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Long-time Cottonwood dentist retires

Dr. Guth says goodbye to practice he started in 1981

“This is the letter you all have known I would someday write. Here it is, I am retiring from dentistry,” said the goodbye letter from William F. Guth, D.D.S.

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NEW BUSINESS: Handmade jewelry store open in Old Town

Lazuli LLC features unique, exotic gifts

COTTONWOOD – Lazuli LLC, owned by Marianne B. Miles, is open for business. Shoppers can look forward to unique handmade jewelry, art, and accessories at the Old Town Cottonwood store.

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Patriot House celebrates grand opening

COTTONWOOD – Troops transitioning out of the military may not have to worry that they won’t find a home or a job when they come home.

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Former teacher sells insurance, offers financial services in Camp Verde

Farm Bureau Financial Services located in Wingfield Plaza

The average person doesn’t know all that much about automotive, home or life insurance.

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Mobile pet service open for business

Pet Poop & Scoop Guru, a mobile pet services company, is open for business.

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New businesses pop up around Cottonwood

New businesses have opened in Cottonwood recently, and more will be opening their doors in the near future.

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New Camp Verde business Love Yourself, Love Your Health focuses on natural healing

When doctors told Lisa Diacik that her son was dying, the Rimrock resident realized that what she had known about medicine was not working.

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AB Massage Therapy moves to new location

B Massage Therapy recently moved to its new location at Midtown Plaza, located 468 S. Main St., Suite A, in Cottonwood.

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Work begins on Vineyards at Cottonwood residential development

COTTONWOOD – Local officials joined development partners and industry professionals to officially break ground on The Vineyards at Cottonwood – a multi-phase, residential development in Cottonwood.

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Local Realtor Jacque Weems earns Master Certified Negotiation Expert designation

Sedona-Verde Valley Realtor Jacqueline Weems has been awarded the Master Certified Negotiation Expert designation by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute.

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Haven of Cottonwood achieves 5-star status

“Ecstatic,” is how Executive Director Sean Laney said he felt about receiving the 5-star rating by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS).

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Just Task Us opens in Cottonwood

Business provides errand service to Verde Valley residents

COTTONWOOD – Just Task Us Errand & Delivery Service has just opened in Cottonwood.

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Aviation business takes flight in Cottonwood

Kestrel Aviation Services provides new flight adventure options

COTTONWOOD – Kestrel Aviation Services is announcing the May 20 opening of a new full-service aviation center focused on Light Sport Aircraft at the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.

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Precision Physical Therapy moves to new location

COTTONWOOD - Precision Physical Therapy has moved from its Cove Parkway location to 1329, suite D, E. SR 89A in Cottonwood, in the Sears complex.

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If you have a clue, new Cottonwood business the perfect place for you

COTTONWOOD -- If you ever wondered what a real-time experience of the board game Clue would be like, you are just what two Cottonwood men have in mind.

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3 Kings Kasbar sets March 31 opening in Old Town

3 Kings Kasbar, which is part of the Epiphany on Pimacomplex located at 102 E. Pima St. in Old Town Cottonwood, will have a grand opening Friday, March 31, 5 p.m.

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Black Bear Diner to open Monday

The much anticipated Black Bear Diner, located at 1041 S. SR 260, will open its doors Monday

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VIP Shoe Fashion comes to Cottonwood

VIP Shoe Fashion opened three weeks ago in Cottonwood at 960 S. Main St. Suite B, and will carry women’s shoes and clothing.

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New owner, same Thanks a Latte

Hawk family sells coffee shop it opened six years ago, Darryl Olinick ‘excited’ to take over Camp Verde business

For the past six years, Hawk’s routine has revolved around his Main Street business, Thanks a Latte. Come Tuesday, the Camp Verde resident will “have to develop a new routine.”

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Merkin Vineyards Osteria to open Nov. 25

COTTONWOOD – Merkin Vineyards Osteria, a tasting room owned by Maynard James Keenan, is slated to open Nov. 25 in Old Town.

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Local chef to open JT Bistro in Camp Verde

Classic, elegant dining on Main Street

CAMP VERDE – A funny thing happened on the way to John Teah becoming a computer programmer in San Diego.

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What's Happening: Oct. 19, 2016, Newspaper seeks photos, stories from local veterans

The Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle newspapers are looking for photographs of Verde Valley veterans for inclusion in our Veteran’s Day special section, which will publish Friday Nov. 11, 2016.

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Verde Valley Orthodontics has new owner

Love of mountains brought Dr. Nick Booth's expertise to local dental patients

VERDE VALLEY - A love of mountains and high hopes for Cottonwood resulted in new ownership this March of the Verde Valley Orthodontics Cottonwood Office by Dr. Nick Booth.

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Jerona renovations to put express in espresso

Look for roomier lobby, extra register, 'grab-and-go' meals by mid-August

COTTONWOOD - If there's such a thing as too much of a good thing, it might be the overflow of customers gathered in the entry of Jerona Cafe at 677 E. Mingus Avenue.

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C&B Construction earns EPA Indoor airPLUS Program Honors

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized C & B Construction for its outstanding commitment to constructing homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS Program.