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Jonesboro Arts & Entertainment District

Jonesboro Arts & Entertainment District

The purpose of the Arts & Entertainment District Overlay is to facilitate creation of an arts destination, sustain established arts and cultural uses and promote new arts and cultural uses...

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Holiday Door Decor Photo Contest

Holiday Door Decor Photo Contest

Jonesboro is gearing up for all types of fun this Christmas Season. Calling all of our residents/businesses to participate in our Holiday Door Decorating Contest. This is a way for you to earn some extra cash right before Christmas.

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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Free community event. Christmas Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. and the Tree Lighting begins immediately after.

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Blueprint Jonesboro

The City of Jonesboro is seeking input on the next phase of the Blueprint Jonesboro plan, specifically on:
Trail design and connections
The new Municipal Complex
Overall downtown design and development

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Downtown Street Festival

Join us on September 22rd from 2:00 p.m. noon - 8:00 p.m. for our 3rd Annual Downtown Street Festival. Last year, we had about 5,000 people attend. This festival will feature a wide plethora of different food truck options, street vendors, kids play zones & of course, "LIVE MUSIC!"

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Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

3rd Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

The City of Jonesboro is sponsoring our 3rd Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest. The contest is open to all, businesses, families, clubs and organizations doing business in and around Clayton County. 

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Blueprint Jonesboro

Blueprint Jonesboro

Join us at the Kick-Off Meeting!
We need your input to make sure the plan reflects the needs of local community members!

July 26, 2018, 6:00pm
Arts Clayton, 136 S. Main Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236

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Chief Swearing In - Invitation

The Jonesboro Mayor & City Council and the Jonesboro Police Department, invite you to attend the Swearing In Ceremony of Clifford Kelker as the new Chief of Police on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

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Neighborhood Watch 2018

Neighborhood Watch 2018

The Jonesboro Police Department is hosting a Neighborhood Watch Orientation meeting for all the Citizens to become a part of!

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Livable Center Initiative

Livable Center Initiative

City of Jonesboro receives $80,000 from the ARC’s Livable Center Initiative.

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City of Jonesboro Receives Rural Zone Designation

City of Jonesboro Receives Rural Zone Designation

On December 28, 2017 the City of Jonesboro was notified by the Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Pat Wilson, that the City has been designated as a Rural Zone.

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Old School Funk Party

Old School Funk Party

We are closing out our Summer Concert Series with a bang!!!! Join us on August 4, 2018 as we take you down memory lane with our Old School R&B Concert. For this event we will feature Brick. BRICK, the tremendously talented platinum recording band hails from Atlanta, Georgia.

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City of Jonesboro Newsletter

City of Jonesboro Newsletter

In an effort to keep our residents informed of City News, the Mayor publishes a newsletter each month. The newsletter consists of not only City related news but also that of local residents, new businesses, recipes, community calendars and much more.

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City of Jonesboro Announces Demolition of Broad Street Structures

City of Jonesboro Announces Demolition of Broad Street Structures

On January 16, 2018 the City of Jonesboro will take command of bulldozer controls to deliver the first blows to the blighted structures along Broad Street in the Historic Downtown District. The demolition will initiate a kick-off of the major revitalization project planned for Broad Street.

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The Food Truck Event

The Food Truck Event

In conjunction with Georgia Cities Week, join the City of Jonesboro as we host our “Food Truck Event” at Lee Street Park. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. at Lee Street Park. Early arrival is strongly suggested!

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Broad Street Project

Broad Street Plaza Project

All residents are invited to attend to offer their input on the Broad Street Project on December 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.. The Broad Street project will stimulate new activity in the downtown core and serve as a linchpin in the revitalization of the entire block between Broad Street and Riley Way.

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The City of Jonesboro Receives GMA GMEBS Life & Health Insurance Fund

The City of Jonesboro Receives GMA GMEBS Life & Health Insurance Fund Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grant.

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Municipal Elections

Notice is hereby given that the City of Jonesboro shall hold the 2017 Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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Jonesboro Launches Mobile App...OneJonesboro

Jonesboro Launches Mobile App...OneJonesboro

The City of Jonesboro has launched OneJonesboro – a free mobile app that empowers citizens to easily report non-emergency issues located within the City limits of Joensboro.

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Blueprint Jonesboro Plan Update

Blueprint Jonesboro Plan Update

Blueprint Jonesboro builds on the valuable efforts of previous plans, including the 2003 Livable Centers Initiative Plan and the 2015 Jonesboro Comprehensive Plan.

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First Fridays Lunch In The Park

First Fridays Lunch In The Park

Join the Jonesboro Main Street Advisory Board for lunch in the park. This event will be held on the first Friday of each month from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

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Jonesboro Announces 2017 Public Art Mural Project

Jonesboro Announces 2017 Public Art Mural Project

The Jonesboro Main Street Advisory Board seeks creative artist direction for a public mural project as a way of demonstrating our commitment to urban renewal and growth in our neighborhood.

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The Jonesboro Police Department presents...

The Jonesboro Police Department presents..."Coffee With A Cop"

Coffee with a Cop" is an opportunity for the public to meet with officers in a comfortable environment and talk about any subject.

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Jonesboro Comp Plan Open House: April 27th 2-7 PM

Join your neighbors, city leaders and area business owners in developing a Vision, Goals and Direction for the future of the City of Jonesboro

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Mayor Joy Day Receives Certificate of Distinction from GMA.

Recently, Joy Day Received the GMA's Certificate of Distinction - the highest level of training designation.

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Lee Street Park and Amphitheatre

Lee Street Park

Lee Street Park & Amphitheatre - An oasis of family fun, entertainment & leisure activities. Click above for information regarding rules, upcoming events, etc.

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Turn it Up Bootcamp

Turn it Up Bootcamp

Hosted by VEDA! Sponsored by the City of Jonesboro!

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Screen on the Green: Spider Man Homecoming Movie Night

Screen on the Green: Spider Man Homecoming Movie Night

Join us for our Screen on the Green free movie night, June 15, 2018 7:00PM-10:00PM. For this event, we will show the film, Spider Man Homecoming. The film will start promptly at 8:00 p.m.

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Operation Rebrand Jonesboro

Operation Rebrand Jonesboro

The City of Jonesboro invites your to partake in our efforts for #OperationJonesboroRebranded

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Leading Ladies by The Front Porch Players

Leading Ladies by The Front Porch Players

Leading Ladies by The Front Porch Players June 2-4 & June 9-11, 2017 All Performances at Family Life Center

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Spring Sprint 2018

Spring Sprint 2018

Annual Spring Sprint 5k/10k on St. Patrick's Day!

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LCI Achievement Award

The City of Jonesboro receives Atlanta Regional Commission Exceptional Merit for LCI Achievement Award

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