Several Pine Bluff City Council members walked out of Monday’s meeting before considering any proposed ordinances or resolutions in a gesture of protest against Alderman Bill Brumett.
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The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas received a boost in prestige with the April 3 announcement that a publication by Assistant Director/Curator Courtney Taylor won an award from the Arkansas Museum Association.
The Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee overturned one city employee’s termination Monday and two city employees’ suspensions.
Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett, left, and Sheridan resident Amy White took part in a rally Monday in the parking lot of the civic center complex. Brumett and White pleaded for racial harmony in Pine Bluff. Brumett has apologized for using what the local branch of the NAACP and others have dubbed a racially charged term during a heated online exchange with former Pine Bluff resident Jimmy Cunningham Jr. To see video of Brumett’s comments, go to www.pbcommercial.com (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
The Watson Chapel School Board selected its next superintendent Thursday night in current Youngstown, Ohio, Superintendent Connie Hathorn, Watson Chapel Board President Ronnie Reynolds said Friday.
An article published Saturday, April 11, about the Watson Chapel School Board selecting its next superintendent omitted the name of Watson Chapel School Board member Donnie Hartsfield. He was among seven board members who met with McPherson and Jacobson educational search firm consultants Wayne Gibson and Kieth Williams in looking for a new superintendent.
The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
Normal pressure hydrocephalus was first described in 1965. It’s important because it may cause one of the few forms of treatable dementia. As originally described, the hydrocephalus of NPH was considered to be unknown. However, there are some cases of predisposing conditions that can cause secondary hydrocephalus: brain hemorrhage, trauma, meningitis and sometimes following brain surgery.
A proposed ordinance dealing with overflows of trash containers and Dumpsters will be up for its third and final reading when the Pine Bluff City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday in council chambers.
A convenience store and gas station on West 28th Avenue has been robbed six times in less than a year, and one former employee said he no longer works there because of the robberies.