2020-04-16 E-Edition

Sheriff’s department holds community policing contest to lift morale

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Sheriff’s Department deputies and personnel are being urged to find time to have a little fun on the job during these stressful times. Interim Sheriff Chris Swanson announced last week at his press briefing his department’s Community Policing contest which encourages Sheriff’s Department employees to have a little fun on the job and post their […]

County to begin COVID-19 layoffs

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Martin Cousineau and Finance Committee Chairwoman Kim Courts met last week with the county’s union partners to discuss how the county will move forward with COVID-19 related layoffs. The discussion involved various issues of concerns for employees as county officials attempt to move forward with the laying off of some county […]

Flint, Hurley, state partner to provide drive-through COVID-19 testing

FLINT — Drive through testing will soon begin in Flint, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the City of Flint, State of Michigan, and Hurley Medical Center. Testing was scheduled to begin yesterday (April 15). Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley and state Rep. Cynthia Neeley worked in partnership with the state and the local medical community to bring the drive-through testing […]

Davison schools unveil Distance Learning Plan

Details to be posted to district website once approved by GISD

DAVISON — The Davison Community Schools Distance Learning plan begins April 14 and will be posted on the website once it is approved by the Genesee Intermediate School District. For families that need a device for online learning who can access an internet browser, they are asked to complete a form, found at forms.gle/TKUHXCRAJhmPSJLL6. The district will be making Chromebooks […]

Burton schools distance learning plans are online

BURTON — With four school districts in the community, some with individual distance learning plans for each building in the district, we are unable to condense them all into the space we have available. To view the plan for Bentley Community Schools, visit the district’s website at www.bentleyschools.org and look under the tab at the top of the page for […]

Davison water bills delayed; city has plan to catch up

DAVISON — Water bills were scheduled to go out in the City of Davison yesterday (April 15), but due to restrictions in place by the COVID-19 emergency orders, city workers have been unable to take meter readings. As a result, bills will be delayed and according to City Manager Andrea Schroeder, they’ll likely go out May 1 – but will […]

Leo’s Restaurant giving back to the community during crisis

DAVISON — Leo’s Coney Island, 625 N. State St., may be feeling the pinch of the coronavirus shutdown with its business limited solely to take-out orders, but that hasn’t stopped the local eatery from helping others during this time. Eddie Alasad, owner of the Leo’s restaurants in Davison, Lapeer and Imlay City, said his eateries are providing lunches to first […]

Statues from closed mini-golf facility stolen, recovered

BURTON — Statues of a rhinoceros and tiger were stolen from former Tropical Falls Mini-Golf, G-4312 S. Dort Hwy. in Burton, sometime before April 10. Police have since recovered the statues, but they are asking for any information about who took them. Anyone with information is asked to call the Burton Police Department at 810-742-2542. — G.G.

In brief

M-15 Heritage Route yard sale canceled GENESEE COUNTY — Per the M-15 Heritage Route Committee, the May 2, M-15 Yard Sale has been canceled. The event won’t happen again until 2021. — G.G. Angela Hards inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi DAVISON — Angela Hards of Davison, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa […]