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Jonesboro,

city (1990 pop. 46,535), a seat of Craighead co., NE Ark., on Crowley's Ridge; founded 1859, inc. 1883. The city services a rich agricultural area with many processing plants. Its diverse manufactures include construction materials; plastic, glass, and paper products; processed foods; transportation equipment; apparel; and machinery. Arkansas State Univ. is there, and a state park is nearby.
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Education: He moved to Jonesboro in 1989 to attend Arkansas State University, where he earned a degree in finance with an emphasis in banking.
Best is on the board of the Downtown Jonesboro Association, which is an affiliate of Main Street Arkansas.
TeleTech said it's hiring for its new Jonesboro site, which will offer support for "a leading health care insurance company.
Hotel rooms are being filled up by the number of visitors in Jonesboro for the sports tournaments held throughout the year, Young said.
The Jonesboro Hotel proposal calls for a 150-plus room "luxury select service hotel" and identifies Hyatt Place as its proposed brand.
Hanratty told the Jonesboro Sun that the company has no current plans to possibly reopen again in Jonesboro.
3 billion financial holding company, with eight community banks in Pine Bluff, Jonesboro, Lake Village, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, El Dorado, and Hot Springs, Arkansas.
He is currently serving as president of the Jonesboro University Rotary Club.
During the past 36 months, Jonesboro has tallied more than $354 million worth of commercial construction.
The Jonesboro City Council recently approved issuing up to $41 million of industrial revenue bonds for Unilever to pay for an expansion that will add about 125 workers.
Vrbicek said the city of Jonesboro and the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce have been "very supportive" of the project.
Travis has also interned with McNabb, Kelley & Barre, a marketing communications company located in Jonesboro.