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Cook wins PGA RSM Classic, earns more than $1 million for victory

Jonesboro golfer Austin Cook kisses his trophy after winning his first PGA event Sunday.

Associated Press

By The Associated Press
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic.
Now the Jonesboro player is one of them.
The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and . . . more »


Seasonal shopping

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

Gail McNaughton of Jonesboro checks out some of the necklaces for sale at the Fall Bazaar on Saturday at Brookland United Methodist Church. Proceeds from the event will go toward the growth of the children and youth ministry at the . . . more »


Ross' life dedicated to pursuit of happiness, relationships

By Grant Stewart, Sun Staff Writer, gstewart@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — As Chris Ross was moving possessions from his brother's apartment, a young boy stepped out of a van and approached him.
The boy asked if he knew the man who lived in the apartment . . . more »


Council to consider mayor's 2018 budget

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Mayor Harold Perrin's proposed 2018 budget will receive its first of three required readings Tuesday by the Jonesboro City Council.
The $61,038,318 proposal anticipates spending almost . . . more »


NEA unemployment rates continue to fall

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Unemployment rates in Northeast Arkansas continue to fall, and government and economic leaders say plenty of jobs are available for those still not in the workforce.
In October 2017, the . . . more »


City facing costly sewer plant repair

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — While Mayor Charles Snapp is excited about the future of his city going into 2018, he knows there's a couple of key issues that must be solved, including a potential multimillion dollar . . . more »