LITTLE ROCK â€” Arkansas finance officials say the state's revenue in September dipped below expectations by nearly $10 million.
The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration said Thursday that net available revenue in September totaled $520.7 million. That's $2.1 million below the same month last year and $9.7 million below the state's forecast.
Finance officials say a drop in sales tax collections accounted for $8.1 million of the decline. In September, sales tax collections totaled $183.7 million â€” or $3.1 million less than the same month last year.
Area residents are being offered an evening of musical entertainment while simultaneously supporting a worthy cause.
Two performing groups will be featured in the Saturday, Oct. 11, concert event that will benefit Safe Haven, the local shelter that serves victims of domestic abuse and their children.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.