Several restaurants and grocery stores coming to Jonesboro

Aug 25, 2011 Full story: KAIT-TV Jonesboro 25

JONESBORO, AR Besides the new hospital being constructed on the north end of Jonesboro, there is a lot of new stuff being builtbut what exactly is coming in? Keith Boles spoke with Jonesboro Planning Director Otis Spriggs, who says his office has issued about 25 permits for construction.

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whoknows

Little Rock, AR

#1 Aug 26, 2011
Why in the world , are they building more dollar stores? who shops at those stores ?
hahahaha

Little Rock, AR

#2 Aug 26, 2011
I know right , lol why do we need another one ? for all the poor folk

“truth is a three edged sword”

Since: Jan 11

Babylon 5, Epsilon Eridani

#3 Aug 26, 2011
whoknows wrote:
Why in the world , are they building more dollar stores? who shops at those stores ?
I do and there are more people than you think. there is almost never a line and they are convenient to most neighborhoods. Better than walmart where you get stuck in line for 15 minutes or more because of only one or two cashiers. Even walmart has seen how handy the smaller neighborhood stores and are downsizing in a lot of locations.
Guest

Fort Worth, TX

#4 Aug 26, 2011
I would rather have Dollar General stock than WalMart with this economy. I predict DG will experience larger gains than WMT.

Since: Jul 11

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#5 Aug 26, 2011
I think we need another church or 10.
Guest

Jonesboro, AR

#6 Aug 26, 2011
Or bank. Or jewelry store.
Don't bash DG

Jonesboro, AR

#7 Aug 26, 2011
whoknows wrote:
Why in the world , are they building more dollar stores? who shops at those stores ?
Dollar General rocks. They are in convenient locations, parking lots that aren't a mile long and competitive prices. I can grab milk, cereal, shampoo and toilet paper and be in an out in the time it would take me to find a parking space at Wal-Mart or Target.
whoknows

Little Rock, AR

#8 Aug 27, 2011
I understand your point about it being quick and easy ....but why do we need 7 of them >?

Since: Jul 08

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#9 Aug 27, 2011
whoknows wrote:
I understand your point about it being quick and easy ....but why do we need 7 of them >?
When it will take a wheelbarrow full of our money to buy a loaf of bread.
guest

Blytheville, AR

#10 Aug 27, 2011
The dollar tree has great products an easy to get in an out except on Saturday. They need to hire more help on weekend.
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#11 Aug 27, 2011
more stores, more jobs...........wow big problem
Buford

Manila, AR

#12 Aug 27, 2011
whoknows wrote:
Why in the world , are they building more dollar stores? who shops at those stores ?
Everybody shops at those stores. Get over yourself, you're not that special.
whoknows

Little Rock, AR

#13 Aug 27, 2011
Buford wrote:
<quoted text>Everybody shops at those stores. Get over yourself, you're not that special.
No one I know shops at the Dollar Store ,lol also they are nasty just like Sav a lot , gross gross

“truth is a three edged sword”

Since: Jan 11

Babylon 5, Epsilon Eridani

#14 Aug 27, 2011
whoknows wrote:
I understand your point about it being quick and easy ....but why do we need 7 of them >?
once again - because they are neighborhood stores so people would not have to drive across town to get one or two items.

liar

Jonesboro, AR

#15 Aug 27, 2011
whoknows wrote:
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No one I know shops at the Dollar Store ,lol also they are nasty just like Sav a lot , gross gross
more people than you think shop there. you and your snooty friends aren't fooling anyone.
btw,all you bigshots that shop at kroger,lighten up! it's ok to smile every once in a while.
just saying

Trumann, AR

#16 Aug 27, 2011
a quick count so I might have missed one or two but there are 5 mcdonalds and 6 sonics. so why are people complaining about 4 more dollars stores??? what is wrong with building one within walking distance? The square feet of 4 more dollar stores most likely will still not add up to what the two walmarts has.

for the fun of it does anyone knows how many oriental or mexican restaurants jonesboro has?
Guest

Paragould, AR

#17 Aug 27, 2011
liar wrote:
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more people than you think shop there. you and your snooty friends aren't fooling anyone.
btw,all you bigshots that shop at kroger,lighten up! it's ok to smile every once in a while.
How true!
mommyof2

Little Rock, AR

#18 Aug 27, 2011
I really wish they would build a Whole Foods Market here, a really nice grocery store with more healthy products .... not another McDonalds
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#19 Aug 27, 2011
liar wrote:
<quoted text>more people than you think shop there. you and your snooty friends aren't fooling anyone.
btw,all you bigshots that shop at kroger,lighten up! it's ok to smile every once in a while.
Haha, isn't that the truth! You'd think it would break their face to smile.
Truthfinder

Jonesboro, AR

#20 Aug 27, 2011
I wish the Dollar General stores here would sell beer !! Oh yeah, this is a dry county isn't it??

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