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Blotter

Police Blotter

Argument in road leads to citation More...

News Briefs

In brief

Four seeking three seats on school board More...

Business

Williams Gun Sight expansion kickoff

DAVISON TWP. — A new chapter in the 88-yearold history of Williams Gun Sight Company of Davison Township begins. Ground breaking for a new 18,000 sq. ft. addition to the existing retail facility starts Oct. 29. More...

In brief

Sybyl Award nominees named GENESEE COUNTY — Eleven people have been nominated for Resource Genesee’s annual Sybyl Award. The award honors the life of Sybyl M. More...

Hurley hosts March of Dimes event

FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital were honored to host this years’ 12th Annual March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center on Oct. More...

Living

New pastor settling in at Davison United Methodist

DAVISON — Pastor Kevin Miles was just beginning to call Oxford home when he received word from the diocese he was needed to lead the Davison United Methodist Church. More...

In brief

Genesys presents free talk on hip and knee pain More...

FYT brings Harry The Dirty Dog to life

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre›s First Stage series presents ArtsPower’s production of Harry The Dirty Dog for young children and their families, Nov. 7. More...

Sports

Davison girls qualify for state meet; several boys make the cut

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Amidst a 14-team field that was stacked deep with contenders at regional No. More...

Cardinals open district play with Cavaliers

SWARTZ CREEK — Davison opens up play in the No. 1-9A volleyball district against Carman- Ainsworth Monday. More...

Sports Shorts

Davison’s Davis part of historic Mott team FLINT — Davison High alum Laurin Davis was a setter on this fall’s Mott Community College volleyball team, which is currently ranked 17th in the country. More...

City considers move to even-year elections

DAVISON – As a possible cost savings measure, the City Council may vote to extend its term in office by one year as the city shifts from elections in odd years to even years. More...

Road projects end, others begin

DAVISON AREA — Work wrapped up at the end of last week on the railroad crossing replacement on M-15 in Davison, reopening the road and providing adjoining side streets with a bit of relief from the traffic. More...

Sports Update

Cards' swim prepares for Kearsley

   Thursday, October 30, 2014, 9:02 a.m. - FLINT — The Davison girls' swim team returns to action on Thursday as they travel to take on Kearsley. Full Story


News

Demolition planned

The former Davison Masonic Lodge 263, 9108 Davison Rd., is scheduled to be torn down, possibly as early as today, according to owner Eric Allen of Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Rd. More...

Manley, Karr vie for 67th district judge seat

Editor’s note: We are rerunning this story from 10-23 because there were some errors in attributions made to the candidates’ statements. More...

Three-way race for 5th Congressional seat

GENESEE COUNTY — Republican Allen D. Hardwick of Davison Township, Libertarian candidate Harold Jones of Coleman, and incumbent Democrat Dan Kildee of Flint will square off in the Nov. More...

Viewpoint

The VIEW from here

Halloween, my favorite time of year

I ’m a Halloween fanatic. I have always loved this time of year, maybe even more than Christmas, because there’s just something about jack-o-lanterns, black cats and witches I find to be a lot of fun. More...

Thank you to all for successful Dog Walk

Thank you to all who came out to support the 6th Annual Davison Dog Walk that was held at Jack Abernathy Park on Sept. 14. This event raised awareness and money for animals in need of medical care and finding forever homes in Genesee County. More...

Animal Control millage on ballot next week

GENESEE COUNTY — It has caused a purr at times but also plenty of barking, and rarely silence this past year. It is the Genesee County Animal Control Center controversy. More...

Obituaries

DAN BURTRUM,

65, of Davison, passed away October 28, 2014 at his residence. Dan was born in Flint, on June 23, 1949, son of the late Ernest and Maryanne (Hobbs) Burtrum. He married Teresa Zaliagiris on June 24, 1972. Dan was a member of St. More...

RALPH W. “TANK” TURNER, 84 of

Bellaire, died Friday, October 17, 2014 at home. He was born July 15, 1930, in Flint, the son of Percy and Ruth (Openo) Turner. More...

FLORENCE PALMER, 91,

of Davison, passed away October 24, 2014 at Maple Woods Manor. Florence was born in Sioux Falls, SD, on December 25, 1922, daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes (Budnick) Powers. More...

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