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Help for Homeless during pandemic [Video]

Help for Homeless during pandemic

Daybreak Resource Center in Macon is still making strides to serve the homeless community in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business is bubbling for Magnolia Soap and Bath Co. [Video]

Business is bubbling for Magnolia Soap and Bath Co.

A NEW ALBANY COMPANY IS WORKING HARD TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS THAT ARE GOOD FOR THE BODY AND BAD FOR THE CORONAVIRUS.

Credit: WTVA ABC Tupelo, MSPublished

Huge Tornado Spotted Tearing Through City in Arkansas [Video]

Huge Tornado Spotted Tearing Through City in Arkansas

It was a regular day when suddenly the sky turned dark and the wind picked up. A huge tornado was seen touching down the streets and tearing through the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas. 

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Tornado Tears Through Jonesboro [Video]

Tornado Tears Through Jonesboro

Occurred on March 28, 2020 / Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA Infor: A massive tornado passes right by a business in Arkansas. Credit: Said Said

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Arkansas tornado video is electrifying [Video]

Arkansas tornado video is electrifying

As a tornado in Jonesboro, Arkansas, hit several businesses — including a pawn shop and a dry cleaner — one man filmed the twister barreling through town from inside his phone repair shop.

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8 a.m. covid-19 block [Video]

8 a.m. covid-19 block

8 a.m. covid-19 block

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Moment huge tornado rips through Jonesboro in Arkansas [Video]

Moment huge tornado rips through Jonesboro in Arkansas

Arkansas native Cody Fletcher captured this tornado ripping through his hometown of Jonesboro in Arkansas on March 28. The tornado caused significant damage to homes and businesses throughout..

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Eyewitness captures tornado wreaking havoc in Arkansas [Video]

Eyewitness captures tornado wreaking havoc in Arkansas

An eyewitness filmed a large tornado that struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas on Saturday (March 28).

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Arkansas State coach Anderson gets extension through 2023

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson has received a restructured contract extension that runs through 2023. The school made the announcement on Friday. Terms of the deal were..
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Heritage Southeast Bank Extends Lifeline to 960 Georgia Businesses via Paycheck Protection Program Loans Totaling More Than $104 Million

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heritage Southeast Bank employees worked closely with 960 small businesses in Georgia to help them receive loans totaling more than $104 million via the Paycheck Protection..
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With social distancing in place, Archbishop Hartmayer installed in Atlanta

CNA Staff, May 6, 2020 / 12:15 pm (CNA).- Installation Masses typically see cathedrals filled to the brim with members of the Catholic faithful, with hundreds of priests attending. But the..
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Heritage Southeast Bancorporation, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

JONESBORO, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heritage Southeast Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCQX: HSBI) (“HSBI” or the “Company”) today reported net income of $1.6 million or $0.23 per diluted share for the..
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Georgia rapper Playboi Carti facing drug, traffic charges

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Playboi Carti has been released from custody following his arrest on drug and traffic charges in Georgia. Playboi Carti, whose real name is Jordan Carter, was arrested..
Seattle Times - Published

Coronavirus keeps volunteers away, but Arkansas Catholic Charities plans help for tornado victims

Little Rock, Ark., Mar 31, 2020 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- An EF3 tornado blew through Jonesboro, Arkansas, this week, and although no deaths have been reported, Catholic Charities of Arkansas is gearing up to..
CNA - Published

Father-son photo taken days before tornado destroys home

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Three days after a photo posted on Facebook showed an Arkansas doctor looking through a glass door to see his 1-year-old son crawl for the first time, the family’s home in..
Seattle Times - Published

Eyewitness captures tornado wreaking havoc in Arkansas

An eyewitness filmed a large tornado that struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas. Video shows debris being flung around by the spinning tornado was filmed from inside a shop.
SBS - Published

A City Hunkered Down to Survive an Outbreak. That Helped in a Tornado, Too.

Jonesboro, Ark., came through a devastating tornado without any deaths, partly because businesses were closed and people were sheltered at home from the coronavirus.
NYTimes.com - Published

Tornado In Jonesboro, AR Leaves 22 Injured

tornado in jonesboro, ar leaves 22 injured
Watch VideoA tornado in Jonesboro, Arkansas has left 22 injured and buildings severely damaged. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down Saturday evening with winds..
Newsy - Published

Tornado rips through Jonesboro, Arkansas damaging homes, cars and local airport

The tornado injured at least six people as it rolled through Jonesboro, Arkansas on March 28.  
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Tornado Wrecks Buildings, Tosses Cars in Jonesboro, Arkansas

tornado wrecks buildings, tosses cars in jonesboro, arkansas
(Reuters) - A large tornado struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas on Saturday, wrecking buildings and flipping cars, according to local media... ......
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Coronavirus closures 'blessing in disguise' as tornado rips through Jonesboro mall

A tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas, damaging several buildings including a mall and airport.  
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Tornado rips through Arkansas town, injuring six people

Jonesboro's local mall and airport among buildings damaged by twister
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Tornado rips through Arkansas city

