A recent income study of counties in each state determined that Saline County holds the distinction of being the richest county in Arkansas.
Each state's top county in the study is identified by a photo of a significant site along with pertinent facts. In Saline County's case, a photo of the courthouse is included with the information.
That study by 24/7 Wall St. determined that the county's median household income is $55,348 while the state's median household income is $40,768.
After hearing opinions from residents and business owners for and against a proposed south route in Bryant, the city council approved an resolution allowing Mayor Jill Dabbs to begin speaking with property owners about right-of-way on three possible routes.
Three aldermen voted against the resolution and Alderman Rob Roedel was absent during the meeting. To break the tie Dabbs voted in favor of the resolution.
More information about this issue will be include in Thursdayâ€™s edition of The Saline Courier.
During the meeting the council also: