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From father to son and back again — Lowery’s

Window and door shop in second generation of family ownership

Sitting on a counter in the Lowery’s showroom is a picture of a tow-headed little boy looking out the window of a pickup truck.

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Investment group’s new division to focus on retirement plans

Kevin Dick Investment Management Group has created a new division focusing exclusively on employer-sponsored retirement plans (401k plans, profit sharing plans, cash balance defined contributions plans, etc.). Retirement Asset Managers or RAM will be led by Carrie Dick, AIF® and assisted by Micah Crabdree, CRPS®.

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Chamber of Commerce CEO quits abruptly

After almost a year on the job, Ana Gutowski resigned as CEO of the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center.

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Arizona State Credit Union to close local branch

PHOENIX – Arizona State Credit Union will close its Payson branch location on or before July 31.

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New gallery in Pine

The newest art gallery in Pine brings something warm and welcoming to town. Maybe it is the smell of varnish, acrylic oils and fresh-sawn wood that permeates the space or the art, tucked into several rooms in the charming gallery, most from either friends or family of the owners, Ed and Joanie Farnum.

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Tractor Supply Company building under construction

Construction is underway for a 21,930-square-foot Tractor Supply Company store at State Route 260 and Manzanita Drive, next to Tiny’s Restaurant.

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Big bear gets a name

The big black bear at Plant Fair Nursery has a name. Destiny Scott, 8, named him “Hugger” Bear and won the $100 prize along with a $20 gift certificate to Scoops.

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New limousine/taxi owner has goal of giving back

A Payson man given a unique opportunity to start his own business is finding a way to pay it forward.

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New bed and breakfast getaway opens in Pine

On the north end of Pine sits a large red home with a wraparound porch and plenty of flowers for the elk.

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McDonald’s to offer special perks for teachers

Payson McDonald’s will honor teachers with special perks on Teacher Appreciation Day, Tuesday, May 5.

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Instant art aspect drew woman to photography

At her core, Jeannie Herford hasn’t changed.

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Gas prices low

Station owner cites gas war

After months of paying amongst the highest gas prices in the state, Payson drivers now pay some of the lowest.

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Finally! Builder unveils plans for hotel

Plans to build a new three-story hotel next to Walgreens were unveiled Wednesday.

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Building a marketing plan on a shoestring budget

Any successful business owner understands the importance of marketing, but most small businesses don’t have the money to invest.

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Rim Country Cleaners locked out

Only dry cleaner in town shut

Rim Country’s only dry cleaner has closed and many of the 1,500 customers feel taken to the cleaners themselves.