Organizers of the west side neighborhood reunion where one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting this weekend say the violence will not deter them from their goal.
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.
Police were still investigating at the scene of this accident at about 8 p.m. Monday at 29th Avenue and Cedar Street, but said it appeared to have involved two vehicles and the house. No one appeared to be injured. No further details were immediately available. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
Two people — the drivers — went to the hospital to be checked out for injuries after this two-car accident at Sixth Avenue and Blake Street on Monday, according to police. Staff with Cato’s Transmission of Pine Bluff already had one vehicle on the tow truck and were preparing to tow the second vehicle as well. No further details were immediately available. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
The Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility Commission is considering whether a rate increase described by officials as modest may be needed in 2015 to account for rising infrastructure costs and a shrinking customer base.
The following is a list of people who have filed through Monday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging a tax exemption that lawmakers provided to the oil and gas industry earlier this year.
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.
Pine Bluff police are investigating a Saturday night shooting at a neighborhood reunion on the west side of the city that left a Sheridan man dead and three others wounded.