A few years ago, Epic Thrift arrived in the Valley with a plan to redefine the experience with clean, well-organized stores offering on-trend items. But that plan failed and it’s creating problems for some former employees.
July 25, 2016
A new medical marijuana growing facility will be built in Prescott Valley. The town council approved a final development plan to allow up to 40,000 square feet of greenhouse facility to be built immediately.
July 22, 2016
Downtown Prescott
The small Yavapai County town is moving forward to regulate group homes for recovering addicts.
July 25, 2016
employee in kjzz newsroom
More companies are changing the way they evaluate employees. Recently, IBM joined Accenture and General Electric by overhauling or eliminating the traditional annual reviews. Company leaders determined the time, money and effort spent on annual reviews wasn’t paying off with improved performance.
July 25, 2016
school classroom
For families across the Valley, it’s time to buy pencils, backpacks and laptops. According to the National Retail Foundation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 students is expected to increase by nearly ten percent from last year.
July 25, 2016
We may soon be seeing agaves, and their byproducts, in places besides the desert and shot glasses. Ford Motor Company is working with Jose Cuervo, the tequila maker, to take agave fibers left from the juice extraction process and incorporate them into the plastic to be used in car parts.
July 22, 2016
Rain falls on Interstate 10
The state transportation department says it plans to widen two of the three stretches of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson that are still two lanes.
July 22, 2016
helped wanted sign
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June is 5.8 percent. That's up two tenths of a point over the prior month
July 22, 2016
Vitro, a major glass manufacturer based in Monterrey, Mexico, plans to expand into the U.S. and Canada through a $750-million acquisition of an old Pittsburgh company.
July 22, 2016
How does the concept of an expanded border wall—which presidential nominee Donald Trump has floated extensively—affect potential relations between the nations, even if it never actually comes to fruition?
July 21, 2016
The state Department of Administration says the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June was 5.8 percent, up from 5.6 percent in May.
July 21, 2016
As parents prepare to send their children off to college this fall, many are concerned about their kids' safety. One in four female college seniors has experienced sexual assault on campus. That’s according to a recent survey by the Association of American Universities.
July 21, 2016
hot dog
Bar-S Foods is voluntarily recalling hot dogs and corn dogs due to possible contamination from listeria. The company’s corporate headquarters are based in Phoenix.
July 20, 2016