Tagged: Harold Perrin

Jonesboro Building Bus Transfer Station

Jonesboro Building Bus Transfer Station

Transportation

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. read more >

Let the Sunshine In (Editorial)

Let the Sunshine In (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

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. read more >

ASU Explores Starting Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

ASU Explores Starting Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

Health Care

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. read more >

Jonesboro Nestle Plant Lays Off 70, Cuts Hours

Restaurants & Food

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. read more >