According to a post on the city of Jonesboro’s Facebook page, the back South Matthews Avenue entrance off Nettleton Avenue to the Mall at Turtle Creek is now open as well as the South Matthews connection to Highland.
Lopez spent some time in 2020 in Arkansas. He and his family moved from New York City to Jonesboro at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Lopez’s wife has relatives from Jonesboro. The family survived the March tornado that came through town.
According to Jonesboro City Streets Superintendent Steve Tippitt Friday, May 29 is the last day to deliver tornado debris to Strawfloor Road for free disposal. Mayor Harold Perrin set up the temporary dumpsites on Strawfloor Road to save residents tipping fees at landfill.
The Small Business Administration recently approved a disaster declaration for Craighead County, which will allow them to offer low-interest, long-term loans to businesses of any size, non-profit organizations, and residents.