Flooding can be dangerous, but once the water recedes, it can leave behind a multitude of problems in terms of debris and structural damage to buildings and utilities.
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Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s staff will visit Fordyce during mobile office stops. Staff will visit from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the council room of Fordyce City Hall.
White Hall School Board has called a special meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at the district administration building to discuss employment of personnel. The board will also hold a work session.
The Pine Bluff School Board will hold a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at the board room of the district’s administrative center, 512 S. Pine St. Details: 543-4204.
Simmons Bank has named Jason Culpepper as Conway community bank president.
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make appointments now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department asks drivers to visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling during the holidays.
Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce is coordinating a cleaning supply drive to benefit Island Harbor residents who were impacted by recent flooding. Items can be dropped off at the Chamber office, 510 Main St., until Thursday, July 9.
Farmers in Arkansas and throughout the country are facing dropping commodity prices as abundant stores of rice, grains and other products saturate the market, economic experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture said recently.
The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2016 Leadership Pine Bluff class.