Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Assistant Fire Marshal Lt. Randy Compton is assessing the integrity of about 107 buildings along Main Street between Barraque Street and Harding Avenue and Pine Street and State Street in an effort to ensure people are safe.
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The Jefferson County Drug Court will be participating in the first-ever ArkansasGives online event Thursday, allowing people to donate to their favorite charity.
The local chapter of the NAACP asked Tuesday for Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett to resign over a Facebook exchange he had with a former Pine Bluff resident that included the word “coon.” Brumett said he will not step down.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday named a special judge to hear the case of Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Johnson, who was charged with multiple felonies last week, as well as any potential charges that could result against Johnson or Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson as a result of a report from the state Division of Legislative Audit.
The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved Aaron Branscomb to a vacant board seat Tuesday during a special meeting.
After getting a satisfactory answer about off-street parking, the Pine Bluff Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a request by CrossFit 1210 to establish an indoor recreational facility at 3200 S. Catalpa St. on property that is zoned as industrial.
Dollarway School District Superintendent Bobby Acklin said Tuesday the district will be asking for a millage increase this year.
Lydia Wood-Harvey, a fifth-grader at Moody Elementary school, is looking to change the culture of bullying in schools all across the state.
The Watson Chapel School Board decided Monday to interview three people for consideration to be the district’s next superintendent.
After receiving only one response to a request for bids to run the concession stand at Regional Park during the softball season, the Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Commission voted Monday to give the job to B.J. Hulse, but for less money than what they had originally asked for.