After starting out in a family owned business, George Makris worked his way up to being president of the company and is now chairman and CEO of Simmons First, a banking corporation that spans four states and is looking to grow even farther.
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After voting last week to reduce the classified staff at the Pine Bluff School District by 24 people, the district’s board of directors on Monday decided to put two of those people back to work.
A report of a burglary in progress at a house on Brentwood Drive Sunday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a man who was found inside the house.
An investigation into a shooting at a house in central Pine Bluff Sunday resulted in the arrest of the homeowner after police found a military style flak jacket and ammunition in the house, and a loaded handgun in a trash can outside.
A reported domestic disturbance at an apartment on West 34th Avenue on June 22 led to the arrest of a man who allegedly kicked the door of the apartment open and slapped his girlfriend.
A $10,000 cash only bond was set Tuesday for a man who was arrested Sunday after police found two handguns in the vehicle he was in.
The director of the Arkansas Department of Correction said Monday that complacency on the part of prison guards led to the June 13 escape of a convicted murderer.
The Bank of America at 120 W. Fifth Ave. in downtown Pine Bluff is closing on Sept. 27, bank officials have announced.
Pine Bluff Police are continuing their investigation into the city’s third murder in a six-day period but reported Monday that no suspects had been identified or arrested.
The Pine Bluff Police Department has identified the victim in Saturday’s homicide as 30-year-old Earnest Ford Jr. of Pine Bluff. This is the city’s sixth murder of 2016 and the third in the past six days. According to a police department news release, at around 5:03 p.m., officers responded to the area of 1112 E. 24th Ave. in reference to a person having been shot.