2020-09-17 E-Edition

Mott Community College holds 9/11 Remembrance ceremony

FLINT — Mott Community College and its Department of Public Safety hosted a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony last Friday to reflect upon the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. A limited group of spectators, MCC security officers and local first responders gathered outside the Prahl College Center to mark the 19th Anniversary of 9/11 and pay their respects to those who […]

Genesee County Board appoints new Animal Control director

FLINT — Former Davison police officer Jay Parker has been selected to be the next director for Genesee County Animal Control. Last Wednesday, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners appointed Parker to the position by a 7-2 vote. Parker will be replacing Paul Wallace, who retired on Sept. 15 after serving the county for five years as its animal control […]

Henry Ford doctors, staff serve ice cream to benefit cancer patients, research

GRAND BLANC — No one is happier to enjoy an ice cream cone – and serve them – than Kate White, a survivor of “the most deadly” form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. White and her husband, Rick, own Ziggy’s Ice Cream in Grand Blanc. Last weekend, with the help of several members of her Henry Ford care team serving as […]

Taxes, election overloading short-staffed treasurer’s dept.

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township residents are being asked to use the online payment option, rather than paying their bills in person at the township hall, in order to give the treasurer’s staff some relief from their heavy workload. Treasurer Earl Guzak became visibly frustrated at times during the Thursday, Sept. 10, Board of Trustees meeting when he […]

Grievance alleges trustee made derogatory comments, sought personnel file of employee

GRAND BLANC TWP. — A new accusation is raising eyebrows in Grand Blanc Township. Supervisor Scott Bennett last week confirmed a grievance had been filed against an elected official accused of “intimidating” staff at the township hall. Bennett asked the board create a new policy for trustee/staff interactions to avoid such issues in the future. Township documents identify the official […]

Lieske appointed to fill vacant board of education seat

DAVISON — Eric Lieske, the former superintendent of Davison schools, was chosen from a list of 24 applicants to serve the remaining time of an open seat on the Davison Board of Education, Sept. 14. The vote to appoint Lieske to the seat vacated last month by the resignation of board member John Hair was 5-1, with Matthew Smith being […]

Medical marijuana grower ordered to remove fence

Township moves ahead with ordinance regulating grow operations

DAVISON TWP. — The owner of a home in Vassar Park where a tenant has been growing large amounts of medical marijuana since spring, has been ordered by a Genesee County judge to remove the fencing and his plants by Oct. 26. Judge Jennifer Manley of the 67th District Court in Davison ordered the removal of the medical marijuana grow […]

Three incumbents seek re-election in Nov. 3 Davison Board of Education election

DAVISON — Three incumbent Davison School Board members are seeking re-election for the three open seats on the November 3rd ballot. Two veteran board members, Kathleen Sudia and Mark McGlashen and two-year incumbent, Granger Stefanko are counting on their strong records and experience to hold their seats. Sudia, President of the Davison School Board, has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees […]

In brief

Outreach East matching fundraiser DAVISON – The Outreach East matching donation fundraiser has raised $1,955, with an additional $1,955 in matching funds for a total donation so far of $3,910. The fundraiser is a dollar for dollar match, turning a $20 donation into $40 for Outreach East. Details: Call 810-653-7711. To donate visit www.outreacheast.org or by mail at P.O. Box […]