Jefferson County voters elected new school board members in the Pine Bluff, Watson Chapel and Dollarway school districts on Tuesday, and in one school district race, Dollarway Zone 1, Fred Toney and Charles Girley will face off in an Oct. 7 runoff.
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Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff recently joined the Greater Delta Alliance for Health.
Arkansas Fair Housing Commission representatives said during a stop in Pine Bluff on Tuesday that fair housing practices are something everyone has a stake in.
The Pine Bluff City Council declined to hold all three votes Monday on an item that would have brought some building code enforcement functions into the police department.
The Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District Solid Waste Board is looking into the feasibility of buying a landfill in Dewitt that was formerly owned by a private company and is currently not in operation because of a bankruptcy.
The Southeast Arkansas District Livestock and Rodeo Parade will head west down Fifth Street on Thursday, Oct. 2, instead of north on Main Street because of the instability of a partially collapsed structure, according to officials.
The Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department received 17 fewer calls in August than they did for the previous month, according to the department’s monthly report.
Stiffer penalties await commercial building owners who fail to fix code violations thanks to a 6-2 vote by the Pine Bluff City Council Monday in favor of an ordinance sponsored by Ward 1 Alderman Lloyd Holcomb Jr.
In an effort to better serve a growing number of customers, Relyance Bank is opening a branch in Little Rock.
The Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department will be adding a new pumper truck to its fleet early next year, according to officials.