2020-07-16

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO July 22, 2010 Thanks to a two-day symposium June 9-10, the City of Davison and Davison Township has a new name and a vision. Unveiled July 20 during a press conference at the Davison Township Municipal Center, the plan is called “Build Davison 48423” and was the outcome of more than 80 individuals representing government, non-profit organizations, […]

Voters to decide on Animal Control millage renewal



GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Animal Control is urging voters to renew a millage that will keep the shelter operating for the next several years. On the Aug. 4 election ballot, residents will be asked to approve a 0.1994 property tax to fund operations at the Genesee County Animal Control facility in Flint Township. The renewed millage would continue for […]

Genesee Health Plan announces winners of Fifth Annual Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests

FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) today announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests, sponsored by Sovita Credit Union. “We received a record number of entries in our Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Jim Milanowski, GHP President and CEO. “We appreciate the teachers and parents who […]

Grant will help GHS and courts expand services for those with mental illness

FLINT — The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded Genesee Health System a grant totaling $3,808,173 over the next four years to increase and expand services to individuals involved in the Court system and have a mental illness. GHS has been serving people within the Court system in partnership with local judges for over two decades. This […]

Courts return to full operations

FLINT — On June 22, the Probate and Circuit Courts began the process of returning to full operations. In an effort to safely reopening to the public, the courts have undertaken significant changes in facility operations to include signs underscoring the need to continue social distancing and frequent hand washing. As an additional measure to ensure minimal, controlled person-to-person contact, […]

Congressman Kildee announces nearly $3 million in federal grants to aid homeless amid coronavirus

FLINT — Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced nearly $3 million in federal grants for mid-Michigan to provide emergency support for families and seniors who are homeless, and those at risk of becoming homeless during the coronavirus pandemic. The $2,972,240 in federal grants, awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban […]

Gov. Whitmer signs bill extending driver’s licenses, state ID cards, registrations to Sept. 30

LANSING — Recently, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bills 876-878, which codify her previous Executive Orders, further extending the renewal dates for driver’s licenses, CDLs, state ID cards and vehicle registrations. Among the extensions outlined in the legislation, those with driver’s licenses or vehicle registrations expiring after March 1 have until Sept. 30 to have them renewed. “I am pleased to […]

Non-profit organization is seeking local families to host exchange students

GENESEE COUNTY — America was founded as a nation of ideals, where people of different backgrounds, cultures, religions, and viewpoints can share mutual freedom and equality. Every year on July 4th, we come together to celebrate this special character of the USA, and show the rest of the world why we are proud to be American. You can also play […]

SOS launches “MI Vote Honors A Veteran,” invites voters to participate

LANSING — Ahead of the Aug. 4 state primary and Nov. 3 presidential election, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is inviting voters to honor a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, past or present, by dedicating their ballot to them. “We owe our nation’s veterans, military service members and their families a tremendous debt of gratitude for all they have […]

Denise Ann Nance

DENISE ANN NANCE, 60, of Smithville, MO (formerly of Davison), passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, after a two-year battle with cancer. Denise was born in Flint, on April 8, 1960, to Bobie Joe and Doreen Ann (Hulliberger) Smith. She graduated from Davison High School in Davison in 1978. On May 11, 1989, Denise was united in marriage to […]