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Out of the past

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

10 YEARS AGO July 7, 2011 Davison High School junior Zach Larmor is ready to take flight in his new role as the “Cardinal” mascot. “I’m not really nervous or anything,” he said. “I just want to get out there and have fun with it.” Zach and two other students auditioned for the role in front of three judges, who […]

An open love letter to libraries

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

Dear Libraries, First and foremost, I want to say that I love you. I have for a bazillion years. When we first met, I knew you were special, unlike anything else under the sun. What I saw with my child-eyes were books and ideas filling your shelves, a place of quiet welcome for anyone who desired to explore. But since […]

Howell should be next Davison Township clerk

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

I’m writing to you today to show support for Travis Howell as replacement for our clerk who is stepping down. I have been involved with the Davison DDA for a few years now. Travis has been a huge help at all of our events from car cruises to Pumpkin Fest and Christmas on Main. We never have to ask Travis […]

Swartz Creek schools not responsive to solar discussion

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

The fastest growing industry in the State of Michigan is solar. This industry should provide an opportunity for lifelong employment for our youth. Some schools in Michigan are taking opportunities to encourage students toward this technology, as well as saving money. One of the schools in the area that is doing this is Flushing schools. Two years back, at an […]

We have a new address

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

If you’re mailing letters, press releases or anything else of interest to The Genesee County View, we have a new address. Please send all mail correspondence to The Genesee County View, P.O. Box 947, Davison, MI 48423. Also, if you’d like to pick up a copy of the Genesee County View, there is a newsstand inside Dougie’s Coffee Shop, 220 […]

Remember When …

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

Why do we celebrate July 4? The Revolutionary War had not ended, but the Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 people on July 4, 1776 and was adopted by Congress (we had 13 colonies and no longer under British rule). This agreement was just the start of our American Constitution, like the Articles of Confederation, The Bills of Rights […]

Dave Wilcox retires after 40 years with State Farm

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

DAVISON — To say Dave Wilcox grew up in the insurance business is no exaggeration. Dave’s father, Dale, was a State Farm Insurance agent for 30 years with an office in Imlay City. “There was also a State Farm sign right in front of our house on Mill Street in Dryden,” he recalls. “I grew up with people stopping by […]

Genisys Credit Union named a Best Credit Union in Michigan by Forbes

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

AUBURN HILLS — For the second year in a row, Genisys Credit Union is recognized as a Best Credit Union in Michigan from Forbes in their annual “America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions.” “Receiving recognition from Forbes as a Best Credit Union affirms our continued efforts to provide service excellence for our members,” said Jackie Buchanan, President & CEO of Genisys Credit […]

Dolores ‘Lorrie’ Ann Dulzo

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

DOLORES “LORRIE” ANN DULZO, 94, of Davison, MI, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 12 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton Street, Davison, MI 48423. Rev. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski celebrant. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021 […]

Ms. Hildreth Hawes

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | July 01, 2021

MS. HILDRETH HAWES, 81, of Mt. Morris, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021. In accordance with Hildreth’s wishes cremation has taken place. The family will have a private memorial gathering at a later date. Condolences may be shared on Hildreth’s tribute page at martinfuneralhome.com Hildreth was born on May 20, 1940. Hildreth was very family orientated, there wasn’t much time away […]