2021-04-08 E-Edition

The State Champs!

The Davison Varsity Wrestling team posted a perfect season and walked away last week with the Division 1 team wrestling championship. The Davison varsity wrestling team is shown here posing with the school’s eighth state title. Details: See page 5 inside.

10-digit dialing to be required for 810 area codes

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County residents who have an 810 area code will soon have to include their area code when making calls, due to a change at the national level by the FCC. On July 16, 2020, the FCC approved the designation of 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). As a […]

County voters to decide on Mental Health Millage

GENESEE COUNTY — A proposal to fund more mental health services in Genesee County will be on the countywide ballot this spring. At the May 4 special election, voters will decide on whether to approve the Community Mental Health Millage, an initiative supported by Genesee Health System. If passed, the mental health millage would generate around $9.5 million for additional […]

Flint Bishop Airport receives nearly $1 million in grant money

FLINT TWP. — Flint Bishop International Airport is getting $956,449 in federal grant money to improve and upgrade its infrastructure. The federal grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation, will invest in taxiway improvements, which help aircrafts move between runways, ramps and hangars safely. Grant funding will also be used to acquire snow removal equipment to help prepare the […]

Mundy Twp. officials plan for growth, improvement in Hill Road Corridor

MUNDY TWP. — As the Hill Road corridor continues to grow in leaps and bounds, Mundy Township officials are directing more attention and resources to a strategic plan to encourage and manage the community’s central business district. A group of representatives, including members of the board of trustees and the Corridor Improvement Authority, got together last week for a bus […]

Flint Twp. man critically injured in roll-over wreck on I-75

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Crash Investigation Team (CIRT) was investigating a crash that left a 26-year-old Flint Township man fighting for his life early Saturday. Police did not release the name of the man who suffered life-threatening injuries when his 2005 Chevrolet pickup crashed on northbound Interstate 75. The wreck occurred around 12:10 a.m. as the […]

Bobcats wins Division 1 basketball state quarterfinal, go on to state semifinals

DAVISON — The Grand Blanc Bobcats fought back against an Orchard Lake St. Mary’s rally Tuesday at the end of the game, played in Davison, for a 58-53 Division 1 boys basketball state quarterfinal win. Ty Rodgers and guard R.J. Taylor’s work on the floor helped the team advance to Thursday’s state semifinal at Breslin Center in Lansing. Grand Blanc […]

Grand Blanc Rd. roundabout project to begin Monday

MUNDY TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission will begin construction of a new roundabout at Grand Blanc and Linden roads in Mundy Township at 8 a.m. Monday, April 12. The work zone will be closed to through traffic. The posted detour routes utilize Baldwin, Torrey, Hill, Morrish, Grand Blanc and Seymour roads. Access to local businesses will be maintained […]

Hoppy Easter

An Easter Egg Hunt held at the Robert Williams Nature Center in Davison Township on April 3. Children came to the nature center and went from station to station along the walking trail to find “hidden” Easter Eggs and collect treats. There were also games and other fun activities.