Fireworks light up the sky on Independence Day as part of Southeast Arkansas’ largest fireworks exhibit at Regional Park’s softball complex Saturday night. The fireworks were part of the Fourth of July festivites presented by the Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation Department and Pine Bluff Festival Association. (Special to the Commercial/Joe Dempsey)
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The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:
The University Park neighborhood stands to benefit from a University Drive Overlay District by making zoning laws more favorable for development, proponents of the University Drive Overlay District say.
The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled to consider a proposed ordinance that would eliminate the vacant position of purchasing manager from the executive department budget and move money to the Summer Youth Program.
A proposed appropriation ordinance for the Jefferson County Road Department will be discussed when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Federal court rules have affected a number of things involving people with disabilities, Zelda Hoagland, director of the Jenkins Memorial Children’s Center, said during an address to the Pine Bluff Rotary Club on Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club.
The Jefferson County Quorum Court Finance Committee will take another shot at presenting an ordinance requiring elected officials to reduce salaries and expenditures from the county general fund by 20 percent and increase the amount employees contribute to their insurance costs by 11 percent on Tuesday when committees of the court meet at 5:30 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans on both sides of the gay rights issue say there are still battles to be fought in the state in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage.
It may seem hard to believe at times, but city officials are real people with real lives separate from their government titles.
The Independence Day weekend brings Southeast Arkansas’ largest fireworks exhibit to Pine Bluff at Regional Park’s softball complex on Saturday.