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Witt attends community event

Aug 27, 2014 8:08pm

James Lee Witt, Democratic candidate for 4th District congressman, left, talks to Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services employees Christopher Geiggar, Steven Rice and Harold Clark Wednesday. Witt...


Gov. Christie backs Hutchinson

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the Republican Party’s “No. 1 pickup opportunity in the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday while visiting Arkansas to stump for Republican...

Pryor defends Ebola ad

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Wednesday defended his decision to release a television ad this week that accuses Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton of Dardanelle of voting...

Planners approve street closure, nightclub, carwash

Aug 27, 2014 7:08pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission addressed a street closure to prevent trash dumping, a new club opening in the westend and a carwash and convenience store.

The commission addressed a...

Bond set in alleged domestic incident

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

A $10,000 bond was set Wednesday for a man who allegedly pushed his pregnant girlfriend out of a moving vehicle Monday.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after...

Unemployment rate rises in Pine Bluff area

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

Pine Bluff’s unemployment rate in July rose to 11.6 percent from a 10.7 percent mark in June, according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

Pine Bluff had the second highest...


New county recycling center opens for business

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

After months of planning and renovation work, the new Jefferson County E-Waste and Recycling Center has opened its doors to the public.

Located behind Pope Furniture Co. on East Harding...

Recording confirms Soffer’s account of alleged FOIA violation

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

A tape recording of an executive session of the Jefferson County Election Commission Monday night confirms statements by one of its members that the session appears to have violated the Arkansas...

Cotton Field Day could change production practices

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

KEISER – A Sept. 9 Cotton Field Day will feature new research that could alter the way farmers in northeast Arkansas irrigate their cotton and other crops.

Arkansas farmers harvested 305,...

AG sues ID card maker

Aug 27, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit Tuesday against the makers of identification cards that are advertised as being “legally issued” or “required by...