The Downtown Jonesboro BBQ and Music Fest has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2018 Festival/Event of the Year award in the Arkansas Delta Byways competition.

The award will be presented at the annual Delta Byways banquet Feb. 15 in Stuttgart.

Other finali...

Mike Tyner has been promoted to Director of Code Enforcement for the City of Jonesboro, Mayor Harold Perrin announced.

Tyner has served in code enforcement for the City since 2012 and as senior code enforcement officer since 2015.

He replaces Scott Baxter, who has become...

Brighter, more efficient lighting is now installed for downtown visitors, as Mayor Harold Perrin continues his effort to illuminate city-owned lots in the heart of the city.

LED lighting is replacing outdated, traditional street lamps in lots off Monroe Street between E...

The City of Jonesboro has been approved for an Arkansas Department of Transportation grant of $498,750 for Phase 4 of the Craighead Forest Greenway Trail.

Phase 4 will extend the multi-use trail from Craighead Forest to Fire Station 4 at 3909 Harrisburg Road. That would...

A ribbon cutting for the City of Jonesboro’s first neighborhood dog park will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, Mayor Harold Perrin announced today.

The Earl Bell Dog Park, located behind the Earl Bell Center and across from International Studies Elementary School, wi...

Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin received approval from Arkansas Department of Transportation commissioners this week for $25.19 million in grant funding to construct an overpass above the BNSF railroad tracks on Highway 18 (Highland Avenue) at Nettleton Drive.

The grant r...

Jonesboro will get a taste of a championship-level event in a sport that is wildly popular in other parts of the world but is not widely understood in America: cricket.

The Arkansas-Tennessee Cricket League T20 2018 Championship will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at...

Tonight’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan public meeting has been moved to Thursday because of tonight’s trick-or-treating events. Those planning to attend the meeting should adjust their schedules to 5:30-7 p.m.

Thursday in the Municipal Center lobby, 300 S. Church St. The cha...

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