Two Arkansas nonprofits that work with poor communities in the south announced their merger Wednesday morning before a packed house at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Service Center.
Early voting is presently underway in the runoff election for Dollarway School District’s Zone 1 race between Fred Toney and Charles Girley.
The August unemployment rate for Pine Bluff fell to 10.2 percent from 11.6 percent in July, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
The SAFE Team Clean Sweep program took to the streets of Pine Bluff again Wednesday morning with city leaders using face-to-face contact with residents to build a safer community.
LAS VEGAS, NV — Stephens Media LLC — the company that also owns The Pine Bluff Commercial — and Black Press today announced a series of transactions involving Stephens Media newspapers in Washington and Hawaii.
Justice of the peace candidates Ted Harden and Jack Jones both touted their governmental experience Tuesday at a candidate forum that also featured several Pine Bluff City Council candidates.
The Pine Bluff Planning Commission unanimously rejected a request Wednesday to open a restaurant and event center at the former Eden Park Country Club.
An article on the Pine Bluff Planning Commission in Wednesday’s edition incorrectly listed the address of Pine Bluff resident Barbara Samuels. Samuels resides on Elm Wood Circle.
The company that owns the Huddle House restaurants in Pine Bluff and White Hall has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which claims that the company subjected a black employee to a hostile work environment.
SHERWOOD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised the education proposals of Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson during a visit Tuesday to central Arkansas.
Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the addition of Patrick A. Burrow as executive vice president and general counsel, according to Chairman and CEO George A. Makris Jr.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor announced Tuesday the launch of a state tour to spread the message that his voting record on issues important to women compares favorably to that of his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle.
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School Principal Brent Mitchell welcomes parents and students to an open house Tuesday evening at the 708 W. Second Ave. campus. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
Southeast Arkansas College President Stephen Hilterbran urged students at a Lunch and Learn session Tuesday to have a vision for their lives, plan for the long term and expect to work hard to achieve their goals.
LITTLE ROCK — The body of a real estate agent who had been missing since Thursday was recovered from a shallow grave at a concrete company in the Cabot area early Tuesday, authorities said.
A $10,000 bond was set Tuesday for a woman who allegedly stabbed a relative during an altercation Saturday night.
An investigation into an alleged burglary in August at a house in the Dollarway area resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old Pine Bluff man who was identified from home security video.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, will participate in two televised debates in October but likely no more in what is among the most hotly contested Senate races of the 2014 election cycle.