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Culinary Arts students win scholarships at Skills USA competition
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams High School culinary students took home honors and scholarships at the SkillsUSA Arizona Championships March 29-30 in Phoenix.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Williams High School alumni dance and dinner coming April 29
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams High School alumni have a chance to relive their high school memories at a dance and dinner April 29 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the high school.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

North Country HealthCare to host workshop on advance healthcare decisions
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Fit and healthy adults often give little thought to illness and injury. When everything is going well, it is easy to forget about aging.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Business Beat: Route 66 Smoke Shoppe opens next to Sultana
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Main Street in Williams has another new neighbor as the Route 66 Smoke Shoppe settles in next to the Sultana Theatre.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

New service could save Williams commuters money
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - It costs a lot to commute from Williams to Flagstaff everyday but carpooling, or vanpooling, could save daily commuters quite a bit of money.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Williams students find their rhythm at March 2 band concert
Williams students play in band concert March 2 at Williams Elementary-Middle School. Wendy Howell/WGCN
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Williams Alliance for the Arts brings photography classes to middle school
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Williams Alliance for the Arts (WAFTA) has teamed up with Williams Elementary-Middle School to support art and music in the schools. Williams Alliance for the
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Former Williams judge finds life changing alternatives for lower court offenders
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - Fines, probation, community service. Those are the typical penalties that people associate with the lower court systems, but retired judge Bill Sutton has another vision.


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Oh, the Places You'll Go: Williams schools celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday
Williams Elementary-Middle School students participated in the 18th annual Read Across America Day on March 2, which is also the 111th birthday of author Dr. Seuss. Middle school students read with elementary school students in the school's hallways and celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by coming to school as their favorite Seuss character. Read Across America Day has grown into the nation's largest reading observance with more than 45 million participating. It is sponsored by the National Education Association, Dr. Seuss Enterprises and Random House. Ryan Williams/WGCN
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Northern Arizona astronomy: The Pleiades - a spectacular binocular object in the night sky
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Pleiades is an interesting and beautiful grouping of stars in the constellation Taurus, the bull, and is easily observed in the evening sky from fall through spring.
Monday, March 7, 2016

Grand Canyon rangers visit Williams Elementary-Middle School
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - "Eyes in the front, born to hunt. Eyes on the side born to hide," chanted Josh Buckowiecki's fifth grade class at Williams Elementary.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Veterans tribute banquet benefits local ESA
WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The Veterans Day Tribute Banquet held Nov. 11, 2015 served more than 250 people - all veterans were admitted free. The ladies of Epsilon Sigma Alfa (ESA) were also thanked for all they do to support deployed troops overseas.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Business Beat: Week of Oct. 12, 2011 - Eatery offers 'big town' sandwich
WILLIAMS, Ariz. -Every morning, Big Town Hero owners Nimo Patel and his wife Shital rise before the sun to bake fresh bread made from scratch, ensuring their sandwiches are of the highest quality.

Located on 618 West Route 66, across from Dairy Queen, Oregon-based sandwich franchise Big Town Hero is the newest business in town. The sandwich shop boasts great prices for a wide variety of hot paninis and subs, basic sandwiches, salads and side options, all made with the freshest ingredients.


Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Local poet excels in international contest
WILLIAMS - Nowadays, almost everyone logs on to Facebook religiously, but in doing so probably doesn't expect a unique opportunity to showcase their talent.

Not the case with Williams High School student A.J. Minor.


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Athletes 'brave in the attempt'
WILLIAMS - Athletes from Williams recently competed in the Arizona State Summer Special Olympics bringing home a sense of pride along with medals to commemorate their achievements.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Business Beat, week of May 12, 2010
WILLIAMS - Dorothy Byars is an ice cream institution in Williams. Dairy Queen recently honored her for 50 years of continuous franchise ownership.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Youth center grant returns for second try
WILLIAMS - Organizers are hoping May will be better than April when it comes to the Williams Recreation Center's Pepsi Refresh Everything grant efforts.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Vintage steam locomotive back on the tracks
WILLIAMS - Trains have long taken center stage in Williams. This weekend will be no exception. The largest community National Train Day event in Arizona takes place on Saturday and Sunday in Williams.


Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The fun of the run
Travelers on Route 66 between Seligman and Kingman will share the road with vintage automobiles of the past as the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona holds its annual Route 66 Fun Run this weekend.


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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Stretching to get the stress out
Stress relief. Everybody needs it, but it's often hard to come by.


Tuesday, April 27, 2010


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