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Florence Town Council candidates take part in forum

The five candidates vying for three seats on the Florence Town Council took part in a forum last night to discuss the issues facing Florence, as well as their visions for the town’s …

New coronavirus cases continue small rise in Florence

The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 22 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,645 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 63 new cases from one week ago. More than …

Florence trims town budget

The Florence Town Council unanimously approved the town’s fiscal year 2022-2023 budget at tonight’s council meeting. ...

Florence Chamber is all in

After two years of being put on hold to thanks to, what else, the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its largest fundraiser. “The first time we …

Florence Police report car driven into house

Shoplifting reported at 9:47 p.m. June 1, North Pinal Parkway AvenueOfficer was dispatched to a report of shoplifting. Reporting party advised a male subject had stolen a gallon of water. A …

Florence goes big for Fourth of July

While some cities have had to cancel their July Fourth fireworks display, Florence is ready to pop. Activities for the town’s “4th of July Freedom Fest” run from the early …

New coronavirus cases in Florence rise slightly

The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 15 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,582 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 61 new cases from one week ago. More than …

Meet Your Neighbor: Cathy Adam works to preserve …

If Cathy Adam had turned her back on Arizona it wouldn’t have been hard to blame her. She first came to Florence from her hometown of New York City in the early aughts when she inherited her …

Florence town council rejects proposed RV storage …

Amid public concerns, the Florence Town Council voted against issuing a conditional use permit to a company that planned to build an RV storage center at the northwest corner of West Merrill Ranch …

Florence hires new economic development director

Harvey Krauss applied for the vacant position of Florence’s town manager. Instead, he has been hired as the town’s new economic development director and senior planner. “This …

Florence continues to see increase in new coronavirus …

The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 8 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,521 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 53 new cases from one week ago. More than …

A look at the candidates for Florence Town Council

With current Council Member John Anderson not running for reelection, Vice Mayor Michelle Cordes and Council Member Judy Hughes are looking to keep their seats on the Florence Town Council. They …

Missing San Tan Valley teen found

A San Tan Valley teen reported missing last month has been found. “She was located and is safe,” said Lauren Reimer, public information officer for the Pinal County …

Assault, domestic violence reported by Florence PD

Violation of court order reported at 10:31 p.m. May 16 at South Elizabeth Street.Officer was dispatched to a report of a violation of court order. Reporting party advised her ex-husband violated a …

FUSD will be serving free meals during summer

Florence Unified School District will be providing free summer meals to any child 18 years or younger at the following locations: Florence Parks and Recreation Community Center May 31 – …

Slight rise in new coronavirus cases reported in …

The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 1 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,468 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 63 new cases from one week ago. More than …

FUSD names two new school principals

Pending Florence Unified School District Governing School Board approval, two schools will be getting new principals for the 2022-2023 school year. [cqmedia layout="panel" …

Florence Chamber First Thursday’s Mixer

On Thursday June 2, the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce will hold its First Thursday Mixer. The mixer is hosted by J. Renee Bejeweled and Betty Boo Bakery. The Bling Bus will be on property …

Assault, fatal accident reported by Florence Police

Warrant arrest reported at 9:42 a.m., May 9 at East Diversion Dam RoadSubject was arrested and booked into Pinal County Jail for a valid/confirmed warrant. Warrant arrest reported at 2:23 p.m., …

Florence candidates to meet at forum

The Florence Independent and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting an in-person Candidate Forum for the Florence Town Council candidates. Attendees can learn more about the five …

Florence school officials prepare for shootings, …

As the nation continues to process and mourn the murders of 19 fourth graders and three adults in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, parents here in Florence are likely …

New coronavirus cases reported in Florence

The Arizona Department of Health Services on May 25 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,405 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 47 new cases from one week ago More than …

Wild burro sightings in Peoria?

Wild burro sightings are becoming more common these days out on the northern end of Peoria as more than 700 of the federally-protected animal are estimated to live in the Lake Pleasant area.

Domestic violence and burglary reported by Florence …

Disorderly conduct, reported at 10:33 a.m. May 2 at North Hunt HighwayOfficer was dispatched to a report of a male subject disturbing customers and appeared to be drinking alcohol. The subject was …

Florence new coronavirus cases remain low

The Arizona Department of Health Services on May 18 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Florence at 13,358 in the 85132 ZIP code, an increase of 15 new cases from one week ago More than …
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