Pine Bluff police are continuing their investigation into the death of Maranda Goldman but are still waiting on the Arkansas Crime Laboratory to tell them the cause of death.
The Pine Bluff Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund campaign began its 28th year Thursday.
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The White Hall School District will take a second shot at getting voters to approve a bond issue to improve facilities in February.
A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly kicked the window out of a police car, sending glass into the face of the officer.
Nov. 23 — Nov. 24, 2015
The Trotter Auto Group is progressing with construction of a new dealership ahead of schedule, paving the way for an opening in March 2016, Company President Ford Trotter III said.
Five ways to have fun this weekend.
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.
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.
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.
First United Methodist Church hosted a Feed the Funnel Party on Nov. 22 with students and faculty representing the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Student Food Pantry.
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.
LITTLE ROCK — With Congress recessed for the holidays, Republican 2nd District Congressman French Hill spoke to the Little Rock Political Animals Club on Tuesday, addressing issues ranging from the Syrian refugee situation to new House Speaker Paul Ryan to increasing bipartisan cooperation in the House, which he said is beginning to ease the gridlock that plagued lawmakers for several years.
Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is a time of year when serious fires can occur. Thanksgiving Day tops the charts as one of the peak days for home cooking fires. Because of this, the Pine Bluff Fire & Emergency Services Department is offering safety tips for this holiday season.
If the full council goes along with the recommendations of its ways and means committee, an additional $198,923.96 will be added to the city’s 2016 budget after a meeting Tuesday.
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.