2020-06-25

In brief

Davison Car Cruise to return July 10 DAVISON — Classic cars will return to Main Street in downtown Davison starting July 10 as the Friday night Cruisin’ Flag City Car Cruises resume after a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cars will be back on the streets from 6-8 p.m. Friday nights through Sept. 11. More details to come in […]

Davison woman donates a portion of her liver to her father

DAVISON — It’s not uncommon for a daughter to share a special bond with her father, but for Maddie and Tom Goyette, that bond is more than a typical family tie. Maddie, who will turn 25 next month, donated a portion of her liver to her father at the age of 18. “It was something I knew I had to […]

Local insurance agent pays tribute to Flushing Varsity baseball seniors



FLUSHING — When the Flushing Varsity baseball team lost out on a promising season because of COVID- 19, local insurance agent LeeAlan Weddel decided to give the senior players a special tribute this summer. Weddel, owner of the Farmers Insurance Agency in Flushing, has installed a decorative homage to Flushing Raider baseball in the front window of his office on […]

Rotary Club of Flushing presents donation to the YMCA

FLUSHING — The Rotary Club of Flushing presented a check for $2,000 to the Pierson Road YMCA in support of its food distribution and assistance program, which benefits residents of the Flushing community. Ashley Schlager, Senior Program Director at the Pierson Road YMCA, received the check on behalf of the YMCA. The Rotary Club of Flushing is a service organization […]

Governor extends executive order allowing public bodies to meet remotely

FLUSHING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has extended a previous executive order allowing public bodies to conduct public meetings remotely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic until July 31. “As we continue our efforts to flatten the curve and prevent a second wave of COVID-19, it’s important for public bodies to be able to continue holding meetings and the public to participate […]

Movies in the Park starts on Saturday

FLUSHING — Flushing’s Movies in the Park will return for its 24th season at the Riverview Park Bandshell in Flushing this Saturday with a showing of “Frozen II.” Movies will be shown every other Saturday evening throughout the summer and will include low-cost concessions provided by the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation’s Teen Canteen. This season’s movie line-up will also feature […]

Genesee County Fair moving ahead as planned Annual event will take place Aug. 24-30



GENESEE TWP. — In a summer of cancelled festivals, concerts and family events, the Genesee County Fair is still moving ahead as planned. The Genesee County Agricultural Society Board of Directors released a statement on their website recently announcing their intention to hold the fair this year, Aug. 24-30 at the E.A. Cummings Center, 6130 Mt. Morris Rd. “We know […]

City council approves police tax levies for 2020-21



BURTON — The city council voted 6-1, June 15, to approve tax levies for the Burton Police Department for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Council approved the following tax millages: General Operating 4.0000 mills; Voted Police 0.9835, Voted Police 0.9959, Voted Police 6.4733 (8.4527 total); and Voted Fire 0.9959. The millages must be set and budgets approved by July 1, according […]

Mobile food pantry

BURTON — ICNA Muslim Relief Services will host a mobile pantry on the fourth Saturday of each month. If you or someone you know is in need of some food to get you through the next month, please stop by. The Food Pantry will be at Creekwood Dental, 1080 Creekwood Dr., Burton from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call 313-366- 6800. — […]

Flint Township Police search for persons of interest in mall beating case



FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are searching for two persons of interest in connection to an assault that happened at the Genesee Valley Center. On June 15, police were called to the Macy’s department store inside the Genesee Valley Center after a store employee was attacked by a customer. Investigators reviewed surveillance footage from Macy’s, which showed a Black […]