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On Saturday, Make-A-Wish® Arizona and numerous businesses in the city of Maricopa will come together to grant wish kid Brielle her one true wish,...

Arizona is out of the recession – at least according to labor statistics. Experts predicted the end of the recession as long ago as 2010...

Known for her work with the Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship, Sara Troyer has been hired as the executive director of the Maricopa Chamber of...

Pinal County’s unemployment dropped more than 1 percent over the last year. Data released Thursday by the Arizona Department of Administration show January’s jobless rate...

The Pinal County Environmental Health Department inspected two eateries in Maricopa in February. Both received “excellent” ratings. Yogurt Jungle and True Grit Tavern were both...

Business licenses issued in February by the city of Maricopa: Commercial: Brian Petersheim Home-based: Mohammed Nafiz, Eby Holdings, Mark Barley, Blissful & Healthy, Robert Bugher, Rent...

A search committee is looking for a new executive director for the Maricopa Chamber of Commerce. After the resignation of CEO Marla Lewis on Jan....

By Jim Chaston, CPA 1.    Congress has gotten serious about correct classification of employee versus independent contractors and increased penalties drastically. Penalties can be more...

As a profitable venture for its owner, The Duke Golf Course is off the market, but one of its sister courses is for sale. Wilson...

Glynn Thrower moved his 4-year-old photography business to Maricopa in 2015 to get back to a rural setting. His home studio is now on horse...

Sun Life Family Health Center has expanded services in Maricopa and opened a Center for Women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuuF5UVfFz0 Sun Life opened the doors to its new family...

Growth is on Jim Chaston’ 2016 agenda for his certified public accounting firm. As a precursor to expanding his staff and client base, Chaston...

Maricopa 101: Home-based Businesses The next session of Maricopa 101 will be Feb. 17 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Zephyr Conference Room at...

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club’s Arroyo Grille appointed Chef Neil Magbanua to lead its culinary team. In his new role, Magbanua is charged with...

The Maricopa Chamber of Commerce hosted its ninth annual Community Awards Banquet at the Elements Event Center at Ak-Chin Circle Saturday night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWydQ60QSHo&feature=youtu.be Hundreds of Maricopa...

If all goes as planned, Edison Pointe will start construction in summer 2016 and be open for business in spring 2017. The lot next to...

Two new members joined the board of the Maricopa Chamber of Commerce Thursday morning. Glenda Kelley, co-owner of Uniquely Sewn, and Sara Troyer, marketing director...

The Second Saturday Market sold out of produce despite being forced to postpone until Tuesday night. Organizers pushed the event to Tuesday night after Produce...

The Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship will host the second annual Maricopa Science City during the Salsa Festival in March. MCE Director Dan Beach and Innovation...

Since 2008, Star Cabinets and Refacing has lived by its mission to “brighten people’s homes and lives” by providing them with new or refaced...

Andy Estes has a graveyard behind his workshop. It is filled with skeletons and body parts of aircraft that died decades ago. They have been...

A new event for senior citizens, a return of a disc golf tourney, an important Chamber of Commerce breakfast and a call for public...

Mayor Christian Price’s approach to business leadership is a sum of all his experiences back to high school. That was one of the tidbits he...

Arizona Workforce Connection, along with many partners, will be hosting the Pinal County Community Job Fair at the Promenade Mall in Casa Grande on...

Maricopa Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Awards Banquet is scheduled for Jan. 23 at Elements Event Center. Cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m. Nominees WAZ Business...

The holidays often wreak havoc on diets, but Longevity Athletics owner Aaron Gilbert has a few tips to stay healthy during and after the...

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors (ROC) added Donald Libby, 51 of Phoenix, to the Most Wanted Unlicensed Entities List. Libby is believed to be actively...

One of the big decisions in planning a major event like a wedding, a quinceañera or anniversary celebration is the style of invitations. Because...

By Yvonne Gonzalez Maricopa is headed toward a year of growth, with unemployment down and consumer spending up. Economic Development Director Denyse Airheart said Maricopa, like...

The local economy was on the rise in 2015, and residents were able to enjoy new venues for eating, see an expanded realty market...