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Jella Tatil winner of the 2014 SCC Spelling Bee

After several rounds and a lot competitive spirit into the 2014 Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee, held Saturday morning in the Santa Cruz County Complex twenty-five students from all over the county gathered to compete for the chance to participate in the Arizona State Spelling Bee. The event, which was sponsored by the Rio Rico Rotary Club, began at 9 ... Read More »

Dalessandro hosting Senior Scam Prevention Forums

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Andrea Dalessandro, D-Sahuarita (District 2), is hosting several Senior Scam Prevention Forums across Santa Cruz County. Each event is designed to help residents learn about resources available to protect seniors. Presenters from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office will attend the event, along with representatives from AARP, SEAGO and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office. Dalessandro ... Read More »

Garino delivers passionate City Address

City of Nogales Mayor, Arturo R. Garino, delivered his annual State of the City Address on March 20, 2013 at the local recreational center. The year’s passionate speech highlighted many of the city’s previous achievements and also included current and future goals and projects for years to come. Many local community leaders and local citizens were in attendance to witness ... Read More »

SCC Superintendent hosts Building Partnerships forum

The Santa Cruz County (SCC) Superintendent of Schools Alfredo I. Velasquez held the first building partnerships in education forum this past March 19, 2013. The forum provided gathering of community leaders to discuss educational issues to better the future of local youth. The session hosted presentations from Susan Carlson, Executive Director for the Arizona Business Education Coalition (ABEC) and Michael ... Read More »

New members for Nogales Lions Club

The Nogales Lions Club has been a service club in the community since 1945 and is currently working on multiple projects for 2013, which include the Spater Memorial Scholarship, Junior Olympics, and its biggest fundraiser of the year. Be sure to donate to the club to support the great effort of the club, who donates 100% of all it’s funding. ... Read More »

Voters head to the polls

Polling places were active yesterday August 28, 2012 as voters made there way to the polls. The local and national campaigns are in full force in this election year with the local primary election as the first step for candidates. Also at the polling places where the local candidates hoping to encourage locals and give them one last impression before ... Read More »

SCC 911 department

CONTRIBUTED In these times, we are met with many conveniences that most never think twice about, essential services that seem to have always existed but have not, as it is with one of the most important, life saving divisions at the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, the 911 department. It is hard to believe that the department was created in ... Read More »

Superior health care for Santa Cruz County

Located in the heart of Patagonia, the Family Health Center (FHC) is an essential part of life to the residents of Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin and the surrounding areas. The outstanding staff and professionalism at the FHC is a demonstration of Mariposa Community Health Center’s (MCHC) commitment to provide superior medical care for the citizens of Santa Cruz County. The clinic ... Read More »

Sonoita Crossroads Café

Although Santa Cruz County is the smallest county in Arizona, it has a varied landscape that provides the highway traveler a scenic panorama of breathtaking views. Entering Sonoita, which name was derived from the O’odham words, “Ṣon Oidag” (meaning “spring field”), State Route 82 transects rolling high desert hills bordered on the west by the majestic Santa Rita Mountains. It ... Read More »

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