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.
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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.
This campaign sign at 32nd Avenue and Olive Street in Pine Bluff signal that election season is under way. The sign is for Circuit Judge Bill Benton, who is seeking re-election. Benton is opposed by Pine Bluff attorney Mac Norton.(Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
With no green showing in the pasture, few livestock producers are thinking about weed control, but now is the ideal time to control troublesome pasture weeds, says David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Ron MacCloskey performs as Groucho Marx in the opening show at the newly renovated Community Theatre on Friday night in downtown Pine Bluff. The show is the first in a series of performances that will take place in the restored theater. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
Carla Martin, dean of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Business and Management, speaks to a group of high school students from Lake Village during Lion Fever Day on Friday at UAPB. The annual event allows prospective students to see the UAPB campus and what it has to offer. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said Friday night she will be filing a lawsuit against the Jefferson County Election Commission after the commission voted Friday to place former mayor Carl A. Redus Jr.’s name on the ballot as a mayoral candidate in the May 20 Democratic Party primary.