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Debbie LaFrance joins Cottonwood Edward Jones firm

Debbie LaFrance recently joined the Cottonwood office of the financial services firm Edward Jones as a branch office administrator trainee.

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NEW BUSINESS: Kirsti Baiamonte opens Magnolia Beauty Bar in Rimrock

RIMROCK – Ask Kirsti Baiamonte what beauty means. To her, it’s about “self-love and self-respect.”

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New ‘judgment free’ fitness center opens in Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD -- When you pass the “Judgment Free Zone” at Planet Fitness in Cottonwood, it’s like entering another world.

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Flat-rate cash-pay medical practice opens in Cottonwood

A nurse practitioner has opened a new primary care medical office in Cottonwood that only takes cash, credit cards and checks -- but no health insurance.

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ALL IN THE FAMILY: New owners for Blackmarr’s Furniture

SEDONA -- Longtime owners of Blackmarr’s Furniture Dan and Peggy Potter are keeping their store in the family as they pass on the Sedona business and store to their daughter and son-in-law, Lindsay and Scott Keller.

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Flagstaff Family Care expands medical services to Sedona

A new medical office has opened in Sedona featuring a family doctor, family nurse and behavioral health and chronic-care management services.

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Changing of the guard at Yavapai Broadcasting

Yavapai Broadcasting Corporation, an independent broadcasting company with offices and studios in Cottonwood, Flagstaff and Prescott Valley, Arizona, has announced several staff changes to fill the void left when Operations Manager Rich Malone (Richard D. Nearing) succumbed to cancer in October 2018.

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Carlson Creek Vineyard opens in Old Town

The Carlson Creek Vineyard has opened in Old Town Cottonwood to “share our wines with the communities throughout the Verde Valley,” said co-owner and winemaker Robert Carlson.

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Comic book artists set up shop in Old Town

Locals and visitors in Old Town Cottonwood can not only pick up a locally made piece of jewelry or clothing but comic books now, too.

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Heart of Arizona Wine country just got bigger with 23rd tasting room

The “Heart of Arizona Wine Country” just got a little bigger. So big, in fact, that the list of tasting rooms in the Verde Valley now has its own map.