2021-08-12

Miller, Jackson to run on November ballot for clerk



DAVISON TWP. — Voters will decide who the next township clerk will be on Nov. 2 when they are asked to vote for candidates put forth by the Genesee County Democratic and Republican parties. The Democrats have selected Pat Miller as their candidate, while the Republicans have selected Morgan Jackson. Both will appear on the ballot to replace Clerk Mary […]

Supervisor proposes new township offices



DAVISON TWP. — While there are still many unknowns to be addressed, the township board approved moving ahead with architectural design of new township offices at its Aug. 9 meeting. Supervisor Jim Slezak brought a proposal to hire the architectural firm Gazall, Lewis & Associates of Flint to the board Monday night to have them design new township offices. The […]

In brief

Logan’s Run happening Aug. 14 Breakfast open to the public that morning RICHFIELD TWP. — The Davison Eagle Riders will hold the annual Logan’s Run Aug. 14. Registration is at the door and starts at 8-10:30 a.m. ($20 driver and $15 passenger). You may also register the night before at Bike Night, held at the Davison Eagles Aerie 3589, 3270 […]

Davison Twp. man arrested for possession of child sexually abusive material

DAVISON TWP. — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is announcing the arrest of Brandon Todd Heit, 42 of Davison Township, for possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime. Heit was arrested following an investigation in which digital evidence was seized from his home. […]

Summertime blues

I Chews the Blues was back Aug. 7 for its 15th annual show, held at Mojoe’s Winghouse, 4300 N. State Rd. The annual day-long Blues festival featured some of the best Blues from right here in Genesee County and as far away as the metro Detroit area. All proceeds from the festival will go toward the Marc Adams Scholarship fund. […]

Jack’s Place holds grand opening in Flushing



FLUSHING — An old-time Flushing bowling alley and sports bar is back in business with new ownership and a fresh look. On Aug. 4, Jack’s Place co-owners Paul and Crystol Massimino, Joe Massimino, Aaron Whitson and Gary and Melissa Fannon held a ribbon cutting with the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of their business. Located […]

Irish Night!

FLUSHING — Flushing Area Concerts in the Park closed out its 2021 season with Irish Night on Aug. 4. Many Flushingites arrived decked out in green to celebrate the city’s Irish heritage and enjoy one of Concerts in the Park’s most-attended events of the year. Pub Runners performed traditional Irish folk music and the Hubbardston Irish Dance Troupe provided folk […]

City Manager presents report on EMS response times



FLUSHING — According to a recent study conducted by Flushing City Manager Clarence Goodlein, solving the issues behind prolonged emergency response times in the city will not be an easy task. Goodlein, who launched an investigation into delayed EMS response times last month, shared details of his study with city council members at the Aug. 9 meeting. In his report […]

Gary Nickel Day to be held on Aug. 19

FLUSHING — Iconic Flushing photographer Gary Nickel will be remembered for his contributions to the community with a special day in his honor. The Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Flushing Area Senior Center, will hold the first-ever Gary Nickel Day on Aug. 19 to coincide with World Photography Day. The Chamber will hold a dedication for […]

Burton schools preparing for 2021-22 classes to begin

BURTON — The four school districts in the Burton area are set to resume classes this month as the start of the 2021-22 school year quickly approaches. Atherton Community Schools will resume on Aug. 30 with a half day for K-12 students. When the full day classes begin, this will be the schedule: Jr/Sr High School: 7:30 a.m.-2:37 p.m. Elementary […]