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'Major' economic announcement expected Wednesday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Jonesboro Metropolitan Area Planning Commission approved a site plan Tuesday for construction of a 195-thousand square foot facility on Highland Drive and Barnhill Road, paving the way for a new manufacturer to come to Jonesboro.

According to H&M Development Company, they will lease the building to a manufacturer. The name of the company is not known and will not be released until Wednesday afternoon.

Governor Asa Hutchinson and other representatives will be on hand Wednesday for the announcement, which will be made at 2:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center.

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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