2021-09-16 E-Edition

Flushing remembers 9/11 victims with ceremony



FLUSHING — Two decades have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001, but many Flushing residents are keeping the memories of that fateful day alive. On Saturday, several local veterans and volunteers marked the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with a memorial ceremony at Riverview Park in Flushing. Attendees paid homage to victims who died in terrorist attacks on the […]

Sheriff details out-county GHOST operations, human trafficking arrests



GENESEE COUNTY — Since its inception in 2018, the Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team (GHOST) has conducted 130 arrests and taken many sexual predators off the streets. Now, the task force is branching out to assist police departments across the state with human trafficking busts and sting operations in their own communities. Over the last six months, GHOST has conducted […]

Real Estate For A CAUSE combines passions for work and charity

Surpasses $100,000 in local charity donations

GRAND BLANC — James Mirolli Broker/ CEO at Real Estate For A CAUSE has built an organization based on passion and community. The intersection of his two passions — real estate and giving back to the community — resulted in the grand opening of Real Estate For A CAUSE in April of 2019. “REFAC agents as a whole are very […]

Deadline nears for Perry centennial pavilion and gardens fundraiser



GRAND BLANC — Fund raisers are closing in on their goal of raising $26,000 to be used toward the construction of a centennial pavilion and gardens at the Perry Center in Grand Blanc. As of Monday morning, 31 donors had contributed $25,140. The deadline for accepting donations through the crowdfunding platform Patronicity is Sept. 30. If the campaign hits the […]

Grand Blanc Twp. residents share concerns about code enforcement



GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township residents are weighing in on the plan to clean up blight and enforce the township’s codes, and many aren’t happy with some of the restrictions. Several residents addressed the board of trustees at the Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting. Of greatest concern was the code prohibiting things like motorhomes and similar vehicles in driveways […]

Wilson, GBHS girls’ basketball alum, to be inducted into Northwood Athletic Hall of Fame

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Community Schools is proud to announce the induction of a former Bobcat into the 2021 Northwood University Athletic Hall of Fame. Class of 2007 GBHS graduate Pamela Wilson will be honored in the university’s 15th annual Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony. The induction will take place at the Hach Student Life Center in Midland at […]

Smith recall language shot down again



DAVISON — A second attempt to have recall language approved against Davison Board of Education member Matthew Smith has been turned down by the Genesee County Election Commission. The commission voted 2-1 Tuesday to reject recall petition language filed by resident Jenessa Phillips. Phillips first attempt to have language approved was Sept. 1, but the commission rejected that language, also […]

End of summer fun!

Two injured in crash on M-15 at E. Stanley Road

RICHFIELD TWP. — Speed and alcohol are considered factors in a serious two-car crash at the corner of N. State Road and E. Stanley Road, Sept. 9. According to a press release issued by the Richfield Township Police Department, the drivers of both vehicles were injured and required hospitalization after a crash at 7:15 p.m. A 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, […]