Healing Place Ministries enjoyed continued community collaborations during its four weeks of Summer Community Camp for at-risk and disadvantaged children and youth.
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The Covenant Recovery Inc. substance abuse recovery center has grown rapidly in the two years that it has been accepting residents at its original location and this week obtained permission from the city to expand.
The Pine Bluff City Council Public Health and Welfare Committee met with city officials Thursday to consider how best to ensure city building codes are followed and enforced, especially in light of last week’s partial building collapse downtown.
People looking for healthy cuisine in a casual dining setting will find a new option later this year as Tropical Smoothie Cafe plans to open a restaurant in Pine Bluff.
The city of Pine Bluff Depository Board — created by a city council vote at a May 5 meeting — held its inaugural meeting Thursday in the mayor’s conference room.
Doc’s Pawn Shop is planning to move from its current location at 224 Main St. to the Dollarway neighborhood because fewer people are shopping at downtown stores, owner Michael Kelley said.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is drawing down the waters of Lake Chicot and Cane Creek Lake in an effort to strengthen the fish population, vegetation and overall ecosystem.
BRIDGE CLOSED — Avoid the area the 28th Avenue bridge (near intersection with Bay). The road is closed because there is a downed tree leaning on a power line in the area, according to police and MECCA officials at about 7 p.m. Thursday. The Commercial first heard reports from residents about the closure at about 5:30 p.m.
For three of the next four days — maybe longer — the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars will grace the Longhorn Network in the Little League 11- and 12-year-old Southwest Regional in Waco, Texas.
White Hall police are continuing their investigation into a burglary at Hunter’s Refuge on Tuesday, July 22, and are asking for help in identifying the persons involved.