10 Reasons to Choose Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Mar. 25, 2013 12:00 am  

Jonesboro has the venues to satisfy the music lover and patrons of the visual and performing arts. The Forum, the city’s community theatre, offers six plays a year and The Foundation of Arts provides lessons in dance, art, and theater. The Fowler Center is a state-of-the-art performance facility that hosts more than a dozen professional performances each year as well as performances by the Arkansas State University Theater department. These offerings along with the Jonesboro/Craighead County Public Library, Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center, art galleries and The ASU Museum provide culture for any interest.

Reason Seven: Shopping and Dining

Jonesboro offers shopping opportunities galore. No matter what you are looking for, from brand name stores to local specialty shops, you’ll find it here. The Mall at Turtle Creek, newly revitalized Downtown Jonesboro and shopping centers across the city will meet all of your retail needs. And dining is a pleasure. If you want a chain restaurant, unique dining experience or a private club for nightlife there are hundreds of choices to satisfy any appetite.

Reason Eight: Geography and Heritage

Jonesboro sits astride Crowley’s Ridge, a narrow, low-lying ridge created by the great earthquake of 1812. The terrain ranges from farmland to rolling hills. Its history tells the story of strong and proud founders who have worked since 1859 to create this thriving city located in northeast Arkansas.

Reason Nine: Recreation and Organizations

Jonesboro offers a variety of youth sports programs, senior programs and volunteer opportunities. There are more than 100 clubs and organizations, so whatever your interest, you will find an activity to suit you.

Reason Ten: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Jonesboro is known all over the country for its quality workforce and job choices. Whether your experience is manufacturing, service, education, health care, or retail, Jonesboro has the job for you.



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