The Pines mall will lose one of its anchor stores when Sears closes in early August, a Sears corporate spokesman confirmed Friday.
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The Jefferson County Drug Court celebrated National Drug Court Month on Friday, and the supervisory special agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration in Arkansas said that while enforcement of drug laws helps, education and rehabilitation are also needed.
The Pine Bluff School Board voted unanimously to pay over $270,000 to upgrade the school’s internet services at a special called meeting Tuesday.
The American Cancer Society will host its annual Relay For Life at a new location beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.
A steady flow of Southeast Arkansas residents filed through the doors of the Pine Bluff Convention Center on Thursday for the Business Expo, hosted by the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Teenagers from Watson Chapel High School joined Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, police officers, firefighters, a city bus and representatives of Waste Management on Thursday to clean up the central part of the city.
The Pine Bluff Arsenal has announced the permanent closing of the Pine Haven Golf Course on Monday, May 30.
In the Wednesday edition of The Commercial, the article “Arsenal’s Pine Haven Golf Course to close May 30” incorrectly spelled the name of the arsenal’s division chief of recreation services, Carla Easterling. Also, the article stated that the golf equipment would be sold in “still” bids. It should have read “sealed” bids. Finally, all of the quotes in the article should have been attributed to Easterling.
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Jefferson County Drug Court will celebrate National Drug Court Month on Friday with a celebration at 9:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Supervisory Special Agent Anthony Lemons of the Drug Enforcement Administration will be the featured speaker.