Tagged: harold perrin

Jonesboro Police Chief Hires Mayor's Son

by Associated Press 12/4/2014 9:06 am

The police chief of a northeastern Arkansas city has temporarily hired the mayor's son to work in the department.

Jonesboro Building Bus Transfer Station

by Mark Friedman 10/13/2014 12:00 am

The city of Jonesboro is using a $1.1 million federal grant to build an approximately 2,000-SF bus transfer station. The project will house buses for the Jonesboro Economic Transit System, a lobby for customers and administrative offices, said Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin.

Jonesboro to Use Grant for Police Body Cameras

by Associated Press 9/3/2014 8:52 am

The Jonesboro City Council has approved buying tasers and body cameras for some of its police officers.

Let the Sunshine In (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/25/2014 12:00 am

If Jonesboro wants to be perceived as a player in economic development — and an effort by Arkansas State University to create an osteopathic medical school and hundreds of millions of dollars in commercial construction in the last few years indicate it does — then it should consider reining in its “Dukes of Hazzard”-quality police chief, Michael Yates.

Jonesboro Sun Says Police Chief Bullied Reporter

by Associated Press 8/21/2014 9:17 am

The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun newspaper wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied a reporter into quitting by making a series of derogatory statements about her on Facebook.

Jonesboro Studies Future of Public Safety Tax

by Associated Press 2/18/2014 7:35 am

Leaders in Jonesboro are discussing whether the city's half-cent sales tax funding public safety should be renewed after it expires at the end of the year.

Jonesboro Looks at Moving Tenenbaum Recycling Scrapyard

by Associated Press 8/7/2013 7:23 am

Jonesboro officials are working on ways to make the city's downtown more vibrant and one of the suggestions includes getting rid of a scrapyard that's been operating there for about 100 years.

ASU Explores Starting Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2013 11:24 am

Arkansas State University is exploring public-private partnerships to establish an osteopathic medical school in Jonesboro. City leaders said such a school would be a new economic engine for the Delta, attracting medical professionals and increasing the availability of primary care.

Jonesboro Panel Eyes Deal for Convention Center

by Associated Press 6/3/2013 9:24 am

City officials in Jonesboro are considering a plan to buy a 38-acre property to build a new convention center and hotel.

Jonesboro Nestle Plant Lays Off 70, Cuts Hours

by Associated Press 1/27/2013 10:48 am

Nestle USA officials told Jonesboro employees Friday that operations will be curtailed, and 70 full-time positions will be eliminated. The facility's work schedule will be reduced from six days per week to four days per week beginning Feb. 11, factory manager Dan Braswell said.

Bruce Martin Joins Holt AgriBusiness in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers, July 16, 2012)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2012 12:00 am

New hires, promotions and awards for the week of July 16, 2012.