JONESBORO — Despite the coronavirus pandemic and recession, construction workers remained busy last year, building and fixing up more homes than the year before.
JONESBORO — New coronavirus cases in Arkansas had been on the decline for most of this month. But on Thursday, the 3,106 new confirmed and probable cases represents an increase from the previous Thursday, even though roughly the same number…
JONESBORO — The rollout of coronavirus vaccines has provided hope for Northeast Arkansans, but Craighead County District Court is offering amnesty electronically to slow the spread of COVID-19.
by Najee El-Amin — Three of the top names in the sports realm were honored during the Grizzlies 16th annual Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium. The program took place on Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday on Jan. 18 and was held virtually due to COVID-19 protocol. This year’s awardees were NBA legend Ray Allen,
JONESBORO — The Arkansas Department of Health reports that new cases of the coronavirus declined by 25 percent last week statewide.
JONESBORO — Nettleton School Board members will consider tonight approving paid emergency leave for educators who are quarantining due to COVID-19.
JONESBORO — As distribution continues, a bulk of local deputies are signed up with local pharmacies to receive the coronavirus vaccines.
JONESBORO — After a one-week post-New Year’s surge, the number of new coronavirus cases declined this past week in Northeast Arkansas, based on a comparison of daily reports from the Arkansas Department of Health.
by Jim Coleman — The Shelby County Commission voted 8-5 on Monday (Jan.11) to approve $2.5 million in aid to struggling food, hospitality and hotel industry workers – some of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aid approval comes as service industries in Shelby County and nationwide have been hit hard by mandates
by James Coleman — Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings on Tuesday (Jan. 5) defended the slow implementation of the revival of COACT (community action) units, one of the recommendations of the Public Safety Task Force, blaming the COVID-19 pandemic for creating staffing shortfalls. “At this current time, we are unable to do something different