Power outages were scattered across Pine Bluff and Jefferson County on Wednesday evening after a line of severe thunderstorms blew through the area.
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REDFIELD — The board of directors behind a proposed Redfield Tri-County Charter School have submitted an application to the Arkansas Department of Education to establish the school.
Pine Bluff native Calvin D. “Cal” Rollins, now of Cabot, was inducted into the Army Ranger Hall of Fame on Wednesday, July 16, at Fort Benning, Ga.
Historic preservationists are hoping to postpone demolition of the fire-gutted Young’s Cleaners on Main Street downtown long enough to preserve one of Pine Bluff’s famed murals.
There is a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for all of Jefferson County through 8 p.m. and a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY through 5 p.m. Details from the National Weather Service: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lzk/
Barbara Sheppard, left, and Wilma Riley, right — both of Pine Bluff — enjoy an afternoon of fishing Wednesday at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Pine Bluff. Shortly after the photo was taken, the ladies called it a day as temperatures reached the upper 80s and the relative humidity was more than 50 percent. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider the Carnahan House at Pine Bluff for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, program officials announced Wednesday.
Callie Travis, left, and William “Ty” Davis were representing U.S. Sen. John Boozman’s office Wednesday with a mobile unit set up at Jefferson Comprehensive Care in Pine Bluff.
Jefferson County students looking to transfer from a school in academic distress face a deadline of July 30 to submit a request.
Pine Bluff teachers who taught summer school classes wished they had been paid sooner rather than having to wait an extra week for the standard pay period, according to the head of the local teachers union.