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AG warns consumers about home solicitations

Door-to-door salespeople are hitting the streets, selling home improvement projects, home security systems, newspapers, magazines and much more. Sometimes they use high-pressure sales tactics, and occasionally the salesperson misrepresents the products they are selling.

Kiwanis to meet May 4

The Pine Bluff Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The speaker will be Delos McCauley of the Three Rivers Audubon Society.

Arsenal cancels run/walk

Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Recreation Services and Army Community Service office canceled the annual Child Abuse Awareness 5K run and two-mile walk/stroll, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 30.

Altheimer cleanup

Participants gather for the Altheimer community cleanup April 16. The event included Altheimer elected officials, Greater Battle Chapel Baptist Church, Altheimer United Methodist Church, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ and other residents. Keep Arkansas Beautiful donated items to assist with the cleanup and the Jefferson County Road Department provided the Dumpster. (Special to The Commercial)