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New restaurant looking for 125 new employees

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Region 8 residents ran for the border Wednesday at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce.

On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina that is.

The new restaurant will soon be open in Jonesboro, so they held a job fair to fill 125 new positions.

General Manager Kevin Childs said they’re happy to be in Jonesboro.

“Jonesboro is just really flourishing,” Childs said. “We’ve got a great base of talent here.”

Childs also said he fills like now is the perfect time to start a business in the town.

“The university brings in so many people for us and Jonesboro is just a great community,” he said. “We’re just really, really glad to be here and making it a great thing.”

Childs said they hope to be open by the middle of November.

They will hold another job fair this Friday at the chamber from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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