Brian Aspell to speak at Southeast Arkansas Career Week on Thursday, March 5, at 11 a.m. at Pine Bluff Convention Center.
The beginning of a new year is a good time to stop and review economic development activities from the previous year. Although a thorough list of accomplishments will require a little more time, the quick tally below documents another busy year in 2014 for the “economic development side” of the Alliance.
Central Moloney, Inc., the Pine Bluff electric transformer manufacturer, is cleaning up but still shipping transformers after an early morning fire December 12 damaged a section of its plant at 2400 West Sixth Avenue.
Several years ago, an effort was begun to reinvigorate the foundation of Pine Bluff's Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) to assist with development of educational opportunities for students and residents of the college's six-county service area.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor visited the Pine Bluff Arsenal Thursday afternoon to announce $10 million in funding and to take a brief tour of the facility's testing laboratory.