As police continue their investigation into a double homicide Tuesday night, the victims have been identified by Jefferson County Coroner Chad Kelley.
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Pine Bluff police are investigating a double homicide after two males were found Tuesday night inside a red car on Locust Street just north of West 29th Avenue.
The question of whether it was legal for Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth to abruptly adjourn the Monday meeting of the Pine Bluff City Council before the agenda had been completed appears to have an answer in existing municipal law.
While she didn’t have any blockbuster announcements about new industries locating in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County immediately, Lou Ann Nisbett said Tuesday she “hopes to make announcements about a lot of new industries in 2014.”
Despite an increase in violent crimes during the month of November, overall crime in Pine Bluff declined for the 10th straight month, according to the police department’s monthly report.
Retired Watson Chapel School District teacher and former state legislator Toni Bradford was recommended Tuesday by a committee of the Jefferson County Quorum Court to fill a vacancy on the Watson Chapel School Board.
Regional community development financial institution Hope Enterprise Corporation and Credit Union opened a new branch Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s Economic Research and Development Center at 615 Main St.
Since the introduction of the Eyes and Ears Award at the monthly Coffee with the Chiefs program, both the Pine Bluff Police Department and the Fire and Emergency Services Department have used the event to honor members of their departments for their good work.
The Jefferson County Humane Society, a volunteer nonprofit organization with a mission of alleviating the suffering of animals, is sponsoring a fundraising dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Harbor Oaks Country Club in Pine Bluff’s Regional Park.
Both men police were seeking to question in connection with the Thanksgiving Day homicide of Dametrick McDaniel have surrendered to police.