Making his first court appearance after surrendering to authorities following his escape from the Pine Bluff unit of the Arkansas Department of Corrections in June, Timothy Buffington was told he would be held with no bond pending a trial next February.
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Justice of the peace candidates Ted Harden and Jack Jones both touted their governmental experience Tuesday at a candidate forum that also featured several Pine Bluff City Council candidates.
The Pine Bluff Planning Commission unanimously rejected a request Wednesday to open a restaurant and event center at the former Eden Park Country Club.
Island Harbor Marina’s new owner is charging people to use the site’s boat ramps, but others say he does not have the right to do so because of a pre-existing agreement with the county government.
SHERWOOD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush praised the education proposals of Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson during a visit Tuesday to central Arkansas.
Simmons First National Corp. recently announced the addition of Patrick A. Burrow as executive vice president and general counsel, according to Chairman and CEO George A. Makris Jr.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor announced Tuesday the launch of a state tour to spread the message that his voting record on issues important to women compares favorably to that of his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle.
A man who police had yet to identify was arrested Tuesday after he was seen running naked down University Avenue and disrupting traffic.
Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School Principal Brent Mitchell welcomes parents and students to an open house Tuesday evening at the 708 W. Second Ave. campus. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
Attorneys for the family of the late Monroe Isadore urged students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to get involved in the community and support the efforts to “get justice for Isadore.”