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Police receive grant for flak vests DAVISON — Davison Police Chief Don Harris told the city council July 27 he applied for a grant in March and will receive $2,700 to purchase flak vests for four of his officers, at a total cost of $2,700. — G.G. Lake Callis reopens following COVID-19 scare DAVISON TWP. — Township officials reported the […]

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Church to hold community event RICHFIELD TWP. — “Dawg Day of Summer,” a free community event drive thru, will be held at Richfield United Methodist Church, 10090 E. Coldwater Rd., Aug. 8 from 12-2 p.m. Drive through the church parking lot and receive free hot dog, chips and a drink in your car. First come, first served. Two hundred hot […]

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Coffee with a Cop GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, July 27, at Speedway, 5505 Perry Road. Coffee with a Cop provides an opportunity to “break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve by removing agendas and allowing opportunities […]

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Commissioners reappointed GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Board of Trustees have approved the reappointments of Mike Yancho, John Horcha and Jay Johnson to the township Planning Commission. All three have served less than one year as they were recently appointed when other members resigned. They will serve through July 31, 2023. — L.R. Gaming license approved GRAND […]

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Village offices remain closed GOODRICH — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Goodrich village offices will remain closed to the public until further notice. In a post on the village website,, officials said the continued closure is to “keep our residents and staff safe.” Residents and others having business with the township may make appointments with the administrator by […]

2020 Ally Challenge to be played without fans present

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced last week as a result of the ongoing health and safety issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the state of Michigan’s Safe Start Plan, it has been determined that competition rounds for the 2020 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, July 31-Aug. 2, will be played without general public or corporate […]

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Getting it right A reader commented of the photo we ran last week of the roofing work at the First Baptist Church in Davison and corrected some of our information. The original Baptist Church was a wood frame building on that corner. In 1901, the parish sold the original building, and built the current brick structure. The current structure was […]

Richard Gunter

RICHARD GUNTER, 63, of Davison, returned to the arms of his loving Savior on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Richard Lee Gunter was born in Flint on June 26, 1956, son of the late Jesse C. and Betty J. (Kinna) Gunter. He married Linda Eubanks on August 21, 1981 in Flint. Rick was a mailman from 1986 until he retired in […]

Jack Park

JACK PARK, 96, of Flint, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at Bella Vita Senior Living. Jack was born in Flint, on August 29, 1923, the seventh of ten children of William and Fern (Edwards) Park. Heeding the call to serve his country and following his brothers Winnie and Fred, Jack enlisted in the United States Army on January 27, […]

Kenneth Gilbert Watters

KENNETH GILBERT WATTERS, 91, of Davison, died Thursday June 25, 2020 at his residence. Ken was born in Flint, on November 4, 1928, the son of the late Charles and Madeline (Boutin) Watters and has resided in the Davison area most of his life. He was joined in marriage to Gloria C. Vohwinkle on December 3, 1950 and she preceded […]

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