On Oct. 11, 2013, the city of Monticello entered into a $10 million contract with Siemens Industry Inc. to upgrade the city’s water system with new water meters and replace aging water lines. A year and $7 million later, the city has hired an attorney to determine whether the transaction complies with applicable law and, if so, is the company fulfilling its obligations under the contract.
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An event was held Wednesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club hosted by Sissy’s Log Cabin and featuring Stephen Lagos, who was there signing autographs for his jewelry line. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Margie Savage)
LITTLE ROCK — A city director, an office manager and a county clerk are running for state treasurer and pledging to restore public trust in the office, which has been vacant since Democrat Martha Shoffner resigned in May 2013 after her arrest on public corruption charges.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
LITTLE ROCK — A landscape architect and an auto refinish technician who performs shows as Elvis Presley are challenging Arkansas’ incumbent land commissioner.
Pine Bluff residents will be briefed by city officials on a variety of municipal programs as part of a town hall meeting that will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
Early voting wraps up its first week Saturday. Through late Friday afternoon, 2,655 people had cast ballots early, according to Senior Deputy County Clerk Katherine Wooldridge.
Pine Bluff School District Superintendent Linda Watson said there is a possibility that the district might need to close at least one school to remain fiscally solvent.
LITTLE ROCK — With the governor’s race entering the final stretch, Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the launch of a coalition of female supporters called Women for Asa.
The Pine Bluff Commercial is hosting a debate for the Pine Bluff City Council aldermen candidates at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.