Atherton High School Class of 2021 announces Top students

BURTON — The following Atherton High School Class of 2021 graduates have earned the honor of being among the Top 10 graduates, achieving the highest-Grade Point Averages for their class.

Atherton Board of Education seeking to fill vacancy

BURTON — The Atherton Board of Education has announced there is a vacancy on the board as a result of the resignation of Donald Embury. Embury has served on the Board of Education since July 2004. “We are appreciative of his many years of service and wish him all the best in the years to come,” the board said in […]

Police Blotter

Thrown hamburger ends up with arrest DAVISON TWP. — A 31-year-old Davison woman was arrested May 20 in the Village of Wicklow after police were called to the reported disturbance at 6:24 p.m. According to police, the woman told police she and the victim, a 41-year-old Davison man, were having a “funny conversation” when she “jokingly” threw a hamburger at […]

Sons of Union Soldiers honor Jentery Farmer with ceremony on Decoration Day

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Jentery M. Farmer had a passion for history and, in particular, the Civil War. Even as a high school student, he enjoyed dressing up in the woolen uniform of a Union soldier and participating in re-enactments with his brethren in the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. “I always thought it was remarkable that […]

Flint Bishop Airport reduces parking fees, consolidates lots

FLINT TWP. — Parking now costs a little bit less at Flint Bishop International Airport. On May 25, the Bishop Airport Authority voted to consolidate its short term and longterm parking lots into a rebranded Terminal Parking Lot and drop the price of daily parking fees from $15 to $10 beginning June 1. Reserved parking closest to the terminal has […]

McGilvery tapped to succeed Kindle as CACS superintendent

FLINT TWP. — Assistant Superintendent Cathy McGilvery has been selected to lead the Carman- Ainsworth School District into its next academic era. During a special meeting held on May 25, the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education unanimously appointed McGilvery to become the next Superintendent of Carman Ainsworth Community Schools, effective July 1. McGilvery will be taking over for current CACS Superintendent […]

GFWC Swartz Creek scholarship applications now available

SWARTZ CREEK — The GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club is again offering a $700 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded in September to a woman who resides in the Swartz Creek Community Schools district, has completed high school graduation requirements, and currently attends college or trade school, full or part time. A minimum 3.0 grade point average is required. Applicants […]

Family movies under the stars to begin next week

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Area Firefighters and Downtown Development Authority are pleased to announce that the 2021 summer movie season will begin at dusk Friday, June 11. The free, outdoor movie series kicks off with “Playing with Fire” starring John Cena, John Leguizamo and Keegan-Michael Key as smokejumpers who find themselves in charge of three rambunctious youngsters who […]

Latchkey coordinator recognized for service during pandemic

FLUSHING — Flushing Latchkey Program Coordinator Kathy McMahan was honored by the Flushing Board of Education on May 18 for her service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. McMahan, who is in her first year as the Latchkey coordinator, received a bouquet and recognition for her work to provide quality childcare services for families and make program adaptions with […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO June 9, 2011 Through concessions made by all of the bargaining units during recent contract negotiations, the Davison Board of Education has managed to keep eight of 10 teachers who were to be laid off after this school year. The board voted unanimously to recall eight teachers who were pink slipped just weeks ago and would have […]