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Making Connections

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff junior Xavier Walls of Little Rock, right, speaks with Cintas account executive Dameian White at a UAPB career fair Wednesday. A computer science major, Walls said he is looking for a job or an internship. UAPB hosted the career day and teacher education fair at the HPER Complex. Students visited with representatives from law enforcement agencies, financial services companies, school districts, manufacturers, universities and other employers. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)


During an appearance before the Pine Bluff Rotary Club on Tuesday, Dollarway School District Superintendent Bobby Acklin said the district will be asking the school board to approve a millage increase this year.

Calvert serves as page in state senate

Christopher Calvert, a Watson Chapel High School student, poses with state Sen. Stephanie Flowers of Pine Bluff. Calvert served as an Arkansas State Senate page for Flowers in spring 2015. Calvert is the son of Michael Calvert and Lee Case of Pine Bluff. (Special to The Commercial)