Black Friday shopping has become a national Thanksgiving tradition, and residents all over Jefferson County were out in force seeking the bargains.
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A flock of pelicans preyed on fish at Lake Saracen on Friday. The American White Pelicans, which have the largest wingspan of any North American bird, have been stopping at the lake in recent weeks on their migratory route south. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
Southeast Arkansas College will host a business leader Monday as part of a statewide effort called Community College Work$ Week to form collaborations among college students, high school students and employers.
Concerned about declining revenues and significant cuts that were made to the 2014 budget, the Jefferson County Quorum Court has decided to put off approving a budget for next year, at least temporarily.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families to gather around the table and eat a good meal. Unfortunately, some Pine Bluff residents don’t have that opportunity, but Feed a Friend Outreach Ministries seeks to change all that.
The Pine Bluff Commercial’s Christmas Card Fund campaign begins its 27th year Thursday.
The following is a list of organizations that have sent announcements to The Commercial about free Thanksgiving meals they are offering Thursday.
Meegan Huston plates up meals to give out for free to the public Wednesday at Mother Hellum’s Hospitality House.
Alderman Steven Mays says he wants to prevent the Pine Bluff City Council Public Works Committee from meeting until he hears from representatives from many agencies so they can discuss the shared 71602 ZIP code between Pine Bluff and White Hall and the proper allocation of Pine Bluff residents’ money.