The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Donors of all blood types — especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative and B negative — are needed.
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The National Farmers Market Week celebration will end Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Saracen Landing Farmers Market. The market will be open 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Army National Guard Spc. Shalanda Redic has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson at Columbia, South Carolina.
Conservation District employees can now register for communication skills workshops taking place in September and October in Little Rock, Monticello and Jonesboro.
The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas, 708 E. Eighth Ave., will resume the Crime Victims’ Support Group Meetings from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 13.
Kutz 4 Kidz will provide free school supplies, haircuts and hairdos for children from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at the King building at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
Forestry researchers and agricultural engineers will be working together at the nano- and micro- levels as part of the new statewide Center for Advanced Surface Engineering, or CASE.
The Church of God, 7111 Shannon Road, invites the community to a free back-to-school barbecue dinner where school supplies will also be given away. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.
The Jefferson County Landlord Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Business Support Incubator, 615 S. Main St.
Fourth Ward Alderman Steven Mays of Pine Bluff recently attended a one-day project management workshop in Little Rock at the Double Tree Hotel.