2021-10-28

2021-10-28 E-Edition

Sky High!

Davison student earns pilot’s license from GCI program


DAVISON — “I’d rather be flying” is a statement that sums up 17-year-old Sydney Dyer’s outlook on life after earning her private pilot’s license last month. Sydney is the first Davison High School student to go through the new aviation class at the Genesee Career Institute, receiving her private pilot’s license and now wrapping up course work to obtain her […]

Apportionment Commission approves new county district map



GENESEE COUNTY — Significant changes are about to be made to Genesee County’s district commissioner map, including new boundary lines and a shifting of several townships into different districts. Last Thursday, the Genesee County Apportionment Commission voted 4-1 to adopt a redrawn map of the county’s nine districts. The map, which was proposed by Genesee County Treasurer Deb Cherry, received […]

Atlas Twp. board to hear resident input on trash collection service



ATLAS TWP. — The Atlas Township Board of Trustees will have a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, to receive residents’ input on a proposal to switch trash collection providers. The change, which could cost residents an additional $69 per year, comes on the heels of multiple complaints about the current vendor, Emterra Environmental. The complaints include issues […]

Gourd-geous

Dozens of jack-o-lanterns, creatively carved and donated by area residents, lighted a stretch of the wooded trail at Creasy Bicentennial Park on Friday, Oct. 22, for the inaugural Pumpkin Walk presented by the Friends of the Grand Blanc Grid. The walk was a fundraiser for projects that support and promote the extension of non-motorized trails throughout Grand Blanc Township and […]

Real Estate for a CAUSE holds Trunk or Treat

GRAND BLANC — James Mirolli, Broker/ CEO and the team from Real Estate for a CAUSE held their first Trunk or Treat on Oct. 22 from 5-7:30 p.m. outside of the Real Estate For A CAUSE office, 8200 S. Saginaw St., Suite 200 in Grand Blanc. Hundreds of children and adults gathered from throughout the community. They had the opportunity […]

Grand Blanc Women’s Club sponsors annual fashion show fundraiser



GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Women’s Club continued a longstanding tradition last week when members and guests gathered together for lunch and a fashion show. More than 60 people attended the show, presented by Kim Rose Fashions of Grand Blanc, on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Flint Elks Lodge in Grand Blanc Township. Club President Sharon Flewelling said […]

Save the Date

Cardio drumming fundraiser for Whaley MUNDY TOWNSHIP — A cardio drumming fundraiser for Whaley Children’s Center will take place from 8 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Mundy Sportsplex, 5431 Hill/23 Drive. Cost: $10, all proceeds benefit Whaley Children’s Center. ACE-certified group fitness instructor Kylie Gates-Barrett will lead the class. Bring a large stability ball and water, […]

Trunk or Treat

The Davison Township Parks and Recreation Department held its second annual Drive-Thu Trunk or Treat at Lake Callis, Oct. 22. The event premiered last year during the COVID-19 pandemic and continued again this year with local merchants and organizations handing out candy to trick or treaters as they drove by with their parents.

Davison Comedy Festival returning for fourth year to raise money for the parks



DAVISON — Ben Callis, former city councilman, has announced he’s putting together his fourth Davison Comedy Festival, to be held June 11 at St. John’s Parish Hall. This is a fundraiser for Davison’s parks, said Callis. Proceeds will be given to Davison Township and the City of Davison to use for updates and additions to the various parks in the […]