2020-11-19 E-Edition

District champs!

The Davison Cardinals scored a major victory on the road to becoming the State Champions for a second year in row when they clinched the Division 1 district championship defeating Grand Blanc, Nov. 13, by a score of 48-19. The game was played in 30-degree temperatures at Cardinal Stadium. The Cards will have to put a hold of things for […]

State health department issues three-week restrictions to curb COVID-19

GENESEE COUNTY — State health officials are ramping up new restrictions to target the spread of COVID-19 over the holiday season. On Sunday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an emergency order to limit residential and non-residential indoor gatherings and restrict group activities throughout the state. The order went into effect yesterday and will remain in […]

County Health Department faces surge of COVID cases, limits contact tracing

GENESEE COUNTY — As COVID- 19 cases rise across the area, the Genesee County Health Department is now having to narrow the focus of its contact tracing. At a press conference held on Monday, the health department announced that it will be prioritizing contact tracing for people 65 and older and students who are age 22 and younger. Residents between […]

Tech Village draws new interest; landowner expects progress this month

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township soon could begin to see some progress at the 4,100-acre property known as Tech Village. Earlier this month, township Supervisor Scott Bennett revealed that the intended developer had backed out of the deal to purchase the site. Bennett said the purchase agreement had been allowed to expire around the time the pandemic struck, […]

2 GBHS seniors named National Merit semifinalists

GRAND BLANC — Two Grand Blanc High School seniors have advanced to the semifinals of the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Shriya Yarlagadda and Abe Shapiro are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide who have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 scholarships in 2021. More than $30 million in scholarships will be awarded in the spring. Nationally, […]

Staffing shortage forces return to remote learning platform for all GBCS students

GRAND BLANC — It was clear, at the Tuesday, Nov. 10 meeting, that the Grand Blanc Board of Education was looking forward to the return of the district’s sixth- through eighth-grade students on Nov. 30. “If I’ve learned anything, it’s as soon as you make a plan and have a direction, the virus says, ‘not so fast,’” said district Superintendent […]

In brief

Davison Farmers Market Crafters move inside Nov. 21 DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Farmers Market will be ushering in the holiday season with a pre-holiday craft show, Nov. 21. Local area vendors and artisans will be on hand with gift ideas and specialty items for the upcoming holiday season. While looking for those special one of a kind gifts, stroll […]

Celebrating a century

LaVictorie observes 100th birthday with social-distanced “gathering”

DAVISON — Marion LaVictoire of Davison celebrated her 100th birthday, Nov. 7. She was born on her family farm Nov. 7, 1920, the youngest daughter of Herbert and Ethel Lundy. Marion married Richard Stephens in 1943. Sadly, he was killed in action in Okinawa April 4, 1945. Marion married Jim LaVictoire, Oct. 13, 1946. They owned and operated LaVictoire Insurance […]

Veterans remembered

Members of the Davison American Legion Post 267 Honor Guard conducted a 3-volley salute at the Post home on Davison Road for Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Taps was played by Kurt VanSteenburg. Mary Pavelock, Unit President, placed a memorial wreath. Honor Guard members are Post Commander Dan O’Neill, Tim Hernandez, David Andrews, David Martin, Ray McWilliams, Don Oesterman, and Color […]