Planning committee members of a proposed multipurpose and aquatics centers discussed what amenities they expect to exist in those buildings on Wednesday.
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Arkansas Community Correction is preparing to interview applicants for a position to oversee prisoners in removing dilapidated buildings in Pine Bluff.
Dozens of individuals from public safety agencies were joined by volunteers from throughout the community Wednesday with a single goal — clean up a crime-ridden neighborhood.
The Metropolitan Emergency Communications Board on Wednesday approved two adjustments to the 2015 budget, one of them that resulted from an error in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.
The body of a man pulled Tuesday night from Lake Saracen has gone to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, where the cause and manner of death will be determined.
“Being happy is just making up your mind to be” — those words were what longtime Pine Bluff resident and former bridal clothing store owner Betty Higman lived by.
With no dissent, two committees of the Jefferson Country Quorum Court on Tuesday recommended that an appropriation ordinance to allow the prosecuting attorney’s office to hire a temporary worker be approved when the full court meets next week.
The Pine Bluff City Council approved a resolution Monday to appropriate money from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department to pay for a Dollarway Safe Route to School Project.
The Rev. Derick Easter, pastor of New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, said Tuesday that there is no community success without involvement and engagement.
For the first time since October 2014, reported robberies in Pine Bluff were in single digits, helping to fuel a 12.97 percent decrease in crime in April, compared to numbers from 2014.