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, 206…
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.
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 — 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
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.
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 — 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 — 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…
FLORENCE — Pinal County School Superintendent Jill Broussard has appointed Ruth Smith of Eloy to fill a vacancy on Central Arizona College’s Governing Board.
FLORENCE — A burning roll of bathroom tissue in an upstairs restroom prompted the evacuation of American Leadership Academy-Anthem South high school on Hunt Highway Monday afternoon.
FLORENCE — A 53-year-old San Tan Valley man has been accused of aggravated assault for allegedly firing a gun over a woman’s head.
FLORENCE — San Tan Valley and Arizona City will have license plate recognition technology to aid law enforcement following an agreement approved Aug. 3 by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
FLORENCE — As Tuesday’s primary election draws near, Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer told PinalCentral that the distribution of new supplemental municipal ballots has gone smoothly.
FLORENCE — After forming a committee to study options, holding two special meetings and hearing public comments, the Florence Unified School District Governing Board voted to reject a sex education curriculum called “Love Notes” to be taught by the Pinal County Health Department in FUSD high…
FLORENCE — The 65-year-old San Tan Valley man accused of shooting a neighbor last year likely will go to a jury trial, as no plea agreement has been offered.
FLORENCE — A 31-year-old San Tan Valley man has been indicted for his alleged connection to several vehicle burglaries in the San Tan Valley area in June.
FLORENCE — A new housing development near Maricopa, a new active-adult community in San Tan Valley and a concrete recycling plant near Apache Junction were approved Wednesday by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
PHOENIX — Arizona Senate President Karen Fann and Mesa Republican Sen. Kelly Townsend were subpoenaed by the FBI for an on-going investigation into President Donald Trump’s alleged pressure campaign on state officials to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.