Art in the Park canceled

SWARTZ CREEK — The Kiwanis Club of Swartz Creek has announced the cancelation of the 2020 Art in the Park. The annual art fair was scheduled for Aug. 29 at Elms Park. The cancelation is a result of the current and potential protocols for public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Currently, the state has Genesee County in Phase 4, […]

Flint Township receives “A” rating in latest audit report

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township has received favorable feedback on its most recent audit report. At the July 20 Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting, auditors with Plante Moran presented an overview of Flint Township’s 2019 fiscal year, including summaries of the township’s general fund revenues and expenditures, police and fire funds, sewer/water funds, legacy costs and OPEB funding. Chris […]

One man killed, three injured in early morning shooting

FLINT TWP. — A quadruple shooting at a Flint Township restaurant has left one man dead and three injured. At around 4:04 a.m. on Sunday, officers with the Flint Township Police Department were dispatched to the Mega Classic Diner on Corunna Road for a shooting. Upon arrival, police discovered that four people had been shot while inside the restaurant. According […]

Students clean up DMS courtyards, make plans to create learning spaces

DAVISON — A group of high school students spent some time this summer cleaning up two courtyard areas at the Davison Middle School and there is hope of turning them into outdoor learning spaces in the future. Abigail Howes, a junior at Davison High School, said the project came to be largely due to her mother, who was working in […]

First bond project finished at DHS

DAVISON — The Davison Community Schools District has completed its first project of the 2020 Bond. Crews just finished the first asbestos removal project at Davison High School. The work took place on the first-floor area in the boys’ locker room and hallways. This work was completed so the new performing arts center can move forward with attaching to the […]

Nine vie for three seats on Davison Board of Education

DAVISON — A field of candidates will compete for three, 6-year seats on the Davison Community Schools Board of Education, Nov. 3. Three incumbents; Mark A. McGlashen, Granger L. Stefanko and Kathleen L. Sudia; will be challenged by newcomers Stefanie M. Pickell, Michael T. Demas, Elizabeth A. Guzak, Barry Young, Nicholas D. Goyette and Kyle R. Robinson. The deadline to […]

In brief

Church to hold community event RICHFIELD TWP. — “Dawg Day of Summer,” a free community event drive thru, will be held at Richfield United Methodist Church, 10090 E. Coldwater Rd., Aug. 8 from 12-2 p.m. Drive through the church parking lot and receive free hot dog, chips and a drink in your car. First come, first served. Two hundred hot […]

9 candidates file for 4 available seats on SCCS school board

SWARTZ CREEK — With the recent, and controversial, realignment of the Swartz Creek Community Schools elementary buildings, it is perhaps not surprising that nine candidates have filed for four available seats on the Board of Education. Voters will make their selections in the November general election. All seats are four-year terms that begin Jan. 1. The field of candidates includes […]

Township officials step in to sponsor Chamber Luncheon

FLUSHING TWP. — When the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce needed a sponsor for its July networking luncheon, several Flushing Township officials stepped in to personally fund the event. Flushing Township Supervisor Fred Thorsby, Treasurer Terry Peck, Clerk Wendy Meinburg, Trustee Sharilynn Willette and Trustee Jenifer Almassy each sponsored the Flushing Chamber luncheon, which was held at the Flushing Township […]

Flushing grads receive Rotary scholarships

FLUSHING — The Flushing Rotary Club awarded its 2020 scholarships to three Flushing High School graduates on July 23. The recipients were Flushing High School 2020 graduates Josie Willette, Landen Moore-Pierce and Landon Young. Willette received the Gerald and Josie Knight Memorial Scholarship, Moore-Pierce was awarded the Richard and Kathy Merrill Scholarship and Young received the Flushing Rotary Scholarship. Each […]

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