April 28, 2006 -- Posted at 6:31 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR -- K8 News has learned that hotel developer John Q. Hammons says he will not pursue plans to construct a $50,000,000 convention center and hotel in the city of
The city was going to hold a special election June 13th, asking citizens to approve a temporary one cent sales tax to build the convention center.
Hammons was then going to construct a Marriott Courtyard Hotel and Convention Center on the property at Race and Fairpark.
President of Economic Development for