Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE ATLAS TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE, to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing November 28, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #18-0016 Zoned RE Property ID #03-19-127-007 Name: Sejal Shah Business: Taco Bell Location: […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Amendment to Section 54-615- Attached Accessory Buildings And Section 54-616- Detached Accessory Buildings Sec.54-615.- Attached accessory buildings. Except as otherwise permitted in this chapter, accessory buildings shall be subject to the following regulations: (1) Where an accessory building is in any way structurally attached to a main or principal building, it shall be subject to, […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP LEGAL NOTICE The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following: Z2018-002, Barry Bass, Bedrock Express, Shields Rd & Dixie […]

Voter turnout soars, local House, Senate GOP, 3 incumbents out

Voter turnout soars, local House, Senate GOP, 3 incumbents out

Charles Amy votes while his son Noah seems rather bored with the process on Tuesday at Goodrich United Methodist Church. Photo by Patrick McAbee.  By David Fleet & Shelby Stewart Area voter turnout outpaced the state average in Tuesday’s mid term elections. Statewide voter turnout was 52 percent. In Groveland Township voter turnout was 66 […]

‘A Fly on the Wall’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer It’s just outrageous—bank hold-ups, sighting U F O’s and dating Donald Trump? Really? The high school theatre program is performing “A Fly on the Wall,” a comedy by playwright Pat Cook. “It’s about a psychiatrist, Phillip Axelrod, and the fun patients he has,” said director Jeff Malicke. “Someone is murdering […]

Letters to the editor Nov. 10

Axel speaks Dear Editor, I wanted to tell everyone “thank you, thank you” from the bottom of my doggie bowl for such a great time at the Pet Contest/Parade sponsored by Brandon/Ortonville CERT Team on Oct. 27 at Crossman Park. My mom made me dress-up and I really didn’t want to, but I am sooo […]

Michigan’s Most Dangerous Women

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Sophie Lyons was dubbed the “Queen of Crime.” Uneducated she was taught shoplifting and pickpocketing as a child. From cleaver clever heists to crafty blackmail schemes—her life of crime traveled to Sing Sing prison and finally in Detroit. At 7 p.m., Nov. 15 the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South […]

The war to end all wars—community to honor WWI veterans

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- Groveland Township resident Benjamin Richmond was just 29 years old when he died in battle in north-eastern France only three months before the end of World War I. He had served just over one year in the Army. Richmond will be one of three World War I soldiers who […]

Lester Ferguson

FERGUSON, LESTER LYLE of Ortonville.  Died November 3, 2018.  He was 77.  Born July 23, 1941 in Remus, Michigan to the Lyle Alfred and Mildred Ester (nee: Barber) Ferguson.  He married Marcella (nee: Barber) Short on September 7, 1984 in Waterford, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Marcella Ferguson; three children, Mark (Kim) Short, […]

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