Jon G. Emerson

Jon G. Emerson of Ortonville; July 20, 2017; age 83; Dear husband of the late Verna; Dear father of Jon (Sherry) Enerson, James Enerson and Erik (Nichole) Enerson; Dear grandfather of Brody and Elise. Mr. Enerson was retired from General Motors Technical Center and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of […]

Detroit Riots: Five days in July

Detroit Riots: Five days in July

By David Fleet Editor It’s been 50 years this week that police vice squads raided an after hours drinking club or ‘blind pig’ in a mostly black Detroit neighborhood at 12th Street and Clairmount Avenue. According to newspaper reports, the squad found 82 people inside the club, holding a party for two returning Vietnam veterans. […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON REGULAR MEETING July 10, 2017 Members present: Allen, Broughton, Darnall, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall and Thurman Members absent: None Approved: Agenda as amended. Consent Agenda as presented Appointment to the Planning Commission Budget amendment 101-508 and transfers as amended Audit contract 1st Reading – Ordinance 46-6 – Definition of Transient Revise […]

Groveland Township: Public Notice

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 7-10-2017 Call To Order & Roll Call Approved: Agenda Budget Amendment, Accts Payable Board Minutes Twp. Fire 6/12/2017 NEW BUSINESS Approved Unique Concrete for Twp. Office Repair Discussed Cemetery Meeting Date Approved Groveland Sand and Gravel Mining Approved Holly Sand and Gravel Mining Approved Kurtz Gravel Mining FIREBOARD No Board Action […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

SYNOPSIS ATLAS TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017 AT 5:30 PM 7386 S. GALE RD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 (810) 636-2548 Members present: T. Onica, K. Vick, B. June, P. Major Members absent: A. Moore Staff present: S. Wilkerson, D. Lattie The Board took the following actions: 1) Approved the Treasurer’s report as […]


NOTICE TO CREDITORS, TRUST ESTATE TO ALL CREDITORS: The Settlor, Arlyn C. Wise (date of birth) January 26, 1927. who lived at 466 E. Glass Rd., Ortonville, Michigan died May 25, 2017. There is no personal representative of the settlor’s estate to whom Letters of Administration have been issued. Creditors of the decedent are notified […]

The Facts Are Black and White

By Jim Tarrant, Executive Director Michigan Press Association Traditional media has been getting a bad rap lately. Icons in the newspaper industry like The New York Times and Washington Post are accused of providing “fake news” to their readers all too often. Sadly, this moniker is perpetuated most often by those who are unwilling to […]

Goodrich Planning Commission meeting postponed

Goodrich-A village planning commission meeting to discuss a request to rezone property for a proposed low-income senior living apartment complex at 6 p.m., July 24 has been postponed. Jerome Jay Allen, diector of Devonshire Advisors, a Rochester Hills company who coordinates the project, said the Goodrich Haven Senior Complex rezoning request will be rescheduled for […]

Search warrants executed in Ponzi scheme investigation

By David Fleet Editor On Tuesday morning the Genesee County Sheriff Department executed four search warrants, three in Atlas Township and one in Grand Blanc Township, following a month-and-a-half long investigation of a suspected Ponzi scheme. Genesee County Sheriff Undersheriff Chris Swanson said the warrants were issued by Judge Nathaniel C. Perry, III for Atlas […]

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