Photo: Piedmont Elementary School math teacher Cassie Holbrooks helps a small group of fourth-grade students with a three-digit subtraction problem in Piedmont, Ala. While the rest of the country’s schools were losing ground in math during the COVID pandemic, student performance in a rural Alabama school district was soaring. Piedmont City schools notched significant improvement
Granite Creek Park Remains Closed for Testing and Cleanup As of noon on March 23, 2023, no wastewater was entering into the surface waterways. However, Granite Creek Park will remain closed until crews can complete inspection, clean-up and disinfection of the area. Citizens are urged to obey signs and stay out of posted closure areas.
Sonora Quest Laboratories Offers Respiratory 3-with-1 Combination Testing for COVID-19, RSV, and Influenza
Sonora Quest Laboratories, Arizona’s leading diagnostic laboratory, announced the launch of its qualitative, multi-target, molecular diagnostics testing that uses only one patient sample to aid in the detection of COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza. This 3-with-1 respiratory virus combination testing is available with a health care provider’s order. COVID-19, RSV, and the flu
The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office successfully conducted the required Logic and Accuracy testing of the Yavapai County Elections Department central tabulation equipment today. Testing was mandatory prior to starting the recount of the General Election by a court order issued Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court. After an automatic recount is ordered, the county
The City of Prescott tests its drinking water supply regularly to ensure that it meets all drinking water quality standards. Recent test results found the presence of man-made chemicals called Perfluoriooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in two of its water production wells located in the airport area. While PFOA and PFOS are not
Governor Ducey Sends Letter To Arizona Congressional Delegation Urging Continuation Of Title 42 Protections At The Border
Governor Doug Ducey is calling on Arizona’s congressional delegation to urge the Biden-Harris administration not to lift Title 42 border protections. In a letter sent on Friday, the Governor expressed Arizona’s grave concern about reports the Biden administration plans to roll back Title 42 border protections imminently. “I am writing to you today to share