BHS vaulter repeats as state champ

By David Fleet Hamilton — Blackhawk Senior Allison Shelton completed a stellar four years at Brandon High School with back-to-back pole vaulting state championships. On June 1, Shelton won the state title with a vault of 11-feet nine inches at the Division 2 Michigan High School Athletic Association State Championship at Hamilton High School. She […]

Powers Catholic Chargers end Goodrich Martians season 5-2

By David Fleet Lake Fenton —  The Powers Chargers Varsity Baseball team scored three runs in the first inning and two in the second then held on to a 5-2 win over the Goodrich Martians in the District 61 semi finals at Linden on June 1. The Martian season ended with a 28-9-1 record. […]

School record set in 800 meters

By David Fleet Hamilton — On June 1, Goodrich High School Junior Layla Jordan won the state title and reset her previous school record at the Division 2 Michigan High School Athletic Association State Championship at Hamilton High School in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09.92. Jordan also topped the previous state […]

Boy, 11, drowns at Holly Recreation Area beach

By David Fleet Groveland Twp. — An 11-year-old died on May 25 after he was pulled from a Groveland Township lake following a search, according to Michigan State Police. The MSP Detroit Regional Communication Center received calls of a child that was missing in the water at the Holly Recreation Area, 8100 Grange Hall Road. There are no lifeguards […]

911 surcharge hike will be on August ballot

By Madeline Campbell Genesee County — Resolution language regarding a proposed increase and extension of the 911 surcharge will appear on ballots during the Aug. 6 primary election. This comes after the Genesee County Board of Commissioners passed a motion to approve an amendment to the resolution increasing the proposed surcharge from $2.60 per […]

Township obligates ARPA funding to roads

By David Fleet Atlas Twp. — On May 20 the Atlas Township Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to divide about $625,000 of American Rescue Plan Act funds between two ongoing road projects. The ARPA funds were signed into law March 2021, providing $350 billion in relief to states and local governments to fight the continued impact […]

Village of Goodrich receives clean 22-23 audit

By David Fleet Goodrich —On May 13, the village council discussed an audit report from PSLZ, certified public accountants for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023. Rana Emmons, audit partner and managing director delivered the report to the council. According to the 2023 audit, the village’s combined total net position is reported as $2,719,045 […]

Goodrich High School senior athletes continue at collegiate level

By David Fleet Goodrich — Last month, 11 Goodrich High School seniors were recognized by family, school officials and classmates signing letters of intent to participate in collegiate athletics. “On May 15, we celebrated as 11 student athletes from our class of 2024 committed to extending their athletic careers at the collegiate level, bringing […]

Hole in one leads BHS Stamper to top individual finish at D2 Regional

By David Fleet Brighton— On May 29 the Brandon Blackhawks Varsity Boys Golf team finished 12th of 19 teams at the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2, Regional 11 at Huron Meadows Golf Club in Brighton. Brandon High School Senior Gaven Stamper leading the way with a score of 71 good for third […]