At an office in the bustling garment district of downtown Los Angeles, Carnita Nicole Whimper, a 2010 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, finds fulfillment in a career in corporate fashion.
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How to start a food processing business will be explained during workshops at Pine Bluff and two other cities in October. The sessions are being presented by the Arkansas Food Innovation Center, which assists entrepreneurs with processing value-added food products.
Jefferson County Republican Committee Chairman Peter Smykla announced filing fees for county and Pine Bluff municipal offices for the March 1 Republican Preferential Primary Election.
The Central Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory Street. All residents are urged to attend.
The White Hall Library announces the following new additions to its collection:
The Arkansas Fallen Riders Association’s Fallen Riders Memorial Service will be held at the community center of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, 9238 Sulphur Springs Road.
Pine Bluff/Sheridan ABATE District 20 will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Delta Rivers Nature Center at Regional Park. The agenda will include the Hot Springs rally, Sept. 10-12. All members and interested riders are invited to attend.
Upcoming events at the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center at Regional Park include:
Repairs to an exit ramp on southbound Interstate 530 in White Hall will require a traffic shift, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials.
All Jefferson County offices will be closed Friday and Monday, Sept. 4 and 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday, Sept. 7, according to County Judge Dutch King. Details: 541-5360.