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March 3rd, 2015

NWS/Little Rock Hazardous Weather Outlook: Wednesday, March 4

March 3, 2015

As much of the state has been placed under a winter weather warning effective Wednesday, more information has become available from the National Weather Service out of Little Rock:

As temperatures drop Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, the precipitation will transition from liquid rain to a wintry mix.

The timing of the winter precipitation will occur around daybreak Wednesday morning across the north with some sleet but mainly snow expected.

As the cold air surges south Central areas can expect to transition over in the early afternoon.

Benton Chamber's annual banquet is Tuesday

March 3, 2015

Josh Altman, a reality TV personality from Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing," will highlight tonight's Benton Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet.

The banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Benton Event Center, 17322 interstate 30 North.

Gary James, executive director of the chamber, encouraged attendance at the banquet.

"It's sure to be a night to remember with great networking and a fantastic meal," he said.

"Josh Altman will inspire you with his dynamic personality and professional history," James added.

Early voting starts today in Bryant

March 3, 2015

Early voting begins today for a proposed millage increase for the Bryant School District.

Residents can vote today through Friday at Grace Church in Bryant. The building will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

In Benton, residents can vote at the “Vote Here” building today until Friday and then on Monday, March 9. The building will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

The current millage rate for the Bryant School District is 37.2 mills. Officials are seeking an increase of 4.9 mills.

March 2nd

Bauxite Council to meet Monday

March 2, 2015

The Bauxite City Council is scheduled to meet Monday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
According to the agenda, the council will discuss a water contract, the personnel policies handbook, paid holidays for employees, alcohol sales, water department late fees and a fundraiser for City Hall.
This meeting was originally set for Monday Feb. 23, but was rescheduled because of inclement weather.

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