2021-04-15 E-Edition

State champs!

Grand Blanc Boys Varsity Basketball players posed with the Division 1 championship trophy in a post-game celebration after defeating Ann Arbor Huron, 45-36, in the state final at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on April 10. For more see page 3.

Medical center will provide comprehensive care for Flint area children

FLINT — Genesee Health System has announced a new state-of-the-art mental and physical health treatment center will bring comprehensive care for Flint and Genesee County children to a single location. The 60,000-square-foot building will bring all GHS children’s program areas under one roof, including the Neurological Center for Excellence, Children’s Autism Center, and Child and Family Services. The Greater Flint […]

Three Oakland County lawyers charged with racketeering in Genesee County



GENESEE COUNTY — Three Oakland County attorneys have been accused of operating a criminal enterprise in Genesee County and defrauding defendants in civil lawsuits. Genesee County officials announced last week that multiple felony charges have been brought against attorneys Marc Fishman, Ryan Fishman and Alexandra Ichim with the Fishman Group law firm located in Bloomfield Township. All three defendants have […]

Grand Blanc tops Ann Arbor Huron, wins first state championship in school history



GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Varsity Boys Basketball program has crossed uncharted territory by capturing the school’s first-ever Division 1 state championship. Grand Blanc (15-2, 6-1 in conference play) capped off its 2020/2021 season on April 10 by defeating Ann Arbor Huron, 45-36, in the state final at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. The Bobcats gutted out a […]

Former GBHS teacher accused of CSC with student



GRAND BLANC — Former Grand Blanc High School English teacher Michael V. Paris groomed one of his 16-year-old students before initiating a sexual relationship with the teen, Grand Blanc police and Genesee County prosecutors allege. Paris, 34, now faces three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct stemming from the allegations that date back to 2014. The suspect, a Grand Blanc […]

Grand Blanc man wins $150K Powerball prize

GRAND BLANC — Buying a subscription for Powerball tickets paid off almost immediately for a Grand Blanc man who won a $150,000 prize. Ken Belcher matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball in the Feb. 27 drawing to win a $50,000 prize. Thanks to the Powerplay, the prize was multiplied to $150,000. Belcher bought his winning ticket […]

Kilmer, retiring chamber president, honored at final breakfast meeting



GRAND BLANC TWP. — With hugs and well-wishes and shared memories and tears, Jet Kilmer led her final breakfast meeting as president of the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 9. Kilmer is retiring after 17 years as head of the local business organization. Leigh LaForest is stepping into the leadership role, effective last Monday. “Thank you for […]

Davison Common Ground meets, events returning for summer



DAVISON — Davison Common Ground held it’s second meeting of the year, April 6, after being off most of 2020 due to COVID-19. Held to help these groups, governmental agencies and churches “connect the dots,” Common Ground is a way to encourage less overlap and more cooperation. First Baptist Church, 208 E. Fourth St. in Davison, introduced its new pastor, […]

Grapplers honored

The Davison Varsity Wrestling Team received a hero’s welcome Monday with a short parade from Thomson Elementary to Davison High School, where the Division 1 State Champs were greeted by members of the Davison Board of Education and Superintendent Kevin Brown. Brown offered praise for their recent victory over rival Detroit Catholic Central, making them once again king of the […]