Free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Library, according to Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corp.
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The Maurice R. Horton Sr. Emerging Leader Memorial Scholarship endowment at Henderson State University will be awarded at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at city hall at Pine Bluff.
A business offers a promotion to aid first responders July 30-Aug. 26.
FORT SMITH — The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Saturday in Arkansas.
Organizers of the west side neighborhood reunion where one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting this weekend say the violence will not deter them from their goal.
Longtime community activist and public safety advocate the Rev. Jesse Turner has officially entered the race for Pine Bluff City Council Ward 1 alderman as an independent.
Police were still investigating at the scene of this accident at about 8 p.m. Monday at 29th Avenue and Cedar Street, but said it appeared to have involved two vehicles and the house. No one appeared to be injured. No further details were immediately available. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
Two people — the drivers — went to the hospital to be checked out for injuries after this two-car accident at Sixth Avenue and Blake Street on Monday, according to police. Staff with Cato’s Transmission of Pine Bluff already had one vehicle on the tow truck and were preparing to tow the second vehicle as well. No further details were immediately available. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
Letter carrier Wayne LaFrance does not consider himself a hero for checking for people inside a burning house earlier this year.
The Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility Commission is considering whether a rate increase described by officials as modest may be needed in 2015 to account for rising infrastructure costs and a shrinking customer base.