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PBPD expands social media outreach

The Pine Bluff Police Department will begin a social media outreach service Thursday that will provide followers with information on wanted individuals, stolen vehicles, missing persons and other items regarding public safety or community interest.

Hearing scheduled April 21 in FOI lawsuit

An April 21 hearing has been scheduled in Jefferson County Circuit Court in a lawsuit filed against Pine Bluff Police Chief Jeff Hubanks, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth and the city over an alleged violation of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Pen or Pencil youth to host round-table discussion

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. Pen or Pencil initiative will host the first Pen or Pencil students led round-table discussion on “Race and Racism” in the state at noon Saturday, April 19, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Park to commemorate the founding of the Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee

FCDC to host fashion show

Family Community Development Corporation will hold a fashion show at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Community Room at 1001 N. Palm Street in Pine Bluff. This event raises funds to support the memorial garden, youth and family programs that target residents of the University Park neighborhood, Pine Bluff and Jefferson County.

Healing Place Ministries to hold support group meeting

Healing Place Ministries, 709 E. Eighth Ave. in Pine Bluff, in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas, will hold its monthly information and support group meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. The speaker will be Mary Ellen Pound. The topic will be “Staying Active: Shepherd Center Activities.” The meeting is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. Details: Call Rev. David Morgan at 870-535-0101.