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Posted on: June 3, 2020

SPECIAL CALLED CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020 AT 4:45 p.m.

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City Council Special Called Meeting Scheduled

Mayor Harold Perrin has called a special called City Council meeting for Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 4:45 p.m. to be held in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church Str...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Prayer Circle for Healing and Understanding

Pastors, Mayor Perrin and other officials standing in circle praying together

Pastors joined Mayor Perrin, Craighead County Judge Marvin Day, State Sen. John Cooper, State Rep. Brandt Smith, and others outside the Municipal Center this morning for a prayer circle that touched on the need for healing and offered prayers for communit...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

JET Riders Now Have Cellphone App to Track Buses in Real Time

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A partnership with Arkansas State University and the City has led to a means by which Jonesboro’s JET bus ridership can see their buses online in real time.

Parker Jones and Henry Torres of ASU’s Computer and Information Technology Depa...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Next Steps: Mayor Perrin Visits Jonesboro Businesses // Kroger

Mayor Perrin talking to Manager Klynt Carver in Kroger

In our new series, Mayor Perrin visits with Jonesboro businesses to check on how they are coping with COVID-19 measures during these challenging times. Today, he visits Kroger to talk with Manager Klynt Carver.  Watch the video at https://youtu.b...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor Perrin Presented with Riland Medal for Public Service

Mayor Harold Perrin and Dr. Shane Speights holding the Riland Medal in a frame

At last week’s commencement, NYITCOM recognized five recipients of the Riland Medal for Public Service. Today, Dr. Shane Speights presented Mayor Harold Perrin with the medal honoring the City of Jonesboro for their efforts to help bring NYITCOM...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor Takes Suddenlink Issue to Attorney General

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Mayor Harold Perrin is seeking help from the Arkansas Attorney General to combat Jonesboro’s problems with Suddenlink cable TV and internet service.

Despite a visit to Jonesboro by executives of Suddenlink and its parent company, AlticeUSA, arran...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

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There will be a drive-thru testing event for COVID-19 on June 6, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Craighead County Health Unit located at 611 E. Washington Avenue in Jonesboro.  The first 150 people to be tested will receive a free box lun...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Mayor: COVID-19 Drive-Thru Tests To Start Friday

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After months of short supplies, Jonesboro now has several ways to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Mayor Harold Perrin announced today that drive-thru testing will begin Friday, May 15, for anyone who meets CDC and Arkansas Department Health criteri...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

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