Winners in the second annual “Beauty in the Bluff” fall photo contest sponsored by Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth’s office have been announced, and Hollingsworth said she was “ecstatic” about the entries.
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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles updating what’s new in communities in Southeast Arkansas.
Although the holiday season is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, law enforcement officers want to remind people that it may also be the most dangerous time of year.
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A proposed city ordinance that would establish definitions for hotels and motels in Pine Bluff and establish penalties for violations was sent back to the Pine Bluff city attorney Tuesday by the Pine Bluff Planning Commission.
The Pine Bluff Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund campaign begins its 28th year Thursday.
A one-vehicle traffic accident shortly before 2:00 a.m. on the north side of Pine Bluff resulted in the death of one man, police said in a news release.
A money bag that was left in a shopping cart at Wal-Mart has been returned, according to Pine Bluff Police Department spokesman Officer Richard Wegner.
In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a citywide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.
Brookshire Holdings Inc., parent company of Brookshire Grocery Co., announced Monday that the process in which it has been engaged to explore a possible sale of the company has been terminated.
A Bradley County woman has been arrested by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced.
LITTLE ROCK — With a December deadline looming to recommend changes to the Arkansas private option, which uses federal dollars to provide insurance coverage to low-income Arkansans through private insurers, the Arkansas Health Care Reform Task Force met at the State Capital on Tuesday to review some options for those changes.
President Barack Obama welcomed French President François Hollande to the White House for the first time since the Paris attacks. Together, they vowed to destroy ISIS.
New video appears to shows Russian pilots parachuting down after being ejected from a jet that was shot down by a Turkish F-16.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The USS Hoga, a tugboat that saw action at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on Monday became the second World War II vessel to be docked at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock. The USS Razorback, a submarine that was present in Tokyo Bay when Japan surrendered to the United States, was added to the Museum in 2004 and opened to the public in 2005.
For much of the month of November, the detainee population at the W. C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center has been under 300, something that the jail has not seen in several months.
The Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and chief executive officer of The King Center, will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduating class.
LITTLE ROCK — It will cost families about $1 less to prepare the classic Thanksgiving meal this year, due largely to a decline in the average cost of frozen turkey and a gallon of whole milk. According to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 30th annual survey, it will cost $45.25 for a family of 10, or $4.52 per person, to enjoy the feast. Last year’s average was $46.23.
Pine Bluff police are investigating a triple shooting Monday that left two of the victims in serious condition.
The Pine Bluff Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in connection with a recent theft valued over $1,000.
LITTLE ROCK — Two legislators have asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to oppose any attempt to modify the state’s highway funding formula, saying cities and counties would suffer if the amounts they receive were to be reduced.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson returns from his China trip late Tuesday, following the signing of a letter of intent on Monday between the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and China’s Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. Ltd (Sun Paper), bringing a proposed paper mill for Arkansas a step closer to reality.
A major effort to grow the tax base in Pine Bluff utilizing the work of the 20/20 Commission as a baseline was announced Monday during a press conference at Simmons First National Bank.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating a 17-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday and may be attempting to go to Chicago.
The Pine Bluff City Council voted 5-3 Monday to approve an additional $222,821 to Cline Construction Group to upgrade the Joe Thomas Public Safety Complex.
A man police had been looking for on multiple charges was arrested Friday in Little Rock.
Reporter Calandra Corder gives us tips on how to eat healthy at Thanksgiving without losing out on the fun.
CNN’s Jason Carroll reports that an 18-year-old was arrested in connection with the death of Amanada Blackburn in Indiana.
Despite the loss of 7.7 million turkeys in the 2014-15 avian flu epidemic, wholesale prices for the birds are expected to be only slightly higher per pound from the same time last year.
A Pine Bluff man was arrested Friday after he allegedly robbed an individual at a motel on Dollarway Road on Thursday.