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Quorum committees to consider political sign ordinance

A proposed ordinance that would prohibit the placement of political campaign signs on public property, including courthouse parking lots and the landscaping adjoining them, will be discussed when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse.

Police officer claims retaliation because of EEOC complaint

A Pine Bluff police officer who was reduced in rank from sergeant to patrolman contended Thursday that he was the victim of retaliation because he filed a complaint against two members of the department — including his supervisor and the assistant police chief — with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunities Commission.

Fixing Streets

Pine Bluff Street Department employee Tonie Horton operates a laydown machine Wednesday to place asphalt on East Harding Avenue between Main Street and Ohio Street.