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Business expands during economic downturn

While many businesses have unraveled in recent years, one shop has imprinted a successful model of growth.

Top tax changes for 2013: What you need to know

As 2013 rang in, so did a significant number of changes to the tax laws. To help you prepare for next tax season, take note of these important changes for tax year 2013.

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Bubbles on Bonita now open

Payson’s original car wash is once again open, this time with a new owner and a few marked improvements.

Tidbits on some hidden small business gems

Recently, I had the opportunity to meet the owners of Smart Systems.

Absorption rates a factor to be considered

When selling your home, you cannot just focus on one statistic to determine the marketability of your home. Many factors, such as days on the market and absorption rates, affect a pricing strategy.

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Payson loves its pets

Pets and their owners attended the grand opening of the Payson PetSmart in Rim Country Mall on Saturday, March 23 to see what the new store offered.

Elite Properties acquires Four Seasons Realty

Robert C. Kline, president of Arizona of Elite Properties, is proud to announce the acquisition of Four Seasons Realty owned and operated by Betty Gooder.

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Colorful nook for artists

It only takes quick look inside the newly opened Nook to hook the senses.

The sequester and what it could mean for you

As headlines announce the sequester, many people are wondering what the budget cuts will mean for the economy — and for their own finances. Here, we address several of the key questions that may be on your mind.

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Big Lots opens in Rim Country Mall

Big Lots of Payson opened Friday with a bang.

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Opening antique shop no fairy tale

Woman overcomes obstacles to pursue American dream

Once upon a time, a woman with a love of collecting decided to share her passion and open her own antique store.

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That’s a lot of pizza dough

Pizza Factory celebrates 25 years in Payson

There must be something in the sauce. After 25 years, Payson’s Pizza Factory is still going strong.

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21st business showcase promises products for seniors, student showcase

The 21st Annual Business Showcase is March 16 at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino.

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Kutz Etcetera salon reopens in Payson

It has been almost four years since Kutz Etcetera closed, but the salon is back with a new location and new amenities.

SemStream now owned by Alliant Gas

Council frets about rates, service as propane company comes under control of Alliant Gas

With SemStream Arizona Propane now owned by Alliant Gas, the Payson Town Council last week passed a resolution transferring a franchise agreement for propane distribution.