Goodrich 71-Brandon 70

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — On Feb. 10, the Goodrich Boys Varsity Basketball team edged out Brandon 71-70 in a Flint Metro League thriller during the Pink Out Coaches vs. Cancer game. GHS Jack Locey scored 35 points, Gavin Hart 19 and Caeden Rossell had 9 points. With the win Goodrich improved to […]

Green comet passes over state

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. —A local photographer was recently successful in finding the “green comet.” Brandon Township resident Heath Zietz was on a mission to finally see comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) with an emerald glow. According to NASA, the rare green comet has been traveling through our solar system for the last month […]

Michigan State Trooper injured in township crash

Groveland Twp.- At 7:15 a.m., Feb. 7, Michigan State Police Metro North troopers responded to a traffic crash involving a state police patrol car. According to the MSP, the trooper was southbound on Dixie Highway near Tripp Road in the right lane when a pickup truck driver attempted to pass a Road Commission for Oakland […]

After 70 years together, it’s still family first

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — It was a chance meeting in church more than 70 years ago. In the late 1940s, Flint native Bob Foy was a seminarian at the University of Notre Dame destined for the priesthood. Verda Lethbridge, also a Flint native, was the sister of his best friend. Bob returned […]

Medical student begins journey

By David Fleet Editor New Haven, Conn.— In 2015 Kyle Gavulic was a junior at Goodrich High School. That same year it was determined that Flint City water was 19 times more corrosive than Detroit water, Virginia Tech. University recommended the state declare that the water is not safe for drinking or cooking. The Flint […]

Ugly Dog: boarding, daycare, training set to open in March

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich —  Next month a local business will provide a whole new perspective of boarding, daycare and training for dogs. “Ugly Dog,” the trademark grounded in the rugged character of the bearded and wirehaired hunting dogs, is set to open just south of Goodrich at Green Road and M-15. The 12,000 […]

Brandon 59-Clio 51

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — The Brandon Varsity Girls Basketball team won their second straight game Feb.3, defeating the Clio Mustangs by the final score of 59-51. The Hawks started the game on a rampage as their pressure defense caused turnover after turnover. Brandon was able to turn these turnovers into quick points, […]

Warhawks 118- Kearsley- Lake Fenton 43

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — On Feb. 2, the Varsity Brandon-Goodrich Warhawks Boys Swimming team defeated Kearsley-Lake Fenton by earning ten first places, nine second places, and five third places. They also earned nine new best times on the night. The 200 yard Medley Relay won first and second. First place went to […]

New space, robotics a hit for Oaktree students

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich —The new Oaktree Elementary Innovation Labs, that provides students the opportunity for collaborative learning, STEM, creative and maker space projects is now the hub of robotics. The new classroom which adds technology to learning, has attracted more than 60 second and third grade students for two after school robotics sessions. […]

Finding the right superintendent a challenge for districts nationwide

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — Hiring a superintendent is perhaps the most challenging task a school board faces. The search process in both Goodrich and Brandon school districts had been ongoing for several years. In December, the Goodrich Board of Education voted to accept the resignation of veteran Superintendent Wayne Wright. He was pulled out of […]

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