Ryan Aulph of Goodrich spent about a year and a half rebuilding a 1954 Chevy 3100 pickup truck. However, rather than a showroom finish on the 64 year old truck he opted for a rather weathered patina on the surface. Aulph will be displaying his creation at Back-to-Bricks this weekend in downtown Flint.
By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Monday night, the township board voted 6-0 to approve a moratorium on new adult foster care facilities within the township until they can revise the current ordinance. Bob Marshall was absent. “I think this will show that we’re serious about what we’re doing,” said Kathy Thurman, township […]
By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-On Monday night township firefighter Kevin Mason was named the new fire chief. “The board was unanimous on this,” said Bob DePalma, township supervisor following the announcement. Township Trustee Jim Christopher was absent from the meeting and no roll call vote was taken by the board. “There is nobody that […]
By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-The E. Coli in the local creeks is staying a good level so far this summer. “It usually spikes in the summer, which probably makes sense,” said village manager Bill Sprague. “In the winter, the ground is frozen, you don’t get the leaching.” The levels in 2017 had an unexpected […]
Gordon Brown, competes in the pie eating contest at Good Times in Goodrich on Saturday. Several thousand attended the day long event. Photo by David Fleet.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]