Tax-delinquent real estate sale scheduled May 7

The Commissioner of State Lands’ tax-delinquent real estate sale for Jefferson County is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Arts & Sciences Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff.

Owners of delinquent property are encouraged to redeem their property before it is offered at sale. First, they must contact Commissioner John Thurston’s office to request the proper paperwork, and then pay all delinquent taxes, penalties, and interest due. Prospective buyers may also contact Thurston’s office for more information on buying tax delinquent land, or visit their website at