Township board enjoys many perks

It is always at this time in any given election cycle that would be politicians and incumbents laud themselves and make their existence palatable to public taste. Whether at the national level or the local municipal one it is pretty much the same. In Davison Township the broadcasting of accomplishments from the incumbents should not mask what they serve themselves […]

Vote against communism

Mainstream media continue to do their best (or worst) to make the voting process painful, confusing, and divisive. But if you can get past the offensive political ads, the haranguing between the candidates, and the media reporting lies and ignoring or misconstruing the truth, and really consider your choice, it is an easy decision. A vote for socialism would result […]

Smith best choice for County Commission

Experience counts and so does your vote. I’m voting for Matthew Smith for County Commissioner. For a quick second, let’s go back in time to the year 2018. The voters were craving change on the school board and we needed someone to step up. Matthew Smith took on the political establishment and won. Since then, he has changed the school […]

Dirt pile is costing taxpayers

Please keep in mind who sat on the Davison Township Board when the township was creating the huge dirt pile on Gale Road. The township spent thousands of dollars of taxpayer money getting rid of the huge dirt pile. You pay, I pay, we the taxpayers pay. Think and vote. — Robert Burley, Davison (Editor’s note: The money used to […]

Fire destroys dwelling, leaves family homeless


DAVISON TWP. — A family is reaching out to the community after losing everything in a fire that destroyed their home and killed two pets Sunday morning. The Davison-Richfield Area Fire Department was called to Wren Drive, off S. Irish Road between Lippincott and Lapeer Road, at 7:57 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 for a house fire. Chief Brian Flewelling said […]

Cherry faces opposition from Hoss for county treasurer seat

GENESEE COUNTY – Genesee County Treasurer Deborah Cherry (D) is being challenged in the Nov. 3 general election for her seat by Republican Deborah Hoss. Cherry, of Burton, and Hoss, of Flint, will face off at the polls in the upcoming election. Here is what they had to say in response to our questionnaire: Deborah Cherry, Age: 66 Education: Master’s […]

Dort Financial Credit Union is presenting sponsor of the ‘Let’s Make Miracles’ Radiothon!

FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, announced that its FIRST Annual “Let’s Make Miracles” Radiothon raised a total of $94,915. The hospital partnered with CARS 108, Club 93.7, Banana 101.5, US 103.1 and 1470 WFNT for the two-day event. Due to COVID-19, the Radiothon was broadcast directly from the studios of Townsquare Media in Burton on […]

Ruth Mott Foundation welcomes two new trustees

FLINT — The Ruth Mott Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes two new trustees, both of whom have deep roots in the city and careers dedicated to helping Flint residents thrive. Debra Furr-Holden, long-time Flint resident, and Ja’Nel Jamerson, a Flint native, joined the Board in September. Furr-Holden, Ph.D, is an epidemiologist who serves as dean of Public Health at Michigan […]

MCC‘s annual College Night goes virtual

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) wants to make college shopping safe and easy. The College is hosting its Annual Regional College Fair Oct. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. Representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities from Michigan, as well as out-of-state, will be available to discuss admission requirements, programs of study, financial options and student […]

World Series is near, Big Ten football is back and the Lions win

Fat Guy Corner

The World Series is set to begin Tuesday night between the Tampa Bay Rays and L.A. Dodgers. The Tampa Bay representing the American League, won a tough fought seven game series over the “Garbage Can Bangers” from Houston. The Rays, up 3-0 on the Astros, tried to blow the series but rallied to get the job done. The Tampa Bay […]