Tuesday, August 04, 2015

What a year for Bisbee City Manager

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
City of Bisbee City Manager Jestin Johnson has officially been with the city for a little over a year and what a year it’s been.
Johnson, originally from Atlanta, was hired as city manager on May 18, 2014, and since then he has learned many lessons as well as initiated several changes from intergovernmental agreements with Palominas Fire District to the Bisbee 101 classes, just to name a few. 
“One of the big lessons learned for me is – you can do everything you want just not at the same time. It’s necessary to have the approach, maybe the thought process, of making incremental changes as opposed to whole ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Local barber closing after 35 years

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
A local landmark and treasure will be gone forever tomorrow with the closing of Garcia’s Barbershop in Warren.
A time-honored tradition, Garcia’s Barbershop has been a local business for 35 years serving four generations of Bisbeeans. 
“Above everything I want to thank everyone for their business and all the years coming in, it’s been great. It’s been a great run and the people that have worked with me, it’s been really, really good,” said Garcia’s Barbershop owner Albert Garcia.  
He explained after cutting hair for so many years he is having trouble with his legs, back and hands and was told by his doct ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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