Check out the latest news from around Arkansas! Every day, we’ll bring you some of the best news bits from around the Internet.
- The Original Hot Dog Factory (HDF) will be establishing roots in west Little Rock as early as the beginning of July. A popular Georgia chain, the restaurant gained significant business and fame when Real Housewives of AtlantaPorsha Williams’ fiancé Dennis McKinley took over the franchise. Since then, the HDF has been featured in several episodes of the Bravo show.
- Destinee Rogers, also known as DJ Dezz, started accepting the tips she earns DJing coronavirus online parties via Facebook Live and giving them back to her community. So far, she has raised more than $20,000.
- Healthy Connections, an Arkansas nonprofit, is driving a mobile health unit around the state and providing free COVID-19 testing. Patients who are interested do not have to show symptoms, nor do they have to provide insurance information
- The beloved classic Arkansas restaurant chain Minute Man has set a target to open in July for curbside delivery and drive-thru at their new location in Jacksonville. Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, limited indoor seating could start in the fall.
- All students attending Bentonville Public Schools will be given the option to enroll in Virtual School for the fall semester. The news comes among the newly released Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for schools returning in-person after summer.