DDA gearing up for Christmas, looking ahead to 2021

DAVISON — The Davison Downtown Development Authority has had a rough year, like everyone else, when it comes to holding events, following the cancellations of most of the car shows and the Pumpkin Festival. But the DDA is going ahead with plans for the city’s annual Christmas on Main Street celebration, starting Dec. 4. A letter was sent out to […]

Bishop named NCCAA Student-Athlete of the Week

GREENVILLE, SC — The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has named three Bob Jones University Bruins student-athletes as National Player of the Week. Cross Country runners Hannah Peterson and Michael Steurer were given the honor while Jenna Bishop from the women’s soccer team also received the national recognition. Sophomore Jenna Bishop, a resident of Davison, had a strong week […]

Township board members say goodbye after election losses

DAVISON TWP. — It was, at times, an emotional goodbye as four members of the Davison Township Board of Trustees wrapped up their final meeting after retiring or losing their seats in the recent general election. Departing the board after the Nov. 9 regular meeting are Supervisor Tim Elkins, Treasurer Patrick Miller and Trustee Travis Howell. Elkins and Miller lost […]

In brief

Davison Senior Center holding holiday fundraiser DAVISON TWP. — Fick Farms will be at the Davison Area Senior Center parking lot, 10135 Lapeer Rd., on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. selling Christmas wreaths, Christmas roping, Kissing Balls, Porch pots and Grave Blankets. Prices start at $20. Details: Call 810-658- 1566. — G.G. Board approves new burial fees for cemeteries […]

Davison closes city hall for appointments only

DAVISON — Due to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases, officials have decided to open city hall by appointment only. Mayor Tim Bishop said the new policy started Nov. 9 and is aimed at reducing the risk of contracting COVID-19 for the city’s staff and the public. Now that the election and water/sewer bill payments are complete, city officials said […]

Cool to Care to be a little different this year

DAVISON — With the approach of the holiday season, Davison Community Schools will once again hold the “Cool to Care” campaign – but the schools will approach things differently with eh threat of COVID-19. All of the school buildings and the Cardinal’s Nest will continue to accept nonperishable food items and paper products, but district officials are encouraging parents and […]

Davis tops Cousineau in 7th District Commissioner race

FLUSHING — Republican challenger Meredith Davis narrowly ousted Democratic incumbent Commissioner Martin Cousineau on Nov. 3 to claim the 7th District County Commissioner seat. Davis (R-Flushing) defeated Cousineau (D-Thetford Township) 51 percent to 49 percent, earning 13,600 votes to Cousineau’s 13,210 votes. Davis, 27, entered the 7th District County Commissioner race in August when she ran as a write-in candidate […]

City Council approves removal of retaining walls on East Main Street

FLUSHING — In an effort to improve traffic safety, the City of Flushing will be replacing a series of retaining walls along eastbound East Main Street. On Monday, Flushing City Council followed a recommendation from Rowe Engineering to approve the removal of three decorative brick walls on East Main Street between Mill and Boman streets and replace them with guardrails. […]

FEA Teacher of the Month: Jamie Perigo

FLUSHING — Elementary teacher Jamie Perigo has been selected as the Flushing Education Association’s Teacher of the Month for November. Perigo teaches first grade at Springview Elementary School and is in her second year of teaching at Flushing Community Schools. Below is a Q and A session between Perigo and the Flushing Education Association (FEA): FEA: Why did you become […]

City plans renovation for downtown alley and parking lot

FLUSHING — The City of Flushing is preparing to tackle a much-needed renovation project on the city’s downtown north parking lot and alley. At Monday’s meeting, the Flushing City Council approved engineering design improvements for the downtown parking lot and alley area, which is bounded by Maple Street, Cherry Street and Main Street. Rowe Engineering will begin design work in […]