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EAC Offering Adult Ed Classes to students seeking a GED - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College is offering Adult Basic Education classes in Graham and Greenlee counties that have been designed to help students pass the new 2014 computer-based General Equivalency Diploma. Initial placement testing and ...
Having fun by cleaning the community - Eastern Arizona Courier
GRAHAM COUNTY — The Graham County Health Department and SEACAB called for all available shovels and rakes — and people to use them. On Saturday, the community responded. Make a Difference Day kicked off at 8 a.m., with volunteers meeting near Ruth ...
Remembering Louis F. Long, Pt. 2 - Eastern Arizona Courier
KGLU brought the community together as nothing previously had. Remember the annual March of Dimes Radio Auction, where one could phone bid on a variety of items donated by the various merchants? Local businessmen offering their services and the delicious ...
Layton celebrates 100th birthday - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — Bessie A. Layton celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 11, 2014, with her close and extended family members at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Thatcher. There were many who traveled far to join in the celebration. A lunch was served in ...
‘Morenci Marines’ author at next library meet and greet - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — Kyle Longley, author of “The Morenci Marines,” will discuss his book at the next meet and greet at Safford City-Graham County Public Library, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov 12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, the meet and ...
1916 time capsule opened at Court House - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — On Tuesday, Oct. 21, those gathered in a courtroom at the Graham County Court House saw a bit of history unfold — literally. While doing research for the Court House’s 2016 centennial celebration (it was dedicated Labor Day 1916), Deputy ...
EAC dance invites you to its Jane Austen Ball - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — In the tradition of 18th century dance styles, the EAC Dance Department is hosting a free Jane Austen Ball at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in the EAC Main Dining Hall featuring live music. “Please join us for this wonderful experience ...
Making the pilgrimage - Eastern Arizona Courier
Mary and Ronnie Quintana, right, lead one of the groups participating in the annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Solomon Saturday morning. Participants started at St. Rose of Lima Church, in Safford, at 5:30 a.m., and walked along U.S ...
TIME and Ally Financial honor Safford dealer - Eastern Arizona Courier
NEW YORK — The nomination of Tom Johnson, dealer principal at Johnson Motors, a GMC and Nissan dealer in Safford, for the 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year award, was announced recently by TIME. Johnson is one of a select group of 55 dealer nominees from ...
1st Zombie Run set for Nov. 1 - Eastern Arizona Courier
CENTRAL — The adventersome will have to run to get past the walking dead. The inaugural Zombie Obstacle Course Run will take place the day after Halloween, Nov. 1, at 47447 W. Prina Parkway, just off Webster Road, in Central.
Local businessmen say jail tax makes Graham ‘less competitive’ - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — Kyle Kempton said he’s not alone when it comes to questioning the need for a new sales tax. “I’ve spoken with more than 20 businessmen and they all oppose the jail tax,” Kempton said.
Guest column: Ebola in Greenlee County? Not to worry - Eastern Arizona Courier
Although the risk of coming in contact with someone who is sick with the Ebola virus, in Greenlee County and throughout the U.S., remains extremely low, Gila Health Resources and others have been conducting planning and training sessions to develop ...
Cucuy takes U-15 championship - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — Luke Romero had two goals to lead Cucuy to a 4-1 win over the Fluffy Pink Flamingos in the AYSO U-15 soccer championship on the Safford Middle School field Saturday night. Romero’s first goal came in the 19th minute, off an assist from ...
Safford’s Phil Green named to Arizona Golf Hall of Fame - Eastern Arizona Courier
SCOTTSDALE — The selection committee of the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame recently named longtime golf industry leader and Safford native, Phil Green, to the list of inductees for 2014. He and three others will be honored at the induction ceremony at Gainey ...
Thanks, fire fighters - Eastern Arizona Courier
Rodriguez Construction Inc. replaced the roof on the Clifton Volunteer Fire Department station in early October. The company donated all materials and labor. Company owner Art Rodriguez said the project is a way to say thank you to Clifton firefighters ...