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Better business from head to toe

From a small, rented room to one of the largest salons in town, the transformation of From Head to Toe Salon took 20 years, but is a model of success.

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Longhorns bounce back to win thriller in Flagstaff

Payson's football team bounced back from a heartbreaking homecoming loss to spoil Flagstaff's homecoming

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Payson pilots offer kids free flights

James Garner waxes nostalgic when he thinks about those who mentored him to learn to fly — that’s why he’s excited to organize the Young Eagles Rally on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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Poker run: good time, good cause

Pine event raises $12,000 to help struggling families

Off-roaders normally chill following a demanding cross-country trek, but those who turned out Sept. 19 for the Justice McNeeley Poker Run in Pine were obviously suffering from the boogie-woogie blues and the rockin’ pneumonia.

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Sharp-eyed young photographers win

Two young Rim Country photographers will get a chance to hone their skills at an Arizona Highways photography workshop, after submitting winning entries to the Northern Gila County Fair.

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Abused, but brave

Intimate Violence

Beaten. Demeaned. Threatened. Abused.

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Children struggle to master reading

Study: 34 percent of kindergartners not ‘ready to read’

A family keeps just a few books in the home, preferring to put a child in front of the television.

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Fossil Creek plan unveiled

Interim plan would impose entry fee, require reservations to protect stream

If you want to visit Fossil Creek next summer — you’ll need to make a reservation and shell out $10.

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We want you to enjoy our outdoor paradise

It’s the sunsets.

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But can chickens stay in RVs?

No one’s crying fowl

The Payson Planning and Zoning Commission Monday said yes to backyard hens, but no to housing guests in recreational vehicles.

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Country club neighbors protest 16-lot Payson subdivision

A group of homeowners are upset with plans to build a 16-lot subdivision alongside Chaparral Pines.

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Black Mass

Depp dominates best gangster movie in years

I have a theory that in the movie business a certain aura comes over the production when the actors and crew believe that a particular film seems extraordinary.

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Frontier Dental honors veterans

A local dental office honored veterans by recently offering free dental procedures.

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Business notes

Affordable Furniture has new location

Affordable Furniture opened its doors at its new location in the Swiss Village Tuesday.

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Grant will help Meals on Wheels care for pets

Banfield Charitable Trust has awarded a $2,500 grant to assist Rim Country Meals on Wheels clients in caring for their pets for the second year.