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AR Governor to Visit Jonesboro for Industry Announcement

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Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is set to be in Jonesboro this week as part of an announcement of a new industry coming to the city. 

The Jonesboro Sun reports Hutchinson will be in town at Wednesday’s ceremony along with Jonesboro Unlimited at the Hames Room at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center. 

The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission is expected to review the plans from the unknown company Tuesday. 

The company is planning to have H and M Development Company of Jackson, Tenn. build on a 25-acre site located at 9701 East Highland Drive near Barnhill Road. 

The ceremony will begin at 2:30.