Flint Township Fire Millage passes by big margin

FLINT TWP. — At the Aug. 4 primary, Flint Township voters overwhelmingly approved a fire safety protection equipment millage renewal for the Flint Township Fire Department. Altogether, the millage proposal received 5,950 votes of approval (84 percent) and only 1,139 votes against (16 percent). The millage, which provides fire safety protection equipment for the Flint Township Fire Department, is set […]

Knights to collect food, other donations for Food Basket

SWARTZ CREEK — Knights of Columbus Council 6694 will sponsor a drive-by food drive from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Swartz Creek Community Food Basket. The food pantry is located at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Miller Road. To make the collection as safe and successful as possible, the Knights of Columbus ask that donors […]

Davison Farmers Markets annual Barbecue Cook-Off

DAVISON TWP. — It’s time again for Davison Farmers Market Annual Barbecue Cook-off August 15, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The cooking competition will be divided into three categories: ribs, pulled-pork and chicken. Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be awarded in all three categories, while cash prizes will be presented to 1st and 2nd place winners. Contact Sandy at […]

School board approves comprehensive plan for 2020-21 school year

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Community Schools Board of Education has approved plans for a variety of scenarios leading up to the start of the 2020-21 school year. The three-part plan includes blueprints for instruction in the event Genesee County remains in Phase 4 of the Michigan Safe Start Plan, as it is now, as well as details for […]

Support local businesses operating amidst COVID-19

The VIEW from here

As our region holds steady in Phase 4 of the MI Safe Start Plan, many businesses have been permitted to re-open provided they follow certain precautions. This comes as a relief to the small business owners who rely on their revenue to cover business costs and personal expenses. At the same time, it’s also required innovative thinking and additional work […]

Primary winner thanks Davison Township voters

This is just a ‘Thank You’ to all of my supporters for your vote last Tuesday. It’s good to know there are so many people interested in fiscal efficiency and responsibility. I’m looking forward to November when we have the opportunity to do it again. Thank you again. — Mary Miller, Republican candidate for Davison Township Clerk

Howell thanks community after election loss

Thank you, Davison Township, for your support, encouragement, and prayers. I have been fortunate the past few months to spend time in the community that I love, going door to door, talking to residents. I will always be committed to all residents having a voice in our township, working to ensure that our parks are accessible, encouraging small business growth […]

Register for the Genesee County Walk to End Alzheimer’s

I’d like to take a moment to talk about Alzheimer’s Disease. After losing my grandmother to this disease in 2009 (and years prior as I fell out of her memories) I began looking for ways to for ways to get involved and try to make a difference. Fast forward to 2020 and I work in senior healthcare during the day […]

Davison Police Blotter

Late night ‘run to the border’ results in OWI arrest DAVISON TWP. — On July 25 at 2:36 a.m., employees at Taco Bell, 1232 S. Irish Rd., called police to ask for a welfare check on a woman who appeared to be highly intoxicated in the drive-thru at the restaurant. Police arrived and found a 34-year-old Davison woman in her […]

Work on bond projects continues, bids approved for further projects

DAVISON — The Board of Education approved bids for renovation of the restrooms at Cardinal Stadium and work in the mechanical rooms at Davison High School, Davison Middle School and Hahn Intermediate School, Aug. 3. All of the projects are the result of the $71 million bond proposal approved by voter in March. Superintendent Kevin Brown said the district received […]