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Cochise County healthy living program begins Oct. 5

Cochise County will present a Healthy Living workshop series from 9-11:30 a.m. each Thursday from Oct. 5 through Nov. 9.

AZCCI funding granted for South Tempe program

AZ Creative Communities Institute (AZCCI) recently named Tempe as one of the first funding recipients for a new initiative exploring how creativity can positively impact communities.

Mahogany Cherry Kennedy Appointed As South Mountain Constable

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed Mahogany Cherry Kennedy as its constable for South Mountain Justice Precinct, a position that was left open after the resignation of former Constable Jimmie Munoz.

Applications accepted for upcoming Maricopa Citizen Leadership Academy

Maricopa residents looking to get more involved in local government can become part of the Maricopa Citizen Leadership Academy (MCLA).

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce names ATHENA Award finalists

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) recently announced 11 area women as finalists for the 30th annual ATHENA Awards.

AAED names Ignite Brand Marketing as 2017 sponsor

Ignite Brand Marketing, a woman-owned small business, is this year’s sponsoring organization for the Phoenix-based Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED).

Tuscon Mayor Rothschild urges community members to become mentors

Tuscon Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is implementing a new initiative that encourages community volunteers to mentor youths.

Rio Salado College seeks online management consulting services

Maricopa County’s Rio Salado College recently issued a request for proposals to find online program management consulting services, with plans to accept submissions at its Tempe location until 3 p.m. Sept. 14.

Buckeye ranks among top places to live, raise a family

The Phoenix suburb of Buckeye recently ranked among Arizona’s top places both to live and to raise a family, balancing its recent rapid growth with overall public safety, according to a press release.

Arizona educators prepare for school grading under ESSA plan

Accountability is the key to the future of education in Arizona, and charter schools are in the vanguard in adopting letter grades for measuring standards and progress, according to the organization representing the institutions.

Coconino County assessor talks to seniors about property tax assistance programs

Coconino County Assessor Armando Ruiz recently presented information to help senior homeowners learn about property tax assistance and exemptions during a recent community meeting.

New industrial facility expected to draw aerospace, defense business to Mesa

The city of Mesa recently broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility in the Falcon Field District, which it hopes will draw significant aerospace and defense businesses.

Ending Poverty Now Program to host community workshops

The Pima County Ending Poverty Now Program will host the first in a series of workshops next month that will shed light on the challenges faced by those affected by poverty.

ACC rate review results in rate increase

For the first time in five years, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has finalized a review of its rates and customers could see a 4.5 percent increase in electric costs.

Maricopa receives financial reporting award

A financial industry association recently awarded the city of Maricopa a certificate for its outstanding financial reporting, according to a press release.

Avondale testing LED streetlight system

Avondale is considering an upgrade to LED streetlights citywide, which could lead to lower utility costs, higher visibility and safer streets, the city said.

Association urging Realtors, clients to support bill to prevent flood insurance program from lapsing

To maintain preventive measures to protect homes and businesses from expensive flooding during monsoon season, the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) is encouraging Realtors to help prevent the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from lapsing.

Maricopa County board of supervisors fills Legislative District 4 seat

The Maricopa County board of supervisors recently appointed Geraldine Peten to the Arizona House of Representatives Legislative District 4 seat.

Surprise seeking applicants to fill vacant council seat

The city of Surprise is working to fill a vacant District 3 (Mesquite) councilmember seat and is accepting applications from residents interested in filling the post for the remainder of the four-year term.

Cochise County revises road rules

Cochise County’s board of supervisors reached consensus at its most recent meeting to adopt newly modified road design and construction standards for the district’s 1,438 miles of public roadways — its first update since 2003.

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