Blackhawks grounded at Big House

Blackhawks grounded at Big House

Brandon Senior Ean Thompson, 55, leads the Brandon Blackhawks onto the field at Michigan Stadium on Saturday. Brandon and Fenton were tied 14-14 at half time on touchdown runs by Seniors Bryce Chamberlain and Clay Deboer.  However, Brandon lost the contest 46-21.  Photo by Mo Voyer  

‘He attacked me because I was a symbol of America’

By David Fleet Editor Lt. Jeff Neville recalls the knife thrusting twice in the back of his neck. “It was rage,” recalled Neville, an Atlas Township resident. “He then started screaming in Arabic. I realized at that point I was not just being attacked, but being attacked by a terrorist.” Neville, was the police officer […]

Deadline for BFIS proposal nears

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- Prospective buyers will have until Sept. 13 to submit their plan for Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School. The request for proposal of the recently shuttered BFIS will join former Belle Ann Elementary, essentially vacated in 2013 and a vacant 2.5 acre parcel on Sherman Court. All the properties are within […]

Planning commission to consider rezoning

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- At 6 p.m., Sept. 6 the Village Planning Commission will consider a proposal to rezone vacant property from Low Density Residential to a Residential Planned Unit Development on about 5.5 acres on the north side of Hegel Road about 600 feet east of M-15. If the planning commission recommends the […]

Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church at 180 years old

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Ron Sutton was just 17-years-old when the church fire occurred July 14, 1947. “Mom got me out of bed in the morning,” said Sutton, now 88. “She told me Mt. Bethel Church was on fire and we drove out there— about 10 minutes behind the fire trucks—since my dad, […]

Letters to the editor, Sept. 2, 2017

Trash alert Dear Editor, The Citizen needs a trash alert on the front page. A big red check mark, warning of a Bonnie Beltramo letter, so it can hit the trash on the way from the mailbox. When will you realize that our hometown paper has become her platform for her obsessive thinking and shaming […]

Atlas Township: Public Notice

SYNOPSIS ATLAS TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017 AT 5:30 P.M. 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 (810) 636-2548 www.atlastownship.org Members present: T. Onica, K. Vick, A. Moore, B. June, P. Major Members absent: None Staff present: S. Wilkerson, D. Lattie, F. Forys, M. Hart The Board took the following actions: 1) […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP SYNOPSIS Charter Township of Brandon Special Board Meeting August 24, 2017 Call to order at 7:05 p.m. Present:  Allen, Broughton, Darnall, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall & Thurman. Absent: None Approved: LWCF Resolution Election Commission Members Held Workshop on Police Budget Adjourned at 9:11pm A full copy of the minutes is available at the Clerk’s […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

PUBLIC NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING The Charter Township of Brandon will hold a public hearing on September 21, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed millage rates for 2017. The proposed 2017 millage rates are: Year 2016 […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

ATLAS TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING September 18, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. GALE LAKE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR WEED CONTROL TO: THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF ATLAS TOWNSHIP, GENESEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN, AND ANY OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with PA 188 of 1954, a resolution by the Township Board was adopted to […]