Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

Jonesboro's story is one of vision, growth and progressive leadership. Reading the articles included in this special report will give you a glimpse of a community that has had solid growth and success. Jonesboro enjoys exceptional quality of life and provides ample opportunities for a satisfying career.

Latest News

Focus On The Economy of Jonesboro

In an economic expansion that has generally been lackluster across the state and the nation, the Jonesboro region stands out as one of the more dynamic and growing local economies. read more >

Diversity of Base Driving Jonesboro's Continued Momentum

The economy of Jonesboro continues to exhibit great momentum. Having a diverse economic base has been a key ingredient to economic growth and that continues to be the case today. read more >

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Approves Bids In Northeast Arkansas

The Arkansas State Highway Commission in March approved bids for several road improvement projects throughout northeast Arkansas. read more >

Ag Equipment Dealership MirTech Opens

As part of its partnership with MirTech Harvest Center to grow the farm equipment sales and service business in the western Delta region, Claas of America announced in March the opening of two MirTech dealerships in Jonesboro and in Sikeston, Missouri. read more >

Jonesboro Adds Radio Station KLEK

KLEK-FM, a new radio station licensed to broadcast in Jonesboro, had a ribbon cutting at its location at 1411 Franklin Street on March 30. read more >

Natural Grocers Sets Up Shop in Jonesboro

Natural Grocers, founded in Colorado 1955, will open in the Caraway Plaza in Jonesboro. The store will be located in the 25,000-SF building left vacant by Hastings. read more >