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Iconic movie and TV cars to headline Chrome & Ice show

FLINT — The 2022 Chrome & Ice Indoor Car Show is going Hollywood this February with a lineup of iconic vehicles from classic movies and TV. One of those cool cars will be the Knight Industries Two Thousand, better known as KITT from the 1980s TV show “Knight Rider.” The 1983 Trans Am Firebird, owned by Tom Brown and his […]

GHOST team asks public to be “eyes and ears”

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

FLINT — The Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team is asking members of the community to help it find and arrest predators who are involved in human trafficking by taking a 15-minute online class to become a certified member of the GHOST team. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson announced the rollout of the online certification course which is to happen Jan. […]

GBCS board member allegedly signed fraudulent electoral certificate

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Community Schools Board of Education member Amy Facchinello is reportedly among 16 Michigan Republicans who could face federal charges for allegedly signing a fraudulent electoral certificate. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she has asked prosecutors in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to open an investigation, according to reports. In […]

Avery appointed to represent 5th District on County Commission

FLINT — By a vote of 5-2, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners appointed James Avery to fill the vacant 5th District seat for a term expiring Dec. 31. The decision was not without controversy as members of the public and one commissioner accused the board of cronyism and pre-determining the outcome of the vote. Avery, who serves on the […]

S&P Global upgrades school district’s credit rating

GRAND BLANC — The new year brought some very good news to the Grand Blanc Community Schools, which now stands to see significant savings as the district forges ahead with its bond projects. On Jan. 7, S&P Global Ratings notified administrators that it had raised the district’s rating for its existing general obligation debt to AA- from A+. The higher […]

GBCS returns to remote learning until Jan. 25

GRAND BLANC — Staff shortages and an “alarming” increase in the incidence of positive COVID cases have forced the Grand Blanc Community Schools to return to remote learning. In a Jan. 11 letter to district families, Superintendent Dr. Trevor Alward wrote that the transition to remote instruction is “necessary, but temporary.” Grand Blanc High School students went to remote learning […]

Downtown Davison Car Cruises moving to Sundays

DAVISON — Fridays this summer may no longer be car cruise nights in Davison, but a local antique store owner is moving the event to Sundays. Scott Binkley, the owner of Memories and More, 111 E. Second St. will be taking over the car cruises which were dropped by the Davison Downtown Development Authority for this coming summer. Davison on […]

Fire destroys building owned by Graff Chevrolet

Multiple departments assist in fighting blaze

DAVISON — Seven area fire departments assisted the Davison-Richfield Area Fire Department in fighting a blaze that consumed much of a building belonging to Graff Chevrolet, Wednesday night. Davison Fire Chief Brian Flewelling said the call for the three-alarm fire at 915 N. State Rd. came in at about 8:36 p.m. He said he was on the scene within two […]

A “Shake Off the Winter Blues” Craft Show

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Farmers Market will hold a craft show Saturday, Jan. 22, from open to close to help shake off those winter blues. Come in and see all the unique, one-of-a-kind, gifts made by artisans with a passion for their unique craft. The ones that give the receiver a feel-good vibe. Local food vendors continue offering their […]

Recall group claims to have signatures needed for special election

DAVISON — The Committee for School Board Integrity claimed Monday to have collected 4,100 signatures to place a recall election against Matthew Smith from the Davison Board of Education on the ballot. This exceeds the approximately 3,600 minimum number of signatures required to force a special election for his school board seat by nearly 400. The claim came on the […]

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