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Facchinello vows to stay on school board despite Times article about QAnon support

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

GRAND BLANC — Amy Facchinello says she’s not resigning from the Grand Blanc Community Schools Board of Education, despite the negative “national publicity” she recently received. In an April 16 article entitled “QAnon candidates are winning local elections. Can they be stopped?” Time magazine named Facchinello as one of those elected officials, saying she has promoted, on her social media […]

Pollock Road closed until May 17

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Pollock Road at the proposed Dort Highway intersection will be closed until Monday, May 17. The Genesee County Road Commission’s contractor was scheduled to close the intersection, located between Timberline Drive and Health Park Blvd., on Wednesday, May 5, for roadway intersection construction. All Ascension Genesys hospital campus parking lots will be accessible and open. The […]

Student honored

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

Davison Student awarded GCASBM scholarship Davison Schools President Karen Conover, Trustee Matthew Smith and Superintendent Kevin Brown stand with scholarship winner and Davison Senior, Chloe Evoy. Evoy was honored as one of six Genesee County students to earn a Genesee County Association of School Board Members (GCASBM) Scholarship. She plans to attend Saginaw Valley State University in the fall for […]

Mother’s Day Craft Show at Davison Farmers Market

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

DAVISON TWP. — On May 8, the Davison Farmers Market will be celebrating Mother’s Day with an all-day, open-to-close, craft show. The day will be centered around those special Moms in our lives. fresh floral bouquets and arrangements will be on display for purchase. At the end of the day, treat your special Mom to lunch at the market. The […]

Medical marijuana committee approves lottery for new district

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

DAVISON — The city council’s medical marijuana committee approved holding a lottery to determine who will receive the city’s sole license for a provisioning center to be located somewhere in the newly established zone for such a facility. In August 2019 the city held a lottery for the sole license, and it was awarded to Jim Joubran of High Society […]

Council moves closer to placing DPW supervisor under its control

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

DAVISON — Some members of city council want to place the Department of Public Works supervisor under their rule, for hiring and firing purposes, but the path to do so is in the hands of the attorneys. The council considered a motion April 26 to remove the DPW supervisor from the city manager’s oversight, returning the position to one council […]

Police Blotter

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

Police investigating theft from apartment DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Chatwell Club Apartments, April 21, for the report of a home invasion at 5:23 p.m. The victim, a 25-year-old Davison woman, said several items were stolen from her apartment after the door was allegedly kicked in. Police were looking at a 23-year-old Flint woman as a possible suspect. […]

In brief

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

Miss Davison pageant cancelled for second year DAVISON — For the second year, COVID-19 restrictions have forced the cancellation of the 2021 Miss Davison Scholarship Pageant. Pageant organizer Lori Tallman said in a press release the 2019 Miss Davison and Court will continue to reign until the pageant is able to return next year. “We are optimistic we are reaching […]

Rotary Club adopts Flushing portion of M-13 for clean-up

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

On April 24, the Rotary Club of Flushing conducted its first “Adopt-a-Highway” cleanup of portions of state highway M-13 in Flushing Township. Club members formed small teams to pick up trash along M-13 from Carpenter Road south to Stanley Road to the north. The Rotary Club of Flushing is participating in the Michigan Department of Transportation’s “Adopt a Highway” program […]

Police Blotter

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | May 06, 2021

The Flushing City Police blotter is a compilation of reports from the Flushing City Police Department. Disorderly conduct with swordplay FLUSHING — Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Woodland Ponds Drive on April 12 for a disturbing the peace call. When police arrived at the location, they found a 39-year-old man from Flint and a woman arguing outside. […]