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The Terraces at Glassford Hill apartments in Prescott Valley have been sold to California-based Virtú Investments for $47,350,000.

By Max Efrein August 7, 2018
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Mark and SueAnn Duncan have sold their restaurant, SueAnn’s Apple Pan, at 510 W. Gurley St., after owning it since 2003.

By The Daily Courier August 4, 2018
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Lineman: ‘Industrial athletes,’ ‘unsung heroes’
With half of U.S. linemen poised to retire, there’s a need for skilled workers to take their place

That song was a romantic ode to a lone worker on the open highway back in 1968, and things have changed considerably since then — a lineman, who may also be a woman, will likely work not for the county, but a power company, like Arizona Public Service Company (APS), or a private contractor.

By Daily Courier August 4, 2018
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State economists predict Arizona will add 542,975 new jobs by 2026.

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An Israeli airplane manufacturer that is poised to start production on the world’s first all-electric powered commuter aircraft will make Prescott its U.S. base of operations, a company representative said via email on Wednesday, July 25.

July 28, 2018
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Deano’s Sweet Potato Café, which closed after the shooting death of owner James Dean Herbert II in January, and re-opened in April, is now closed again and may be sold, according to daughter Jennifer Gonzales.

By Scott Orr July 28, 2018

Planet Fitness in Prescott will celebrate the recent renovation of its Frontier Village Center location on July 31 with a $2,500 donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona.

By The Daily Courier July 28, 2018
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The former Rancher’s Wife store, 156 S. Montezuma St., is being converted to a restaurant to be called Carmella’s.

By Scott Orr July 15, 2018
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Apartment construction back on, says developer The apartment complex at 3137 Willow Creek Road, which has had a troubled past and remains unfinished, will soon be open.

By Scott Orr July 8, 2018
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Consumer credit card debt is a bellwether for the overall economy’s health.

By Scott Orr July 8, 2018
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As the Dunkin’ Donuts shop begins to take shape at the corner of Glassford Hill and Centre Court, adjacent to the Hampton Inn, word comes of a future Krispy Kreme outlet.

By Scott Orr July 1, 2018
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Discount movies not a sure thing locally
MoviePass gets competition for discount movie tickets, but mixed in Quad Cities

MoviePass, the subscription service that allows you to pay $10 a month to see a movie a day faces serious competition from a similar service announced by AMC Theaters this past week.

By Scott Orr July 1, 2018
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PHOENIX — Arizona shoppers can expect to find a bit of relief at the grocery store.

If you’re traveling this weekend, leave extra time for getting through the airport security line. The TSA projected that the weekend would be its busiest ever, with agents screening more than 2.7 million people Friday alone.

By Associated Press July 1, 2018
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Tiny houses have received major attention over the past few years, but, although potential buyers view them with fondness, these small homes often come with big problems when their owners want to place them on land within incorporated areas.

By Scott Orr June 24, 2018
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Answering the rumor that his restaurant is up for sale, Don Burton said, “We’re contemplating (a sale). I’m thinking about it."

By Scott Orr June 24, 2018
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Investment dollars flow into Yavapai County
The Prescott area is leading the state in the percentage of new jobs created, with 1,930 new jobs in this area for the first quarter of 2018.

Yavapai County ranks third in Arizona -- behind Maricopa and Pinal counties -- in terms of incoming investments in the county, and Yavapai County is also third highest in the state in the number of building permits issued, according to a new survey released by SmartAsset.com.

By Scott Orr June 18, 2018
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Report: Yavapai County renters make less than needed to pay for housing
Local official questions study’s motive, accuracy

In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rent in Yavapai County, renters need to earn $17.13 per hour, according to a report released Wednesday, June 13, by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Arizona Housing Coalition.

By Scott Orr June 17, 2018
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Vintage 107 antique store nearly ready to open The Vintage 107 antique store is preparing to open its new location at 219D N. Cortez St., near the Peregrine Book Company.

By Scott Orr June 17, 2018
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Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, will once again host a garden party for the Prescott Frontier Rotary’s 13th Grapes-4-Grades benefit, with all proceeds going directly to Rotary causes and the Prescott Unified School District’s 21st Century Grant Summer Program.

By Scott Orr June 10, 2018

A Chicago-based company said Thursday it is putting together a proposal to buy the coal-fueled Navajo Generating Station, a move that could forestall the plant’s scheduled closure in late 2019 and save hundreds of jobs and funding for Native American tribes.

June 10, 2018
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In a video posted to social media on May 29, PVPD Officers Gabe Maldonado and Branden Kelly exchange high-fives after discussing the fact that the construction permit has been pulled for the long-awaited Dunkin Donuts.

By Scott Orr June 3, 2018

US unemployment falls to nearly 1969 levels; hiring solid WASHINGTON (AP) — Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging.

June 3, 2018
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If watching paint dry isn’t your idea of a good time, you might appreciate the new robotic dryer at Beal’s Auto Body & Paint, at 1460 Iron Springs Road in Prescott.

By Scott Orr May 27, 2018