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UAPB to host poet Nikki Giovanni on March 4

Nikki Giovanni — poet, writer, commentator and activist — will be the featured speaker at the annual University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Women’s Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Kenneth L. Johnson Health Physical Education and Recreation Complex.


The Watson Chapel School Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Watson Chapel School District administrative building to discuss its search for a new superintendent. The meeting time was reported incorrectly in an announcement in Friday’s edition.

UAM WAGE Graduate

Peyton Gregory of Lake Village, center, receives a certificate as the first of 20 graduates of WAGE (Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-McGehee.