2021-01-14 E-Edition

Regional Champs!

The Davison Cardinals scored a 20-7 win Jan. 9 at Lapeer in the regional final over Detroit Catholic Central. The team, shown here holding up the Regional Championship trophy, will go on to face Rockford (8-0) in the state semifinals this Saturday. For more see the story on page 5.

County board selects chairman and vice chair for 2021

GENESEE COUNTY — During its organizational meeting held on Jan. 6, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners selected Commissioner Mark Young to lead the board as Chairman for 2021. Young, who was elected to the 5th District as County Commissioner in 2012, previously served as the Genesee County Board Chairman in 2017 and 2018 when the county experienced its greatest […]

Local leaders react to news of charges against ex-Gov. Snyder

FLINT — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and several ex-state officials have been placed on notice they will be charged in the Flint Water Crisis following a new investigation. Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials will be charged in the water scandal which involved lead contamination in the city’s water supply and was blamed for a deadly outbreak of […]

Health department prepares for next phase of vaccine distribution

GENESEE COUNTY — As it works to get COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline medical teams, the Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has announced that it will soon be rolling out the next phase of vaccines for essential workers and vulnerable individuals. Currently, the GCHD is vaccinating people in the 1A phase of distribution, which are individuals working in healthcare facilities, as […]

New medical marijuana registration ordinance takes effect in Atlas Twp.

ATLAS TWP. — A new ordinance that takes effect this month will require medical marijuana caregivers here to register with the township. In addition, the Planning Commission is expected to begin discussions regarding limiting medical marijuana operations to certain zoning districts. The registration ordinance will apply to new and existing caregivers. Township officials will mail letters and applications to caregivers […]

City to re-route Center Road curve at Saginaw

GRAND BLANC — The City of Grand Blanc will use federal funds to pay the bulk of the cost for re-routing one of the curves on Center Road. The project is estimated to carry a $1 million price tag. The city will pay around $260,000 of the total expense. The federal government will pony up about $866,000 from gas and […]

Grand Blanc council considers fate of town clock

GRAND BLANC — A sentimental piece of Grand Blanc history – the clock in the plaza – may be replaced in the coming year. “It’s pretty dinged up,” said City Manager Wendy Jean- Buhrer. “It hasn’t kept proper time for a while, and we do get calls on it. It is a central focal point in the city.” The family […]

Cardinals topple Detroit CC, advance to state semifinals

LAPEER — The Davison Cardinals punched their ticket to the D-1 state semifinals with a 20-7 win in the regional final over Detroit Catholic Central last Saturday. Davison (10-0) gutted out a tough defensive battle with Detroit CC (9-1), breaking a 7-7 tie in the fourth quarter with two touchdowns in the last 11 minutes of the game. The Cardinals […]

School board names new officers

DAVISON — The Davison Board of Education appointed new officers Jan. 11 following the outcome of the Nov. 3 election in which two longtime members – President Kathleen Sudia and Board member Mark McGlashen – were voted out. Veteran board member Karen Conover was elected president by a vote of 4-3, with board members Matthew Smith, Stephanie Pickell and Nick […]