friday, November 6, through Sunday, November 8.

Throughout the weekend, customers will have the opportunity to participate in interactive product demonstrations to learn about programming, coding and 3D printing, and to take part in collaborative hands-on experiences designed to stretch their imaginations and creative thinking as they work cooperatively to make something original. They will also be able to “Meet the Makers,” with The Innovation Hub appearing at Barnes & Noble Little Rock.

State park bioarchaeologist to speak at Pulaski Tech

State park bioarchaeologist to speak at Pulaski Tech

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Dr. Melissa Zabecki Havey, a  bioarchaeologist with Parkin Archaeological State Park, will be the guest speaker for the Pulaski Technical College Anthropology Club's meeting on Nov. 16.

The event will be held at the Celebrity Chef Theatre at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute located at 13000 Interstae 30 starting at 7 p.m. 

Dr. Harvey will speak about osteoarchaeology and mortuary archaeology with a link to Egyptology and burial mound archaeology in Arkansas. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, email mkterrell@pulaskitech.edu

 

114-year-old neighborhood gets free help to clean up streets


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark (KTHV)- The Baring Cross Neighborhood in North Little Rock is getting free help to spruce up their yards and community.

It's a hands-on effort where city departments will organize and work together to clean up 15
th
to 25
th
street near Pike Avenue.

The city agencies will be in the community from Monday, Nov. 2nd to Friday, Nov. 6. One of the purposes of the event is to remind residents and landlords of the services their City Hall provides.

NLR water main break may put a damper on your morning


 

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A water main break in North Little Rock may put a damper on your morning.

According to North Little Rock Dispatch, the break happened near the intersection of 36th Street and Marion Street, but they were not able to release any more information.

Central Arkansas Water was not immediately available for comment.