Bishop defeats Hansen for another term as mayor

Unchallenged candidates elected to council seats

DAVISON — Incumbent Mayor Tim Bishop held onto his seat Tuesday, winning another term as mayor when he earned the most votes in his race with local resident and businessman James Hansen. Bishop, 49, won by a vote of 1,427-1,020, propelling him to his third term as mayor of the city of Davison. Hansen, 67, the owner of Hansen Funeral […]

Two incumbents unseated in Davison Board of Education race

Pickell, Stefanko and Goyette win 6-year terms on school board

DAVISON — Incumbent Granger Stefanko and two newcomers — Stefanie M. Pickell and Nicholas D. Goyette – were elected from the field of nine candidates to serve on the Davison Board of Education, Tuesday. Unseated after lengthy terms were President Kathleen Sudia and board member Mark McGlashen. Pickell was the top vote-getter with 5,291 votes, followed by Stefanko with 5,290 […]

City passes 2019-2020 audit with flying colors

DAVISON — Auditors had nothing but praise for the city administration in its handling of finances for this past fiscal year when giving their annual presentation to the city council, Oct. 26. Pamela Hill with Plante Moran and associates Christopher Gilbert and Stephen Poppe gave the audit report to the council after completing 250 hours of work auditing books and […]

Madore wins re-election as Richfield Twp. supervisor

Voters decide on new treasurer, new trustee

RICHFIELD TWP. — Joe Madore won his fourth term as supervisor in the Nov. 3 election, defeating challenger Tim Candela 2,642-2592. After 12 years as supervisor, Madore, 56, said his plans are to continue using his education and experience to lead the township, as well as his leadership to his fellow board members. Further, Madore said he will continue to […]

Davison Township under new leadership after Nov. 3 election

Most incumbents gone after challengers pull off wins

DAVISON TWP. — Residents voted in a new supervisor, clerk and treasurer in the Nov. 3 election, as well as one new trustee who will be joining the board. Voters elected Republican challenger Jim Slezak as the township’s new supervisor, replacing Tim Elkins. Slezak received 6,402 votes while Elkins earned 5,324. Slezak, 54, is a former State Representative and local […]

Davison Township man arrested for possession of child pornography

DAVISON TWP. — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Tyler Scott Defeyter, 24, for possession of child sexually abusive materials and using a computer to commit a crime. Defeyter, of Davison Township, was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. The investigation was initiated when […]

In brief

Indoor Craft Show at Davison Farmer’s Market DAVISON TWP. — The temperatures are dropping and time to move our amazing craft shows inside. On Nov. 7, artisans will be on hand with gift ideas and specialty items for the upcoming holiday season. While looking for those special one of a kind gifts, stroll the market for the freshest in baked […]

New picnic tables, grills included in plan for Bicentennial Park

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township parks will get some new equipment that will make the recreational facilities more user-friendly. The township Board of Trustees last week approved a $22,114 expenditure for picnic tables, grills and trash can lids for Bicentennial Park. The investment will pay for 50 heavy-duty picnic tables, including 10 Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant accessible tables, […]

No tricks, just treats!

Ghouls, goblins, superheroes and princesses flocked to downtown Flushing for the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Hallows Eve Trick or Treat on Oct. 27. As part of this year’s socially distanced event, families followed a charted path with arrows on the city sidewalks to pick up candy provided by local businesses. There was also a costume contest for kids […]

Delehanty family sells Ford dealership in Flushing

FLUSHING — After serving customers for several generations, the Delehanty family has decided to sell their Ford dealership in Flushing. John and Mike Delehanty, the longtime owners of Delehanty Ford on 1510 E. Pierson Road, informed employees last month that they would be retiring and selling the family business. On Friday, Oct. 30, the Delehantys transferred ownership of the dealership […]