Jonesboro post office re-opens following tornado damage

Jonesboro Post Office to re-open after tornado damage

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Months after a devastating tornado tore through, the U.S. Postal Service’s Hattie W. Caraway Station in Jonesboro reopened.

Jonesboro USPS switching up operations
Jonesboro USPS switching up operations (Source: KAIT)

The 2404 Race St. location suffered significant damage in the March 28 tornado.

Nearly two months to the date, workers completed repairs to the building, and all retail and delivery services resumed on Monday morning.

Mayor Harold Perrin was among those celebrating the post office's reopening.
Mayor Harold Perrin was among those celebrating the post office's reopening. (Source: City of Jonesboro)

Several employees and civic leaders, including Mayor Harold Perrin, attended the re-opening ceremony.

To commemorate the reopening, the office is offering a special “Jonesboro Strong” postmark for the next three days.

To commemorate the reopening, the post office will use a special "Jonesboro Strong" postmark.
To commemorate the reopening, the post office will use a special "Jonesboro Strong" postmark. (Source: City of Jonesboro)

The post office will be open Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

If you have any additional questions, you can contact the Caraway location at 870-972-0275.

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