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UAPB Art Department to host portfolio day May 2

May 01, 2015 8:05pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Art Department will host High School Portfolio Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building. The event is free and...

Event to feature area bankers

May 01, 2015 6:05pm

Area bankers will be among participants in the CEO Summit Luncheon and panel discussion, a program of the Central Arkansas Chapter of the Risk Management Association.

Panelists will include...


Self-styled ambassador says teens lied about him pointing gun at them

May 01, 2015 5:05pm

The self-styled ambassador for the Republic of Conch said in a letter sent to The Commercial that two Pine Bluff High School students who said he pulled a gun on them on Sept. 30, 2014, lied....


Sheriff’s reserve fundraiser

May 01, 2015 5:05pm

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Deputy Marc Bateman checks ribs that were being cooked Friday as part of the reserve unit’s fundraiser, which was held at West 28th Avenue and Fir Street...


Healthbytes - Ten important facts everyone should know about heart disease

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

I recently had the opportunity to speak with community members about heart disease at Jefferson Regional Medical Center’s Love Your Heart luncheon. For those of you who were not able to attend, I’...


Huckabee discusses record, goals in video

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Days ahead of his scheduled announcement in Arkansas of his plans for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee released a video Friday in which he discusses his record and outlines...

JRMC sets blood drive May 13

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

Arkansas Blood Institute will host a blood drive at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13.

Donors with ABI exclusively provide blood for all...

Why was PB’s superintendent fired?

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Pine Bluff School Board: The residents of Pine Bluff have the right to know why Superintendent Linda Watson was fired. You tell us you are not at liberty to disclose...

Aldermen showing self interest by walking out

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

Editor, The Commercial:

This latest antic by the aldermen of walking out of a city council meeting is just an example of self-interest and not about caring for Pine Bluff and its progress...


WC team wins state auto contest, heads to national event

May 01, 2015 4:05pm

John Wauters and Hudson White, students at Watson Chapel High School, will represent Arkansas in the National Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition after winning on the state level Friday, May 1.