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Payson neighbors fret about bed and breakfast plan

A couple looking to open a bed and breakfast at their home off the Payson Golf Course drew concerns from neighbors who worry it will ruin the peaceful, quiet neighborhood.

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A whole lotta bakin’ goin’ on

Dunkin’ Donuts opens to large, enthusiastic crowds

For sweets lovers, it was a moment that could not come soon enough. The doors to Dunkin’ Donuts opened Wednesday and the smell of glazed delight wafted out.

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White Mountain Publishing new owners of Roundup

The Simons family of Lawrence, Kansas, owners of WorldWest Limited Liability Company, which owns the Payson Roundup, has reached an agreement to sell the newspaper to White Mountain Publishing LLC, a division of Kramer Publications based in Show Low.

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Waste Management closes recycling site

Responding to abuse of the program, Waste Management recently shut down its recycling program near the Payson Airport.

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Rumors run rampant that new restaurants not coming to Payson

Dunkin’ Donuts, 5 Guys on track

Despite the pictures of donuts going up in the windows, the Payson rumor mill ran rampant last week — buzzing with claims that the new Dunkin’ Donuts was not opening.

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Farmers Market helps stretch food dollar

Now accepting SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP programs

The Payson Farmers Market helps more people who use food safety nets than any other Farmers Market in Arizona.

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Get a taste of home in Sedona

Gerardo’s Italian grill expands, but says he’s not leaving Payson

Gerardo Moceri says he can’t escape the rumor that he’s leaving Payson.

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Historic house now a wellness center

Penny Navis-Schmidt, a longtime counselor for Rim residents, has expanded her practice in the historic Hilligas House (see history of the building below), 700 W. Main St., and now shares the space with Dale Bellisfield and Lori Martinez.

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Owner growing Granny’s in Payson into a destination

Antique store strives to create an experience

Step inside Granny’s in Payson and you are on the overflowing edge of a cornucopia of wonderful collectibles.

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Craft beers, gourmet pizza — what’s not to like?

Residents lined up waiting for Pine’s Old County Inn to open

It hadn’t even opened yet, but last week car after car stopped at the Old County Inn in Pine, hoping the restaurant had opened.

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Family-owned Payson Concrete celebrates a solid, half century

After 51 years in business, Payson Concrete and Materials, Inc. remains pretty much the same.

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McDonald’s coffee grounds go to schools

Arizona McDonald’s “McCafé School Gardens Grow!,” a coffee grounds recycling initiative is helping teach Arizona students about the importance of recycling and reuse. McDonald’s restaurants are partnering with schools statewide to recycle their used coffee grounds and help school gardens grow.

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Vintage Roost would smell sweet by any other name

The Swiss Village shopping center is filled with unique-smelling shops — from the wax for the hand-dipped candles at the Payson Candle Factory to the chocolate at the Fudge Shop. But the sweetest smell of all now wafts from the the Vintage Roost.

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Sawmill Theatres changing with the times

You can’t find everything in a small town like Payson.

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Jeri J’s Indian Fry Bread now at Western Village

It’s got a new home and a new color scheme, but more importantly, inside the fry bread at Jeri J’s has not changed.