The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
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Ray Hobbs, the director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, announced his retirement late Friday afternoon.
Oak Park Elementary School educators announced Thursday that Pine Bluff native and Major League Baseball player Torii Hunter and his wife Katrina Hunter gave a $2,000 gift to recognize student achievement.
Grider Field Airport Manager Doug Hale said Thursday that an arms manufacturer has expressed interest in the former National Guard Armory building on the airport property.
The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas will begin a hunger action campaign across its 10 counties on Monday in an effort to help provide food to residents in need.
A proposed city ordinance that would move some code enforcement inspectors into the police department would help Pine Bluff to tackle areas of persistent blight, supporters say.
John Ballenger does not consider retirement an option, as the 89-year-old Pine Bluff man is too busy running his lumber company to entertain such an idea.
The news that the escaped inmate Timothy Buffington had turned himself in Thursday morning to authorities in Booneville after three months at large was welcomed by area residents.
BOONEVILLE — Convicted murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington turned himself in to police Thursday morning after almost three months on the run from a Pine Bluff prison.
With a dollar target of $1.24 million, the United Way of Southeast Arkansas kicked off its 2014 fall campaign Thursday during a joint meeting of the Pine Bluff and West Pine Bluff rotary clubs.