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Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest
By September 25, 2017 Read More →

Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest

In&Out Staff Writers — Crows are known to be clever. Scarecrows, not so much. How about you? Organizers of Anthem’s Autumnfest are looking for entries to a new scarecrow contest. If you have a brain that can conjure the best one, you could win a $75 gift card. Among the rules: Your creation must withstand […]

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Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales
By September 16, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales

Editor’s Note: The Anthem Country Club Community Association is considering raising dues in January and is also looking at instituting a quarter percent fee that would be collected at closing on properties sold. The latter fee, which would amount to $750 on a $300,000 home, would be in addition to a similar quarter percent fee that […]

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Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem
By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — What began as a domestic violence situation turned into a two-hour manhunt for a suspect that had reportedly stolen a vehicle in Anthem Friday morning. The chase, which led to nearby Arroyo Norte and back to Anthem and lasted into the early afternoon, ended when the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department determined […]

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‘Friends of the Library’ in Anthem Seeks Volunteers
By September 13, 2017 Read More →

‘Friends of the Library’ in Anthem Seeks Volunteers

The New Friends of the Library (NFL) is looking for fresh faces and new ideas to help keep the North Valley Regional Library in Anthem vibrant. NFL is a volunteer group supplementing the library’s budget through the sale of used books daily and quarterly book sales. “NFL volunteers organize and handle both the Passive Book […]

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Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday
By September 12, 2017 Read More →

Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday

DAISY MOUNTAIN VETERANS PRESS RELEASE– During our 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Medal ceremony last April, the Daisy Mountain Veterans (DMV) presented commemorative lapel pins to members who served in Vietnam. We have since learned that ANY veterans who served honorably between 1959 and 1975 (Vietnam Era) are eligible to receive this pin. They […]

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Anthem Not to Blame for Rural Wells Drying Up
By September 12, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Not to Blame for Rural Wells Drying Up

Rumors abound that the development of Anthem, which began in 1999, is linked to declining water levels in nearby rural wells in New River and Desert Hills. But Anthem gets its water from the Colorado River and runoff into Lake Pleasant, via the Central Arizona Project (CAP). Frank Corkhill, chief hydrologist at the Arizona Department […]

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Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets
By September 9, 2017 Read More →

Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets

Water was turned off to some Anthem west-side residents after a broken water main under W. Moss Springs Road sent a minor flood into the streets Saturday afternoon. City of Phoenix Water Works crews were on the scene at 3:40 p.m. shutting off water. Phoenix Police blocked off a short section of W. Moss Springs […]

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Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why
By September 6, 2017 Read More →

Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why

By Robert Roy Britt — While large cell towers and smaller Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) sprout all over the region—with more and smaller units on the way—Anthem’s cell phone coverage is anchored by four wireless antennas installed atop light poles around the community park ball fields. Anthem Community Council spokesperson Kristi Northcutt identified which towers are […]

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New Bike Shop Opening in Anthem
By August 31, 2017 Read More →

New Bike Shop Opening in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — Drawn by the large biking community in Anthem, as well as two annual triathlons in town, Phoenix residents Michael Morgan and Cole Knapp decided to open a bike shop in the Shops at Anthem plaza, a few doors down from Ace Hardware. The full-service shop, called Freedom Cycles, will also sell […]

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Community Center Remodel Will Expand Gym
By August 24, 2017 Read More →

Community Center Remodel Will Expand Gym

By Robert Roy Britt — When the construction dust settles sometime before next summer, Anthem Community Center should seem more spacious and efficient in key areas, including the bottlenecked entrance and the often-crowded second-floor gym. County permits and contractor bidding is expected to be completed in September for an estimated $700,000 project to remodel parts […]

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Country Club Owner ClubCorp Being Acquired
By August 22, 2017 Read More →

Country Club Owner ClubCorp Being Acquired

By Robert Roy Britt—ClubCorp, owner of the Anthem Golf & Country Club, is being acquired for $1.1 billion by Apollo Global Management, a firm that specializes in buying distressed companies. The transaction, announced in July, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Rumors in April that Anthem Golf & Country Club […]

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To Be Fit, You Just Have to Commit

To Be Fit, You Just Have to Commit

If you’re afraid of taking the first step toward fitness because you’re not fit, Scott Skinner offers some perspective to help get you going. You can reach Skinner at 623-229-8975, online or on Facebook. This article was first published in In&Out Magazine. Recent Articles Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding […]

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