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Election commission to meet for special election

The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will meet for the White Hall School District special election on Tuesday, Feb. 9, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Election Center for the purpose of monitoring the election, announcing unofficial results for early voting, absentee voting, election results after 7:30 p.m. and any other business that may come before the board.

UAPB names honor students

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently announced its honors students from the fall 2015 semester. The Chancellor’s List includes students who completed 12 credit hours with a grade point average of 4.0. The Dean’s List students completed 12 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.50-3.99. The honor roll students had 12 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.25-3.49.

HEROES to graduate

The Disability Resource & Advocacy Center, a center for independent living, will host its first graduation for HEROES (Hands-on Education, Resource Options and Enrichment Skills)