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Hutchinson announces Women for Asa coalition

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — With the governor’s race entering the final stretch, Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the launch of a coalition of female supporters called Women...

Commercial to host aldermen debate

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

The Pine Bluff Commercial is hosting a debate for the Pine Bluff City Council aldermen candidates at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

All aldermen candidates have been...

Chancellor to be honored at UAPB Day

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander will receive a proclamation by Mayor Debe Hollingsworth Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Full Counsel Christian Fellowship...

Car show to be featured during homecoming weekend

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

The Pine Bluff Car Show and Sound Off, Homecoming Edition, will be held at Saracen Landing Friday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

Presented by Shut Em’ Down Entertainment, the event will feature...

Beebe choose PB native as interim director

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as interim director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology.

A native of Pine Bluff, Tyson previously worked in...

SONLite to host Hallelujah party Oct. 31

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

A Hallelujah party will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the resource center/gym across the street from SONLite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St.

SONLite and its pastor, Jenise “Sandy”...

Grace Temple plans Truck of Treats Friday

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

The public is invited to attend the Trunk of Treats on the parking lot of Grace Temple Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

Grace Temple is sponsoring a new...

Fall festival set at convention center on Halloween

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Pine Bluff Police Department will sponsor a fall festival with fun activities for the entire family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free.


Ward 1 alderman challenger critical of incumbent’s claims of help

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Incumbent Thelma Walker said that criticism from her Pine Bluff Ward 1 alderman race opponent, the Rev. Jesse C. Turner, concerning some of her campaign comments is baseless.

“I am not...

Teachers’ salaries simultaneously attract, deter qualified educators

Oct 24, 2014 5:10pm

Jefferson County school districts consider a host of competing factors in determining teachers’ salaries and find some employees leave for greater pay while others arrive for the same reason....