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Latest Business Headlines In NEABT

  "We have eight or nine banks here, compeition is good. "

  Good for everyone, if we were to finish the phrase of Larry Worsham of Regions Bbank.

   Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas are a hot-bed for banking. That's why Northeast Arkansas Business Today has made banking it's cover story this week.

   "Overall, times are good." Says Worsham.

   That's the view from his second floor office at the Regions Bank building. A what about that? with the new Liberty Bank and American State Bank in the same neighborhood, is there a little "keeping up with the Jones'" going on?   Worsham admits, a little bit. But overall he beleives it shows prosperity and compeitition.

   "Jonesboro is the most competitive area that regions deals in and we're in 15 states. That speaks well. It's good for the consumer."

   The pages of NEABT have the numbers to back that up with several pages allocated to the banking industry in NEA. There's also retail news, new tools in Blytheville, another place to get a cup a joe and good grant news for ASU.

    If you are interested in getting a subscription to NEABT, you may contact the offices of NEABT at 935-6923.

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  • Gas station manager arrested, accused of selling drugs at store

    Gas station manager arrested, accused of selling drugs at store

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:56:38 GMT
    Shane Allen Nelson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Shane Allen Nelson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The manager of a Craighead County gas station was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly selling drugs at the store. 

    The manager of a Craighead County gas station was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly selling drugs at the store. 

  • Second meeting scheduled for Jonesboro walk/bike trails

    Second meeting scheduled for Jonesboro walk/bike trails

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-21 03:45:52 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:55:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Six potential pedestrian and bicycle trail projects for Jonesboro were discussed in a meeting Thursday night to give Jonesboro residents input on the project. The meeting took place in the city council chambers.

    Six potential pedestrian and bicycle trail projects for Jonesboro were discussed in a meeting Thursday night to give Jonesboro residents input on the project. The meeting took place in the city council chambers.

  • Man faces commercial burglary, theft charges

    Man faces commercial burglary, theft charges

    Thursday, March 23 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-03-24 02:12:57 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:47:37 GMT
    Courtley Lloyd Johnson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office and probable cause affidavit)Courtley Lloyd Johnson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office and probable cause affidavit)

    The theft of over $5,200 worth of materials from a company has a Craighead County man facing commercial burglary and theft charges, authorities said Thursday. 

    The theft of over $5,200 worth of materials from a company has a Craighead County man facing commercial burglary and theft charges, authorities said Thursday. 

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