Atlas Township to honor Rudi Deschner

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-By a 4-0 vote on Tuesday night the township board of trustees approved a plaque to be placed in the community hall for Rudi Deschner. Township Supervisor Tere Onica was absent with notice. Deschner, who passed away on Feb. 3, 2020 at 87 years old, served on the Goodrich and […]

ATFD seeks speed bumps for road safety

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-M-15 is busy and dangerous—especially for emergency responders. “Almost 20 percent of our calls are vehicle accident related,” said Ed Klimek, assistant chief, Atlas Township Fire Department. “Most of these accidents occur on M-15 which is one of the highest-traveled two-lane roads in Genesee County.” Between 2004 and 2009 there […]

OCEF Sharin’ O’ the Green

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The annual Sharin’ O’ the Green fundraiser is here. The fundraiser runs through March and benefits the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund. And yet again this year there is an anonymous donor who will match up to $2,000 in donations in the spirt of Roger Duval, who founded Sharin’ O’ the […]

Township to preserve historic cemetery

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- By a 4-0 vote on Tuesday night the township board of trustees authorize the township attorney to proceed with filing action to clear thetitle on the Atlas Cemetery, and to budget no more than $10,000 for the process. Township Supervisor, Tere Onica was absent with notice. The cemetery, located […]

National Merit Scholarship finalist

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer A Brandon senior is finalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sarah Pesta scored a 1,480 of 1,600 possible on her PSAT, which qualified her as a semi-finalist in her junior year, and now, after getting a 1,530 on her SAT, she is ranked as a finalist. “Sarah is one […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING NOTICE, to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider Conditional Rezoning from […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 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, JANUARY 15, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider Conditional […]

Donations needed for Christmas Toy Store

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Christmas Community Toy Store is gearing up for Christmas and seeking some help from area elves. The local toy drive kicks off this week with boxes for gifts around area businesses. “Around 180 children, and around 70 families,” said Linda Mizejewski, president of CCTS. “Parents get to shop, […]

Trial ends for man charged in deputy’s death

A Macomb County man has been found guilty of premeditated murder in the first degree and murder of a police officer following a trial and jury deliberation. Christopher Berak, 24, was found guilty on Nov. 1 of killing Oakland County Sheriff Deputy Eric Overall, a deputy with the Brandon Substation, on November 23, 2017. Overall […]

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