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  1. Consider adding EV charging stations at the two new hotels under construction. Destination charging is a draw for EV owners.

    Since we have ASU here in Jonesboro, and there are events on weekends and some weeknights, if the campus and adjacent facilities could offer destination charging (DC fast charging GM and Tesla),...
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    Feb 17, 2018 by Mark (7 points)

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  2. I think the city and the county should work to keep the craighead county fairgrounds intact

    I think the city and the county should work to keep the Craighead county fairgrounds intact, There was a movement to invest in a hotel and convention center on Race street I think maintaining the...
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    Aug 10, 2015 by ST (10 points)

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  3. There needs to be more jobs.

    I am new to Jonesboro from Kentucky. I am a young African American woman and I have certifications and training in multiple areas. I am also a college student. I have been here for 6 months and I have...
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    Apr 24, 2018 by Woman New To Jonesboro (5 points)

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  4. We should demolish some buildings downtown and make a larger festival space.

    Festivals can be a big part of local/regional flavor and by giving downtown a "Festival Row" essentially we open up a space for more options. Schools/College can come and set up festivals. Various...
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    Jun 11, 2022 by Kenneth Fortier (5 points)

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