Weier to challenge Hammon for 67th District Court seat, Nov. 3

DAVISON — Attorney Dawn Weier’s name will appear on the ballot when Genesee County voters go to the polls Nov. 3, despite a challenge by her opponent for the Burton 67th District Court seat she’s running for. Weier said she collected and submitted 463 signatures on nominating petitions, collected in six days, on April 21, but approximately 70 of her […]

Fire department called to unrelated fires on the same street, hours apart

RICHFIELD TWP. — A manufactured home on Van Buren Court in Broadview Estates, at Richfield Road and M-15, was mostly destroyed and a couple of surrounding mobile homes were damaged during at blaze, June 5. The Davison-Richfield Area Fire Department responded to the fire at about 7:15 p.m., but they’d already been on that same street earlier in the day […]

Flushing graduate wins scholarship

FLUSHING — Alexandra Proulx, a 2020 Flushing High School graduate, has received a $1,000 FHS Outstanding Transition Student Scholarship. Proulx plans to attend Mott Community College in the fall and looks forward to becoming a veterinarian technician. The Transition programs at Flushing Middle School and Flushing High School help to prepare students with life and job skills for post-high school […]

Flushing Valley Golf Course to host senior prom on Aug. 4

FLUSHING — Flushing High School seniors from the Class of 2020 will get a chance to celebrate prom this summer, thanks to the actions of Dan Fralick with the Flushing Valley Golf Course. Fralick, the public relations director for Flushing Valley Golf Course, has announced that the club will be hosting a prom night for FHS seniors on Aug. 4 […]

City of Flushing reopens offices to the public

FLUSHING — The City of Flushing reopened its offices to the public on Monday, June 8. Moving forward, the city is asking for residents to utilize the city hall drop box and to handle as much business as they can over the phone or through the mail. However, if residents need to come into the office to apply for a […]

Team Buddy Forever Foundation to host golf fundraiser

FLUSHING — The Team Buddy Forever Foundation will be hosting its Green Sox Shootout at the Flushing Valley Golf Course on June 20 at the Flushing Valley Golf Course. Team registration begins at 4 p.m. and tee time will start at 5:30 p.m. In addition to golf, there will also be a green golf outfit contest and an afterparty in […]

Flushing resident establishes urgent relief fund

FLUSHING — Sitting in the comfort of her Flushing home, Dawn Hiller felt the isolation of COVID-19. At the same time, she desired to do something. She could not go out and volunteer. Conversing with friends, Hiller realized she was not the only person in Flushing looking to do something. Plus, she had a stimulus check waiting to do some […]

City council sets public hearing for garbage assessment rates

FLUSHING — Flushing City Council will be hosting a public hearing on June 24 to seek residential input on a plan to adjust garbage assessment rates for 2020 tax bills. At Monday’s city council meeting, Interim City Manager Clarence Goodlein said that garbage rates for multi-unit residences need to be reassessed, based on a recent review of rates given by […]

Social distancing seniors!

The Bentley High School Class of 2020 took part in a drive-by graduation ceremony at Bentley High School, June 4. The students lined the sidewalks between the junior and senior high school buildings and parents, friends and family came through the horseshow shaped drive to honk, wave and toss beach balls to the grads as they stood 6-feet apart in […]

Council approves waste disposal contract with Emterra

BURTON — After years with the same waste hauler, the city council voted June 1 to switch to a different service at a savings of about $8,000 a year. The council accepted the low bid for Emterra Environmental to take over as the city’s new waste disposal service. They will replace Waste Management, who has served Burton residents for many […]