APACHE JUNCTION — The annual mud run in Apache Junction will have a different feel this year.
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.
FLORENCE — Pinal County is asking state utility regulators to immediately provide interim solutions that will allow development to proceed around the Pecan and Section 11 facilities, which are both Johnson Utilities wastewater plants in San Tan Valley.
FLORENCE — Pinal County will receive a $300,000 federal grant through the “Arizona Vote Safe Program” to help combat the pandemic for the 2020 election cycle, following the Board of Supervisors’ approval of an agreement with the state Wednesday.
APACHE JUNCTION — Longevity Meats plans to pay tribute to first responders at the First Friday event on Friday in Apache Junction.
FLORENCE — An August testing blitz for COVID-19 in Pinal County correctional facilities could result in a spike in new cases, which would hold the county back as it works to reopen schools and businesses, officials said.
FLORENCE — Pinal County officials believe they’re at least $14 million — and maybe as much as $54 million — short of U.S. CARES Act funds they should have received from the state for COVID-19 relief.
APACHE JUNCTION — A longtime member of a Pinal County Fraternal Order of Eagles chapter took home $50,000 (before taxes), winning the top prize in the Arizona Lottery’s “Fast Fortune” Fast Play game last month.
APACHE JUNCTION — A Casa Grande man is facing burglary and drug charges after he was caught on video allegedly breaking into a business on North Apache Trail.
APACHE JUNCTION — More than four square miles of state land in Pinal County is being auctioned off this coming month for what might seem like bargain-basement prices.
APACHE JUNCTION (AP) — The Salvation Army is opening heat relief stations across metro Phoenix as much of the Southwest bakes under extremely high temperatures over the Labor Day weekend.
PHOENIX — Pinal County met the recommended benchmarks for both in-person school learning and reopening some businesses, state health officials announced Thursday morning.
CASA GRANDE — Pinal County taxpayers hoping for better roads through the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority sales tax will have to wait.
GOLD CANYON -- A massive wildfire continues to burn in the Superstition Wilderness but so far is not threatening any structures.
APACHE JUNCTION (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of one of two people missing after a boat capsized on Apache Lake north of Apache Junction.
ELOY — Earlier this month the U.S. Census Bureau announced that the final day to responded to the 2020 census was moved up to Sept. 30, one month earlier than previously announced.
EDITOR’S NOTE: PinalCentral is going through each football position group to list five players to watch in Pinal County this season. This is the fifth installment in the series. Keep in mind that some of these players may play multiple positions and don’t always fit neatly into one position group.
APACHE JUNCTION — Two residents are facing multiple drug, weapons and theft charges after the Apache Junction Police Department and Arizona Department of Public Safety teamed up to serve a search warrant.
FLORENCE — Hundreds of Pinal County residents received the wrong early ballot, and up to 15 Kearny-area voters received the wrong ballot at the polls, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told.
FLORENCE — Pinal County’s primary property tax rate has been cut by four cents in each of the last three years and is down almost 25 cents in 10 years, but it is still high compared to other counties, the Board of Supervisors was told Friday morning.
EDITOR’S NOTE: PinalCentral is going through each football position group to list five players to watch in Pinal County this season. This is the second installment in the series. Keep in mind that some of these players may play multiple positions and don’t always fit neatly into one position group.
FLORENCE — More than 2,600 people have expressed an interest in joining Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb’s new “citizens posse,” he told the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
It's primary election night, and PinalCentral will be updating results for the races relevant to Pinal County throughout the night, and however many days after it takes for all the votes to be counted.
FLORENCE — Sixty-four businesses in unincorporated Pinal County received checks totaling $529,071 to help cover their losses related to the pandemic and the state’s recent stay-at-home order, and the Pinal County Board of Supervisors expressed an interest in extending and possibly expanding …
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors wants to hear more details and clarification regarding Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb’s new “citizens posse” at a future meeting.
FLORENCE — The hotly contested race for Pinal County assessor was not close on election night, with incumbent Doug Wolf winning by 7,243 votes by about 10 p.m.
APACHE JUNCTION — Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy is in good shape to take down two-term incumbent Todd House in the Republican primary fight for the District 5 Pinal County supervisor seat.
CASA GRANDE — Pinal County ranks at the top of a list of places where home values have risen the most in the state, according to a recent study.
QUEEN VALLEY — A Mesa man has been arrested and charged with shooting a fellow passenger in a moving van in Pinal County, then pushing him out.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb is forming a new “citizens posse” that he might eventually call on to help in a major emergency.
ROOSEVELT — The Arizona Department of Transportation is prepared to respond quickly to intense flooding out of areas burned by wildfires, including a mudflow that overwhelmed two culverts and had closed State Route 188 until Tuesday afternoon near Roosevelt Lake.
Voters worried about visiting their polling place next week during a pandemic need never go inside. The Pinal County Elections Department will offer “curbside voting” for those who want it, Director Michele Forney said.