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Payson Town Manager unexpectedly fired

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

LaRon Garrett / Payson Roundup By Michele Nelson | Payson Roundup A bitterly divided Payson Town Council abruptly fired Town Manager LaRon Garrett during its Aug. 8 regular meeting. Garrett has served the town for 25 years, mostly in the engineering department prior to his Oct. 1, 2015 appointment as town manager. READ ON:

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Rim Country housing industry enjoying upswing

Posted by   /  May 15, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Teresa McQuerrey | Payson Roundup The Rim Country housing industry is enjoying an upswing. There are new developments going up in both Payson and Pine. One of the newest developments is Sanctuary at the Rim from Haven Construction and Wendy Larchick — At The Rim Team/Keller Williams Arizona Realty. It includes 43 lots, with […]

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An ambitious plan to transform Payson into an Old West Rodeo tourist destination

Posted by   /  April 10, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Pia Wyer | Payson Roundup Imagine Main Street busy with people shopping, eating and enjoying a new western-themed town square. Architect Bob Hershberger shared his vision for the square with the Main Street Merchants Guild last week. The message: Payson as Arizona’s Old West Rodeo Town, can be a vibrant tourist destination. Hershberger, former […]

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New homes proposed near Payson’s Green Valley Park

Posted by   /  November 20, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Alexis Bechman Payson Roundup  A plan to develop 46 lots near Green Valley Lake for a new subdivision received approval from Payson’s Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday night. Developer Ryan Whelan, with Whelan Custom Homes, wants to divide the 17-acre parcel at the end of South Lake View Drive into roughly a third […]

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Community meeting planned for proposed Payson subdivision

Posted by   /  March 21, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson Roundup Neighbors on March 26 will weigh in on a plan to build hundreds of apartment units off Tyler Parkway. A public meeting at 7 p.m. at Mt. Cross Lutheran Church (601 E. Highway 260 – acoss from Tiny’s and behind Safeway) will focus on a rezoning request for 92 […]

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Payson learns what makes downtown Phoenix area cool

Posted by   /  February 21, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson RoundUp How do you turn a liability into an asset? While downtown Phoenix has been undergoing significant economic development in recent years, the blighted area once mostly featured crack houses, deteriorating bungalows and little else. Transforming Roosevelt Row from an eyesore to a defining art center, however, did not occur […]

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Downtown Chandler stop three on Payson officials’ redevelopment tour

Posted by   /  February 8, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson Roundup Hoping to gain inspiration from other communities that have boosted their downtowns, Payson staff and council members visited with Chandler officials for ideas on how to take Payson’s historic Main Street from cowboy roots to thriving economic center. One thing the two communities have in common: it took Chandler […]

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Payson officials draw inspiration from Gilbert

Posted by   /  January 29, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson Roundup A walk down Gilbert’s Heritage District reveals visible growth almost everywhere along with a nearly audible buzz. New buildings are popping up to house shops, restaurants and residents, with parking lots planned and new signs directing visitors to all the new shops. READ ON:

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Payson to become Dark Sky community

Posted by   /  November 8, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson Roundup Payson could soon be the fifth area in the state designated a Dark Sky Community. The title means the town is committed to preserving the night sky through lighting provisions that cut down on light pollution. There are currently 11 Dark Sky communities in the U.S. including Flagstaff, Sedona […]

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Luxury real estate market heats up in Payson

Posted by   /  September 23, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Bechman | Payson Roundup Payson’s high-end home market has skyrocketed this year, but a lack of homes under $200,000 may signal a fresh crisis in affordable housing. Home sales between $400,000 and $500,000 jumped 76 percent and sales of even more expensive homes rose a staggering 86 percent. Wendy Larchick and Melissa Cave, […]

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