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First Community Bank Hires New Trust Adviser and VP (Movers & Shakers)

Sandy Irby has been hired as a trust adviser, and Nyra Jenkins has been promoted to assistant vice president. read more >
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Personnel Matters (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

A firing offense for one man is mild compared to what’s clearly acceptable for others. read more >
Ronnie Sturch and Alan Pillow of the city of Jonesboro
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Sturch, Pillow Named New Jonesboro Directors (Movers & Shakers)

Ronnie Sturch and Alan Pillow have been selected as new directors by the city of Jonesboro. read more >
Brian Richardson of the city of Jonesboro
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Richardson Named Chief Admin of Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Brian Richardson has been chosen by Jonesboro Mayor Harold Copenhaver to serve as the city’s chief administrative officer. read more >
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Pandemic Permitting: Virus Takes Minor Toll on Building Projects

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, city officials in Arkansas worried, among many possible effects, how the virus might derail the building permit process. It turns out that they worried unnecessarily. read more >
Picnickers enjoyed lunch last week in Allsopp Park while a nearby playground went unused. Park playgrounds in Little Rock, closed for most of the spring, were reopened on Friday.
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Virus Has City Parks Scrambling to RecoverLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Arkansas’ municipal park programs, shutting down pavilions, pools and soccer programs. read more >
Oaklawn in Hot Springs expected a crowd of 40,000 for the Rebel Stakes weekend of March 14, but the pandemic left the stands empty.
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Arkansas Cities Say Pandemic Losses of Revenue May Be OverstatedLock Icon

City leaders around Arkansas are holding their breath as business and social activities gradually restart after the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >
April Leggett of the city of Jonesboro.
Business Services / Government & Politics

Leggett Earns Honors from City Clerks (Movers & Shakers)

April Leggett, the Jonesboro deputy city clerk who has run meetings in City Council chambers for several months, earned Certified Municipal Clerk Designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. read more >
Steve Purtee of the city of Jonesboro.
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Purtee Named Jonesboro Financial Director (NEA Movers & Shakers)

Steve Purtee has been promoted from city accountant to financial director for the city of Jonesboro. read more >
Tosha Moss of the city of Jonesboro.
Business Services / Government & Politics

Tosha Moss Named City Collector for Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Tosha Moss has been chosen to succeed Becky Sharp as city collector for the city of Jonesboro. read more >
Bill Reznicek
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City of Jonesboro Adjusts Staff Titles (Movers & Shakers)

Bill Reznicek and Trever Harvey have been given new titles and positions as part of Mayor Harold Perrin’s administration for the city of Jonesboro. read more >
Clockwise from top left: Eleise Myers, Tony Van Pelt and Jerry Stewart of Conway Corp.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Conway Corp. Promotes Myers, Van Pelt (Movers & Shakers)

Eleise Myers moves from commercial sales account executive to business solutions sale engineer at Conway Corp. Tony Van Pelt is now director of safety and emergency management. read more >
Adam & Eve wanted to open earlier this year at 1518 Caraway Road in Jonesboro.
Government & Politics / Legal / Retail

Appeal Seeks Site Approval For Adult Novelty Store

Adam & Eve, the adult apparel and novelty store, is taking its fight to open a location in Jonesboro to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. read more >
Bill Reznicek
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

Bill Reznicek Named Jonesboro’s COO, Will Be Chief of Staff

Bill Reznicek, who has served as the city of Jonesboro's CFO for the past year, will also take on the title of chief operations officer for the remainder of 2018. read more >
Harold Perrin Mayor of Jonesboro
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Mayor Harold Perrin on Why Other Communities Are Trying to Keep Up With Jonesboro

Harold Perrin, mayor of Jonesboro, talks about the blessings of steady growth, and some of the challenges that come with it. read more >
Bill Reznicek and Tiffny CallowayCity of Jonesboro
Education / Government & Politics

City of Jonesboro Hires Two (NEA Movers & Shakers)

Bill Reznicek has been hired as chief financial officer for the city of Jonesboro, where Tiffny Calloway has been hired as grants administrator. read more >