Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Jonesboro, too, has the convenience store blues
By Max Brantley
on Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 6:38 AM
MAPCO convenience store and gas station
at Third and Broadway, have soul mates in Jonesboro.
There, the fight is about putting a sprawling Kum & Go
at 1010 South Main in a downtown neighborhood dotted with some lovely older homes.
A Facebook page says NO to Kum & Go there.
If a convenience store with a huge array of gas pumps is going to ruin a stretch of your downtown, I would vote for the better offerings of Kum & Go, if the better option — none of the above — wasn't available.
Here's some reporting
on the issue from KASU.
Turns out protectors of downtown Little Rock fighting a giant