Blackhawks on verge of playoffs

Blackhawks on verge of playoffs

Brandon Junior Matt Harrison with a catch in a 28-21 win at Brandon on Friday Oct. 13. Brandon can clinch a playoff spot on Oct. 20 when they travel to Swartz Creek. Photo by Mo Voyer.

New segments of Atlas Township walking, biking trails eyed

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- Mile by mile township trails linkng the segments of the community are moving forward. By a 5-0 vote on Monday night the township board of trustees OK’d a scoping project from the sidewalks in front of the Goodrich Village offices north to Perry Road along the west side of […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

SYNOPSIS ATLAS TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017 AT 5:30 PM 7386 SOUTH GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 (810) 636-2548 Members present: T. Onica, K. Vick, A. Moore, B. June, P. Major Members absent: None Staff present: D. Lattie, S. Wilkerson The Board took the following actions: 1) Approved the agenda as […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Hadley Cemetery Association Public Announcement: A “Special Meeting” will be held on November 1, 2017 at 6:30 P.M. at the Groveland Township Offices located at 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan 48442. The meeting is to update the plot owners, heirs and friends of the Hadley Cemetery Association as promised at the Annual Meeting held […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 21

Bullying, hate Dear Editor, I watched the village council meeting of Sept.26 on our cable station last night and I see bullying and hate by four council members is alive and well. I was proud of those people that got up and told the council— “you are hurting the village in every way you can.” […]

District fund balance up following school audit

Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday at the school board of trustees meeting, Paul Bryant and Chris Kassab of Plante Moran presented the school district’s annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. The board voted 7-0 to approve the audit. According to the audit for the fiscal […]


By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- A semicolon; indicates an audible pause—slightly longer than a comma’s, but short of a period’s full stop. Senior Savannah Leist’s unique use of punctuation, embossed on T-shirts and jerseys of the Martian Volleyball players aims to inspire students to pause but don’t stop like a semicolon and reach out for […]

What a difference a year makes

What a difference a year makes

Goodrich Varsity Football Coach Tom Alward chats with Martian Senior Sebastain Fogilo along with teammates. Photo by Patrick McAbee. By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- It was a first for Martian Football Coach Tom Alward. “After 25 years of coaching football I’ve never had a season like 2016,” said Alward. “Done that, don’t need to do […]

Village chicken ban protests ramp up as removal day nears

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-Signs are popping up around the village and beyond protesting the ban on chickens. The signs, which read ‘Save the Chickens (not the roosters)’, have now been distributed to about 100 residents around the village and Brandon Township. Just in time, as chickens are back on the agenda for the […]

Michigan MABAS open house

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-At 11 a.m., Oct 23, the Mobilization Center for Michigan Task Force 1, 7337 Grange Hall Road will be open to the public for a deadication. From 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. tours of the facility will be conducted. The event was cancelled earlier this year following a deployment to assist with […]

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