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Q&A: Democrat, Libertarian challenge land commissioner

Oct 24, 2014 9:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — A landscape architect and an auto refinish technician who performs shows as Elvis Presley are challenging Arkansas’ incumbent land commissioner.

Republican John Thurston, 41,...

Town Hall will feature program updates

Oct 24, 2014 9:10pm

Pine Bluff residents will be briefed by city officials on a variety of municipal programs as part of a town hall meeting that will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Pine Bluff Convention...

UAPB, UAM release crime reports with new categories for sexual assaults

Oct 24, 2014 8:10pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the University of Arkansas at Monticello released crime statistics reports this year that include the categories of stalking, dating violence and...

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...