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‘Heroes of Education’ honored

Businesses provide safe place for teens

After every Longhorns’ Friday night football game, hundreds of keyed up teenagers start casting around for something to do before they have to go home.

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Air ambulance company takes flight

Banner shifts contract to PHI Air Medical

Although they are new to the area, many of the medical staff on PHI Air Medical has been flying Rim Country skies for years.

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Business briefs

A 2 Beeline Auto Glass is no longer just mobile.

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Winery dips into dinner

Trident Winery owner Ray Stephens has decided to expand into the prix fixe dinner world once a week. “We’re calling them tasting dinners,” he said.

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Expert examines common business blunders

Know the top 10 blunders business owners make?

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Payson airport has courtesy car for pilots

They sometimes fly hundreds of miles, but once they reach Payson, have no way to get anywhere.

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Something sweet is in the air

A visit to Country Charm in the Swiss Village Shops is a sensory overload. From the sweet smells of chocolate and sugar wafting from the trays of fudge and buckets of candy, to the gifts and decorations including a ceiling billowing with colorful fabric. It is like Willy Wonka’s factory with a female touch.

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Outcast store features models, collectibles

When several co-workers, ahem, the men, at the Roundup heard a shop had opened in Payson selling model kits, they launched into stories of building models as kids — the smell of the glue, applying the decals and the memory of proudly displaying them after hours of work. And for some, then destroying them.

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Local Realtor wins Community Outreach Award

During the 2015 Arizona Association of REALTORS® (AAR) Leadership Conference earlier this month, the largest trade association in the state presented its first-ever Arizona REALTORS Community Outreach Awards.

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Ammo maker expands, but not to Granite Dells

HPR founder says existing plant will remain in Payson

Advanced Tactical Armament Concepts will build a $554 million ammunition making plant with 605 employees in Tennessee, but will continue to operate its much smaller manufacturing operation in Payson indefinitely owner Jim Antich told the Roundup this week.

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A place to stash the stuff in an emergency

Homeowners, contractors and anyone else with a temporary need to safely stash a roomful of equipment, appliances or furniture on site now have an affordable new option.

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Stylist adds new services to salon

Tracy Bentley is used to the fast-paced world of Valley salons and teaching coloring techniques at hair shows.

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Group seeks Internet backup for Rim Country

Driven by repeated Internet and cellphone outages, a high-powered group of local business and political leaders is pushing for a backup network.

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APS donates truck to Habitat

Wednesday event will celebrate donation

Payson Habitat for Humanity will be receiving the keys to a 2007 Chevrolet C1500 Pickup Truck from Arizona Public Service this Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 2:30pm in front of the ReStore at 425 N. Beeline Highway, Payson AZ.

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McDonald’s exec insists, advertising still key to success

He invented the Happy Meal and worked on some of the biggest advertising campaigns for McDonald’s, including jingles you are probably still humming today.