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DDA moves ahead with Main St. plan

DAVISON — The city will maintain its associate level status with the Michigan Main Street (MMS) program for now while officials take the necessary training to move up to the select level. Downtown Development Authority President Pat Stetson addressed the city council recently to report training was underway for DDA officials and was open for others in the community to […]

Few details remain in Flint Street project wrap-up

DAVISON — A few minor details still need to be completed on the recent repaving project along E. Flint Street, but there’s one thing drivers are going to need to learn — that narrow lane on the right side of the road is for bicycles. City Council members Paul Hammond and Joan Snyder both recently told the council they had […]

A local boy makes good story

DHS grad applying new teaching theory in classroom

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — Benjamin Heddy graduated from Davison High School in 2003, but now lives in Southern California, where he is a third year graduate student in Urban Education Policy at the University of Southern California. Heddy holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in educational psychology. When The Davison Index caught up to him recently, he was […]


In brief

City working on water meter problem DAVISON — A recent report to the Davison City Council by Department of Public Works Supervisor Ed Brown shows the DPW is working to repair or replace all of the broken water meters in the city. Brown said the DPW will meet with Continental Estates management regarding its outdated meter and he said the […]

Frontier offers help against cyber threats

DAVISON — With the recent warnings about international malware threats, Frontier Communications is advising computer owners that they can protect their hardware, software and documents from cyber-attacks. Recent media reports focused on concerns over a malware threat that apparently was launched in 2007. Computer owners, however, can protect their digital property by taking preventive action, said Bob Pero, vicepresident general […]

R.A.W. Fitness offers discounted classes

GRAND BLANC — When Stacy Pillera first started R.A.W. Fitness Boot Camp she knew she would have to offer something new to set herself apart from other gyms. “Each year there are a lot of businesses that go out of business,” Pillera said. “So here there are a handful of local gyms and I was just one more.” A year […]

Consumers Energy warns customers of scam

GENESEE COUNTY — Consumers Energy is warning its customers to be aware of a nationwide utility-bill payment scam that’s made its way to Michigan. Under the scam, a customer may be contacted in person, through fliers, social media or text messages. The scammers claim President Barack Obama will pay a person’s utility bills through a new federal program. Customers are […]

MIOSHA announces first educational webcast

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has announced the release of its first webcast. The topic is: Residential Fall Protection Training. The MIOSHA program is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) In March 2011, MIOSHA revised CSHDCOM 04-1R1, Residential Fall Protection Compliance Criteria, to comply with federal OSHA rule changes. […]