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Marana is quickly becoming a post-recession success story. New residents are moving here, more businesses are following and our local government is committed to positive growth. It’s a proven cycle of economic development that works everywhere.
CDO graduate Rusty Sargent.
Town council and staff are proud to say that Marana has been one of the region’s success stories over the past few years.
Sandefer’s response to readers
Good old-fashioned barbecue was one category that I realized was missing from the food reviews I’ve done so far. So this week, my mom and I trekked across town to Mr. K’s Barbeque at its new location on the corner of N. Stone Ave. and River Road.
Applicants sought for OV P&Z spot
Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a supplier of precision engineered components and aftermarket services, and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s Industrial Products Segment, has announced that it has chosen the Tucson region to expand and upgrade its operations in support of current and projected business growth.
NPCCC chamber seeks awards nominations
A former teacher and coach in the Marana Unified School District was arrested Monday in Colorado after being charged with two counts of Internet sexual exploitation of a child and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor.
While the road to economic recovery remains lengthy, officials in Oro Valley and Marana are excited about several developments coming to the Northwest region.
In an effort to engage the talent of Arizona’s top-tier university system in creatively solving community challenges, the Town of Marana has embarked on partnerships with both The University of Arizona and Arizona State University.
A year has passed. The year 2010 is about to fade into “bolivian”, as Mike Tyson said after his last fight. He meant to say “oblivion”; instead, the furious, troubled and tattooed Tyson, who was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame this year, raised eyebrows in an entire South American nation.
Tech firms donate food for ICS drive
Explorer staff report
New skin care director joins Specialists in Dermatology
Sargent Aerospace and Defense has purchased the former Sparkletts distribution center in Marana, allowing Sargent to expand its Northwest operation, according to a release from broker CB Richard Ellis.
Employees from The Hershey Company, IBM and Sargent Controls and Aerospace took part in the United Way Days of Caring program last week at Quail Run Elementary School. While at the school, the companies helped create seven garden beds, painted the crosswalks and other parking lot markings, installed a fence, and cleared overgrowth. Northwest Landscaping donated the soil for the garden beds. This was the fourth year Sargent Controls and Aerospace has participated in the program.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Angela Manuel and Satsay Singpradith from The Hershey Company helped paint arrows in the parking lot at Quail Run Elementary School as part of the United Way Days of Caring program last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Manny Miranda, left, and Teddy Gaines, both from Sargent Controls and Aerospace, hammer in a fence along the east side of the school's property.
Officials from Cox Communications and the Pima County Board of Supervisors have been chosen to lead a public/private economic development partnership through Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
Do kids a big favor, and be parent to them
Dave Pittman, director of the Arizona Builders Alliance in Tucson, says it's not a matter of if there'll be good economic news for Northwest Tucson.
Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a supplier of precision engineered components and aftermarket services and Marana's largest non-retail private employer, has chosen its I-10 location to expand and upgrade in support of current and projected business growth.
courtesy image, This artist's rendition shows how Sargent Aerospace & Defense might appear from its campus along I-10 in Marana.