Township OU student recognized at MaTilDa awards

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Computer science and and piano performance are two passions that Harrison Lavins wasn’t willing to give up when he started college. So far it’s paid off. The Oakland University junior was recognized recently with his piano partner at the MaTilDa Awards ceremony. On April 16, Lavins and his partner Paige […]

BGYA recognizes area outstanding students for service, achievements

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brianna Kreft has wanted to work with horses since she was little. On April 26, Kreft was one of about 100 youth that were recognized at the annual Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance Youth Recognition Night on April 26 at the Brandon High School cafeteria. The youth being honored all are […]

Township board to decide possible move

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The township board of trustees is expected to decide on the purchase of the Belle Ann Elementary School property at their regular meeting at 7 p.m., May 7. At a special township meeting on April 30, the board reviewed lists of costs for either option, either staying in their […]

Vivian Rowley Nichols Rhinevault

Rhinevault, Vivian Rowley Nichols passed away on April 27, 2018 at her home in Arizona. She was 97. Vivian was the last surviving child of 8. She was born on a farm in Washington, Michigan, Macomb County on June 16, 1920 to the late Sanford Harvey and Anna (nee: Greahl) Rowley. She was preceded in […]

Letters to the editor April 28

Gun snobbery Dear Editor, The Brandon Area Gun Snobs, an organization committed to unfettered gun ownership and use, is issuing certificates to members and non-members to speak on firearm control. “Only people with certified knowledge of the ratio of black powder components can talk about the safety of school children and their community,” stated Dorinda […]

Leadership Day at Reid

Leadership Day at Reid

From left, Sam Quisenberry, Carter Ringler and Caleb Carlson sing at  Leadership Day at Reid Elementary. Photos by Patrick McAbee.

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE, to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider request for Rezoning for Parcel 08-300-001; (80 acres […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE, to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider request for a variance to build […]

Party with a Purpose for ‘Women At Risk’ at GUMC

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Rhonda was only 18 when she became one of thousands of women who were or are victims of human trafficking. Since then, her story has been shared through Women At Risk (WAR), a Michigan based organization that helps past and current victims of human trafficking. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May […]

Bid awarded to upgrade school waste water treatment plant

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Monday the Brandon Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 to approve a proposal to use $265,000 to improve the waste water treatment plant. The bid was awarded to Warren-based Brencal Contractors, who were the low bidders. “The stuff that’s there right now, it’s temporary,” said District Superintendent Dr. Matt […]