2,000 JOBS COMING TO COOLIDGE

A hybrid truck manufacturer, with the promise of over 2,000 jobs, is coming to Coolidge. Originally slated for Buckeye, the million-square-foot Nikola Motor Company plant will now be located east of the Union Pacific Railroad, south of the Santa Rosa Canal, north of Houser Road and west of Vail Road in the City of Coolidge. “Production … Read More…

CASA GRANDE LEADERSHIP ADOPTS STRATEGIC PLAN

Casa Grande’s Strategic Plan is a collaborative effort between City Council and City executive leadership, Mayor Craig McFarland shared with Golden Corridor Living. “With the help of a consultant to lead the Council through a process we developed five focus areas.” These areas are: Financial sustainability Quality of life Marketing Infrastructure Education Residents will see … Read More…

STATEWIDE ROAD PROJECTS

Girders Go On For New I-10, Sr 87 Interchange Eloy’s new interchange at Interstate 10 and State Route 87 is taking shape. Arizona Department of Transportation crews placed 45,000-lb. girders that will form the deck of the SR 87 bridge, according to an ADOT press release. “The new interchange will be located just north of … Read More…

FLORENCE, GILBERT HOSPITALS CLOSE

The Florence Hospital in Anthem, as well as the Gilbert Hospital, shut down earlier this summer. According to Jeremiah Foster, the court-appointed receiver from Resolute Commercial Services LLC, in a statement posted to the Florence Hospital website, “We regret to inform the public and other concerned parties that Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem … Read More…

GOVERNOR DUCEY RELEASES $38M PLAN

Gov. Doug Ducey released a $38 million plan to purchase more than 280 new school buses in low-income communities across the state utilizing settlement funds from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. School districts with 60 percent or more students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind will … Read More…