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August 22nd, 2014

UPDATE: Hit-and-run suspect caught; charged with murder

August 22, 2014

UPDATE:
At approximately, 10:30 a.m. the victim of the accident died. Dorsey will now be charged with first degree murder.

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Marcus Dorsey, 39, of Little Rock has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that occurred Thursday afternoon at Alcoa Exchange shopping center.

Bauxite city attorney resigns over FOI dispute

August 22, 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."

Lamont Cornwell accepts position with SCEDC

August 22, 2014

Mayor David Mattingly today announced a change to the city’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.

“Lamont has been an important part of Benton’s success over the past 4 years,” said Mattingly, “and 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.”

 

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