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Buckeye ranks 5th on list of fastest-growing cities in America

Moving up from seventh place last year, Buckeye is among the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with a population of over 50,000.

Fry's donates $50,000 to Tucson Botanical Gardens after rejecting property bid

Fry’s property on the southeast corner of Grant and Alvernon, was placed on the market shortly after the store closed.

1 Sears store set to close in Arizona

Sears will close one store in Arizona this summer, according to reports.

Thrive Tucson Business Spotlight contest winners are recognized

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has announced the winners of its Thrive Tucson Business Spotlight contest via a “yellow carpet” event at the Roadhouse Cinemas.

Cochise County implements increases in court filing fees

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

Tinder Fire prompts issuance of Air Quality Health Advisory

Smoke can create an unhealthy impact on residents, and the current hot and dry conditions can hinder smoke dispersion.

Budget director proposes new ambulance, police officers for Surprise

Surprise Finance Director Lindsey Duncan recently presented the City Council and city manager with a recommended $387.8 million budget for 2019.

Cochise County extends mosquito monitoring program

In its regular meeting April 24, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors approved the continuation of an existing agreement with the Arizona Department of Health Services that monitors disease-carrying mosquitoes.

Arizona Commerce Authority executive shares insights on state's future growth

Kevin Sullivan, senior vice president of Business Attraction at the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), was the guest speaker at the recent Economic Development Insider Series hosted by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Buckeye Youth Council places 2nd in DemocraSeed Final Showcase

The Buckeye Youth Council placed second in the recent DemocraSeed Final Showcase.

Cochise County expected to see 2.9% revenue increase for FY 2018/2019

Cochise County's regional economy is bouncing back after facing years of recession and income streams are ahead of predicted estimates.

Artful Play exhibition coming to Mesa's i.d.e.a Museum

The i.d.e.a Museum in Mesa is hosting the “Artful Play! Games & Toys” exhibition June 15 through Sept. 9.

Flagstaff under Stage 2 fire restrictions

The city of Flagstaff is officially under Stage 2 fire restrictions.

City of Surprise ranked 6th healthiest employer in valley

The City of Surprise was recently ranked the sixth healthiest employer among mid-size companies in the valley by the Phoenix Business Journal.

Buckeye residents invited to review city's proposed FY2018-2019 budget

Residents of Buckeye are invited to public meetings to review the city’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.

Gilbert celebrating Economic Development and Travel and Tourism Week

Mayor Jenn Daniels has declared May 6-12 as Economic Development and Travel and Tourism Week in Gilbert.

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