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With more ballots being counted, political newcomer Nicole Buccellato continues to widen her lead this afternoon for one of the three open Florence Town Council seats in the primary election. more
Your Name: Josh Hamilton            Business Name: Freedom Sports and Physical Therapy Town/Neighborhood: Florence Hours of operation: Monday, Wednesday and … more
Florence Police report of incidents between July 18 and July 22: Assault reported on July 18 at 1:30 p.m. at North Pinal Parkway AvenueOfficer was dispatched to a report of an assault on staff by … more
The Pinal County Board of Supervisors on Friday, Aug. 5, unanimously voted to appoint Dana Lewis as the new Pinal County recorder through Dec. 31, 2024. The move comes after Pinal County Elections … more
The Pinal Elections Department is providing a timeline for when ballot counting is expected to be completed. The update comes after Pinal County Elections Director David Frisk was let go Thursday, … more
David Frisk is no longer in the position of elections director and is no longer employed by Pinal County. READ: Human error blamed for Pinal County election problems As a result of discussions … more

In a state where the integrity of elections has been heavily questioned, Pinal County couldn’t have picked a worse time to fumble its primary elections. The trouble started when mail-in … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Aug. 3 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 14,047 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 106 new cases from one week ago. More than … more
At its Monday, Aug. 1 meeting, the Florence Town Council unanimously voted to table a proposal to build a town facility in Florence’s historic residential district. Councilmembers John … more
Primary elections take place tomorrow. Here’s what’s on the local ballot for Florence. Town Council With current Councilmember John Anderson not running for reelection, Vice Mayor … more
At tonight’s Florence Town Council meeting, Councilmembers John Anderson and Judy Hughes will ask the council to table a proposal to build a town facility in Florence’s historic … more
School is in session, but the Florence Unified School District is facing many of the same staffing challenges that school districts across the state are grappling with. Rita Ann Reznick, director … more
Florence Police report of incidents between July 11 and July 16: Traffic accident reported at 10:47 a.m., July 11, at West Hunt Highway and North Felix Road Officer observed multiple bales of hay … more

You’re driving along a stretch of road when suddenly you hit a pothole. Rather than steam about it and do nothing or spend time trying to find out which department in Florence can fix it, you … more
Crews are in the second week of work constructing bridge girders for a new bridge over the Gila River in Florence. The project began in February where State Route 79 crosses the normally dry … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on July 27 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 14,003 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 62 new cases from one week ago. More than … more
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich  announced that Roberto Garcia of San Tan Valley pleaded guilty on Monday, July 25 in Pinal County Superior Court for casting a vote in the 2020 General … more
Support Education and Employment for Vets, or S.E.E.4VETS, recently provided $7,600 to Central Arizona College for the Stars and Stripes Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to assist students … more
The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce is helping its members learn more about the town’s police department. On Wednesday, July 27, the chamber will host a special lunch with the Florence … more
EPCOR has announced  it has officially kicked off construction of the new Copper Basin Water Reclamation Facility. Located in  San Tan Valley, Copper Basin will replace the … more

Florence Police report of incidents between June 27 and July 10: Traffic accident with Injuries reported at 10:47 a.m., June 27, at W. Franklin Road and North Hunt HighwayOfficer was dispatched to … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on July 20 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,941 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 124 new cases from one week ago. More than … more
Your Name: Jonathan Kierman, executive vice president Business Name: Super Star Car Wash, 3517 N. Hunt Highway  Town/Neighborhood: Florence Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-8 … more
Sharon Gilbertson may have grown up and lived near or surrounded by the Pacific Ocean in California and Hawaii, but the desert’s own siren’s song eventually brought her to … more
At a special Board of Supervisors meeting held on Tuesday, July 5, the board approved a solution to the errors found on early voting ballots that left city and town contests off of the ballots in … more
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