The Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee upheld the termination of a Street Department employee for excessive absences at its August 14 meeting.
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The Pine Bluff Police Department is asking for help in locating two suspects in connection with a shooting at 3209 S. Main St., June 30.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ high school graduating class of 2014 took the ACT college entrance exam in higher numbers and on average scored higher than the 2013 senior class, the state Department of Education said Wednesday in a news release.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday the Keystone pipeline project highlights the differences between Arkansas’ Republican and Democratic 2nd District congressional candidates.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to close three regional claim centers in Springdale, Jonesboro and Camden, a move that lottery officials said could save as much as $381,000 a year.
Demolition crews Wednesday begin tearing down the north wall of the fire-gutted Young’s Cleaners building on Main Street which featured the Cotton Belt Engine 819 mural painted by Robert and Douglas Dafford. The city was unable to accept an offer to have the wall donated, citing expense and liability concerns. The building was destroyed in a suspected arson May 24.
Petitions filed by would-be Jefferson County Sheriff candidate James Murry may contain enough signatures of registered voters to place him on the ballot in November but Jefferson County Attorney Jackie Harris is waiting on the Secretary of State to confirm that.
The Pine Bluff School District saw a decline of 163 students between 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 based on its average daily attendance figures as measured from August to March, Director of Business and Finance Pam Winkler told the school board Tuesday night.
An Arkansas-based company announced plans Wednesday to build a $130 million plant in the Jefferson Industrial Park to manufacture wood pellets for the European market.
Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating two men linked to separate robberies in the past two weeks.