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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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Jonesborough, the oldest town in Tennessee, snuggled into the lap of the Appalachian Mountains, is known for hosting the National Storytelling Festival.
The 29-year-old Grenadier Guardsman, originally from Gloucestershire, was interrogated, tortured and shot dead by the IRA after being snatched from a pub car park near Jonesborough and driven to a field at Ravensdale, Co Louth.
l sent in 200 officers to arrest Jonesborough republican Sean Gerard Hoey earlier this month
Hoey, from Jonesborough, Co Armagh, was also charged with membership of the Real IRA, a dissident republican group which carried out the car bombing.
Curtis Buchanan lives in Jonesborough, TN and owns Glen Ayre Tree Farm in Mitchell County, NC, the first certified organic Christmas tree farm in the United States.
The Puma helicopter was carrying troops to an Army watchtower yesterday when it went down near the village of Jonesborough close to the Irish border in South Armagh.
Ejlali, Washington County Schools, Jonesborough, TN 37659.
Special events range from championship NASCAR racing at the Bristol Motor Speedway to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, from Fun Fest and Heritage Days to the popular Apple Festival.
"Records come up quickly, and being able to look at more than one record at a time is most helpful," said Debra Mattingly, director of the Washington County (Jonesborough, Tennessee) Library.
The youngsters stumbled across the air rifle and ammunition in waste ground near Jonesborough Market in South Armagh on Monday afternoon.
Crilly remained in America for nearly three decades until he returned to his home town of Jonesborough, Co Armagh, using a different name.