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.






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Bod Squad opens as health and beauty salon in Gilbert

Bod Squad offers non-invasive body contouring through ultrasonic cavitation liposuction or radio frequency skin tightening.

State 48 Tap House will open a SanTan Village location

This location will be the business's sixth in the Valley.

One in five children and adults have a learning disability, according to statistics from the National Center for Learning Disabilities. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.

Gilbert Town Council
Gilbert Town Council considers community relations committee as protests continue

Gilbert Town Council is considering forming a community relations committee that could address racial and other issues in town.

Nikki Stratton, Scott Anderson, Gilbert Town Council
USS Arizona survivor's granddaughter asks Gilbert to sponsor namesake submarine

Nikki Stratton, granddaughter of the USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton, also presented the town at its Sept. 15 council meeting with a piece of the battleship as a gift that she said would bind her, the town and the submarine together as family.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Gilbert. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler, Gilbert COVID-19 cases rise and more local news

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judge's gavel
Judge rules Laurin Hendrix can join Gilbert Town Council on Nov. 3

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley also ruled the votes that have taken place since Laurin Hendrix defeated Bill Spence in the August election will not be voided.

Chandler USD has been open to students receiving on-site support since August, but on Sept. 14, hundreds of students in kindergarten and first and second grades will take their places at their desks and in their brick-and-mortar schools for the first time since March. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler USD students will return to campuses next week. Here are the health and safety precautions the district is taking.

Chandler USD has been open to students receiving on-site support since August, but on Sept. 14, hundreds of students in kindergarten and first and second grades will take their places at their desks and in their brick-and-mortar schools for the first time since March.

Gov. Doug Ducey joined state education, legislative and veteran affairs leaders Sept. 10 to discuss suicide prevention and awareness in schools and in the broader community on National Suicide Prevention Day. (Community Impact staff)
Governor talks suicide prevention in Arizona on World Suicide Prevention Day

Gov. Doug Ducey joined state education, legislative and veteran affairs leaders Sept. 10 to discuss suicide prevention and awareness in schools and in the broader community on National Suicide Prevention Day.