Residents in Pine Bluff’s Ward 2 voiced concerns over littering, stray animals and the city council while others praised some municipal departments Monday during the second listening tour of four with elected officials.
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The location of an upcoming city of Pine Bluff listening tour event was incorrect in Tuesday’s edition of The Commercial. The Ward 1 event will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2401 Port Road.
Two Jefferson County residents were among 22 people who were recommended for pardons Tuesday by the Arkansas Parole Board.
Pending a last-minute settlement between the two sides, the federal lawsuit filed by former Pine Bluff Police Chief Brenda Davis-Jones will begin Monday in the George Howard Jr. Federal Building and Courthouse at Pine Bluff.
White Hall citizens who might have been wondering what the big flashing object is on Dollarway Road no longer have to wonder as it’s part of a new security technology called SkyCop.
Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said she learned valuable ideas on economic development and a proposed program to provide homes for veterans during meetings with elected officials in Washington, D.C., last week.
On a cool 50 degree Saturday afternoon in January around 13 people took a icy plunge into Lake Langhoffer for a good cause.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s business building became the center of discussion and debate as it was home to the Shades II: Black in America program.
It’s only been a few weeks since the start of 2015, and if you’re like millions of Americans, you may have recently resolved to try and make changes to your diet in an attempt to be healthier in this new year. Many people probably wonder what exactly is recommended in a “heart-healthy” diet. The American Heart Association gives some basic guidelines to help one make healthy dietary choices.
A series of maps showing “hot spots” or areas where police in Pine Bluff receive a lot of calls is another tool they’re using to try and reduce the crime rate.