Civil War era is subject of public meeting

The Pine Bluff Economic and Community Development Department will host a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the council chambers at city hall.

The purpose of the meeting is to highlight findings related to blacks’ experiences during the Civil War and Reconstruction era, exchange comments on interpreting the experiences, and identify additional partners interested in contributing to such efforts.

For more information, telephone 870-543-1820, extension 227.