New Mall on Schedule for Late March Opening in Jonesboro - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

New Mall on Schedule for Late March Opening in Jonesboro

March 12, 2006 - Posted at 12:37 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) _ The new mall is Jonesboro is to open

March 29th.

Already, a J-C Penny and a Target store are open. Other major

tenants include Dillard's, Barnes and Noble and Circuit City.

Mall general manager Jason Whitley says the shopping center will

open on time. But Whitley says some work is taking place around the

clock to meet the deadline.

A 100-dollar per person gala will be held the night before to

help celebrate the mall opening.

The St. Bernard's Development Foundation will benefit from the

ticket sales. The foundation provides services and equipment for

the hospital and provides scholarships.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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