The roads that were repaired and work done by the Jefferson County Road Department:
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According to an online property market site, the Plaza Hotel at 2 Convention Center Drive was sold at an auction on June 2. The starting bid was $750,000, but the site — loopnet.com — doesn’t indicate how much the 200-room hotel that’s attached to the Pine Bluff Convention Center sold for.
Brian Ramsey has been promoted to associate athletic director for external operations at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Ramsey spent eight years as the department’s communications director.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello chapter of Psi Chi psychology honor society was selected as a “Model Chapter of the Year,” one of 27 nationally to receive the award, according to Rick Clubb, dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
A Tillar man was killed Monday morning when he was struck by a vehicle while picking up items from a highway in Drew County.
Several ministers whose churches are located on the north side of Pine Bluff have voiced concerns over illegal dumping going on near their properties.
Preserve Arkansas is seeking nominations for the 2016 Arkansas Preservation Awards to be presented at a ceremony in January 2017. Nominations are due Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.
The International Paper/Evergreen Packaging Retirees will meet from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, in conference room 5 of at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave.
Andrew Spadoni from White Hall was an intern during the first summer session at the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR).
The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Officer Shanee Howard of the Pine Bluff Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch Program will give an update for the University Park Neighborhood Watch Program.