Civics & Economics

Main Street’s Brain Trust

A makeover for Pine Bluff’s Main Street is in the works (see Main Street’s New Beginnings), thanks to a Simmons Foundation-funded task force.  Following the collapse of a few buildings in 2014 and 2015, the City […]

Civics & Economics

Main Street’s New Beginnings

In February of 2014, an empty building at Fourth and Main Street partially collapsed.  The immediate collateral damage included a ruptured gas line and damaged cars, with traffic (both train and car) brought to a halt.  […]