A library system to house “radio legends”

Radio Legends Evening Event

The Central Arkansas Library System will host “An Evening with Radio Legends – Live and Unscripted” at the Ron Robinson Theater at 7 p.m. on March 5, according to a recent press release.

In a statement, Library System Entertainment Coordinator John Miller described “Broadway” broadcasters Joe Booker, Craig O’Neill, Bob Robbins and “Outlaw” Tommy Smith as “Arkansas’ Mount Rushmore Radio “.

Danny-Joe Crofford will serve as moderator. A seat can be reserved with a $100 donation, and proceeds will benefit improvements to the theater, according to the press release.

More information can be found at RonRobinsonTheater.org.

City’s Free Webinar to Focus on Credit

Little Rock will host a credit and credit information session at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 23, according to a post on Twitter.

The free Zoom webinar would include information on how to build credit as well as tools from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Participants can register at bit.ly/LRCreditWebinar.

IT Manager Hired at Visitor’s Desk

The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new chief information technology officer, according to a press release.

Brian M. Staggers previously served as IT manager for the North Little Rock School District as of 2019.

Prior to that, Staggers worked for the Arkansas School for the Deaf as an information services officer for 11 years, according to the press release.

“Having been in technology for 20 years, I believe it is important to align our current and future technology initiatives to create the best programs and offerings to promote our great city,” Staggers said in a statement attached to the release. . “I look forward to working with the fantastic team here who are creating these amazing experiences for our community.”

Water Board votes to buy 189 acres

Central Arkansas water commissioners at a meeting Thursday voted to purchase about 189 acres in the Maumelle Lake watershed in Perry County for $660,800 from the Payne Living Trust.

During her presentation to council, Raven Lawson, the utility’s watershed protection officer, confirmed that there are currently no structures on the property.

Forrest Edward Payne and Carolyn Sue Payne are co-administrators, according to Central Arkansas Water Board documents.

In addition, water utility employees received a 2% wage increase in line with inflation in January, according to a board briefing that water utility chief executive Tad Bohannon delivered during the meeting. of the same meeting.

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