Rep. Martin to host local office hours July 19

DAVISON — State Rep. David Martin has announced his July office hours will be held in Montrose and Davison. “This is a great opportunity to ask questions, offer ideas and share your thoughts about state government,” said Martin, of Davison. “Hearing feedback from people helps me make sure I am effectively representing the interests and needs of our community when […]

Change in insurance coverage will save township money

DAVISON TWP. — The board of trustees adopted a new property liability insurance carrier Monday night that will save the township $25,000 a year. The board voted 3-1 in favor of switching the township’s property liability insurance to the Michigan Municipal League Liability Pool, Trustee Lori Tallman being the sole dissenting vote. Supervisor Jim Slezak said the coverage is the […]

Davison schools Traveling Library returns for summer reading

DAVISON — If you need some reading material to help you complete your challenges, then be sure to watch for the Davison Community Schools Traveling Library bus in a neighborhood near you this summer. Students from ALL buildings are welcome to stop at any or all stops. Here is the schedule: July 14 – Central Elementary staff will host visits […]

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VFW to hold rummage sale DAVISON TWP. — On July 10 the Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4087 Auxiliary will be having a Rummage/Yard Sale/Expo and Freedom Festival at their Post, 8031 E. Court St. The proceeds will go towards paving the VFW Parking Lot. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Boy Scout Pack 168 will […]

City strengthens code enforcement, attempts to clean up blight

FLUSHING — Over the past year, Flushing has been tackling code violations and blight with the help of Flushing Fire Chief Jim Michael, who doubles as the city’s code enforcement officer. Since being appointed to his new position last September, Michael has responded to 331 code enforcement cases throughout Flushing. Many of the cases involve yard blight like “junk” vehicles […]

Blackmore Rowe softball rides three game winning streak

FLUSHING — The Blackmore Rowe Insurance 10-12 girls softball team climbed back into first place in its division after winning three straight games from June 15 to June 22. Coming off back-to-back losses on June 8 and June 10, Blackmore Rowe responded with a 10-3 win over First Response Restoration on June 15. Blackmore Rowe then avenged a 6-0 loss […]

Rotary Club presents scholarships to FHS graduates

FLUSHING — The Rotary Club of Flushing has awarded scholarships to two Flushing High School students for going above and beyond with acts of community service. On June 17, the club presented scholarships to Megan Kassuba and Ashleigh Whaley, who both graduated this spring. Kassuba received the Gerald and Josie Knight Memorial Rotary Scholarship, while Whaley received the Richard and […]

New owner of Rossell Funeral Home looks forward to serving community

FLUSHING — Flushing native Lindsay Caterer is one of the city’s newest business owners after purchasing Rossell Funeral Home earlier this month. Caterer, a funeral director and manager of Rossell Funeral Home, bought the business from longtime owner Ralph Rossell on June 4. As a manager since 2013, Caterer had been gradually taking over operations for Rossell, who retired from […]


FLUSHING — In last week’s story “Flushing summer pick-up baseball leads off new season,” we should have mentioned that Peyton Gillean is “Sir Stinky of Flushing,” not Peyton Orr. We apologize for this misunderstanding.

Hammon presiding over Sobriety Court

BURTON — 67th District Court Judge Jessica J. Hammon is now presiding over the Genesee County Sobriety Court. Before taking the bench Hammon practiced in both the Family Drug Court and the Adolescent Recovery Court. She began presiding over Sobriety Court June 30. “Judge Hammon’s experience with specialty courts made her a natural choice to preside over Sobriety Court,” said […]