Township to host meeting on proposed battery storage guidelines

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Groveland Twp.— Additional details of a proposed battery storage facility in Groveland Township were provided on Monday night during a special community meeting. On June 3, more than 60 area residents, local and public officials attended an informational meeting at Fire Station One, 14645 Dixie Hwy., regarding the proposed 300 MW […]

Master Plan & Park & Recreation Plan open house

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — From 4-6:30 p.m., June 13, Atlas Township, 7386 Gale Road, will host a Township Master Plan Open House. The gather will provide an opportunity for the community to review the current draft of the updated master plan. “The entire process has been citizen driven by the Master Plan […]

Register now for View Lady Classic

By Hannah Ball hball@mihomepaper.com Fenton — Calling all lady golfers and women interested in trying the sport — slots are still open for the third annual Fenton area View Lady Classic hosted by View Newspaper Group and the Tri-County Times on Monday, June 24. The event is set for a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start on […]

Randy Wise Ford-Ortonville, new sales, leasing professional

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — In May, Mario Dominguez was hired as a Sales and Leasing professional at Randy Wise Ford, 968 S. Ortonville Road. Dominguez, a Clarkston native and Clarkston High School graduate, spent several years developing his business skills in the food service and telecommunication industries which provided a strong background in customer service, a […]

Lady Martians edge Linden Eagles 2-1 for District championship

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com Lake Fenton —  On June 1, Flint Metro League Champion Goodrich Martian Girls Softball team eked out a 2-1 win in D2 action over the Linden Lady Eagles for the district crown at Lake Fenton. The Martians, 33-4-1 will now play June 8 in the first round of regional competition. GHS […]

BHS vaulter repeats as state champ

By David Fleet dfleet@mihomepaper.com 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 dfleet@mihomepaper.com 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 dfleet@mihomepaper.com 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 dfleet@mihomepaper.com 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 mcampbell@mihomepaper.com 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 […]