Wife of well-known Davison chiropractor dies at 96

EDGEWATER FL. — Rita M. Bayus, 96, the wife of longtime Davison chiropractor and holistic healer, Dr. Albert J. Bayus, died Oct. 16 in Florida. Dr. Bayus preceded her in death Sept. 30, 2011, at the age of 82. The couple lived in Edgewater, FL, but prior to retiring there in 1992, Dr. Bayus was a chiropractic and holistic physician […]

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Outgoing school board members honored DAVISON — Longtime Davison Board of Education members Kathleen Sudia and Mark McGlashen both finished their last board meeting, Dec. 7 and were presented plaques by Superintendent Kevin Brown recognizing their years of service. The pair, who lost their bids for re-election in the Nov. 3 general election, collectively serviced more than 50 years on […]

City of GB receives state grant for warming hut at Physician’s Park

GRAND BLANC — The state Department of Natural Resources has awarded the City of Grand Blanc a $127,500 Recreation Passport grant. The DNR announced in November that it had awarded nearly $2 million in recreation grants for local parks and trail improvements and development. Since the state initiated the program 10 years ago, it has awarded $12.7 million. The city […]

Suspect charged in series of cash store holdups

GRAND BLANC — The suspect in a series of cash store holdups was behind bars after police in Grand Blanc caught up with him last week. Rollo Pickens, 40, faces charges of armed robbery, felony firearm and assaulting, resisting or obstructing an officer. Investigators allege he confessed to all of the robberies. On Thursday, Dec. 3, around 3:30 p.m., police […]

Flushing church brings live Nativity to the Candlewalk

Mayfair Bible Church, in conjunction with the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce, hosted a live Nativity scene at Riverview Park during the 2020 Flushing Candlewalk. Festival goers young and old had the chance to meet shepherds, wisemen from “the East,” and Mary and Joseph with Baby Jesus. They also got to interact with camels, sheep, goats, a mini cow and […]

FCOC partners with local retailer to provide hunger relief for Flushing residents

FLUSHING — The Flushing Christian Outreach Center (FCOC) is proud to announce a partnership with the Swartz Creek Meijer this holiday season to provide much-needed hunger relief to local families through the retailer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program, Simply Give. “Due to the pandemic, we have record numbers of Flushing people using our services,” said Terry Bigelow, the FCOC Program […]

Stewart chosen as Flushing Rotary Student of the Month

FLUSHING — Flushing High School senior Kennedy Stewart has been named the Rotary Club of Flushing’s Student of the Month for November. Stewart, who will graduate this spring with the class of 2021, spent four years in the FHS Rotary Interact Club and has served the last two years as the Interact Secretary. She is also a member of Student […]

Santa on the go!

The Davison Downtown Development Authority couldn’t have a Christmas parade and fun events along Main Street this year, due to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop them from bringing Santa Claus by for a social distancing visit. Santa spent a couple hours on Fourth and Main streets across from the Davison Public Library Dec. 4 waving to carloads of children, some […]

Burton senior center collecting for care packages

BURTON — The Burton Senior Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse St., is collecting donations for care packages to deliver to local seniors in need this Christmas. Jean Johnson, director of the Burton Senior Center, said there is a need for about 30 seniors in Burton who have no one this Christmas and could use some help. “What we’re doing is […]

Annual Stuff a Blue Goose provides toys for children in need

BURTON — The 8th Annual Stuff a Blue Goose toy drive was held Dec. 4 at the Elga Credit Union, 2303 S. Center Rd., and despite a tough year for everyone, people were still out in force making donations. Stuff a Blue Goose is a cooperative effort between the Michigan State Police, Elga Credit Union and local police and fire […]