The annual Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends is transforming Regional Park in advance of Christmas, with volunteers erecting displays of lights on Friday.
Three of the four incumbent aldermen raised more money than their challengers, according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.
Pine Bluff and Jefferson County will not be among the areas considered by the Arkansas Department of Correction for a new prison, but it wasn’t because local economic development leaders didn’t try.
Pine Bluff police have begun an investigation into the shooting death of a man early Friday morning.
Most people think of fall as the season for football, deer hunting and holiday feasts. I also think of it as gallbladder season. I don’t know if the incidence is truly increased during this time, but it sure seems like it.
The Pine Bluff School Board voted Thursday to look into hiring a contract attorney to review contracts and stipends.
LITTLE ROCK — Former President Bill Clinton will campaign for Democratic candidates in Fort Smith and several other Arkansas cities on Sunday, two days ahead of the general election, the state Democratic Party announced Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — When Arkansas House members gather at the state Capitol on Nov. 7 for seat selection, returning members will notice that the House chamber has a new look — one that’s actually an old look.
LITTLE ROCK — A second suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with the abduction and slaying of real estate agent Beverly Carter, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.
WASHINGTON — More than 60,600 campaign ads — including some 4,600 in the last week — have aired in Arkansas’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race in what has been one of the nastier air battles of this election cycle.
WASHINGTON — Arkansas candidates are still raising campaign cash to fuel their election efforts even as Election Day draws near.
LITTLE ROCK — A poll released Thursday by the University of Arkansas shows strong support among the state’s voters for the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor and a proposal to raise the state minimum wage.
A reported burglary in progress Tuesday on the west side of Pine Bluff resulted in the arrest of one man and police are looking for two others in the incident.
Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services investigators are looking into a fire Wednesday night at a vacant mobile home in the 300 block of South Blake Street.
A Monticello man was killed and two other people injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Lincoln County.
More than six months after a man was shot to death on the north side of Pine Bluff, a second man has been charged with murder.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help identifying two men who broke into a business Sunday, Oct. 19, and stole floor jacks from the business.
Citing the possibility of a conflict of interest, Jefferson County Attorney Jackie Harris said Thursday he will not represent County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson in any potential criminal proceeding.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff faculty members visited Phillips Community College on Thursday in a bus tour aimed to attract students from other schools.
As children throughout Pine Bluff and Jefferson County prepare to celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services have offered some tips to keep children safe.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a man wanted for a commercial burglary Tuesday at R & E Supply at 2514 W. 17th Ave.
Pine Bluff police are attempting to locate a woman who tried to cash a stolen check Tuesday afternoon at a Simmons Bank branch.
Nina Taggart, right, enjoys a doughnut while listening to Frank Gilbert, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, who was campaigning Wednesday in Pine Bluff. Gilbert said his party is ‘building for the future: after fielding 27 candidates for office this year.’ (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
LITTLE ROCK — Two advertising agents who created a Gatorade ad featuring Michael Jordan want the state Democratic Party to stop running radio ads they say use music and lyrics they wrote without their permission.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ major-party candidates for governor and the 1st District congressional seat are among the speakers scheduled to address the Delta Grassroots Caucus’ fall regional conference in Helena-West Helena this week, the caucus said Wednesday.
With daylight saving time coming to an end 2 a.m. Sunday, the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department reminds residents it’s time to check the batteries in their smoke alarms.