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The city of Apache Junction’s Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center was named one of the 10 “Must-See” swimming pools in the United States by nationally known pool supply company, Leslie’s Poolmart.  
There has been unexpected population explosion at the Pinal County Animal Care and Control Shelter. So much so, that the staff has placed a sign in front of the door telling people they are having a hard time accepting any more animals.
As the sun sets over the Superstition Mountains, it’s clouded by the smoke of the massive Woodbury Fire.
The Board of Supervisors voted to begin negotiations with Public Works Director Louis Andersen for the soon-to-be open County Manager position.
As an Arizona Department of Transportation project moves toward completion along State Route 347 in the heart of the fast-growing city of Maricopa, motorists are now benefiting from the centerpiece of this work: a 500-foot-long bridge carrying traffic over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
This week, during seasonal mosquito surveillance, the Pinal County Public Health Services District (PCPHSD) detected the first West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquitoes in the county.
When one thinks of the term “tech corridor” the first thought to come to their mind is Silicon Valley.
A joint project between Pinal County’s Adult Probation Department and Community Health Associates will offer needed services to those adults in the criminal justice system.
Pinal County and the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Lower Sonoran Field Office invites public input on a proposed Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act lease of a 498-acre parcel of public land for recreation development by Pinal County.
Florence Copper Inc. awarded $4,000 in scholarships to seniors in the Florence Unified School District at their schools’ awards ceremonies on May 6th (Poston Butte High) and May 7th (Florence High). Stacy Gramazio, Florence Copper’s manager of communications and public affairs, presented the scholarships that evening.
With each passing day, we are reminded that it is getting hotter out, gone are the days of bare feet to take the trash out. No more jeans and long sleeve shirts, it’s time for shorts, tank tops, and dips in the pool.
Any and all Pinal County students with disabilities and their families and caregivers are invited to attend Pinal County's first transition fair.
Florence Copper Project has just harvested its first 3,700 pounds of copper cathode (32 sheets x 117 pounds) in Florence, AZ. The copper cathode has been assayed at higher than 99.9% copper by Minerals Technology, LLC, an independent laboratory.
Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer & AARP are hosting a community shred-a-thon Saturday, March 30 from 9am-11am in Coolidge, AZ and all Pinal County residents are invited to attend.
Girders are about to be set in place on the new bridge carrying westbound Interstate 10 over Jimmie Kerr Boulevard in Casa Grande, another important step in the project to widen a 4-mile section of the freeway.
The Apache Junction Food Bank has announced a $25,000 capital campaign for building renovations at its Idaho Road facility. It is asking the community to” invest in itself “ in serving the emergency food needs of local residents.
Through May 10th , the Draft 2019 Five-Year Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program for Budget Years 2018-2019 through 2022-2023 is available for public review and comment by visiting the county’s website here.
Arizona’s Administrative Office of the Courts announces the launch of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), a new pilot program in Pinal County, beginning March 25, 2019.
Let the engines roar!  After four years in the making, Pinal County is now home to the first private automotive country club, APEX Motor Club which is officially open for business and some of the Valley’s fastest cars are already taking to the track.
Planning on driving through Florence, AZ anytime soon? Effective March 19th, if you do while using your cellphone, you could be fined up to $250.

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