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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.

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Payson APS office slated to close Sept. 2

APS wants to increase rates by nearly 8 percent, but at the same time it is closing the doors of its Payson office Friday, Sept. 2.

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Maybe Can’t Stop Smokin’ just can’t stop growin’

You may have smelled something tasty as you drove into Payson from Star Valley recently.

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Payson commission approves tire shop

The Planning and Zoning Commission gave the go ahead for a tire repair shop along the Beeline Highway.

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Businesses sponsor mountain bike event for kids

Sunshine Cleaning, Payson bike shops give lucky local children a mountain bike adventure

What could be more fun than kids, dirt and bikes?

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Swiss Village merchants stage art-themed event today

Swiss Village merchants will host a special event on Friday, July 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., complete with refreshments, a raffle, music by Bruce Wales and Pete Van Winkle, a chance to meet local artists, and a ribbon cutting for a new flower shop.

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Sample a new winery close to home

Take a break on the way to Cottonwood, Sedona or Jerome at the Clear Creek Vineyard and Winery off of Highway 260 before Camp Verde.

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May the (Dry) Force be with you

War on water can prove complex

Pipe burst?

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Payson’s plan for prosperity

The Town of Payson recently unveiled an ambitious five-year economic development plan centered on doable projects instead of yet another plan fated to end up on a shelf collecting dust.

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Payson business has international reach

The Rim Country has an international reputation as a recreational mecca. Not many residents realize it has an international business reach as well.