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School district breaks ground on performing arts center

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

DAVISON — Ground was broken Monday night at Davison High School on the start of construction on the new $18 million performing arts center. The ground-breaking ceremony was held before the monthly Board of Education meeting on the southwest lawn of the high school. The school board, music teacher, administrators, architects and representatives of the construction management company were all […]

In brief

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

Poppy sale drive-thru at American Legion DAVISON TWP. — American Legion Post 267, 10309 Davison Rd., will hold a Poppy Drive-Thru today and tomorrow, June 17-18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the post hall. Led by the American Legion Auxiliary, each year members of The American Legion Family distribute poppies with a request that the person receiving the […]

Festival of Flags festivities

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

The Davison Festival of Flags, sponsored by the Davison Chamber of Commerce, took place last week in Davison and Davison Township, June 9-13. The week started out with the annual parade down Main Street on June 9 and included the carnival held at Lake Callis, Market in the Park, the Young Warrior Beach Battle at Lake Callis on June 12, […]

Make way for the parade

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

The Flushing Summer Festival made a triumphant return with its annual parade through downtown Flushing on June 9. Spectators lined Main Street to see floats displaying this year’s “Festival of Music” theme, along with marchers and a host of cool vehicles. There were also special appearances from the Flushing Junior Equestrian team, the Girl Scouts, the Flushing American Legion #283 […]

Township tables caregiver ordinance a second time

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

FLUSHING TWP. — Flushing Township’s home occupation ordinance will undergo a few more tweaks after trustees voted to table the measure again last week. On June 10, Flushing Township trustees were set to vote on a second reading of the ordinance but decided that further revisions should be made to the permit application process for medical marijuana caregivers. Under the […]

FCS recognizes custodial teams and maintenance crews

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

FLUSHING — Flushing Community Schools has recognized members of its Maintenance and Custodial Department for their tireless efforts to keep district technology up to date and buildings clean and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the June 8 Flushing School Board meeting, FCS Superintendent Matt Shanafelt extended appreciation to each maintenance member and custodian who rose to meet the challenges […]

Memorial Day festivities called a success

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

BURTON — Members of the Parks and Recreation Commission said the Memorial Day 5K race and other festivities were a success. As the commission looks ahead to 2022, there are plans to combine next year’s Memorial Day events with the city’s 50th anniversary. At the June 9 commission meeting, a report from commission member Jim Craig, who was absent, said […]

Planning commission approves one-year permit for food truck

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

BURTON — The planning commission approved a one-year special use permit for a Grand Blanc man to open a food trailer at a lot on Davison Road, across from the General Motors Parts Plant at Davison and Genesee roads, June 8. While it wasn’t the three-year permit owner and operator Stanley Wright had asked for, the commission said one-year would […]

Genesee Christian High School become Div. 4 champs, lose at finals

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

BURTON — The greatest baseball season in Genesee Christian history got a little bit better as the Soldiers advanced to Saturday’s Regional Finals against Ottawa Lake Whiteford, June 12 at Adrian College. Although Genesee Christian lost to Ottawa Lake Whiteford, 8-3, but it was the end to a dream season for the school, which has never won a District baseball […]

Carman Ainsworth Top 10 grads:

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 17, 2021

Tamaer Al-Harastani GPA: 4.0 Parents: Mohammad Al-Harastani and Maiada Almasri. Aamer Almansour GPA: 4.0 Bianca (Sam) Bowers GPA: 4.0 Parents: Trish and David Bowers. Byain Ghannoum GPA: 4.0 Parents: Anan Kalih and Mustafa Ghannoum. Razeen Maroof GPA: 4.0 Parents: Sania Zainuddin and Sayed Maroof Osama. Harley Pearson GPA: 3.922 Parents: Cassandra and Allan Pearson. Jackson Simmons GPA: 3.986 Parents: Stephen […]