As students get ready to return to school, parents can save money on certain school supplies and articles of clothing this weekend during the no-sales-tax holiday in Arkansas.
The Pine Bluff City Council Traffic and Aviation Committee agreed Tuesday to recommend the installation of several new street signs for full council approval.
WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
LITTLE ROCK — Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy said Wednesday it will spend $90 million to open a biomass wood pellet manufacturing plant in Monticello that will employ 52 people.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson gave Pulaski County $1,750 on Wednesday for improperly claiming homestead tax credits in the county.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Director Teresa Marks will retire on Sept. 30, the agency said Wednesday.
A fire that apparently started with a faulty electrical appliance resulted in moderate damage to a pull-behind camper trailer Tuesday evening.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Wednesday asked a federal judge to keep Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage in place.
A reported domestic disturbance Monday at an apartment on West 34th Avenue resulted in the arrest of a man on felony charges because of a prior conviction.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help in identifying and locating the suspects who broke into a pawn shop on East Harding Avenue early Thursday morning and stole weapons.
The following is a list of people who have filed through Wednesday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.
Pine Bluff’s June unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent from the 10.1 percent reading for May, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
A $10,000 cash-only bond was set Wednesday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly fired shots at three people in a car Monday.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff intends to restart its program for registered nurses to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree in January 2015, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Jacquelyn McCray said Tuesday.
People should be able to fish from a newly constructed fishing pier along Brumps Bayou at Lake Saracen later this year, pending the construction of a sidewalk leading to it.
ZIP codes have no bearing on tax collections, Arkansas Geographic Information Officer Tony Davis told city officials Tuesday, but he did suggest the city look at updating its boundary maps.
It is not financially feasible to save a Main Street mural depicting Cotton Belt Engine 819 from demolition, city officials have determined.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Tuesday afternoon that the city is moving ahead with plans to address the partial collapse of the former Sahara Temple at 620 S. Main St.
A Pine Bluff woman is accused of using a fake check to pay for gas and an oil change on June 26.
A Hermitage woman who was staying at a friend’s house in Pine Bluff while he was on active military deployment is accused of writing unauthorized checks from his account.
A traffic stop Sunday resulted in the arrest of a Pine Bluff man accused of theft by receiving.
A Pine Bluff man is accused of injuring a police officer while trying to steal meat from a grocery store in April.
Solar, wind and other alternative energy businesses in Arkansas are supporting a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
An article about a letter carrier who was recognized for reporting a fire published Tuesday included the incorrect name of a suspect who was arrested in connection with the fire. The suspect is William Courtney II.
Letter carrier Wayne LaFrance does not consider himself a hero for checking for people inside a burning house earlier this year.
FORT SMITH — The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Saturday in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Monday it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million to help pay for its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
LITTLE ROCK — A survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Arkansans found that one in four has experienced employment discrimination and more than one in three has experienced harassment at work, a group that promotes gay rights said Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — State Drug Director Fran Flener will retire effective Thursday, Gov. Mike Beebe’s office said Monday.