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PB Wastewater manager concerned over delay in agreement with Liberty

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility is in an unwanted holding pattern as it waits for the new operator of White Hall’s sewer system to finalize a contract, according to officials.

Pine Bluff...

Quorum court asked to waive competitive bidding for hazard mitigation plan

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

The Jefferson County Quorum Court is being asked to waive competitive bidding and and allow the Office of Emergency Management to contract with a company to update the county’s Hazard Mitigation...

Dollarway School Board candidates to face off Sept. 16

Jul 12, 2014 9:07am

Dollarway School District voters will be electing a new school board on Sept. 16 after the state took control two years ago.

Candidates running for its seven seats are running for a variety...

Sheriff’s investigator resigns after shooting investigation

Jul 12, 2014 8:07am

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigator allegedly involved in a shooting July 5 at a nightclub has resigned.

Randy Jackson resigned after an internal investigation was launched...

Plans for Pine Bluff multipurpose center progressing

Jul 12, 2014 7:07am

Plans for a multipurpose aquatic center for downtown Pine Bluff are currently in the master planning phase, according to officials.

Project architect Dave Sadler of Nelson Architectural...

Bankruptcies 7-12-14

Jul 12, 2014 6:07am


Ebenezel Tippit, aka Abbie Tippit, P.O. Box 80, Saint Charles; filed Chapter 7 July 3.

David Craig Pinson and Stephanie Conley Pinson, 101 N. Circle Drive, DeWitt; filed...

PB Family Medical Center earns honor

Jul 12, 2014 6:07am

The Pine Bluff Family Medical Center at UAMS South Central has earned national recognition as a Level III patient-centered medical home, where health professionals work as a team to address...

Marriages and Divorces

Jul 12, 2014 6:07am


Markus Shaw, 35, and Trumesha Shanta Elerby, 25, both of Pine Bluff, recorded July 2.

Michael Thomas Brock, 26, and Sarah Katherine Johnson, 24, both of Oklahoma City, Okla...

Health department inspects food service establishments

Jul 12, 2014 6:07am

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units...

State senator to pursue new waiver for health care innovation

Jul 12, 2014 6:07am

LITTLE ROCK — A state senator says he plans to file legislation next year that would authorize Arkansas to seek a federal waiver to allow innovations on health care coverage that could go far...