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UAW workers walk off the job at GM facilities in Swartz Creek, Burton

GENESEE COUNTY — Workers at the General Motors Flint Processing Center in Swartz Creek and the Davison Road Processing Center in Burton were called up last Friday and have walked off the job. This latest walkout represents the United Auto Workers (UAW) escalation of its Stand Up Strike against General Motors and Stellantis at 38 locations across 20 states. UAW […]

Opposition to court closing plan grows among leaders, chief judge

FLINT – An $83 million capital improvement plan approved by the Genesee County Board of Commissioners Sept. 13, which involves the potential closure of the outlying 67th District Court buildings, is drawing backlash from local officials. The capital improvement plan was drafted by Derek Bradshaw, director of the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission, and Josh Freeman, director of administration for […]

Myers Elementary named a 2023 Blue Ribbon School

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Myers Elementary School is one of only 11 schools in Michigan to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2023 Blue Ribbon School for overall academic performance. Nationally, only 353 schools were recognized this year. Dr. Trevor Alward, Grand Blanc Community Schools superintendent, said, “This is a tremendous honor for not only Myers […]

Great Harvest to donate proceeds from Oct. 1 sales to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

GRAND BLANC — Great Harvest Bread Co. will host a fundraiser to benefit blood cancer patients in the community. The event will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. “What makes this event even more remarkable is that 100 percent of the profits generated during this time will be dedicated to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,” said Rick […]

August 2024 target date set for The Garden Building

GRAND BLANC — Back in 2003, while relaxing in the backyard of their Royal Oak home, Erik and Sara Perkins put something remarkable on their vision board: create a biergarten. They envisioned a “low-key,” community setting that felt relaxing, where people could go to unwind, have some fun and make some memories. When COVID-19 hit in 2020, many people, the […]

Save the Date

Yoga GRAND BLANC — Yoga class for all skill levels will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Register at — L.R. Story time GRAND BLANC — Miss Marie will lead story time for children 1 to 5 years old from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. […]

Outreach East to hold 2nd annual Bazingo Bingo Party on Sept. 30

DAVISON — How long has it been since you have been to bingo! Outreach says it’s been too long. “A lot of places have opted out of having bingo since the pandemic,” said Jan Lebert, executive director at Outreach East. “We had to cancel previous fundraisers due to COVID. Last year we finally got to do the first Bazingo Bingo […]

Local woman celebrating 100th birthday

RICHFIELD TWP. — Ruth Dorothy Bratton turns 100-years-old today, Sept. 28. Other than the parties and wellwishers who have visited to mark the occasion this past month, she says she doesn’t really feel any different. “I don’t feel 100-years-old, more like 89,” she laughed. “I don’t know…I don’t feel any different.” Born in Flint, Ruth said she lived 50 years […]

Home Sweet Homecoming

The Davison High School Homecoming 2023 is in the record books now. The Cards hosted Saginaw Arthur Hill High School on the football field Friday, Sept. 22. Davison High School won the game with a final score of 63-0. At halftime Allie Widmann was crowned queen and Leilah Russell was named Miss Congeniality. Conner Woodruff was king and Buddy Banks […]

Flushing student arrested for directing threat at school in metro Detroit

FLUSHING — A Flushing Community Schools student has been arrested for issuing a threatening message to Sterling Heights High School in the Detroit area. According to a report by WDIV Channel 4 in Detroit, a male student posted the message through a chat on a gaming platform on Thursday, Sept. 14. Sterling Heights Superintendent Robert Livernois said the student’s post […]

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