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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Second trails meeting announced


A second public meeting has been added for Jonesboro residents to discuss five potential pedestrian and bicycle trail projects for the city.

In addition to this week’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, a second meeting has be scheduled for...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

City beautification initiative seeks participants


Spring is right around the corner, and the City has already started several beautification projects in preparation for the influx of visitors traveling to Jonesboro with the warmer weather.

One great way to help keep Jonesboro looking great is to participa...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Jonesboro ranks among nation’s top 10 cities for early retirees

Jonesboro ranks high in a national study of cities for early retirement, according to a financial website that ranked 217 cities based on cost of living, quality of life and employment opportunities.

MagnifyMoney, a price comparison website for financial p...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Firetruck Pull to raise funds for Miracle League

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The Miracle League of Jonesboro and Sigma Pi fraternity will host the Fourth Annual Firetruck Pull at 11 a.m. April 8 at Centennial Bank Stadium at Arkansas State University.

The event brings together co-ed teams from all over northeast Arkansas with a goa...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

New sanitation truck will continue good service


A much-needed new sanitation truck has been purchased by the City of Jonesboro, and Sanitation Department supervisors say its capabilities will help continue efficient service along residential routes.

Purchased at a cost of $253,600, the 2017 Peterbilt tr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Real estate development workshop at city hall

A residential and business real estate development workshop will be held 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. March 28 in City Council chambers at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.

Any builder, developer or other person involved in real estate development in Jonesboro i...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Sidewalk committee to hold first meeting

The Sidewalk Committee appointed by Mayor Harold Perrin and approved by the City Council this week will hold its initial meeting at noon Wednesday, March 1, in the first-floor conference room of the Municipal Building, 300 S. Church St. 

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

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