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Panel to host school board forum

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter’s Connection Committee, will present a forum for school board candidates at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.

Greens to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Raymond and Juanita Green of Star City will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 8th, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. This will be held in the Family Life Center of South Side Missionary Baptist Church, 905 South Lincoln, Star City. All friends and family are invited. No gifts please. Cards are welcomed.

Grace Willing Workers met July 9

“The Sunshine Girls” of Grace Willing Workers met July 9 at Relyance Bank Branch in White Hall’s meeting room. The meeting was called to order by President Bettye Johnson. She welcomed members and guests, Bobbie Guernsy and Betty Marks .

Downtown Development receives grant

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program recently awarded Pine Bluff Downtown Development a $1,000 downtown revitalization grant. The presentation included, from left, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst, Downtown Development Director Joy Blankenship, Roy Ferrell and Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips. (Special to The Commercial)

Woods, Billingsley to wed

Joesett Elisabeth Woods and Jeffrey Edward Billingsley will be united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Watson Chapel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Bro. Josh Blevins will be officiating the ceremony.