A candidate for mayor of Pine Bluff on Saturday was critical of a member of the Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners who accessed the candidate’s military record and released some of the information on a social media site.
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Watson Chapel High School student Valerie Bakhtiar is developing an idea for a paddle-boat company as part of an academic partnership with the University of Arkansas.
If you’ve seen one movie based on a Nicholas Sparks romance, you’ve seen them all. Like the others, “The Choice” bleeds sap and treacle. And the story, even by Sparks’ standards, is so lame I wanted to punch the movie in the face, so to speak.
A group that is trying to re-open the former Horizon Foods/Summit Poultry Plant on West Second Avenue has worked out a tentative settlement with Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility and has applied for an industrial wastewater permit.
Jefferson County Treasurer Elizabeth Rinchuso, who had asked that her two employees be given pay raises, has withdrawn that request.
The president on Friday declared disaster status for several counties in Arkansas — including Jefferson County — in relation to storms and flooding from Dec. 26 to Jan. 22.
The Black History Month celebration at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has been rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Kenneth L. Johnson Sr. Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex arena.
A number of Pine Bluff Police Department officers were recognized for their performance during the monthly Coffee with the Chiefs, including the detectives who worked on the Lenon Buie homicide and the officers involved in a large drug bust.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth plans to discuss public safety, quality of life and capital projects Monday in a state of the city speech and town hall meeting.
Elizabeth Marro’s affecting and beautiful first novel, “Casualties,” does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting. She takes us places we don’t want to go, makes us look, makes us feel. Her characters’ journey becomes ours and, as a consequence, we exult in their hard-won reckonings.