Florence Prison Shutdown to Have Financial Impact at Town, State

Gov. Doug Ducey’s announcement of plans to close Arizona State Prison Complex-Florence during January’s State of the State speech took many Town of Florence leaders and residents by surprise, and officials are now assessing its potential impact to the community.  A “white paper” released by the Town at the beginning of February estimates Florence’s government … Read More…

Now is the Time to be Counted in Census 2020

With March and April upon us, Golden Corridor residents can make sure they “count” for their communities and state.  The U.S. Census Bureau will start sending official mail to households across the country March 12, with detailed information on how to participate in the once-a-decade population count required by the Constitution, according to www.2020census.gov.  For … Read More…

Construction on First Attesa Racetrack Expected To Start Next Spring

Final plans for Arizona International Raceway @ Attesa, envisioned as the anchor for a “unique recreation, commerce and residential destination centered around advanced technology, motorsports and sustainability,” were submitted to Pinal County for approval Dec. 9, according to its developers and county officials. The first component of the 2,355-acre Attesa development, the initial racetrack at … Read More…