Justice of the peace candidates Ted Harden and Jack Jones both touted their governmental experience Tuesday at a candidate forum that also featured several Pine Bluff City Council candidates.
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The Pine Bluff Planning Commission unanimously rejected a request Wednesday to open a restaurant and event center at the former Eden Park Country Club.
Island Harbor Marina’s new owner is charging people to use the site’s boat ramps, but others say he does not have the right to do so because of a pre-existing agreement with the county government.
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School Principal Brent Mitchell welcomes parents and students to an open house Tuesday evening at the 708 W. Second Ave. campus. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
Attorneys for the family of the late Monroe Isadore urged students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to get involved in the community and support the efforts to “get justice for Isadore.”
Southeast Arkansas College President Stephen Hilterbran urged students at a Lunch and Learn session Tuesday to have a vision for their lives, plan for the long term and expect to work hard to achieve their goals.
A proposal to start renovation work on the Joe Thomas Public Safety Building moved out of committee Monday and will be considered by the full council next week.
A proposal to reopen the former Eden Park Country Club as a restaurant and event center is being met with community opposition.
The 75th Southeast Arkansas District Fair and Rodeo got underway Monday at the Hestand Stadium Fairgrounds at 420 N. Blake St. with a goat showing competition and a host of volunteers reviewing exhibits.
Pine Bluff Police Department Deputy Chief Susie Powell was placed on administrative duty this week. The headline in Saturday’s edition incorrectly stated she was on leave.