CASA GRANDE — A Pinal County woman is one of 23 veterans selected for the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame in 2020.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A partial investigation report obtained from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office states that Cooper Lamb, son of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb, may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol when he struck and injured a bicyclist with his car in July.
As the coronavirus continues to ravage the country, it’s important to be grateful for the good things. High school football has been a respite for many in Arizona, a reason to be thankful.
With three members of the Board of Supervisors leaving at year’s end, Pinal Partnership invited all five to speak at an online breakfast Friday morning. They shared memories, how they’d like to be remembered and future plans, among other topics.
FLORENCE — A sexual assault trial was ended and the case dismissed in October by a Pinal County Superior Court judge after alleged misconduct by a deputy Pinal County attorney.
APACHE JUNCTION – Growing up, Alex Guy was called “Shock Collar” because his hits on the football field felt like an electronic dog collar. Throughout junior high school, his football pads acted as a Superman cape because he transformed into a different person on the field. When time came fo…
APACHE JUNCTION — What was a great football story has now abruptly concluded its final chapter in true 2020 fashion.
FLORENCE – Pinal County’s Business Sustainability Program, which has provided almost $1.2 million in grants to help more than 100 businesses stay afloat, will take applications again next month.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors made the final results of the Nov. 3 general election official with the canvass on Wednesday.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will discuss how the county can fight COVID-19 through improved ventilation at county buildings at a meeting in the near future.
PHOENIX — Top officials of the 15 Republican county committees want a special session — and soon — to order an audit of the machinery used to count ballots.
FLORENCE — Louis M. Andersen, Pinal County manager for a little more than a year, agreed to resign over the weekend and submitted his resignation with no comment Monday.
FLORENCE — A Gold Canyon man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for child molestation and sexual abuse after accepting a plea agreement.
APACHE JUNCTION — A California man is facing drug charges after being stopped by Apache Junction Police with about 30 pounds of methamphetamine in his car.
PHOENIX — Some Republican lawmakers and candidates with ties to Pinal County gathered to rally outside the Arizona Capitol building and the Maricopa County Elections Department to protest baseless claims of voter fraud and debunked theories, including that Sharpies are invalidating the ballo…
FLORENCE — Pinal County has paid $1,189,319 in grants to help businesses in the county’s unincorporated areas cover their losses in the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Board of Supervisors is considering making its Business Sustainability Program available for a th…
FLORENCE – Pinal County has an estimated 41,000 early ballots and 1,800 provisional ballots still to be counted, the Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday morning.
APACHE JUNCTION — The PinalCentral Game of the Week between Apache Junction and Combs will not be played Friday, as positive COVID-19 tests have put Apache Junction in quarantine.
SIGNAL PEAK — The pandemic has necessitated social adjustments, but these rules for socialization have proven taxing in many ways for higher education. In trying to prepare for the future, schools are now faced with a litany of unprecedented challenges. One of those is attracting new student…
CASA GRANDE — Nearly half of all registered Pinal County voters have cast their vote, either through an early mail-in ballot or in-person at an early voting location, according to the Pinal County Elections Department.
FLORENCE — Election Day security in Pinal County will include a sheriff’s “terrorism liaison officer” coordinating communications and members of the new citizens posse assisting with brief patrols of polling places.
APACHE JUNCTION – The Apache Junction Police Department has received three grants totaling more than $97,000 for traffic and DUI enforcement from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
FLORENCE — The U.S. secretary of the interior took a tour of Pinal County with Sheriff Mark Lamb on Wednesday, visiting the locations of several camps made by illegal migrants on federal land.
APACHE JUNCTION – A homeless woman is facing charges after she allegedly threw a rock at a truck breaking the vehicle’s sunroof and startling the driver.
APACHE JUNCTION – An Apache Junction man is facing charges of burglary and theft after he allegedly broke into and stole tools from a former employer.
APACHE JUNCTION — Long before the story of the Lost Dutchman was formed, an ancient Pima legend told tales of people being turned to stone formations in what now are known as the Superstition Mountains.
FLORENCE — Early voting in Pinal County is more than double what it was four years ago, with 11,515 ballots cast in the first week. In 2016 the number was 4,955.
FLORENCE — Pinal County is “moving in the right direction” on COVID-19 testing, County Manager Louis Andersen told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
APACHE JUNCTION — After coming within one victory from winning the 4A Black Canyon region, the Apache Junction Prospectors are shaped up to compete and play as hard as they can during a shortened 2020 season.
APACHE JUNCTION — With the snip of a ribbon, Pinal County officials Thursday celebrated the reopening of portions of Mountain View Road and Jacob Waltz Street, which will provide faster emergency response times and a more direct way out from hundreds of homes just beyond the city limits.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Recorder Virginia Ross and Elections Director Michele Forney are encouraging voters who have questions about the election to call their offices.
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SAN TAN VALLEY — Pinal County is losing big money in investment and tax revenue as problems persist at the smelly Section 11 wastewater plant, attendees at a Pinal Partnership forum were told.
PHOENIX — A COVID-19 benchmark set by the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee was changed Thursday, allowing a wider path for returning to high school football.
CASA GRANDE — The Arizona Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will review an Arizona Court of Appeals decision involving the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority tax.
We’re getting closer to the actual start of high school football games in Arizona, and some coaches and media members are nervous about a COVID-19 benchmark that needs to be reached. The worry is overblown, and it won’t stop the season from starting on time.