More to do at the Florence Library

As always, the Viney Jones Library and Community Center is offering a new array of activities for both young and old. Some events require pre-registration. All events take place at the Viney …
Silent Auction

Florence museum holds barbecue fundraiser

The Pinal County Historical Museum has quite an offer for barbecue lovers. The museum is holding a "Cooking with the Pitmasters" silent auction in which the winner will get a meal for up to 10 …
Noise Ordinance

Florence council not happy with proposed noise changes

A proposal to change Florence’s noise ordinance was met with a lot of noise at Monday’s Florence Town Council meeting. The lengthy proposed changes to the ordinance were prompted by a …

Bicyclist killed in Pinal hit and run

A bicyclist in Arizona City was struck and killed by a car Wednesday morning. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office reports that between 5 and 5:40 a.m., a bicyclist traveling westbound on …
Teen Council

Teen council members can now work for town

Members of the Florence Teen Council will now be allowed to work part-time jobs with the town. The Florence Town Council amended an ordinance governing the teen council that did not allow members to …

Pinal holds domestic violence awareness walk

The public is encouraged to attend a community trail walk and family day in order to unite in solidarity for victims ahead of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Second Annual Pinal County …
Capital Improvements

Florence council allows bond funds to go to other projects

The Florence Town Council on Monday voted to redirect bond funds to other capital improvement projects. In 2021, the town authorized the issuance of $4.7 million in excise tax bonds. Some projects …

Florence to hear proposed changes in noise ordinance

Amending the town’s noise ordinance and redirecting funds from bonds to other capital projects are some of the items the Florence Town Council will be weighing at its Monday meeting. The …

Florence police partners with faith community

The Florence Police Department will be hosting the Faith & Blue Community Chat where law enforcement professionals and spiritual leaders will discuss partnerships in the community. The Faith …
Health Care

Nonprofit offering free mammograms

The San Tan Valley’s Pan de Vida Foundation is offering 26 free mammograms. The mammograms will be conducted by SimonMed’s Mobile On-site Mammography, or MOM Bus, between 8 a.m. and …

Fugitive wanted for kidnappings, assaults arrested in Pinal County: Sheriff

A 45-year-old man wanted for kidnapping and aggravated assault has been arrested following a search by the U.S. Marshals Service and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, authorities said. PCSO …
Higher Education

CAC expanding Superstition Mountain campus

Central Arizona College will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Superstition Mountain campus expansion project. The ceremony runs from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the campus …

APS hosts Florence open house

Arizona Public Service will be hosting a public information open house regarding its planned Merrill to Coolidge transmission line. The open house runs from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the Elks …


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Things to do
Drop off your donated Halloween candy for Fright Fest at the Viney Jones Library and Community Center, 778 N. Main St.

More to do at the Florence Library

As always, the Viney Jones Library and Community Center is offering a new array of activities for both young and old. Some events require pre-registration. All events take place at the Viney …
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Phoenix hotel to exhibit Mesa artist’s Arizona-inspired work

The works of a Mesa-based artist will be on display in an upcoming exhibition at a Phoenix hotel.
Florence is registering children for its  fall intersession program.

Florence plans fall break program for kids

The town of Florence is now registering children for its upcoming fall intersession program. There will be two weeks of crafts, games, sports, cooking and more at the Viney Jones Library and …
Ballet Folklorico del Sol will perform at the Third Annual Dia de Los Muertos on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Padilla Park, 420 N. Quartz St.

Dia de Los Muertos celebration returns to Florence

The Third Annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration will honor one of the most deeply rooted traditions in Mexican culture. The Pinal County Historical Museum, in collaboration with event producer …
The traveling planetarium will return for the Viney Jones Library’s solar eclipse viewing event on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 778 N Main St. in Florence.

Catch October’s solar eclipse at the Florence library

A solar eclipse is coming in October and the Viney Jones Library and Community Center will be hosting a free viewing event. The partial solar eclipse takes place on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 14, …
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