GFPB CEO Ryan Watley discussed the grant the City of Pine Bluff has received


The City of Pine Bluff has received a $548,000 federal grant to study what were called “dead areas” along U.S. 63 Olive Street.

Appearing on the Oldies 1013 Morning Show Wednesday, Ryan Watley, CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff explained the grant.

Morning Show host Greg Horne asked Wately to confirm the area he was talking about was from Harding Avenue to I-530 and Watley said yes.

He went on to say this.

A total of 137 cities nationwide received money from the federal program but Pine Bluff was the only one in Arkansas.