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Need2Know: 2nd layoff at RESA; Circle K nearly complete; Whiskey Row building sells; Rickety Cricket now full-fledged bar; Christmas Store opens in PV

A newly constructed Circle K is nearly complete at the intersection of Willow Creek and Iron Springs roads in Prescott.

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New owners of PV Kia dealership looking to bolster inventory, offer more variety

All employees able to keep their jobs in transition

One day is all it took for Earnhardt Liberty Kia to become Prescott Valley Kia — at least in terms of signage and management.

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PV native listed as one of top 10 entrepreneurs of 2018

Local educators not surprised by his success given his ambitious character

Growing up in Prescott Valley, Cheyenne ‘Tex’ Keith dreamed of becoming a professional football player.

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Need2Know: Earnhardt Liberty Kia sold; Birdcage Saloon changes hands; Party bus serves quad cities

The Earnhardt Auto Group has sold their Kia dealership in Prescott Valley to Zamora Automotive Group, which already owns York Dodge Chrysler Jeep in Prescott and Prescott Honda.

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PAAR announces Realtor award winners

2019 officers, directors also installed

The Prescott Area Association of Realtors (PAAR) announced its 2018 award winners on Oct. 26 at the Hassayampa Inn.

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Need2Know: Gabriella’s Ristorante opens in PV; Jack’s Furniture Shack opens in PV; Thrifty Whatnots opens in Chino Valley

Jim Cabral, the owner of Gabby’s Kitchen and Gabby’s Grill, is now dishing up Italian cuisine at his newest venture, Gabriella’s Ristorante.

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New Year’s Eve opening planned for Castle Hot Springs

A holiday opening will culminate the extensive restoration project that has been underway for years at Yavapai County’s historic resort, Castle Hot Springs.

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Experts: Harassment in the workplace should not be tolerated

Employees should speak up, employers should take action

About 90 percent of individuals who say they have experienced harassment never take formal action against the harassment, such as filing a charge or a complaint.

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Prescott’s oldest Mexican restaurant closes, ending 59-year run

Uncertain of restaurant’s future, owner redirects customers to Chino Valley location

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Gary Denny broke the news via a Facebook post about having to close El Charro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina. The single post has since received 417 comments and been shared 781 times.

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PAYP Visionary award recipients chosen

Every year, Prescott Area Young Professionals (PAYP) recognizes up to eight young men and women who are poised to play key, visionary roles in shaping their communities and their businesses in the next decade.

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Prescott Chamber Business Awards Ceremony winners announced

17 awards given out for inaugural event

Seventeen awards were given out during the inaugural Prescott Chamber Business awards ceremony hosted Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Prescott Resort & Conference Center.

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Need2Know: New Wildflower location; El Charo closing; Home Slice Pizza closing; Rosa’s changes hands; Mattress Firm declares bankruptcy

After 59 years of business, El Charro Mexican Restaurant and Cantina in downtown Prescott is closing its doors for good on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Randy Graf joins PNN as new advertising sales manager

Prescott News Network (PNN) has hired Randy Graf as its new advertising sales manager.

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Need2Know: Cuppers Bistro closed; Prescott Family Diner closed; Pizza Hut in Prescott relocating

Cuppers Bistro on Lee Boulevard in Prescott has closed its doors due to owner illness, according to a sign taped onto its entrance.

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RESA Wearables pushing through growing pains

Prescott startup lays off employees in preparation for further expansion

Business growth rarely comes without some adjustments along the way.

Local Business in Brief: Legacy rental community at Prescott Lakes sells for $30.25 million; retail center in PV goes for $3.52 million

A 150-unit rental community located within Prescott Lakes has sold for $30.25 million, according to Cushman & Wakefield, which represented the seller.

Business in Brief: California gas tax repeal campaign seeks federal inquiry

Leaders of a campaign to repeal California’s recent gas tax increase asked the federal government this week to investigate their claims that public resources have been used against them.

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Need2Know: Big O Tires in Prescott sells; Spicy Streats moves; That Salad Place is open; new integrative health care facility opening

Jeff Anderson has sold Big O Tires in Prescott to longtime acquaintance Russell Lease.

Business in Brief: Christine Resnick becomes executive director of the Jewish Community Foundation

In 1998, three Jewish leaders, Harold Greenberg, Robert Morris, and Rabbi William Berkowitz, founded the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) envisioning that it would become the focal point of Jewish philanthropy for the Greater Prescott area.

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Need2Know: Krispy Kreme bails on PV; Western Heritage Foundation filling vacancy on Whiskey Row; car wash developments in PV; new Alfonso’s in Prescott

In early July, it was reported that Krispy Kreme had gone through an initial project review process with the Town of Prescott Valley regarding a stand-alone building in the Crossroads shopping center.

Business in Brief: Employment law conference highlights workplace topics

The Prescott Area Human Resources Association (PAHRA) is sponsoring “Hot Topics in the Cool Pines,” a full-day employment law conference on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Prescott Resort & Conference Center.

State’s jobless rate holds steady at 4.6 percent

The state’s economy continues to be propelled along by people wanting some new place to live or at least to fix up the one they way.

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Need2Know: Land development allowed adjacent to ERAU; Dutch Bros opens in Prescott; PV pizza place; Talking Glass

Congressman Paul Gosar unveiled a bipartisan bill in Washington, D.C., last week that, if successful, will allow Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to develop a 16-acre vacant parcel adjacent to the northeast corner of Willow Creek Road and Heritage Park Road in Prescott.

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Brian Bergner promoted to PNN news/sports editor

Prescott News Network has promoted Brian Bergner Jr., current sports editor at The Daily Courier, to PNN news/sports editor. The promotion became effective Sept. 13.