Davison Farmers Market Flea Market Flip Day and Car Show

DAVISON TWP. — Escape from your weekend routine and come to the Davison Farmers Market, Sept. 18, for a Flea Market Flip Day. Where you can alleviate unnecessary clutter around your house or possibly find a discarded treasure or two. Shopping, buying, or selling? There is always something amazing to be done or found at the Davison Farmers Market. For […]

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Board votes to move meetings from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Township Board of Trustees voted Sept. 13 to move its monthly meeting, held on the second Monday, from a 7 p.m. start time to 6 p.m. Supervisor Jim Slezak said the township’s zoning and planning commissions have already moved their meetings to 6 p.m. […]

Fall book sale at the Flushing Area Library

FLUSHING — Friends of the Flushing Area Library’s Fall Book Sale is scheduled to be held at the Library/ Senior Center Annex on Oct. 7-9. Sale hours are as follows: Oct. 7 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Books are priced at 50 cents […]

Flushing author to hold book signing during Harvest Fest

FLUSHING — For 50 years, Flushing native Barry Pratt has traveled to many of North America’s most scenic wetlands to hunt waterfowl and enjoy the great outdoors. Now, he’s sharing his experiences with the world. Pratt will be holding a signing for his new book called “Born of the North Wind” at Flushing United Methodist Church, 413 Main St., from […]

South parking lot opens, work begins on north lot

FLUSHING — Store owners and patrons can now utilize the newly reconstructed south parking lot in downtown Flushing. As of press time, the south parking lot was scheduled to be finished with striping and open to the public yesterday. Crews with Eastern Asphalt Company paved the parking lot on Saturday and completed all necessary repairs earlier this week. In a […]

Changes in benefits at Davison Township remain in limbo

DAVISON TWP. — After two meetings with employees and retirees and having the insurance plans available for board review now for almost two months, the Davison Township Board of Trustees were still unable to move ahead Monday with a vote on changing insurance plans that total could save an estimated $182,000 a year. Supervisor Jim Slezak decided to pull the […]

Brookwood team finishes in second place

BURTON — The IMA Brookwood 17u All-Stars finished second at the National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Regional at Purdue University’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Ind., the weekend of Sept. 4-5. The competition is split into two age divisions: 13u (boys and girls ages 10-13) and 17u (boys and girls ages 14-17). At the Regional, four 13u All-Star teams […]

ELGA Credit Union Foundation for Impact to host “Raise the Purse” fundraising event

BURTON — The ELGA Credit Union Foundation for Impact (Foundation) is set to host “Raise the Purse”, a fundraising event to benefit Hurley Children’s Hospital – Flint’s own Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospital, on Friday (Sept. 17). Those wishing to attend are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance, as the event is expected to sell out. Tickets can be purchased […]

Project Heat’s On returning for 13th year serving Burton

BURTON — The 13th Annual Project Heat’s On will take place Oct. 23, once again assisting low income city residents with heir heating needs. Project Heat’s On provides free furnace cleaning and repair for Burton residents who own and live in their homes and are experiencing temporary or long-term financial hardship. City Councilman Vaughn Smith, who organizes the event annually, […]

Burtucky Days 2021 starts today

BURTON — Burtucky Days are happening again this year at the Captain’s Quarters Lounge, 6011 E. Atherton Rd., today (Sept. 16). The bar and restaurant, located at the corner of Belsay and Atherton roads, is again hosting its annual event. It starts tonight with a parade leaving Blessed Sacrament Church, 6340 Roberta St., at 5 p.m. heading up to Lapeer […]