Pacific officials say they hope to retain the city’s municipal court even though some cities are abandoning them in the face of new state requirements.
Pacific officials agreed on a plan to search for experts who can help the city prepare for and mitigate future floods.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster relief center at the Tri-County Senior Center, Pacific, will permanently close Saturday, June 24, at 7 p.m.
As car lovers within driving distance of Pacific prepare for the 15th annual downtown Pacific Car Show June 24, one vintage vehicle is already on display at a local showroom surrounded by motorcycles.
The city will ask East-West Gateway to approve a grant to build three sections of new sidewalk on Viaduct Street and a portion of West Osage.
The comedy/murder mystery dinner show in the Pacific Opera House played to a receptive crowd, but no more so than the couple selected for a cameo part in the performance.
Aldermen approved a request to rezone a parcel of land on Route 66 to allow for the construction of a training center for a utilities contractor that would bring hundreds of new jobs.
Surplus city property, such as used police cars and public works equipment may be worth more than expected if offered for sale on an internet government resale site, according to City Administrator Steve Roth.
Sludge in the city’s 41-acre sewage lagoon has been building up for years, reaching 5 feet in some places just below the water line, and has reduced the capacity of the lagoon by 40 percent, according to a wastewater treatment specialist.
A group of community supporters has formed a committee to save Pacific’s oldest black church, which was damaged by a second flood in 16 months in May 2017.
If Alderman Carol Johnson has her way city hall staffers and street workers will have pay raises in the upcoming budget and the spending plan will be completed sooner rather than later.
After several businesses and organizations contributed large sums to the Tri-County Senior Center to be used to assist families impacted by the May flood, the board of directors established policies and procedures to spend the funds.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Center opened Saturday, June 10, in the Tri-County Senior Center at 800 W. Union St. to serve flood victims in Franklin and Jefferson counties.
Even though the city will not incur costs to repair the vandalism in the city cemetery, aldermen voted to seek restitution from juveniles and or their families for the damage.
The Pacific Partnership has joined a host of other organizations to raise funds to assist those impacted by the early May flood that damaged more than 250 homes and businesses in the older section of Pacific.
After being flooded twice in 16 months, the small congregation of Historic First Baptist Church at 421 S. First St. fears it won’t be able to restore the old church a second time.
Despite warning signs that notify semi drivers they are reaching a point of no turnaround, tractor-trailers continue to head south on Highway N toward the Old Bend Bridge, which they cannot cross.
There may not be a better summer job than being a lifeguard, according to Nick Kliethermes, who is starting his first year as a lifeguard at the Pacific city pool.
Pacific High School graduating seniors who were offered college and university scholarships were recognized at a special senior awards ceremony Thursday, May 18.
The city of Pacific has been named a third party defendant in a lawsuit between a Pacific man and Bell Funeral Home and its owner Jeffrey Palmore.
An expert on the upcoming total solar eclipse that will take place Monday, Aug. 21, says Pacific may get many more visitors than imagined whether city leaders plan for it or not.
Neighborhood Watch programs are effective in building a strong network to help fight crime and more organizations are welcome in the county.
Two aldermen say City Administrator Steve Roth exceeded his authority when he brought a candidate for the position of building inspector to the board for approval at a higher rate of pay than approved in the budget.
Some 40 volunteers from the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation visited the Tri-County Senior Center in Pacific last Saturday. They prayed, sang, showed videos on their 50-year-old philanthropic organization and handed out $125,000 in $500 Visa cards to families impacted by the recent flooding.
Mayor Jeff Palmore says he’s sick and tired of officials attempting to misrepresent his efforts with the city’s two cemeteries and won’t be silenced in his mission for clarity.
City Administrator Steve Roth said the time needed to manage the approach and response to the recent flood that inundated much of the city did not leave him enough time to prepare a draft budget with the detail aldermen would need.
Residents and businesses that experienced flood damage in the spring flood and have work to do that will require a permit will not have to pay permit or inspection fees.