On a cool 50 degree Saturday afternoon in January around 13 people took a icy plunge into Lake Langhoffer for a good cause.
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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.
Deja Vu Upscale Consignment owner Trisha Shank moved her store into The Pines mall this week after outgrowing her previous space in the Watson Chapel neighborhood.
A recent accident near South Blake Street and Miramar Drive in which a log truck lost its load on top of a passenger car, sending the car driver to the hospital, resulted in a number of people contacting The Commercial and complaining about where the truck was, but according to the city code of ordinances, the truck had every right to be there.
New Generation Child Care in White Hall was closed Friday because people associated with it had an unspecified sickness.
Editor’s Note: Brenda Miles, an award-winning columnist from Hot Springs Village, has written a four-part serial about Valentine’s. Part II will appear in next weekend’s newspaper.
City officials acknowledged an error this week related to over-spending money on a federal grant in the hiring of Pine Bluff police officers.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows: