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Posted on: February 16, 2018

O’Reilly begins convention center work, meets A&P deadline

O’Reilly Hospitality Management has begun work sufficient to meet the deadline for funding by the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotion Commission, A&P Chairman Jerry Morgan said Friday.

Morgan said Tim O’Reilly, the Springfield, Miss...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Huffstetler resigns; Kapales appointed to interim post

Wixson Huffstetler has announced his resignation after eight years with the City of Jonesboro and five as director of Parks and Recreation.

Huffstetler, 36, cited personal reasons for the move.

“I am resigning my position to explore other opportun...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

JFD firefighter, officer of the year announced


Jonesboro firefighter Matt Vaughan and Capt. Greg Johnson have received the top awards for service in 2017 by the Jonesboro Fire Department.

Vaughan, a 10-year veteran of Jonesboro Fire Department, was chosen Firefighter of the Year because of his dedicati...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Grant money provides new bike racks around city


New bicycle racks have been installed around City of Jonesboro buildings and parks, thanks to an $11,000 grant received last year.

The grant, received through the University of Arkansas Cooperative Exchange Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Hu...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Pepsi donates recycling bins to City


The City of Jonesboro has received 40 recycling bins from PepsiCo Recycling and is placing them in public spaces for use around the city.Residents can place bottles and cans into the Pepsi-themed bins, and the City will collect them as part of its recycli...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

City offering discounted recycling carts ahead of summer change


The City of Jonesboro is going to a new and improved system of recycling next summer, replacing the old blue bags with blue carts similar to but smaller than the garbage carts now picked up curbside each week.

The recycling upgrades will take effect next s...

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

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