Public Notice: Atlas Township

NOTICE OF GALE LAKE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT HEARING TOWNSHIP OF ATLAS TO: THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ATLAS AND ANY OTHER INTERESTED PARTY PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Atlas Township Board has created the Gale Lake special assessment district for five years (2018 – 2022) for the purpose of aquatic plant treatment. […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO THE CITIZENS OF ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich Michigan. The Atlas Township Board will hold a Special Assessment Needs Hearing in conjunction with a Cost Hearing for the Aqua Weed Special Assessment District for Lake Shinanguag on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Atlas Township Hall, 7386 S. Gale […]

Curriculum director at Brandon

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon School District’s new curriculum director started Aug. 6. David Schmittou joined the district after leaving an elementary principal position in the Escambia County School District in Florida. “It’s a large district, more than 50 schools in the district,” said Schmittou. “High needs, high poverty, hugs being given out very […]

Area man critical following garbage truck rollover

At 10:30 a.m., Aug. 3, Brandon deputies and the Independence Township Fire Department responded to a personal injury accident near Reese Road, south of Deer Forest Court. A 45 year old resident of Independence Township was driving a garbage truck southbound on Reese Road when he lost control, running into an embankment on the east […]

Job openings posted for village

Goodrich-On Monday night the village council OK’d the verbiage for two job openings to be posted. The Superintendent of Public Works position is open following the resignation of Ethan Campbell last month. The council appointed a former DPW employee as an tempory worker. The council also moved forward with the job posting for village administrator/clerk. […]

Safety key as school open nears

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon School District is ramping up security for the 2018-2019 school year. In April, the Michigan Senate approved and made available $18.6 million in grants for school safety upgrades in the wake of the Parkland School Shooting, and though Brandon will be applying for some of those grants, safety […]

Oakland County Sheriff’s Marine patrol takes aim at area lake

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Boaters on an area lake will be a little safer this summer. Last month Oakland County Sheriff’s Office began regular patrols on Bald Eagle Lake and will continue to do so through the rest of the boating season. “We’re not out there to ruin anyone’s summer,” said Oakland County […]

Evelyn Barker

Evelyn Maxine Barker, age 90, of Goodrich since 1965,  went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born October 11, 1927 in Cumberland, Maryland, to parents Ezra and Sarah Raley.    Evelyn attended Catherine’s Business School in Cumberland, Maryland, Peniel Bible Institute in Stanton, Kentucky […]

Summer shower

Summer shower

From left, Kamryn Goff, Tyson Tucker and Maverick Tucker cool off in a sprinkler in Ortonville last week.  Photo by Patrick McAbee.

New band director at Brandon Schools

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon High School has a new band director. Christine Dodge has known her whole life that she wanted to teach, and when she joined band in elementary school, it all made sense to her. “Right from the start when I joined band in the fifth grade, it’s what I was […]

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