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Business start up workshop at Gila County Community College

The Eastern Arizona College Small Business Development Center at the Payson campus of Gila Community College is presenting a free workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25.

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Preschool options dwindle

Recently, another of the dwindling preschool options for Rim Country parents quietly closed — Karen’s Kare Bears.

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Gila Community College starts on Aug. 22

Gila Community College’s fall 2016 semester begins Monday, Aug. 22. Registration is underway now at the Payson campus at 201 N. Mud Springs Road.

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Payson students will be in the Presidential Inauguration crowd

While Rim Country residents sit at home watching the Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, nine students from Payson will be in the crowd.

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Pine grapples with new policies on guns, student gender identity

The Pine School Board focused on a host of new policies this week, including a policy to prevent discrimination against transgender students and a new state policy that would prevent schools from preventing people from carrying guns on public right of way adjacent to school grounds.

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Gila Community College Payson offers slew of new classes

With a few new instructors, Gila Community College Payson Campus has opened up new classes or started classes that have been off the schedule for a while due to staffing issues.

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Gila County schools race: Clash of priorities

Gorry stresses teacher training, Sandoval targets principals

Gail Gorry believes training teachers would give the Gila County superintendent of schools the best chance to improve student achievement.

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Back to school for the kiddos

Jake Sopeland peered into Kirstin McKee’s kindergarten class to grab one last peek at his daughter Vera before the loud speaker boomed, “We love you parents, but bye-bye.”

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Sun Devils cancel practice - head for home

Storms force early end to Camp Tontozona

Monsoon storms prompted the Sun Devil's on Friday to cancel the Saturday practice at Camp Tontozona and head for home.

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Remember safety basics as school resumes

In the midst of the flurry of activity that accompanies heading back to school, it’s worthwhile to take a few moments to review some basic safety tips for grown-ups and children. School bus safety

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AAA offers back-to-school safety tips

As the new school year begins, AAA wants to remind motorists about safe ways to share the roads with young pedestrians, other drivers, bicyclists and school buses.

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Students keep music program going

In May, Payson High School lost all of its music teachers.

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State schools superintendent gets a Payson earful

Local officials urge end to flip-flopping chaos of change in standards

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas on her “We are Listening” tour, got an earful when she stopped in Payson recently.

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Dig into gardening class

Gila County Community College and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension are offering AGR 230 “Gardening and Landscape” class at the Payson campus this fall semester 2016.

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Prepared for the worst

Schools update disaster planning

Once again, Susan Campbell, emergency preparedness coordinator for the Payson Unified School District, has presented better emergency plans for the district.

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