Some Pine Bluff School Board members have expressed displeasure with a pair of letters from local banking leaders and a prominent physician’s telephone call criticizing the panel’s 5-2 vote on April 16 to separate the joint positions of Pine Bluff High School athletic director and football coach, both held by Bobby Bolding.
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Kayla Dowdell of Jonesboro, Ga., was recently awarded a Transfer Scholarship from the Office of Recruitment at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Laurence B. Alexander will be officially installed as the new chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff today in a 2 p.m. investiture ceremony at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
A Pine Bluff woman who received what are described as minor injuries in a residential fire at 1103 S. Tennessee St. late Wednesday night was treated and released from Jefferson Regional Medical Center overnight.
Because the upcoming Pine Bluff 175th Anniversary weekend is a celebration of the city’s history, it seems only fitting that many of the planned activities will allow visitors to immerse themselves in various aspects of that history.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Parole Board said Thursday it has recommended executive clemency for a man convicted of killing his ex-wife in Craighead County in 1992 and recommended against clemency for a man convicted of killing a Pocahontas police officer in 1991.
LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County circuit judge on Thursday struck down Arkansas’ law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Jamie Murray (left) and Lynette Moss work on unpacking the serving trays and other supplies during preparations for the Pine Bluff Country Club’s Centennial Celebration. The celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the country club. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)
Pine Bluff Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department will participate in Arkansas’ eighth Prescription Drug Take Back program Saturday.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced 18 appointments to state boards and commissions Thursday including two area residents: