Dixie Highway resurfacing

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- The Road Commission for Oakland County announced the resurfacing of Dixie Highway between Oak Hill Road north to the Genesee County line the summer—about seven miles. The $2.5 million project will include milling in rough areas and asphalt. The project is expected to take about a week and is […]

Elementary school discipline probe continues

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich – An investigation that started last month at Oaktree Elementary school regarding alleged disciplinary issues that involve the superintendent’s son was updated at Monday’s school board meeting. The school district recently initiated a review process based on parent concerns claiming students protected under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or […]

Social media harassment enforcement ramped up

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Feb. 4, the township board of trustees approved the first reading for a new harassment ordinance 6-0. The ordinance addresses harassment via texting and social media, which was not addressed in the previous ordinance. “We currently have a harassment ordinance, but it does not cover texting, anything […]

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

A Brandon Township man who went missing on Jan. 11 was found dead in the Kearsely Creek. The 52-year-old man was last seen at 12:15 a.m. He left his residence on Zarieda Street of his own accord and wandered towards the wooded area behind his home, and Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon deputies were dispatched at […]

Emergency personnel in search of missing man

Emergency personnel in search of missing man

Emergency personnel are searching for a 52-year-old white male who left his home last night at 1616 Zarieda Street. The man, who was last seen at 12:15 a.m., is schizophrenic and bipolar. Brandon police were dispatched at 4:05 a.m. and began a search at the home. K-9s traced his trail into a heavily wooded area behind […]

DAR Good Citizen award

By David Fleet Editor On Jan. 6, the Genesee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the annual winners of the Good Citizen awards, at the Court Street United Methodist Church, 225 West Court St, Flint. This year 10 Genesee County area schools participated featuring outstanding high school seniors who exhibit the qualities of good […]

See what happens when people get involved

See what happens when people get involved

I don’t like some surprises (like, when I open a bill and it is double what I expected.). I like some surprises (like when I check my lottery numbers and see that I’ve won BIG money — actually I am still waiting for this to happen). That said, I was oh so pleasantly surprised one […]

Township Tripp Road project costs estimated

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On June 11 the township board of trustees voted 5-0 to OK funding for rebuilding Tripp Road between Grange Hall Road and Dixie Highway. The estimated cost to the township will be about $245,885 of an estimated $3 million project. Bob DePalma, township supervisor said $189,228 will come out […]

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