A report that a man had been beaten Friday afternoon in front of Jefferson Regional Medical Center resulted in the arrest of another man who was identified by two witnesses who saw the incident.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children’s Hospital officials announced Wednesday it has raised $167.8 million through its Century of Possibility Centennial Campaign.
Pine Bluff police are attempting to identify and locate at least three people who were involved in the burglary of R & N Food Store at 5901 Sulphur Springs Road at about 4:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17.
LITTLE ROCK — Former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. has agreed to pay a $50 fine and receive a public letter of caution to settle an ethics complaint.
The Pine Bluff School Board hired civil rights attorney and Arkansas State Rep. John W. Walker by a vote of 4 to 1 with two absentions at a board meeting Tuesday night.
Wheeling Machine Parts, a division of U.S. Steel in the Jefferson Industrial Park, is currently hiring additional employees.
Law enforcement officials are asking for help in locating a Redfield teen who has been missing since Monday.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute over the requirement that grocery stores indicate the country, or countries, where meat was born, raised and slaughtered.
A new high voltage transmission line is being planned for the Jefferson County area by Entergy Arkansas, according to the company.
A Conway man was killed and two others injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in Grant County.
WASHINGTON — Three candidates are competing to represent Arkansas’ 4th District, which includes Pine Bluff and most of the state’s southern counties.
The Pine Bluff School District building needs major repairs that will likely cost at least half a million dollars, Superintendent Linda Watson said at a board meeting Tuesday.
The Pine Bluff School Board rescinded an Oct. 3 decision to pay Pine Bluff High School Principal Michael Nellums an additional $27,780, after Superintendent Linda Watson repeatedly warned it could trigger an audit finding and land the district in fiscal distress.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and Alderman Glen Brown Sr. were at the center of a dispute Tuesday over the placement of campaign signs at the county courthouse.
The Budweiser Clydesdales arrived Tuesday at Hestand Stadium, where a small crowd of people were waiting to take pictures and welcome the famous horses to the first of several appearances this week in Jefferson County.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday the launch of a training initiative for law enforcement officers, educators and emergency responders to help schools prepare for the possibility of active threats on campus.
With chants of “end domestic violence in Pine Bluff,” residents from all over Pine Bluff joined together Tuesday in a walk sponsored by the Pine Bluff Police Department to raise awareness about domestic violence.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross tangled Tuesday over their past statements on gun control and Hutchinson’s connections to overseas companies.
Members of the Economic Development Corp. of Jefferson County on Tuesday supported the idea of the Arkansas Department of Correction locating another prison in the county.
WASHINGTON — Two weeks ahead of Election Day, Republican challenger Tom Cotton is substantially ahead of Democrat Mark Pryor in Arkansas’ U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix College Poll.
WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s hold on Arkansas’ four congressional seats could be slipping, according to the latest polls taken by Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix College.
A two-vehicle accident at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Fifth Avenue and Pine Street resulted in one of the vehicles being turned on its top.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in September, according to labor statistic released Tuesday.
Democratic 4rth District U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt campaigned with the national Put the Middle Class First Bus Tour on Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He discussed raising the minimum wage, equal pay for equal work, making college affordable and protecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
A power outage caused a brief loss of electricity but did not otherwise impact the Dollarway School District operations on Tuesday, Dollarway Superintendent Bobby Acklin said.
A $10,000 bond was set Tuesday for a Pine Bluff man who was arrested on drug-related charges after a traffic stop Monday.
The identity of a man who died in a house fire on Oct. 10 has been confirmed by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office employees remember their late colleague Deputy Dedrick Mustiful as a loyal employee and joyful Christian man.
The White Hall City Council discussed Monday the progress being made on the James “Jitters”Morgan Community Center.