The members of an area church stood in front of the Jonesboro Police Department Saturday to pray, with police saying the message was appreciated.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Jonesboro E911 reports a power surge in downtown has caused some traffic signal problems. Most have reset, but the Flint & Washington light is still out. Please, treat it as a 4-way stop until crews can fix it.
TRAVEL ADVISORY continues out of Clayton in to Fulton Co: Tractor trailer in the woods on I-285/eb (Outer Loop) before Jonesboro Rd (Exit 55). 2 right lanes blocked. Heavy delays. Use I-75/nb to I-20/eb at alternate. #ATLtraffic
Clay Young is a real estate developer and landlord from Jonesboro, Arkansas. Clay waived rent payments for 12 of his small business tenants and encouraged them to apply for loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. Many reopened their doors this week!
5:20 PM-Here is a look at the tornado that intensified and moved through Jonesboro, AR this evening around 5 PM. @NWSMemphis continues to monitor this storm as it moves northeast, very dangerous! #arwx
Dramatic video shows violent tornado that tore through Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday leaving several people injured and causing widespread damage. The National Weather Service has rated the tornado as an EF-3 with winds up to 140 mph.
Great story. Thank you to Mr. Young of Jonesboro, Arkansas!
I’ve covered mass shootings over the years. First one was Jonesboro, Ark in 1998. I’ve found every minute of it awful but necessary to tell people’s stories. I’ve never met a colleague who felt otherwise.