A second suspect in the attempted murder of a Pine Bluff man in June is back in Pine Bluff after being arrested in Wisconsin on Labor Day.
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BOONEVILLE — The Arkansas Department of Correction has confirmed a “positive sighting” of escaped inmate Timothy Buffington, about a mile east of the Logan-Sebastian county line.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence Alexander spoke with students Tuesday on campus in what he plans to be a new tradition called the Tower Talk. The Alexander provided encouraging words to the students and there were also door prizes and music. (Special to The Commercial)
LITTLE ROCK — Bids for a project to replace the Broadway Bridge spanning the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock call for the bridge to be closed between six months and a year, well under the amount of time highway officials had estimated it would be closed.
LITTLE ROCK — Beaudet Aviation, a French company that manufactures aircraft cabin interiors, announced Wednesday it will spend $2.5 million to open a facility in Little Rock that will employ 75 people.
WASHINGTON — After six hours of debate, the House on Wednesday agreed to grant President Obama the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of his plan to wipe out the so-called Islamic State.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Wednesday approved a permit for Riverdale 10 Cinema in Little Rock to add beer and wine to its concessions.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans will be inundated with an unprecedented amount of political advertising between now and the Nov. 4 election, Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday.
Pine Bluff city officials said Wednesday that actions are underway to remedy three violations of Arkansas law involving a total of $19,102 in city funds found in an audit of 2013 municipal finances.
Pine Bluff Chief Inspector Mitzi Ruth said Wednesday that inspectors have begun meeting with downtown property owners to assess the structural integrity of each building.