2021-11-11

Volleyball champs

The Davison High School Varsity Volleyball Team had a great season. The Lady Cards beat Grand Blanc 3-1 to take the District Trophy, last weekend. The girls have an overall record of 31-4 and an undefeated 12-0 conference record.

City has spent 66 percent of fire budget since July

Officials say ongoing medical runs to blame for depleting funds


DAVISON — Since July 1, when the 2021-22 fiscal year began, the city has spent 66 percent of its fire run budget – a majority of which has gone toward medical runs. City Manager Andrea Schroeder gave that update at the city council’s Nov. 8 meeting, where alone in October, she said there were 20 fire runs in the city, […]

In brief

Cops & Cans at Meijer this Saturday DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Township Police will be at Meijer, 8089 Lapeer Rd., on Nov. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for a canned food drive called Cops & Cans. The officers hope to fill a police car with canned goods which they will donate to a yet-to-be-announced local charitable organization. The community […]

Into the Woods

Davison Community Enrichment and Recreation’s Junior Community Players will perform in the musical Into the Woods, Nov. 11-12 at 6:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 1 and 6 p.m. at the Davidson High School Auditorium, 1250 N. Oak Rd. Call 810-591-0175 or visit dcer.davisonschools.org to register. Tickets are $8 per person and children 3 and under are free.

City Council cancels Nov. 8 meeting

FLUSHING — Flushing City Council had to abruptly cancel its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday due to an unexpected delay in the county’s certification of the Nov. 2 election. Flushing Mayor Joseph Karlichek announced that the meeting had to be cancelled because Genesee County had not yet certified election results as of Monday afternoon. Karlichek and Flushing City Councilmen Dane […]

Flushing Eagle Scout completes entire Appalachian Trail hike



FLUSHING — As a Boy Scout in Troop #115, Joe Bemis developed a passion for backpacking through some of Michigan’s most scenic trails and nature areas, including Pictured Rocks, the Manistee River Trail and Isle Royal. That desire led him to navigate one of the world’s longest and most famed hiking routes: the Appalachian Trail. Bemis, an Eagle Scout from […]

Township to receive first round of federal stimulus money



FLUSHING TWP. — Flushing Township has announced that it will be getting its first payment of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds by the end of this month. At the Nov. 4 Board of Trustees meeting, Supervisor Fred Thorsby said that the township will receive about $500,000 in the first round of stimulus money. Altogether, Flushing Township is slated to […]

Burton gearing up for a festive Christmas



BURTON — Looking for a holly, jolly Christmas? Look no further than a couple of upcoming events being put on by the city in November and December. The Burton Parks and Recreation Commission is looking for volunteers to brave the cold with them and help put up Christmas lights and prepare water tower park for the city’s Christmas Tree lighting. […]

Council approves petitions for paving of Maplewood Meadows



BURTON — The Burton City Council approved petitions signed by a majority of residents in Maplewood Village who want their streets repaved, Nov. 4. Approval of the paving petitions will make the subdivision the first to take advantage of city paving program in which the city will utilize about $2 million set aside for street paving in the form of […]

$25 million Charles Schwab Challenge grant to benefit local First Tee Chapter

BURTON — Charles Schwab recently announced a matching grant program for all First Tee Chapters giving them the opportunity to grow and evolve over the next several years. First Tee Eastern Michigan is one of the many chapters that plans to utilize the matching grant program “to its fullest” said Diane Wojciechowski, Executive Director of First Tee Eastern Michigan. First […]