Just like new

Just like new

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.

Board OK’s moratorium on new adult foster care facilities

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 […]

New Groveland Township Fire Chief

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 […]

E. Coli levels eyed in local waterways

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 […]

Good Times!

Good Times!

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.   

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 […]

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