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First week of early voting wrapping up

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

Early voting wraps up its first week Saturday. Through late Friday afternoon, 2,655 people had cast ballots early, according to Senior Deputy County Clerk Katherine Wooldridge.

The county...

Proposed closure of school hinges on many factors

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

Pine Bluff School District Superintendent Linda Watson said there is a possibility that the district might need to close at least one school to remain fiscally solvent.

Watson provided a...


Hutchinson announces Women for Asa coalition

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — With the governor’s race entering the final stretch, Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the launch of a coalition of female supporters called Women...

Commercial to host aldermen debate

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

The Pine Bluff Commercial is hosting a debate for the Pine Bluff City Council aldermen candidates at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

All aldermen candidates have been...

Chancellor to be honored at UAPB Day

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander will receive a proclamation by Mayor Debe Hollingsworth Sunday, Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Full Counsel Christian Fellowship...

Car show to be featured during homecoming weekend

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

The Pine Bluff Car Show and Sound Off, Homecoming Edition, will be held at Saracen Landing Friday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

Presented by Shut Em’ Down Entertainment, the event will feature...

Beebe choose PB native as interim director

Oct 24, 2014 7:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as interim director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology.

A native of Pine Bluff, Tyson previously worked in...

SONLite to host Hallelujah party Oct. 31

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

A Hallelujah party will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the resource center/gym across the street from SONLite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St.

SONLite and its pastor, Jenise “Sandy”...

Grace Temple plans Truck of Treats Friday

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

The public is invited to attend the Trunk of Treats on the parking lot of Grace Temple Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

Grace Temple is sponsoring a new...

Fall festival set at convention center on Halloween

Oct 24, 2014 6:10pm

Pine Bluff Police Department will sponsor a fall festival with fun activities for the entire family from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free.