LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers are expected to begin paring down a long slate of proposed constitutional amendments this week, the seventh week of the legislative session.
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Although Liberty Utilities is working on a settlement agreement that would reduce the amount of its proposed rate increase from 28 percent to 12.75 percent, Pine Bluff aldermen still have questions about the proposal.
The Central Park Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 16th Avenue and Hickory St.
The ARESC/Parents as Teachers monthly group meeting will be 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave. The topic will be children’s allergies.
After more than two years of work and an expenditure of $6.7 million, the reconstruction of University Drive is substantially completed, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Engineer David Henning.
The Pine Bluff City Council is set to address proposed ordinances related to quality of life issues at its meeting Monday.
WASHINGTON – Congress approved legislation to finance the Department of Homeland Security for another week as Democrats and Republicans continue to spar over President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy.
A proposed appropriation ordinance that would set a 2015 budget for the Families in Need of Supervision and Truancy programs in juvenile court is the only item on the agenda when committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The 59th annual Rural Life Conference, sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Friday, heard from an undersecretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, who outlined some of the challenges and opportunities facing people involved in agriculture.
Nine people were found dead at multiple sites after shootings in Tyrone, Missouri.