More than $200,000 that the city of Pine Bluff repaid to the federal government in 2013 because of improper expenditures is now returning to city coffers.
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LITTLE ROCK — James Smith of Star City said he was honored to receive a Silver Star in a ceremony Tuesday at the state Capitol, even if the honor came 49 years after his actions on a battlefield in Vietnam that earned it.
LITTLE ROCK — Oil and gas company SEECO has agreed to pay $950,000 to the federal government to resolve allegations that it drilled into unleased, federally owned natural gas in Conway and Van Buren counties.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said in an opinion Tuesday she believes ordinances in some Arkansas communities that extend civil-rights protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are unenforceable.
Several Jefferson County schools scored among the lowest in the state over a period of three years, in what the Arkansas Department of Education classifies as priority schools.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death-row inmates, including Kenneth Dewayne Williams of Pine Bluff.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday the state’s current formula for funding higher education is outdated and needs to be re-evaluated.
In an article that appeared in the Aug. 20 edition of The Commercial, Lawrence Carroll was killed in a car accident at 9:34 a.m. The time was incorrect in the original article.
September is National Recovery Month and the monthly Coffee with the Chiefs program celebrated it Tuesday with Bessie Lancelin, director of clinical services of the Southeast Arkansas Behavioral Health System, as the guest speaker.
A Pine Bluff man was sentenced to prison Tuesday after pleading no contest to two different homicides.