Pine Bluff School Board will hold a special called board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, for a board training. The meeting will be held at the administrative center, 512 S. Pine St. Details: 543-4200.
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LITTLE ROCK — State revenues in August were up 5.8 percent from a year ago and 7.1 percent above forecast, the state’s fiscal office said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods pledged Wednesday to devote $50 million in cash and in-kind donations to fighting hunger over the next five years.
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.
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 Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday the state’s current formula for funding higher education is outdated and needs to be re-evaluated.