FLORENCE — While the county has information on where the various cases of COVID-19 are located, it isn’t releasing that information for a variety of reasons, said Dr. Shauna McIsaac, Pinal Cou…
CASA GRANDE — About 20 Pinal County nonprofit organizations are vying for donations today in the annual one-day fundraising blitz Arizona Gives Day.
FLORENCE — Several Pinal County mayors and other officials are seeking a court order for the release of information that breaks down the county’s COVID-19 infections by ZIP code.
CASA GRANDE — Help is available to individuals as well as businesses during the coronavirus outbreak on making rent, mortgage and utility payments and access to the internet.
FLORENCE — In a special agreement with the Arizona Department of Corrections, the Pinal County Adult Detention Center has started to house prisoners headed for the state prison.
FLORENCE — On March 25, Jasmine Guillen, a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office detention aide, sent out an email explaining a new video process that defense attorneys and doctors must use to speak with inmates in the county jail due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
APACHE JUNCTION — Mayor Jeff Serdy is hoping to bring more county attention to the Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and San Tan Valley area by running for the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Court of Appeals found the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority and Proposition 417 tax to be valid in a decision released Jan. 16, but that decision is now moving before the state Supreme Court.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Public Health Department Tuesday confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the county over the last two days.
MESA (AP) — The Salt River Project says water releases from Granite Reef Dam due to heavy storm runoff will close unbridged crossings of the Salt River in the Mesa area this weekend.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Board of Supervisors Chairman Anthony Smith, R-Maricopa, can give direct orders as needed to contain the spread of COVID-19 under a state of emergency the board declared.
Earlier this week, PinalCentral released the first power rankings of the season for Pinal County baseball teams. There is still hope that high school sports in Arizona will resume fairly soon, but no one knows if or when that will occur due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Despite that uncertainty,…
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Friday to consider a declaration of emergency to give the county more authority and funding flexibility to contain COVID-19.
OK, so there’s no baseball. There’s no softball. There’s no anything right now. However, there is still a possibility the high school spring season will resume March 30 or later. With that in mind, here’s the first PinalCentral power rankings of the top baseball teams in Pinal County.
CASA GRANDE — Banner Health is offering testing for the coronavirus. However, potential patients need to call in to see if they meet the current U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria before they can be tested.
MARICOPA — Arizona Public Service Co. and Electrical District No. 3, which provides power to Maricopa and the surrounding area, joined other utility companies from around the country in announcing leniency for customers during a time of economic uncertainty.
GOLD CANYON -- The Arizona Renaissance Festival in Pinal County and the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff have ceased operations on account of the coronavirus outbreak.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Interscholastic Association is holding out hope that it can salvage its spring sports season, although all games are suspended for the next two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Supervisor Steve Miller, R-Casa Grande, provided an update last week on the stakeholders group he chairs, which is studying water solutions for the Pinal Active Management Area.
FLORENCE — Eloy, Florence, Mammoth and Maricopa will receive an equal share of federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the next two years, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors has decided.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a resolution affirming support for Second Amendment rights Wednesday.
FLORENCE — A woman who took care of a man who was shot by Apache Junction police Sunday morning said she doubts he understood what the police were trying to get him to do.
PHOENIX (AP) — Soggy weather is expected across Arizona through Friday with forecasters saying possible downpours in northwest Pinal County could flood washes and roads.
CASA GRANDE — Coronavirus won’t stop Casa Grande’s first fiddle festival or a set of other activities set for this weekend in Pinal County.
TEMPE — Sun Devil Stadium was a fitting venue for the spectacle of the 5A, 6A and first-ever Open Division football state championship games held in December. But it also raised questions of cost and what can be done for conferences below the 5A level.
APACHE JUNCTION (AP) — A man killed early Sunday morning by police in Apache Junction has been identified as an 82-year-old Florence resident, authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. congressman from Arizona announced Sunday that he is quarantining himself at home after he came in contact with a person infected with the new coronavirus at a national conservative politics conference in the Washington, D.C., area.
CASA GRANDE — State health officials have confirmed two more cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, in Pinal County.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Attorney’s Office says cameras were installed in lawyer-inmate interview rooms at the jail to prevent contraband from being passed, and that statement has drawn attention from the American Civil Liberties Union.
APACHE JUNCTION — Following an investigation involving the sale and distribution of dangerous drugs, Apache Junction Police Department’s Community Response Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on Wednesday in the 1000 block of South Cedar Drive.
The calendar has turned to March, and in Pinal County that means one thing – baseball and softball season have begun. Pinal County produces more talent in those two diamond sports than it does in any other sport.
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — Crafters, artists, bakers and others coveting a blue ribbon have only a few days left to prepare their competitive entries for the Pinal County Fair.
CASA GRANDE — The race for the Pinal County Assessor’s Office doesn’t usually garner much attention, but this year, incumbent Assessor Douglas Wolf has a challenger in the Republican primary, Michael Cruz.
APACHE JUNCTION — Apache Junction baseball had a good season last year, as the program finished with a 10-8 overall record in power-point games, but it fell short of its goal to win the Black Canyon region.
FLORENCE — Pinal County health officials have responded to 17 reports of persons who traveled recently to China, but no one had symptoms or potential symptoms of the coronavirus.