In advance of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth is asking residents to clean their properties.
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The Commercial frequently receives letters from inmates listing grievances from their time at W. C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center, some of which — like overcrowding — jail administrators agree with, while others they dispute.
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The Pine Bluff School District has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture to provide free lunches to all students.
Members of the Clean Team trim vegetation Thursday next to Martha Mitchell Expressway. People who belong to the Clean Team are performing community service in lieu of paying fines. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Wednesday that she will veto a resolution approved by the city council on Monday to remove Bill Brumett from a commission post.
Three Jefferson County public school districts have seen a decline in their enrollment between 2014 and 2015, while enrollment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Southeast Arkansas College has increased.
Members of the Pine Bluff Police Department quality of life division found fallen concrete, exposed re-barb that was rusted, electrical wires hanging out and potential fire hazards Wednesday at the Crown Motel on West Fifth Avenue.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff senior Ashlyn Morton, left, speaks with Ashley Chapa, marketing and communications manager at the University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business Graduate Programs. An accounting major from Memphis, Tennessee, Morton took part in the 2015 fall UAPB/Southeast Arkansas College Career Day and Teacher Education Fair on Wednesday at the Kenneth L. Johnson Sr. Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex.