Editor’s Note: Brenda Miles, an award-winning columnist from Hot Springs Village, has written a four-part serial about Valentine’s. Part III will appear in next weekend’s newspaper.
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The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners on Thursday night approved the calling of a special election requested by the White Hall School District for April 14, but not until after a lengthy discussion.
Ward 1 residents shared concerns about crime, litter and blighted properties Thursday during the fourth and final listening tour meeting with elected officials and municipal employees.
The vacant Band Museum building suffered a collapsed roof Thursday, raising questions about the safety of people in the area.
The former owner of The Pines mall said Thursday he believed the sale of the mall to a Texas company last week was “a deal that worked for all parties involved.”
Both the Watson Chapel junior and senior high school campuses were locked down for a brief period Thursday morning, according to Superintendent Danny Hazelwood.
The Pine Bluff School District Board of Directors hired a contract attorney Wednesday night and reduced the amount of money the superintendent may spend without their prior approval.
The last section of the walking trail around Lake Saracen is set for completion in the spring, the Civic Auditorium Complex and Advertising and Tourist Promotion commissions heard at their monthly joint meeting Wednesday.
The Pines mall has new owners, according to a letter sent Wednesday to all the tenants in the mall.
A former auxiliary juvenile probation officer who was working with at-risk juveniles was sentenced to prison late Tuesday night after being convicted of sexually assaulting one of the juveniles he was supervising.