Anti-racism rally

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On June 6, around 30 Brandon residents gathered on M-15 near the entrance to Brandon High School for a peaceful, anti-racism rally. “We wanted to show support for our community members, people of color,” said Tammy Battaglia, one of the organizers of the rally. “That’s more why we […]

Sheriff: No COVID-19 in county jail so far

By David Fleet Editor Capt. Jason Gould described the Genesee County Jail as a concrete Petri dish, that if the coronavirus ever infests it will run through like wildfire. Despite how contagious and potentially deadly the COVID-19 virus is, as of June 9, the Genesee County Jail reports zero cases with inmates. “The key to […]

BGYA Recognition Awards

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer This week, Bryce Martin picked up his school belongings, as well as his Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance Youth Recognition Award and yard sign. “With the cooperation of all the principals and their staff we have been able to get a sign for the yard and a packet of certificates to […]

Amedae Salon reopens with many safeguards

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Phones are ringing off the hook at Amedae Salon. “We’re ready to just have some normalcy back in our lives,” said owner Tammy Perrin. “Our clients are like family, we miss them.” Amedae Salon, 2211 Allen Road, is one of many Michigan salons that will be able to reopen […]

Good Times in Goodrich a go for August 1

David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Aug. 1 it will be Good Times in Goodrich again. On Monday night Jim Green and Jenny McKenzie of Goodrich Festival and Events attended the village council meeting to update the community on the top local summer event. “We are going to pursue the festival this year, following the state rules […]

The Findery:Create a unique living space

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Inspiration around every corner at The Findery. Last month Glenda Brady opened The Findery, 360 N Ortonville Road (in the Bueche’s Plaza) with a simple mission, to create a beautiful line of products that inspire, motivate and help the customer create a unique living space where the only limit […]

More repairs needed to Village Dam

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-More cash is flowing into the village dam. On Monday night the village council voted 4-0 to approve $26,300 to repair a breach in the village dam. The cost includes $21,800 for Midland-based Fisher Contracting and $4,500 for Wade Trim. Council President Pro-Tem Tim Light was absent with notice. The meeting […]

Oakland County: No Fair this year

By David Fleet Editor It took World War II to cancel the Oakland County Fair in 1940. Now, it’s a pandemic that halted the mid summer tradition. On June 3, the Oakland County Fair Board voted to cancel the traditional 2020 Oakland County Fair set for July 10-19. Groveland Township resident and Oakland County Fair […]

Council OKs Goodrich Mill Pond spraying

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the village council voted 4-0 to spray the mill pond for weeds. Council President Pro-Tem Tim Light was absent with notice. The council approved $4,175, to treat the mill pond up to two times in the 2019 season for higher aquatics and algae. In addition, a fee of […]

Ride along

Ride along

Addy and Zoey Zackschewski going for a ride on a sunny day. Photo by Patrick McAbee.