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Founding Fathers Collective, a future barber shop, taproom and coffee shop at 218 N. Granite St. in downtown Prescott, recently hung a small, temporary black-and-white sign on the east-facing wall indicating that work on the ambitious project had begun.

By Doug Cook July 4, 2020
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Arizona health club complies with order as COVID cases skyrocket
Second chain of health clubs stays open, opts for court date

One of two health club chains in Arizona that had defied a state order to shut down and faced possible legal action said Friday it had closed.

By TERRY TANG, Associated Press July 4, 2020
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COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on our planning for activities and events.

By Marnie Uhl, CEO of the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce June 30, 2020
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The Picture Show movie theater, 1771 E. Highway 69 at Frontier Village, Prescott, reopened at 50% capacity on June 26 after installing new operational procedures and health and safety guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Doug Cook June 27, 2020
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Prescott’s downtown businesses adjusting to life amid COVID-19
As coronavirus cases rise in Arizona, precautions are on front burner

With the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo starting Monday, June 29, and continuing through Sunday, July 5, downtown businesses are bracing themselves for large crowds during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they seem prepared.

By Doug Cook June 27, 2020

As part of its Employees CARE program, Credit Union West employees recently donated a portion of their pay to show their appreciation for the health care workers ...

By Staff and wire reports June 27, 2020
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Most banks, credit unions in Quad Cities slowly reopening lobbies amid COVID-19
Appointments, online services still encouraged at bricks-and-mortar locations

As most banks and credit unions in the Quad Cities slowly reopen services in their lobbies, it should be noted that health and safety precautions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic have been put in place.

By Doug Cook June 20, 2020
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The historic building at 220 S. Montezuma St. in Prescott is being remodeled for a comfort-food, quick-bite and casual diner.

By Doug Cook June 20, 2020
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For the eighth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named to the Civic 50 list of most community-minded companies in the U.S., and was again named as the Materials Sector Leader in recognition of the company’s significant community engagement.

June 20, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic interfered with Olde World Bakery’s well-laid plans, but it is bouncing back.

By Doug Cook June 13, 2020
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When The Barley Hound opened as Prescott’s first gastropub five years ago at 234 S. Cortez St., the restaurant became a favorite for its bone marrow and duck-fat fries, hipster vibe and craft cocktail menu.

By The Daily Courier June 13, 2020
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New apartment complexes popping up rapidly across Prescott, Prescott Valley
Difficult to determine whether demand has been completely met, however

Over the past 12 months, at least a handful of new apartment complexes have either been built or have broken ground in the tri-city area.

By Doug Cook June 6, 2020
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J.C. Penney has announced the locations of 154 stores that will be closing across 38 states as it restructures after filing for bankruptcy in May. The Prescott, Arizona, store is not on the list.

By Doug Cook June 6, 2020
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J.C. Penney has announced the locations of 154 stores that will be closing across 38 states as it restructures after filing for bankruptcy in May. The Prescott, Arizona, store is not on the list.

By The Daily Courier June 5, 2020
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Pending home sales slump 21.8% nationally, 13.2% increase for Prescott in April
For quad-city area combined, April’s 2020 sales declined 9.6%

Brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, pending home sales decreased in April, making two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. Every major region experienced a drop in month-over-month contract activity and a decline in year-over-year pending home sales transactions.

May 30, 2020
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Restaurants adjusting as best they can in COVID-19 world
Prescott, Prescott Valley establishments trying to rebound

Customers aren’t exactly filling the places up.

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All Pier 1 stores across America will shutter after they end their going-out-of-business sales, although the sale at Prescott Gateway Mall is well underway.

By Doug Cook May 30, 2020
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Heiney: Staying connected, Prescott Chamber works to weather COVID-19
'Shop Prescott Start Here' and #YavapaiSafe Programs

Together we continue to confront COVID-19 and the day-to-day changes to our “new normal,” as our businesses work on reopening safely.

By SHERI HEINEY, President and CEO of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce May 30, 2020
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In mid-February, the Sears store at Prescott Gateway Mall closed for good - and this past week, JC Penney, joined Sears in bankruptcy.

By Doug Cook May 23, 2020
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Rethinking your business’ marketing in post-COVID-19 world; free webinar on June 2
Emmy-winning strategist Ryan Dohrn will present 'Coming Out of a Crisis' re-boot

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced small businesses to rethink their marketing plans, both now and into the future.

By Doug Cook May 23, 2020
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The property where Sears once stood at the Prescott Gateway Mall sold Tuesday, May 19, to a local developer.

By Jesse Bertel May 23, 2020
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Mandalay Homes, a contracting company based in Prescott, has been recognized with the New Home Builder and Affordable Housing award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

May 23, 2020
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Class of 2020 pulling through pandemic with kind gestures from business community
Print shop owner honors PHS grads with donated ‘Badger Strong’ yard signs

Once Danielle Rickert realized that she was in a position to recognize Prescott High School’s Class of 2020 with a special memento during the COVID-19 pandemic, she didn’t hesitate to act.

By Doug Cook May 16, 2020
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The Golden Corral restaurant, 1901 E. Highway 69, reopened in the Frontier Village shopping center on May 13, much to the delight of those residents who have been missing buffet-style dining during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, some changes have been made.

By Doug Cook May 16, 2020
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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program launched by Arizona Department of Economic Security
More than $350 million in initial payments sent to 165,000 people

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) on May 11 launched the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program for individuals who were previously ineligible for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, including self-employed, independent contractors, and gig economy workers.

May 16, 2020

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