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As people across Arkansas start checking items off their Christmas lists, small businesses around the state are ready for your business! #SmallBusinessSaturday is a time to boost your local economy and support your friends and neighbors.

Today is Small Business Saturday! It's a great time to start your holiday shopping at a local Arkansas business. #VisitArkansas

๐Ÿ“ธ at White's Mercantile

Spend the extra Christmas Cash you find in the Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt at http://ClaimItAR.com at your favorite local small business. Itโ€™s a great way to support your community. #SmallBusinessSaturday

Camping at Village Creek State Park is always an adventure! This park has nearly 7,000 acres of beautiful forested hills and clear streams to create an environment found nowhere else in Arkansas. Plan a trip today on our website: https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/village-creek-state-park ...#ARStateParks

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report
Nov. 25, 2022
https://bit.ly/3ECsKbC
The impressive smallmouth bass was caught by one of guide Del Colvin's clients this past week on Bull Shoals Lake. Del says the fishing overall has been good this week on Bull Shoals.

Career Opportunity: Admin. Review Officer
Salary: $39,695.97
End Date: 11/30/2022
Location: Northeast AR Center - Osceola
For more info or to apply: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/Osceola-DOC-ADMIN-REVIEW-OFFICER-AR-72370/962080600/
Contact the DOC Recruiter at (870) ...850-8578 or email DOC.Careers@arkansas.gov if you have questions.

Thank you to Sgt. Jawaun Lee and the Ouachita River Correctional Unit staff for the making of this TikTok!
Follow the #ARDOCFamily on TikTok by searching the username @arcorrections!
**This is not an accurate depiction of the Arkansas Division of Correction intake process**

Chaplain Wayne Haun was the first full-time chaplain for the AR DOC. He was instrumental in raising funds for the Island of Hope Chapel at the Tucker Unit, & was so well respected that when he passed in 1971, his service was held at the chapel & funds were raised for his family.

State offices are closed today. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, November 28th!

Stay up to date with us on http://transform.ar.gov.

The AR Board of Corrections and the AR DOC have issued a public notice for submissions for communities to express interest in donating land for the construction of a new community correction center within the ACC.
Learn more at https://doc.arkansas.gov/land-donation-request-notice/.

Little Rock Fire Department will be at Walmart stores on Baseline, Shackleford, Cantrell, and Bowman collecting new gifts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday, and again on December 3-4 collecting toys for foster kids๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ | #arkanslaslife #ozarks #thenaturalstate

Eyeglasses made for chickens were first developed in the early 20th century to help prevent feather pecking and fighting, some even had a rose-color tint. These glasses aren't used much anymore as modern farmers now use blinders. #authenticarkansas #ArkFoodHOF

You donโ€™t need to fight the crowds to search for your unclaimed cash. Search the Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt from the comfort of your home at http://ClaimItAR.com. #BlackFriday

Today is #GreenFriday! #OptOutside in a state park to spend the day outside doing your favorite activity. Find events at a state park near you: https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/events?keywords=green+friday&field_start_date=&field_end_date=

#ARStateParks

Career Opportunity: Admin. Specialist II
Salary: $31,892.02
End Date: 12/1/2022
Location: Area 9 - West Memphis
For more info or to apply: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/West-Memphis-ADMINISTRATIVE-SPECIALIST-II-AR-72301/962473100/
Contact the DOC Recruiter at (870) ...850-8578 or email DOC.Careers@arkansas.gov if you have questions.
#ARDOCFamily

In the spirit of giving, the ACC staff located at DOC Headquarters are hosting a Winter Clothing and Supplies Drive to help the Little Rock homeless population in Pulaski County.
For more information, please visit https://fb.me/e/1XVoNv39u.
#ARDOCFamily #WinterClothingSuppliesDrive

Happy Thanksgiving from @myARDOT!

A friendly reminder that ARDOT offices will be closed today and tomorrow, Nov. 24 and 25. Essential personnel will still be working. For traffic updates, follow us @IDriveArkansas.

The Arkansas Future (ArFuture) Grant applies to students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) or regional high-demand areas of study. Learn more and apply today at https://sams.adhe.edu/Scholarship/Details/ARFUTURE

Happy Thanksgiving from the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. We are grateful for everyone who visits us at our diverse locations across The Natural State or takes advantage of our variety of services.

My family and I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for the many blessings weโ€™ve been given in our great state and nation. We are also mindful of and thankful for the many men and women serving around the world to protect our freedoms.

Happy Thanksgiving, Arkansas! We're thankful to call The Natural State home. #ARAmbassadors #VisitArkansas ๐Ÿ“ท: Jeff R.

https://www.arkansas.com/

Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for all of our guests, staff and everyone who makes the Arkansas State Parks community so special! #ARStateParks

For those who sacrifice holidays, like today, to be there for others and their families who are waiting for them to come home, we are forever grateful.
#ThankYou #ARDOCFamily

Happy Thanksgiving from @myARDOT!

A friendly reminder that ARDOT offices will be closed today and tomorrow, Nov. 24 and 25. Essential personnel will still be working. For traffic updates, follow us @IDriveArkansas.

Happy Thanksgiving from @myARDOT!

A friendly reminder that ARDOT offices will be closed today and tomorrow, Nov. 24 and 25. Essential personnel will still be working. For traffic updates, follow us @IDriveArkansas.

It's Thanksgiving Day! What are you thankful for? We are thankful for the privilege of serving all the amazing Arkansas students who are pursuing their passions & wildest dreams! While ADHE offices are closed for the rest of the week, we will be back bright and early on Monday!

๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿฆƒ Happy Thanksgiving! All state offices will be closed Thursday, November 24th, and Friday, November 25th. We hope you have a safe and wonderful holiday. | #arkanslaslife #ozarks #thenaturalstate #explorearkansas

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We hope you have a wonderful day with family and friends celebrating all the things you are grateful for this year! State offices will be closed today and tomorrow in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report
Nov. 23, 2022
https://bit.ly/3tU51P1
Waterfowl hunters are urged to be vigilant about avian influenza; should they encounter a dead or sick bird, such as this goose in the photo, they are asked to report it to the AGFC.

Career Opportunity: Food Prep. Supervisor
Salary: $44,072.63
End Date: 12/8/2022
Location: Wrightsville Unit - Wrightsville
For more info or to apply: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/job/Wrightsville-DOC-FOOD-PREPARATION-SUPERVISOR-AR-72183/917731500/
Contact the DOC Recruiter ...at (870) 850-8578 or email DOC.Careers@arkansas.gov if you have questions.

1,782 new cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas been added in todayโ€™s update, and 19,059 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. Visit our interactive dashboard for more information on the new cases: https://t.co/oMTe0KNQTv