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August 22nd, 2014
Bauxite City Attorney Pam Perry resigned from her position on Thursday.
Mayor Johnny McMahan notified Bauxite City Council members of the resignation via email.
In that communication, he stated: "I met with Bauxite City Attorney Pam Perry today for lunch in downtown Little Rock. Pam and I discussed a number of issues and then she gave me the attached letter."
Mayor David Mattingly today announced a change to the cityâ€™s organization. Lamont Cornwell, the Director of Economic and Community Development is retiring effective September 5, 2014. He will be taking on a new challenge. He will become the Executive Director of the Saline County Economic Development Corporation.
â€śLamont has been an important part of Bentonâ€™s success over the past 4 years,â€ť said Mattingly, â€śand I am going to miss his daily presence, but I know he is not leaving our city, he is going to be working for all the citizens of Saline County.â€ť
ATLANTA â€” At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
Alison Geist, a spokeswoman for Samaritan's Purse, told The Associated Press she did not know the exact time Dr. Kent Brantly would be released but confirmed it would happen Thursday. Emory University Hospital planned to hold a news conference Thursday morning to discuss both patients' discharge.