Cochise County News

COCHISE COUNTY: Health department offers program for caregivers

With Arizona predicted to have the highest number of Alzheimer’s/Dementia cases in the nation by 2025, Cochise Health & Social Services is offering a program designed to help caregivers.

COCHISE COUNTY: Supervisors adopt final tax rates and levies

The 2019-2020 fiscal year tax rates and levies have been officially adopted by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors.

COCHISE COUNTY: To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week celebrations will come to Cochise County next month as part of ongoing efforts to provide healthy environments for local children. The theme for this year is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding: Now and for the future!”.

COCHISE COUNTY: Cochise County to hold public hearing on 2019-2020 budget

Residents are reminded there will be a public hearing on the Cochise County budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 on Tuesday, June 25.

COCHISE COUNTY: County wins top health award

Cochise County has been recognized for its efforts to not only become a healthier workplace, but for expanding that philosophy into the community.

COCHISE COUNTY: County schools win bus grants

Four Cochise County school districts will receive grants to buy new buses, Governor Doug Ducey has announced.

COCHISE COUNTY: Pomerene school board vacancy

Residents encouraged to apply for Pomerene school district board vacancy

COCHISE COUNTY: Sponsors community emergency response team training

Members of the public are invited to participate in a two-day course designed to help prepare them for a major incident.

COCHISE COUNTY COURTS: Swearing In and Investiture Ceremonies

The Arizona Superior Court in Cochise County will be welcoming new Judicial Officers to the Justice Courts and Superior Court at the Swearing In Ceremony on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 and Investiture Ceremony on Monday, January 7.

COCHISE COUNTY: New member appointed to County Career & Technical Education District Board

School Superintendent Jacqui Clay has appointed a new member to the Cochise County Career and Technical Education District (CTED) governing board.

COCHISE COUNTY: Launches new Volunteer Cochise program

Cochise County is launching a new volunteer initiative to mark National Rural Health Day on November 15.

COCHISE COUNTY: Adopts amended secondary property tax rate

The Board of Supervisors has adopted the amended secondary property tax rate and levy for the City of Willcox, following an administrative error on the part of Cochise County.

COCHISE COUNTY: Energy delivery company chooses Cochise County expansion location

North America’s largest energy infrastructure company will expand its current operations in Cochise County in a $40 million project expected to begin next year.

COCHISE COUNTY: Free flu shot clinic to be held in Sierra Vista on Oct. 26

Cochise County Health & Social Services will host a no-cost, adult flu clinic on Friday, October 26, at the Fry Fire Station, 4817 S. Apache Avenue, Sierra Vista. Immunizations will be given from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

COCHISE COUNTY: County offers more convenient voting options

Early voting in the Primary Election has begun and Cochise County is offering its citizens more ways to participate this year.

COCHISE COUNTY: Introduces same-day vital records service

Residents who need vital record certificates will now be offered same-day services by Cochise County.

Cochise County Jail nets perfect score in health care audit

A recent state audit that included a facility spot check has resulted in the Cochise County Jail receiving a perfect rating for its health care services.

Bowie railroad crossing designated as quiet zone

Cochise County's Bowie railroad crossing will be designated a "quiet zone" after complaints from residents regarding the excessive noise from the 40 trains that use the Central Avenue crossing each day.

5 Cochise County businesses receive Healthy Arizona Worksite Award

Five Cochise County employers have been awarded the “Healthy Arizona Worksite Award” in recognition for making their worksites a healthy and safe place.

Cochise County implements increases in court filing fees

The revised Cochise court filing fees will result to an increase of six percent in costs.

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