The mayor of Jonesboro said the more people may could have been harmed by the tornado had the mall not been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tornado tears through shopping area in Arkansas; 3 injured

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A tornado ripped through northeast Arkansas on Saturday, leaving three people hurt after hitting commercial and residential areas in the college town of Jonesboro. The three..
Seattle Times - Published

Tornado Rips Through Arkansas Town, Leaves Trail of Destruction Behind

As the U.S. grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, Arkansas had another natural disaster thrown onto its plate this weekend ... a massive tornado ripping through one of its towns. A tornado warning..
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Tornado Strikes Jonesboro, Ark., Causing Injuries, Official Says

It was not clear how many people were injured or how seriously. A mall, local businesses and an airport were among the sites damaged.
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This Day in History: March 24

The Exxon Valdez supertanker brings a disaster to Alaska; two students open fire outside Jonesboro Westside Middle School in Arkansas.
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AM Best Comments on Credit Ratings of Southern Pioneer Property and Casualty Insurance Company Following Acquisition by Biglari Holdings Inc.

am best comments on credit ratings of southern pioneer property and casualty insurance company following acquisition by biglari holdings inc.
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has commented that the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb” of Southern Pioneer Property..
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Savannah, GA's Bishop Gregory Hartmayer to lead Atlanta archdiocese

Vatican City, Mar 5, 2020 / 04:09 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Thursday appointed Bishop Gregory Hartmayer of Savannah to be the next archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia. Hartmayer is a member of the Order of..
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Johnson scores 32 to carry UALR past Arkansas St. 81-78

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Kamani Johnson had a career-high 32 points plus 16 rebounds and Markquis Nowell scored all the points in a 6-0 run in the final minute as Arkansas-Little Rock edged past..
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White leads Louisiana-Monroe over Arkansas St. 66-52

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tyree White registered 18 points as Louisiana-Monroe defeated Arkansas State 66-52 on Wednesday night. Michael Ertel had 17 points for Louisiana-Monroe (8-18, 4-13 Sun Belt..
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Coastal Carolina defeats Arkansas State 83-77

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 24 points as Coastal Carolina got past Arkansas State 83-77 on Saturday. DeVante’ Jones added 20 points and Garrick Green had 13 for Coastal Carolina..
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Arkansas State University explores partnership with Adtalem Global Education to deliver first in-state veterinary medicine school

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JONESBORO, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arkansas State University announced an agreement to collaborate with Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE) to explore the feasibility of creating the first in-state..
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Forrest carries Appalachian St. over Arkansas St. 71-64

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Justin Forrest had 26 points as Appalachian State defeated Arkansas State 71-64 on Thursday night. Forrest made 8 of 10 foul shots. Hunter Seacat had 13 points and 10 rebounds..
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Willis, Eaton lead Arkansas State past South Alabama, 75-71

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Christian Willis had 17 points and six assists and Marquis Eaton posted 19 points as Arkansas State edged South Alabama 75-71 on Thursday night. Jerry Johnson had 10 points for..
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Starbucks expands presence in low-income communities

DETROIT (AP) — Starbucks is expanding a program that tries to help low-income communities by opening coffee shops and hiring local workers. The Seattle-based company plans to open or remodel 85..
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Eaton scores 24 to lift Arkansas St. over Troy 76-68 in OT

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Marquis Eaton tied his season high with 24 points as Arkansas State beat Troy 76-68 in overtime on Saturday. Caleb Fields had 17 points for Arkansas State (12-6, 4-3 Sun Belt..
Seattle Times - Published

Eggleston helps Arkansas State hold off Georgia State 90-87

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Melo Eggleston hit two free throws with 10 seconds left, then dunked as time expired to allow Arkansas State hold off Georgia State, 90-87 on Monday night. J.J. Matthews had 18..
Seattle Times - Published

Pearson delivers for Texas State in win over Arkansas State

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 23 points and Texas State defeated Arkansas State 70-67 on Saturday. The Bobcats, who did not trail in the final 32 minutes of play, held on after their..
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Steelman carries Texas-Arlington over Arkansas St. 73-52

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Davis Steelman had 14 points off the bench to lift Texas-Arlington to a 73-52 win over Arkansas State on Thursday night. David Azore had 13 points for Texas-Arlington (5-9, 1-2..
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Fields carries Arkansas St. past Freed-Hardeman 84-73

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Fields had 15 points off the bench to lead Arkansas State to an 84-73 win over Freed-Hardeman on Saturday. Canberk Kus and Melo Eggleston had 12 points each for Arkansas..
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Eaton leads Arkansas St. past Louisiana-Lafayette 79-67

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Marquis Eaton scored a season-high 24 points as Arkansas State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 79-67 on Wednesday night. Both teams were playing their Sun Belt Conference opener,..
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Illinois man with trick gun gets 30-year prison sentence

JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man accused of rigging a shotgun to his shed to prevent breaks-ins has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the death of a man who opened the door and was shot...
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