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Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center in Prescott closing

Due to ‘unexpected economic conditions beyond our control’

The imminent closure of the Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center in Prescott is a prime example of how tightening an economic belt can have ripple effects across a community.

Need2Know: Prescott Youth Job Fair, awards, builders and retail

Prescott Youth Job Fair success Seventy youth attended the first-ever Prescott Youth Job Fair on Friday, May 19.

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Leaders & Entrepreneurs: Quiet and influential YRMC leader

YRMC Board leader behind-the-scenes mover, shaker who commands respect of peers

Paula Kneisl is known as a quiet leader, someone who prefers to work behind the scenes but is expert in working with people to get things done to benefit her community.

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Need2Know: Oil Can Henry’s changes name; Walgreens no longer 24 hours; Renovations is tops; 3rd Amazing Foot Spa location

It took almost two years, but a local business has a new look that doesn’t include Gatsby hats and bowties.

Arizona’s unemployment rate steady

Construction industry sees significant gains, at least for now

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady last month at 5.0 percent as the number of people employed the private sector grew by only 7,500.

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Findlay buys Tim's Auto Group

Tim’s Auto Group has been bought out by Findlay Automotive Group. The sale was finalized on Wednesday, May 10.

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The selling of Jersey Lilly Saloon

Who bought it and who let it go

Letting go of something you’ve built and nurtured for many years can be a stressor in its own right, even when the time is ripe and you’re paid $600,000 to do it.

Need2Know: American Craft Beer Week; economic development advocates awarded; Fann Contracting honored; Prescott Dentistry celebrates law enforcement

American Craft Beer Week Several beer-heavy establishments in Prescott will be celebrating American Craft Beer Week (May 15 through 21).

SCORE Business mentoring: Ramsey’s: a shining gem ... with a little help from SCORE

Bob and Susan Obijiski had been looking for an opportunity to own their own business, and a perfect solution seemed to present itself.

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Goodwill enters executive job placement market

Increased competition should drive prices down

Recruiting individuals with the professional skillsets necessary to fill technical and executive level positions is difficult.

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NEED2KNOW: Home brewing event; BiGA gets new owners; JCPenney unveils new showroom

Jersey Lilly Saloon sold Tommy Meredith has sold Jersey Lilly Saloon after about 15 years of ownership.

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Doing social like a big company, even when you’re small

Tips and tricks to increasing brand awareness

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Pinterest. LinkedIn. These and more are what make up the ever-expanding, ever-evolving world of social media.

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People in the News: Local Realtor awarded SRS designation

Jennie Shook with WeLocate Real Estate has been awarded the Seller Representative Specialist (SRSsm) designation by the Real Estate Business Institute.

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NEED2KNOW: Pet Club closed in Prescott; new Dollar Tree in Chino Valley

Pet Club closed in Prescott Pet Club, a pet-store chain, has closed its Prescott location.

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Prescott’s Dynamic duo always looking for next challenge

Ambition, opportunity and care for the community have propelled two young men to business stardom in the Prescott area.

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Need2Know: Chick-fil-A to open in 2018; new stores in Bashford Courts; Backburner’s anniversary; Fann wins Boost honors

The long-awaited Prescott Valley Chick-fil-A will be opening in early 2018, according to a recent update from Jackie Jags, senior consultant in Public Relations for Chick-fil-A, Inc.

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United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane — including himself.

Prescott Sir Speedy employee receives sales award

Jeff Leavitt, a salesperson at Sir Speedy in Prescott, has been recognized as a 2016 Platinum Level Top Performer.

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Birchbox CEO: Short emails to top players helped us launch

Before launching Birchbox seven years ago, CEO and co-founder Katia Beauchamp had to convince some of the world’s biggest beauty brands to get behind the $10-a-month subscription service that ships sample-sized mascaras, moisturizers and other cosmetics to customers.

Arizona jobs up despite claims by minimum wage opponents

Remember those claims during the Proposition 206 debate that increasing the minimum wage would lead to less hiring and people being laid off from low-wage jobs?

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Merchants eye potential impacts of Gateway Mall sale

Hoping new owners will be creative moving forward

While Prescott Gateway Mall essentially sits in escrow following a $10 million auction purchase on Wednesday, April 5, the businesses currently operating on the property are still open and awaiting a verdict.

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Need2Know: A Dog’s Life reopening; Thumb Butte Distillery wins medal; Mandalay Homes awarded

A Dog’s Life reopening A Dog’s Life, a hotdog stand in the parking lot of Foxworth-Galbraith, 430 6th St., will reopen on Monday, April 17, after about three weeks of being temporarily closed.

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Superstition Meadery: New production facility open (video)

Owners plan to produce 100,000 gallons of product in 2018

In about eight weeks, the public will have the first opportunity to taste mead, a sweet alcoholic beverage made with honey, produced in Superstition Meadery’s new production facility.

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Need2Know: PBC ranking; Granite Mountain Home Health and Hospice renamed; Talking Rock Ranch awarded

Prescott Brewing Company still highly ranked Prescott Brewing Company has once again been ranked as a top 10 microbrewery in Arizona through the annual public opinion poll taken by AZBigMedia, a magazine publishing and online media firm.

Central and Northern Arizona Goodwills complete merger

Temporary closures scheduled, not including Prescott or Prescott Valley

Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona, Inc. and Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona have officially merged following approval by their board of directors and Goodwill Industries on March 31.

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