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Food safety 1-31-15

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities...

Marriages and Divorces 1-31-15

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am


Michael L. Craig, 35, of Tempe, Ariz., and Jamie N. Jones, 25, of Pine Bluff, recorded Jan. 26.

Michael Pennington, 28, of Pine Bluff, and Alaza L.D. Morgan, 20, of Newport...

Washington Digest: Senate passes Keystone XL bill

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am

WASHINGTON — The Senate last week approved legislation to permit construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline after a month of largely partisan debate over climate change and energy...


PB City Council to consider proposal to buy vehicles for various departments

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am

Pine Bluff City Council will consider a proposed ordinance Monday that would allow for the city to borrow money to purchase municipal vehicles and equipment.

Alderman Bill Brumett is...


Debate ensues at UAPB aquaculture, fisheries over mission

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am

A dispute has been brewing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in the Aquaculture and Fisheries Center over the direction and administrative control of the program.

The ongoing...


University Drive construction nears completion

Jan 31, 2015 6:01am

The $6.7 million reconstruction project on University Drive is nearing a close, says Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department District Engineer David Henning.

The 1.62-mile...

Digest for 01-31-15

Jan 30, 2015 11:01pm


Hawks win 18th straight

ATLANTA — Atlanta’s All-Stars came through again.

Paul Millsap, Al Horford and Jeff Teague had plenty of help as the Hawks pushed their...

Cardinals avenge loss to Bulldogs

Jan 30, 2015 11:01pm

STAR CITY — Dollarway got a measure of revenge against Star City on the road Friday night.

The Cardinals, which had lost to the Bulldogs during football season, had fallen to their new...

The value of our trees

Jan 30, 2015 11:01pm

The warmer weather last week is a reminder that spring is not too far away.

Soon the Bradford pears and redbud trees will be in full bloom, painting Pine Bluff in shades of pink and white...


Looking to extend streak, UAPB men face tough stretch

Jan 30, 2015 10:01pm

George Ivory is still holding out hope that his Arkansas-Pine Bluff men can get back in the race for the SWAC regular season title.

For that to happen, his team needs to keep the momentum...