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Pine Bluff native meets comedy kings

Pine Bluff native D’Ciel Brewer, center, networks with comedians at The Comedy Get Down at San Diego, California, Jan. 30. An aspiring comedian, Brewer, met entertainers, from left, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Charlie Murphy and Eddie Griffin. Brewer, who goes by the stage name, “Just B,” has performed at the American Comedy Co., the Mad House Comedy Club and the Comedy Palace. A 2008 Dollarway High School graduate, she is also a 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the youngest daughter of Annette Brewer, office manager of Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility. (Special to The Commercial)

Great American Cleanup begins March 1

Arkansans statewide are encouraged to spruce up their communities by volunteering in the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas. The spring cleanup campaign, coordinated and promoted by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission, will be held Tuesday, March 1, through Tuesday, May 31.