2020-05-28

Graduation ceremony still on the table in Davison

Brown said district isn’t sure what next school year will look like


DAVISON — Superintendent Kevin Brown said a survey of parents and high school seniors has shown the majority would prefer the district wait to hold a Class of 2020 commencement ceremony until it can be held in a more traditional setting. Brown said the district was considering alternatives to the traditional cap and gown ceremony due to the coronavirus outbreak, […]

Distance learning writing prompt results in star treatment

DAVISON — Third grade Central Elementary student Lawson Alcodray got his wish. During the school shutdown, Lawson’s mom, GRSP Associate Teacher Heidi Alcodray, has been providing prompts for her kids to keep up with their writing skills. One of the recent prompts was “if you could do anything for a day what would it be?” Lawson answered, “I would want […]

Flint’s Tubbs named 2019-20 UW-Whitewater Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete

WHITEWATER, WI — Kailee Tubbs, a graduate of Davison High School, and member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s bowling team, is one of 67 Warhawks to be recognized as 2019-20 Chancellor’s Scholar-Athletes by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Chancellor Dwight C. Watson. Tubbs is majoring in supply chain/operations management at UW-Whitewater. To be recognized as Scholar-Athletes, student-athletes must […]

DHS celebrates SVL Scholar Athletes



DAVISON — Davison High School student-athletes Chelsea Oryszczak and Jason Millis have been honored as the school’s 2019-2020 Saginaw Valley League Scholar Athletes of the Year. Both students were selected according to their GPAs and awards received, along with their displays of character and sportsmanship throughout the year. Oryszczak, who held a 4.198 GPA, played volleyball, softball and basketball at […]

Patsy Lou Williamson dead at 87

DAVISON TWP. — Patsy Lou Williamson, wife of the late Flint Mayor Donald Williamson and owner of Patsy Lou Williamson General Motors dealerships in Flint Township, died Tuesday, May 26, at age 87. Williamson died at her residence. A private funeral service will be held with private burial in Flint Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made […]

Treasury: business taxpayers can make sales, use and withholding tax payments in June

LANSING — In support of businesses navigating their way through the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Department of Treasury recently issued a notice that provides business taxpayers additional time pay their Sales, Use and Withholding (SUW) taxes. Business taxpayers who were scheduled to make SUW tax payments due in March, April and May – including quarterly filers – can postpone filing […]

Honoring the Fallen

The American Legion Post #283 held a brief Memorial Day Ceremony at the Flushing City Cemetery to honor the lives of fallen servicemen and women in the United States Armed Forces. On Saturday, about 25 members from Kettering University’s Sigma Chi fraternity placed over 300 flags on the grave sites of military veterans at the cemetery. Flushing American Legion Post […]

First responders rescue kayakers from the Flint River in Flushing Twp.



FLUSHING TWP. — Police and first responders rescued a group of overturned kayakers from the Flint River in Flushing Township last Tuesday evening. Flushing Township Police Chief Mark Bolin said that four women were kayaking near McKinley Road and Nashua Trail Drive when their kayaks overturned in the river. Three of the women were able to make it close to […]

Flushing Movies in the Park releases summer schedule



FLUSHING — As numerous festivals and special events face cancellation this summer, one local gathering is slated to resume as planned: Flushing Movies in the Park. Starting June 27, Movies in the Park will return for its 24th season at the Riverview Park Bandshell in Flushing. Free movies will be shown every other Saturday evening throughout the summer and will […]

Pandemic sidelines Flushing Area Concerts in the Park season

FLUSHING — Committee members with the Flushing Area Concerts in the Park have decided to cancel the 2020 concert season, due to coronavirus concerns. Prior to its cancellation, Concerts in the Park was set to return for its 33rd season at Flushing’s Riverview Park. Pam Clough, chairperson for Flushing Area Concerts in the Park, said that the tough decision to […]