Tagged: jonesboro regional chamber of commerce

Arkansas 226 Expansion to Improve Travel in Northeast Arkansas

by George Jared 1/22/2016 10:18 am

The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department's multimillion-dollar effort to expand Arkansas 226 is paying off, with the final completed sections of the project coming online this summer and into the fall.

Jonesboro’s Hotel Room Revenue Rises by 5.68 Percent in 2013

by Mark Friedman 5/26/2014 12:00 am

Hotels in Jonesboro generated $17.5 million from room revenue in 2013, which was up 5.68 percent over the previous year.

Mark Young on Evaluating, Expanding Local Economies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2013 12:00 am

Mark Young, who has led the Jonesboro chamber since April 2006, has built a 25-year career of local and regional economic development in Arkansas as well as Oklahoma and North Carolina.

Jonesboro: Skilled Workforce Attracts Industry (Workforce Development (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Jonesboro city leaders know it takes a highly skilled workforce to attract industry. Their efforts to build a base of highly skilled workers necessary for the recruitment of industry earned the city recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Workforce Development.