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FCDC community meeting set July 28

The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Officer Shanee Howard of the Pine Bluff Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Program will give an update for the University Park Neighborhood Watch Program.

EOC board sets called meeting

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission Inc. Board of Directors will hold a called meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29.

Sports

Pine Bluff Rotary Club host Barry Groomes of Hootens Arkansas Football

Football season is right around the corner, and the Pine Bluff Rotary Club tailored their meeting on July 21 directly to that fact. The Pine Bluff Rotary Club welcomed Barry Groomes of Hootens Arkansas Football as a guest speaker, and coaches and players from around the county were invited to attend.

Mental Health

Q. Someone told me that people get angrier and more violent in hot weather. Is this true? I know that I have difficulties controlling my temper every summer.

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Goldman’s family plans balloon release

Family and friends of the late Maranda Goldman have planned a balloon release at 6 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the Regional Park boat ramp in an effort to keep Goldman’s memory and their search for justice alive, a spokesman said.

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