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Posted on: January 16, 2020

City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

The agenda for the City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. is posted on our calendar.  

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Public Safety Committee Meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

The agenda for the Public Safety Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. is posted on our calendar.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Special Called Nominating & Rules Committee Meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

The Chairman of the Nominating & Rules Committee, David McClain, has called a special meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the Municipal Center, 300 S. Church Street. This meeting is being called to ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Mayor: Suddenlink Agrees to Meet with Jonesboro Customers

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Mayor Harold Perrin met last month with officials from Altice USA/Suddenlink, who agreed to hold a town hall-style meeting with Suddenlink cable-internet service customers.

The town hall has not been scheduled but is anticipated in February.

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Human Trafficking Awareness Month Proclamation

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Today, members of various organizations working to eliminate human trafficking in Arkansas as well as around the country met at the Municipal building. Mayor Perrin presented them with a proclamation declaring the month of January as Human Trafficking Awa...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

City Sets Deadline to Fill Service Committees

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Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin set Jan. 31 as the deadline for public applications to serve on three strategic committees for City of Jonesboro projects.Residents of Jonesboro with interest in serving on one of the following three committees should complet...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Dr. Charles Coleman Receives Excellence Award

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The Rev. Dr. Charles Coleman, city councilman and longtime community servant, was surprised by the Rotary Club of Jonesboro-University with the club’s Vocational Excellence Award on Thursday morning. Members of the “Super Senior&rd...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Jonesboro E911 Winter Home Safety Tips

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Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter; Take These Steps for Your HomeStaying inside is no guarantee of safety. Take these steps to keep your home safe and warm during the winter months.Check your heating systems.-Have your heating system serviced...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

City Receives $90K Grant to Fight Gang Activity

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The Jonesboro Police Department was awarded a federal Department of Justice grant of more than $90,000 to combat gang-related activity, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration informed the City.

The grant will be used to hire, train and provi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Property Boarding Ordinance Will Help Fight Blight

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The City of Jonesboro’s property boarding and securing ordinance became effective Jan. 2, but enforcement will not begin until April to allow owners and residents time to familiarize themselves with the new law, Mayor Harold Perrin said Friday.T...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Law Enforcement Provide Info on Human Trafficking

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Many of us don’t realize as we go about our daily lives that human trafficking is a serious concern in northeast Arkansas. Representatives of several law enforcement agencies visited with fans and provided information about ways human traffickin...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Community Wellness Screenings

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These are the free screenings and totally free. The screening only takes about 15 minutes and results will be mailed to your home so you may use to monitor your health or you may take them to your physician. This is one of the many ways St. Bernard's is g...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Episode 1: Nettleton Jr. High Civil Rights Museum

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