Davison Township launches bicycle patrol

DAVISON TWP. — They say you never forget how to ride a bicycle, which is good for Ofc. Terry Coon because for the third time in his 32-year career he’s back on a bike doing his job as a police officer. Coon and Ofc. David Dwyer, both of the Davison Township Police Department, have become the township’s first bicycle police […]

Service recognized

On Aug. 24, the Davison–Richfield Fire Department in conjunction with the Davison – Richfield Area Fire Authority, awarded the 2020 “Michael A. Christopherson Firefighter of the Year Award”, to Lieutenant Jacob Ishmael for his exemplary service and dedication to the residents of the Davison – Richfield Area. Additionally, the Fire Authority passed a “Recognition of Valor” and awarded a “Certificate […]

Two candidates vying for clerk in upcoming Davison Township special election

DAVISON TWP. — Two candidates have been appointed by their respective political parties to face-off in a special election Nov. 2 to be the next township clerk. Patrick Miller, 69, the former treasurer of Davison Township, running as a Democrat, and resident Morgan Jackson, 29, a Republican, will both be on the ballot Nov. 2 for Davison Township clerk, running […]

Davison Farmers Market Flea-Market Flip-Day on Sept. 4

DAVISON TWP. — On Sept. 4, the Davison Farmers Market will be having an open to close Flea Market Flip-Day, where one can sell past or buy newly discovered treasures. If interested, please call Sandy at 810-412-5883 for more information. Whether shopping, buying, or selling. one can always find a treasure of some kind at the Davison Farmers Market. While […]

In brief

Police to hold Coffee & Cops DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Township Police will hold a Coffee & Cops meet and greet at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., on Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. The public is invited to come share coffee with the police and talk about any thoughts or concerns. — G.G. Youth basketball sign-up […]

Grand Blanc woman faces terrorism charge over threat against health officials

GRAND BLANC TWP. — A Grand Blanc Township woman is facing a charge of terrorism after Genesee County Health Department officials said they received death threats following the recent mask mandate. Helaina M. Burt, 42, was arraigned Friday, Aug. 27, on one count of filing a false report or threat of terrorism, and two counts of malicious use of telecommunications […]

We Back the Badge rally salutes local law enforcement

FLUSHING — Flushing residents showed appreciation for their local police department by holding the 2nd Annual We Back the Badge rally at Riverview Park on Aug. 27. As with last year’s event, attendees in the 2021 rally partook in patriotic songs, listened to speeches and participated in a brief march through the park and downtown Flushing. Speakers at the rally […]

Welcome back, Raider Rally!

Flushing families flocked to Raider Rally 2021 on Aug. 24 to usher in a new school year and enjoy fun and games at Raider Field behind Central Elementary School. Students got to play carnival games, jump around on inflatables, ride a barrel train and get an up-close look at police and fire vehicles. Local businesses, churches and non-profits offered multiple […]

Former Flushing golfer competes at the Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Former Flushing resident George Bowman can cross another item off his bucket list: competing in The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. Bowman, who’s the head golf professional at the Oakhurst Golf and Country Club in Clarkston, received a sponsor’s exemption to play in the fourth edition of the Ally Challenge at Warwick Hills Golf & Country […]

City, Township seek state and federal funds in wake of Aug. 11 storm

FLUSHING — In a further attempt to aid Flushing Township residents who were impacted by a severe storm and confirmed microburst on Aug. 11, Supervisor Frederick Thorsby has declared a State of Emergency for the Flushing Township. The declared state of emergency will aid Flushing Township in seeking aid from Genesee County Emergency Management, the State of Michigan and the […]