The Pine Bluff School Board voted unanimously to pay over $270,000 to upgrade the school’s internet services at a special called meeting Tuesday.
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The American Cancer Society will host its annual Relay For Life at a new location beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.
A steady flow of Southeast Arkansas residents filed through the doors of the Pine Bluff Convention Center on Thursday for the Business Expo, hosted by the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Teenagers from Watson Chapel High School joined Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, police officers, firefighters, a city bus and representatives of Waste Management on Thursday to clean up the central part of the city.
The Pine Bluff Arsenal has announced the permanent closing of the Pine Haven Golf Course on Monday, May 30.
In the Wednesday edition of The Commercial, the article “Arsenal’s Pine Haven Golf Course to close May 30” incorrectly spelled the name of the arsenal’s division chief of recreation services, Carla Easterling. Also, the article stated that the golf equipment would be sold in “still” bids. It should have read “sealed” bids. Finally, all of the quotes in the article should have been attributed to Easterling.
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Jefferson County Drug Court will celebrate National Drug Court Month on Friday with a celebration at 9:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Supervisory Special Agent Anthony Lemons of the Drug Enforcement Administration will be the featured speaker.
The Regency Square Shopping Center got its first grocery store in several years when Food Wise opened on Wednesday to a packed store and long lines.
Since the finale of “Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake” premiered in March, Katie Milam, the Pine Bluff woman who was selected for the show, has been traveling the United States with her Redneck Island competitors with whom she’s become great friends.