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AG certifies proposal to add sexual orientation to civil rights law

Mar 31, 2015 7:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday certified the wording of a proposed initiated act that would amend the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to prohibit discrimination based...


Pine Bluff assistant fire marshal inspects downtown buildings

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Assistant Fire Marshal Lt. Randy Compton is assessing the integrity of about 107 buildings along Main Street between Barraque Street and Harding Avenue and...

Pine Bluff School Board elects Aaron Branscomb to vacant seat

Mar 31, 2015 6:03pm

The Pine Bluff School Board of Directors approved Aaron Branscomb to a vacant board seat Tuesday during a special meeting.

Pine Bluff School Board members Henry Dabner, Phyllis Wilkins,...

CrossFit 1210 gets approval for indoor facility

Mar 31, 2015 6:03pm

After getting a satisfactory answer about off-street parking, the Pine Bluff Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a request by CrossFit 1210 to establish an indoor recreational facility at 3200...


Greater Delta Alliance receives Komen grant

Mar 31, 2015 5:03pm

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure-Arkansas Affiliate recently presented a 2015 statewide grant to the Greater Delta Alliance for Health, a 10-hospital network in Southeast Arkansas. The $159,501...


Cotton, Boozman pan Iran nuke talk extension

Mar 31, 2015 5:03pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton and John Boozman issued statements Tuesday criticizing the Obama administration for extending nuclear talks with Iran beyond March.

“The decision to...

Third Avenue residents to meet Thursday

Mar 31, 2015 5:03pm

The Third Avenue Neighborhood Watch Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Boone-Murphy House, 714 W. Fourth Ave.

Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, Alderman Lloyd Holcomb Jr. and...


Dollarway District to seek millage increase

Mar 31, 2015 5:03pm

Dollarway School District Superintendent Bobby Acklin said Tuesday the district will be asking for a millage increase this year.

Speaking to the Pine Bluff Rotary Club, Acklin said he will...

PB School District classes to end June 8

Mar 31, 2015 4:03pm

To make up days missed because of inclement weather, Pine Bluff School District will end Monday, June 8, for students and Friday, June 11, for teachers.

The district was closed six...

Digest for 03-31-15

Mar 30, 2015 11:03pm


Woodlawn softball wins conference-opener

WOODLAWN — Kaylee Hinson fanned 11 during her complete-game gem to send Woodlawn to a win in its 7-2A East Conference opener on Monday...