CASA GRANDE — In preparation for the annual Casa Grande Memorial Day ceremony, American Legion Post 8 will be placing flags on all veterans’ graves at Mountain View Cemetery.
Emmy is one of two new dogs the Pinal County Attorney's Office plans to use to comfort and reassure crime victims and witnesses. The other, Luke, a 9-month-old Portugese Water Dog, is currently in training to work in the courtroom.
FLORENCE — By the time Virginia Ross appeared before Pinal County’s supervisors one last time, she had already sold her house.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A new committee has formed to study the possibility of forming a city in Pinal County’s largest unincorporated community and putting the question on the ballot, tentatively in November 2024.
FLORENCE — Four school board candidates who were elected with the help of contributions from the Pinal County Republican Committee recently voted to remove two school superintendents, the Pinal County Democratic Party says.
FLORENCE — As the town of Florence and Pinal County team up for a final phase of Hunt Highway widening, Pinal is also working on even bigger projects to keep cars moving in a fast-growing Florence and San Tan Valley area.
QUEEN CREEK — San Tan Valley resident Matt Ferris finished in second place in Caterpillar’s 2022-23 Global Operator Challenge.
FLORENCE — The Arizona Court of Appeals found that Pinal County’s “neighborhood system” for calculating limited property values for tax purposes violates state law.
QUEEN CREEK — Ronnie Platt never tires of singing the crowd-pleasing songs made famous by the rock group Kansas. And when Kansas takes the stage Saturday night in Queen Creek at the Shea Homes Good Life Festival Presented by Suburu, Platt, the group’s lead singer, said audiences can expect t…
FLORENCE — A “concept plan” for developing public parks in San Tan Valley was approved Wednesday by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
FLORENCE — A 15-year-old boy was booked into Pinal County juvenile detention and will remain off campus indefinitely after he allegedly was found in possession of an unloaded airsoft gun March 9 at American Leadership Academy-Anthem South 7-12 school.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a 225-unit apartment complex amid traffic and other concerns and more warmly welcomed a new commercial development, both in San Tan Valley.
FLORENCE — Thad Gates, a former Florence High School principal who has held other positions in Florence Unified School District, will be the new assistant to the superintendent for administrative services beginning July 1, pending Governing Board approval.
FLORENCE — Pinal County will apply for a $25 million federal grant to continue the construction of State Route 24 eastward, plus begin building the future Central Arizona Parkway to the south.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Schools will be better prepared for the surge of housing development in Florence and San Tan Valley if the district follows through on its goal of building seventh and eighth grade classrooms next to its high schools, Florence Unified School District Superintendent Chris Knu…
PHOENIX — A former Apache Junction resident is among the Navy sailors to play a role Sunday, Feb. 12, as three Navy tactical squadrons conduct a uniform flyover during the national anthem performance at the Super Bowl.
QUEEN CREEK — The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department will offer a free child car seat installation and safety inspection event from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Fire Station 1, 20678 E. Civic Parkway.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A 33-year-old man was arrested after entering a school yard in an attempt to elude Pinal County Sheriff's deputies after a traffic stop.
SAN TAN VALLEY — With input from the community, Pinal County supervisors and information from social media, the San Tab Valley Advisory Council board has identified several topics of interest to residents, a press release from the board said.
FLORENCE — Base pay increases of $9,000 for some special education-related personnel and $1,500 cost-of-living increases for all teachers are being contemplated for the next school year in Florence Unified School District. The Governing Board will be asked to approve the increases in February.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Gregory Wyman, superintendent of the J.O. Combs Unified School District, has been named the 2022 All Arizona Superintendent of the Year for Medium Sized Districts from Arizona School Administrators, a press release from the district said.
FLORENCE — A 35-year-old San Tan Valley man is accused of domestic violence aggravated assault after a deputy allegedly saw him choking a woman.
COOLIDGE — After a little more than a year in his role, Pinal County’s economic and workforce development director, James Smith, has been party to unprecedented job and industrial growth for the region.
