Robey Junior High School teacher Deborah Freeman was fired Tuesday night in a unanimous decision of the Pine Bluff School Board.
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Pine Bluff City Council members mostly expressed support for the contents of Mayor Debe Hollingsworth’s State of the City Address on Monday and stressed the need for civic unity to move Pine Bluff forward.
The Pine Bluff Police Bike Patrol ride past the Parkview Apartments on patrol in central Pine Bluff on Tuesday as the sun shines through a partly cloudy day with highs in 70s. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
Signs of spring pop up across Pine Bluff on Tuesday. (Photos Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
The Watson Chapel School Board voted 4-3 Monday night to uphold Superintendent Danny Hazelwood’s decision to deny a grievance as filed by Watson Chapel Junior High School teacher Beth Vilches on what Hazelwood termed “a personnel matter.”
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth maintained that her administration has made significant strides in improving the lives of residents in her State of the City Address on Monday night at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced his intent to grant nine pardons, including four from Southeast Arkansas.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Monday she was “angry and was venting” when she said last Friday that she would be filing a lawsuit against the Jefferson County Election Commission on Monday after the commission voted to place the name of former mayor Carl A. Redus Jr. on the ballot as a candidate for mayor in the May 20 Democratic party primary.
The American flag at Monticello City Hall was lowered to half-staff Monday in honor and memory of Monticello Mayor Allen Maxwell.
A proposed ordinance to provide funding for the new e-waste recycling program was tabled Monday night by the Jefferson County Quorum Court after several members of the county’s legislative body raised questions about the way employees would be paid.