Limited-service restaurants and bars in Shelby County are back in business this week after a nearly three-month closure. But the latest county health directive requires major changes to their operations, and businesses that don’t follow the guidelines could lose their state liquor licenses.
Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn cited recent data showing an estimated 50-percent decrease in deficiency in third-grade reading and an estimated 65-percent decrease in deficiency in third-grade math.
The nearly 300 positive cases of COVID-19 reported by the Shelby County Health Department on Thursday is the highest daily total in more than a month’s time. Public health officials said they’ll be watching the numbers closely over the next few days.
Three Arkansas State University students stood outside the Administration Building to protest for all classes to have an online option. The students are part of the “Students for an Online Option” group, which has around 40 members. They have also created an online petition that has over 130 signa
The Shelby County Health Department said Tuesday they’re looking at easing some restrictions in their latest health directive, but they want to make sure there isn’t a large uptick in virus cases tied to Labor Day first.