2021-11-25 E-Edition

FBEM food distribution ramping up for the holidays

GENESEE COUNTY — Any families who find themselves in need, especially during this holiday season, look no further than the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. The food bank and its partner agencies are providing food to neighborhoods by the truckload with weekly distribution sites from its Mobile Food Pantry targeting areas of great need through the 22 counties it serves. […]

Countywide study identifies most favorable locations for roundabouts

GENESEE COUNTY — More busy intersections in Genesee County could soon be transformed into roundabouts, according to results gathered from a year-long study. Starting last fall, the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (GCMPC) and ROWE Professional Services Company began evaluating 3,600 intersections in the county to determine which would be the most feasible for roundabouts. Eventually, the list was narrowed […]

Grand Blanc kicks off holiday season with Festival of Lights

GRAND BLANC — The City of Grand Blanc will celebrate the holiday season with the third annual Festival of Lights next week. Santa and the Grinch will make special guest appearances, and there will be free cocoa, popcorn and s’mores. “Festival of Lights brings our community together to celebrate the start of the holiday season,” said Assistant City Manager Christina […]

Grand Blanc’s Terry Delcamp tops senior women’s points list

FARMINGTON HILLS — Terry Delcamp of Grand Blanc retired from her family insurance business last year and played more golf this year. “Pretty much every day that ended in a y,” she said and laughed. “I don’t practice for hours, never have. I play a lot instead. It wasn’t great golf that I played this summer, but for me it […]

Fill the Bus food drive slow but FISH volunteers grateful for community support

GRAND BLANC — Dozens of volunteers braved the cold and rain to collect needed provisions and help fill a school bus for Grand Blanc area residents Saturday, Nov. 20. “It was a little slower than anticipated,” said Barb Smith, chairperson of FISH of Grand Blanc, the organization that coordinated the food drive at Grand Blanc High School. “But we’re more […]

Grand Blanc football falls in state semis

HOWELL — The Grand Blanc varsity football team’s historic season came to a disappointing end after a 40-20 loss to Rochester Adams Saturday in the Div. 1 state semifinals at Howell High School. Grand Blanc finishes the season at 12-1, which is a single-season school record for wins. The Bobcats also won their first-ever regional title after upsetting Rockford 28-27 […]

FIA’s facilities expose UM-Flint students to the wonders of glassworking

FLINT — Josie Anderson first learned about glass making by attending a free demonstration in the Flint Institute of Arts Glass Studios last summer. Anderson, a University of Michigan- Flint sophomore from Grand Blanc studying creative writing and communications, was hooked. She attended more demonstrations and, when she learned there was a course at UM-Flint that allowed students to explore […]

C&L Ward hosts contest to gift a roof to a homeowner in need

Sixth Annual “Shingles for Shelter” program gets underway

DAVISON — In an effort to give back to the community, C&L Ward will once again host its roof giveaway program called Shingles for Shelter, in which they will gift an installed asphalt roof to a homeowner who has fallen on hard times and cannot afford to replace a failing roof. ABC Supply Co. Inc. has partnered with them and […]

Davison Farmers Market Holiday Craft Show

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Farmers Market,8110 E, Court St., will host a Holiday Craft Show Nov. 27, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. This is an all-day event, sure to help put a dent in your Christmas shopping. The market is very proud of local talented artisans and their unique, custom, handmade pieces. While strolling the artists tables, take a […]