The August unemployment rate for Pine Bluff fell to 10.2 percent from 11.6 percent in July, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
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LAS VEGAS, NV — Stephens Media LLC — the company that also owns The Pine Bluff Commercial — and Black Press today announced a series of transactions involving Stephens Media newspapers in Washington and Hawaii.
Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the addition of Patrick A. Burrow as executive vice president and general counsel, according to Chairman and CEO George A. Makris Jr.
McGeorge Contracting Company Inc. of Pine Bluff was awarded a $38 million project contract with the state highway department this week.
Signs went up this week at the planned Tropical Smoothie Cafe across from Walmart at 502 Mallard Loop Suite E.
STUTTGART — Bringing 30 years of expertise in obstetrics and gynecological care to Stuttgart and the surrounding communities, Dr. Stephen Rauls has joined the growing family of Baptist Health specialists as part of Baptist Health Women’s Clinic-Stuttgart.
WARREN — Students at the University of Arkansas are getting practical experience while helping a new business that will have a large economic impact on Southeast Arkansas, officials said.
John Ballenger does not consider retirement an option, as the 89-year-old Pine Bluff man is too busy running his lumber company to entertain such an idea.
Simmons First Trust Co. announced Friday that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Talbot Capital Management Inc., headquartered in Pine Bluff, said Marty D. Casteel, chairman and chief executive officer of Simmons Bank.
LITLE ROCK — Andrew Lachowsky has been named as vice president of planning, rates and market operations for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation. He replaces Ricky Bittle, who will retire after more than 40 years with the cooperative.