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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Finance and Administration Committee Meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

The agenda for the Finance & Administration Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. is posted on our calendar.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Jonesboro Shooting Sports Complex: Phase I Construction as of Mid-September 2019

Jonesboro Shooting Sports Complex Phase I Construction as of Mid-September 2019

Current work on Phase 1 of the Jonesboro Shooting Sports Complex. We will be posting updates as time goes on until it is completed!

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Convention Center Progress & Tour of Construction

Convention Center lobby rendering and Mayor Perrin getting tour of construction

Hilton Director of Sales Kandi Baker gave Mayor Harold Perrin and State Department of Transportation Commissioner Alec Farmer a tour of the constantly progressing new convention center at Arkansas State University off Red Wolf Boulevard. While exterior wo...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Mayor Signs Property Deed on Veterans Village

Mayor Perrin and City Clerk Donna Jackson sitting at table as Mayor Perrin signs property deed on Ve

Today Mayor Perrin signed the property deed on the Veterans Village.  The next step is clearing the land and building up the dirt work.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Mayor Speaks at Arkansas County Clerks Convention in Jonesboro

Mayor Perrin and a panel of officials at the Arkansas County Clerks Convention.

Mayor Perrin, Craighead County Clerk Kade Holliday and County Judge Marvin Day welcomed about 80 clerks and department employees of more than 50 Arkansas counties today as they met at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Firefighter New Hire Exam

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The City of Jonesboro’s Civil Service Commission will be testing for the position of firefighter for the Jonesboro Fire Department. A written exam will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Training Room at the Jonesboro Fire Station #3, ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

CW Post Road Temporary Closure

Map showing CW Post Road section that is closed.

Starting Friday at CW Post Rd. the street contractors will start leveling over the patches that were recently completed by city forces. They also plan to pave all the turnouts for this project. Then, weather permitting, they will start with the final lift...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

E911 Encourages Extreme Caution when Burning During Dry Conditions

Wildfire danger graphic for Arkansas showing that conditions in Craighead County are moderate.

E911 encourages extreme caution when burning during dry conditions.In dry weather, even something small such as a cigarette can have large consequences.• Never throw a lit cigarette out the window of a vehicle. It could land in grass and start a ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Veterans Legal Clinic in Jonesboro on September 19

Veterans Legal Clinic in Jonesboro on Sept 19 2019 at E. Boone Watson Community Center.

There will be a free Veterans Legal Clinic on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the E. Boone Watson Community Center provided by the Veterans Justice Outreach Program.  There will be assistance with consumer law, family...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

STEP Temporary Pedestrian Crossing

Hwy 91 Johnson Avenue and State Street STEP Pedestrian Improvements Plan for Temporary Crosswalk

The Northeast Arkansas Regional Transportation Planning Commission is proceeding with the second phase of the Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian Innovation Study involving Arkansas 91, MPO Director Cecelie Cochran said Wednesday.The Arkansas 91 STEP...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas's Door-to-Door Meetings

Mayor Harold Perrin with Senator John Cooper and State Representative Dwight Tosh who hold their 201

Today Mayor Perrin attended the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas's Door-to-Door Meetings that address key issues impacting business in Arkansas. Randy Zook, President/CEO of the State Chamber of Commerce and the AIA...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Enter to Win Recycling Cart!

City of Jonesboro booth at the fair in the Exhibit Hall.

Be sure to stop by the City of Jonesboro booth at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair and enter to win a recycling cart!

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Ribbon Cutting for First Community Bank

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The Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of First Community Bank's downtown location at 222 W. Washington Ave.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Celebrating 10 Years of Nice Pak in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Mayor Perrin with Nice Pak owner Robert Julius and Stanley Lichucki.

Mayor Perrin helped celebrate Nice Pak’s 10-year anniversary in Jonesboro along with owner Robert Julius and Stanley Lichucki on Saturday.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

City of Jonesboro Surplus Assets Auction on Saturday, September 21

Trucks and construction equipment that will be sold at the City of Jonesboro Surplus Assets Auction

There will be an auction Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Strawfloor facility on Strawfloor Road for City of Jonesboro surplus assets including vehicles, equipment, bicycles, office equipment, trash receptacles and hundreds of other i...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

E-911 Mobile Command at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair

E-911 Mobile Command set up at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair.

The eye in the sky is up, manned and ready! Jonesboro E911 Mobile Command is at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair to give communication support for Police, Fire and EMS crews working there. It is equipped with the latest radio and security cam...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

NEA District Fair Kickoff

Mayor Perrin and Judge Marvin Day with other city and government officials hold the ribbon about to

The ribbon was cut today for the Northeast Arkansas District Fair! The fair continues through Saturday, September 21 with plenty of fun for the whole family. Check out their Facebook page or website at https://neadistrictfair.com/ for more details.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

JET Red Wolf Express for A-State vs. Southern Illinois, Sept. 21, 2019

JET Bus with Wolves Up written on the side.

 A-State vs. Southern Illinois, Saturday, September 21, 2019   

 If you don’t want the hassle of dealing with stadium parking, you can park downtown and ride the express.  

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Crowley's Ridge Development Council

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This weekend Crowley's Ridge Development Council, Inc. - CRDC celebrated their 50th year of service as well as the launch of their RAAD (Rise Above Alcohol & Drugs) program. Mayor Perrin stopped by and spoke with Tony Thomas, Executive Direct...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Purtee is City Finance Director

Steve Purtee

City accountant Steve Purtee has been chosen by Mayor Harold Perrin to serve as financial director, replacing Deanna Hornback, who is leaving to join family in Oklahoma, the mayor announced today. The change will be effective Sept. 28.Purtee is a veteran ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

New JET Para-Transit Van Service

JET Paratransit Van with wheelchair ramp lowered.

Introducing the new JET Para-Transit Van service, a destination-to-destination public transportation for people with mobility limitations.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Contractors Needed for Rehabilitation Program

Contractors needed for rehabilitation program.

This program helps low-income families make necessary improvements to their home. Examples of improvements include roof repairs, window installations and HVAC replacements.  We encourage contractors to help beautify our city and become a part of ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Episode 1: Nettleton Jr. High Civil Rights Museum

First episode of our brand new podcast.

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