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Beeline Insurance wins $3,500 donation for GLH fund

A local insurance group recently beat out 200 other Arizona agencies, raising $3,500 for the Gracie Lee Haught Children’s Memorial Fund.

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Quilting Sisters named 2014 Shop of the Year

Quilting Sisters of Payson, known statewide, was awarded the 2014-15 Shop of the Year by the Friends of the Hall of Fame. This is the third year Quilting Sisters has been nominated for the award.

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Farmers market ready to wrap up

The Payson Farmers Market in the parking lot of the Sawmill Crossing will have its last session on Sept. 27, after opening every Saturday all summer long.

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Fox Farm annexation advances

The Payson Town Council last week moved forward with annexing the Fox Farms property in Granite Dells, this time to a sole protester.

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Office workers needed

Victoria Farnsworth hopes to fill a niche.

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All natural jerky shop comes to Payson

A new business in town just opened Tuesday. Fresh N’ Wild Jerky, also Italian ice and salsa, located at 509 S. Beeline Highway to take advantage of the traffic passing through.

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Teen retailer coming to town

Rue21 plans for shop latest sign business is picking up

A new retailer is coming to Payson this winter, but don’t expect their stylish clothes to keep you warm.

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No Housing Bubble Right Now in Phoenix

ASU experts report on Valley housing trends

The Phoenix-area housing market is NOT creating another housing bubble to pop anytime soon. The latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows a lack of enthusiasm from both buyers and sellers.

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Scrubs and More Boutique opens

Shop offers variety of merchandise and chance to shop locally

What once housed records, hippie wear and a distinctive smell is no more with a new tenant in suite B of the Swiss Village Shops.

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Kevin Dick Investment Management Group of Payson wins national award

J.D. Power honors financial adviser with highest ranking

For the fourth time running, J.D. Power ranks Common­wealth Financial Network “Highest in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms.”

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New jewelry store opens on South Beeline Highway

House of Color also carries artists’ fashion collections

A master jeweler has opened his shop off the Beeline Highway.

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Payson clash

Granite Dells industrial park sparks heated council meeting

Yelling and finger-pointing seldom intrudes on Payson Town Council meetings, at least not the type that gets the police chief up out of his seat.

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Learn to export your goods Monday at Mazatzal Casino

One of only five national opportunities to learn about exporting your goods is planned at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Monday, Aug. 11.

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New manager brings energy to chamber

The Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce has selected Ana Gutowski as its new chamber manager.

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What's at stake for rural economies when there's a national park nearby?

Grand Canyon tourism supports 6238 jobs and has a $476 million economic impact

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.6 million visitors to Grand Canyon National Park in 2013 spent $476 million in communities near the park, which produced 6,238 local jobs. The Grand Canyon remains the state’s biggest tourist draw, but the study demonstrates the impact of such well-known attractions for tourist dependent rural economies like Payson.