COOLIDGE — Every year, the Arizona School Boards Association selects only one Career and Technical Education program in the state for the Golden Bell Promise Program Award. On Dec. 16, the ASBA presented Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology’s Veterinary Science program with the pre…
QUEEN CREEK — Pinal County’s investigation of the disappearance of a 12-year-old, who was found over the weekend in safe condition, has led to the arrest of his adoptive parents.
FLORENCE — It would cost many millions of dollars to build the public parks a community the size of San Tan Valley needs, but Pinal County has a few options for getting the ball rolling, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told.
SAN TAN VALLEY — The Florence Unified School District board voted 3-2 for the superintendent “to assign personnel to explore a health curriculum” for district high schools.
MARICOPA — The Maricopa Police Department is asking the public to help them locate a missing elderly man who was last seen in the San Tan Valley/Queen Creek area.
SAN TAN VALLEY — With the release of their debut fantasy novel, two brothers open a new fictional world, filled with princesses, gods and communities who must unite to defeat a common foe.
FLORENCE — A 38-year-old San Tan Valley man is accused of assaulting a law enforcement officer while being arrested.
FLORENCE — The 21-year-old Florence man who faced assault charges after being accused of choking a woman in San Tan Valley in April accepted a plea offer Monday afternoon
FLORENCE — A 35-year-old San Tan Valley man is accused of making statements about shooting people.
Correction: The original version of this story said that police had found the knife the suspect had thrown. However, court documents do not indicate whether any item was found.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A San Tan Valley teen recently met the woman who saved her life.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A San Tan Valley teen has been eliminated from the television singing competition “The Voice.”
FLORENCE — A 30-year-old Apache Junction woman is accused of assaulting a deputy as she was being arrested in San Tan Valley.
FLORENCE — A proposal to develop a high-density one-story gated community of rental homes south of Walmart in San Tan Valley failed at the Pinal County Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday before a large group of neighbors dressed in black.
FLORENCE — The 38-year-old woman being charged with murder following a fatal head-on collision that occurred Aug. 13 in San Tan Valley will not have her bond amount reduced.
FLORENCE — As the largest community in the second-fastest-growing county in Arizona, San Tan Valley is “a unicorn” with “an incredible opportunity,” the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told last week.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A 14-year-old San Tan Valley singer has won her first performance battle in the reality singing competition television show, “The Voice.”
FLORENCE — A 29-year-old Queen Creek man is accused of assaulting a San Tan Valley woman at least twice.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A 59-year-old San Tan Valley man has been accused of assaulting a law enforcement officer by bumping him.
FLORENCE — Massive opposition to a high-density apartment community in San Tan Valley has triggered the need for a “super majority” of at least four of the five Pinal County supervisors to approve it.
FLORENCE — Voters in Florence Unified School District No. 1 will elect two members of the Governing Board on Nov. 8, filling the seats currently held by Steven Johnson and Jim Thomas. This is the fifth and last in a series of articles in which the candidates respond in writing to questions f…
FLORENCE — Voters in Florence Unified School District No. 1 will elect two members of the Governing Board on Nov. 8, filling the seats currently held by Steven Johnson and Jim Thomas. This is the fourth in a series of articles in which the candidates respond in writing to questions from the …
FLORENCE — An 18-year-old San Tan Valley man is accused of threatening a man and woman with a knife in a domestic violence incident.
FLORENCE — The defense attorney for the 21-year-old San Tan Valley man charged with 12 felony counts after he allegedly crashed his vehicle in San Tan Valley and killed three young passengers in February 2019 is asking to depose or interview Sheriff Mark Lamb.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Landsea Homes Corporation announced Tuesday that it has closed on approximately 136 acres made up of 461 homesites for a new community called Wildera in northern Pinal County.
FLORENCE — Voters in Florence Unified School District No. 1 will elect two members of the Governing Board on Nov. 8, filling the seats currently held by Steven Johnson and Jim Thomas. This is the second in a series of articles in which the candidates respond in writing to questions from the …
QUEEN CREEK — Any child or teen with a cellphone or digital device can become a victim of sextortion. And with the upcoming showing of the documentary “Sextortion: The Hidden Pandemic,” area law enforcement officials hope to raise awareness of the issue, encourage victims to come forward and…