Media old-timers meet

“Media” — which is a four-letter word in some circles — has been around the Rim Country since 1937. Hear about the memories of some the Rim’s media “old timers” at a special event at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 in the meeting room at the Majestic Mountain Inn, 602 E. Hwy. 260, Payson.

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Gila County helps Payson with American Gulch

Gila County has pledged money to help the Town of Payson improve the American Gulch. The Gila County Board of Supervisors last week pledged $8,500 to begin Phase I of grading and landscaping the project off Main Street.

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Five Guys - Better than your average burger

Five Guys offers fast food option in Payson

After months of hungry anticipation, Five Guys opened Thursday afternoon and immediately had a line for its burgers and fries.

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Rim Country real estate market finally heating up

It's yours . . . for a mere $5.5 million (yikes)

Things are on the upswing in the Rim Country real estate market with more home sales and buyers paying more for them, continuing a three-year trend.

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Pine’s Trident winery getting into the spirit(s)

Crushing grapes

On a hot August day, 2.2 tons of grapes sat in Ray Stephens’ driveway. “We can make 150 to 175 gallons of wine out of 1.2 tons of grapes,” said the owner of Trident Winery.

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A dollar goes a little further in Arizona

The Tax Foundation recently produced a report showing the “Real Value of $100 in Each State.” It shows $100 is not the same everywhere.

Business News and Notes

Updates on what's new in the Payson business community.

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PHI Air Medical flying high after first year in Payson

PHI Air Medical celebrated its first year in Payson with an open house for staff and area officials last week.

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Home Depot team helps veteran

“Team Depot,” sales associates from Home Depot, recently put in a day of volunteer labor to make a difference in a veteran’s life.

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Tough love: adapt to technology or die, says business consultant

You wouldn’t build a home without a blueprint, so why would you run a business without a plan, asked business consultant Bob Pritchard, who spoke at the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 2.

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Banner gets hacked

Rim Country residents who used services at Banner Payson Medical Center between June 23, 2016 and July 13, 2016 may be victims of a cyber attack on the company.

Does Payson need a big hotel?

Does Payson need a hotel and conference center? Town officials hope to find out with a feasibility study for which the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) recently approved funding.

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Mogollon Moose: Healthy eating & a sense of humor

She loved the area, but not the food. On Monday, a former Alaskan resident opened something new and fresh in Payson.

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Payson still seeks its economic ‘heart’

Oft-frustrated plans for Payson's Main Street still seen as vital to town’s future

To attract new businesses and workers, Payson needs to offer them something.

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Gelato! Taste as sweet summer delight in Swiss Village

Just in time for summer, there is something new and sweet in the Swiss Village Shops. Country Charm Fudge, 626 N. Beeline Highway, has added gelato to their lineup of decadent treats.