Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Nov 22, 2017 NEA Report 0

“Ala Rurru,” an idea to produce a serape-like hammock to prevent sudden infant death syndrome in Hispanic newborns, is the winner of the 2017 Business Plan Competition hosted by the College of Business at Arkansas State University.

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Bargain Hunt coming to Jonesboro

Nov 16, 2017 NEA Report 0

Bargain Hunt will be coming to the Highland Square Shopping Center in the Spring of 2018. The discount retailer will occupy 27,490 square feet at the southern end of the former Kmart space adjacent to Surplus Warehouse.

Phone service in NEA affected by outage Monday

Nov 13, 2017 NEA Report 0

A representative for Ritter Communications confirmed their services experienced an interruption on Monday morning. The rep, speaking to NEA Report, said at about 11 a.m. the problems were believed to have been addressed or at least, were in the process of being fixed.

SCAM: Fake bankers texting customers in NEA

Nov 7, 2017 NEA Report 0

First National Bank of Izard County warned customers on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, that customers were receiving texts from a scammer claiming to be from “Regions Bank.” The scammer apparently asked people to call in to a number regarding their debit card being suspended. The texts, however, aren’t legit. 

Governor signs MOU with Risever in China

Nov 7, 2017 NEA Report 0

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Risever, the steel fabrication company that recently announced plans to build a facility in Jonesboro, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.