Judge to rule on Laurin Hendrix suit, QuikTrip coming to Gilbert and more local news

A judge will decide if Laurin Hendrix should become a Gilbert Town Council member now or in January. (Adobe Stock Image)
A judge will decide if Laurin Hendrix should become a Gilbert Town Council member now or in January. (Adobe Stock Image)

A judge will decide if Laurin Hendrix should become a Gilbert Town Council member now or in January. (Adobe Stock Image)

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Gilbert

Judge to rule soon on Hendrix lawsuit to join Gilbert Town Council immediately

A judge heard arguments Sept. 9 on Gilbert Town Council Member-elect Laurin Hendrix’s lawsuit to be seated on council immediately.

QuikTrip purchases land in Gilbert for new store



The QuikTrip Corp. purchased 2.78 acres of land at 2366 S. Higley Road, at the northwest corner of Higley and Williams Field roads, Sept. 3 with plans to build a QuikTrip store. QuikTrips are a combination convenience store and gas station.

Higley USD

Higley USD governing board hears first update after schools reopening

Schools have been able to offer more online electives than expected, and more than 60 teachers have taken on extra sections to cover needed classes, Higley USD officials told the governing board Sept. 9.

Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.