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Special meeting brings peace to Rising Street

Residents, auto dealer talk plans

DAVISON — A special planning commission meeting was held Aug. 2 to bring auto dealer Vince Bisbee together with residents of Rising Street to work out disagreements both sides have had over the growing auto reconditioning business. Since it moved into the old Wickes Lumber Yard site at Main and Rising streets a couple years ago, Bisbee Car Company has […]

Four injured in M-15 crash

RICHFIELD TWP. — Four people were injured, one critically, in a collision between a mini-van and a truck on M-15 at Coldwater Road, July 27. Sgt, Michael Bernard of the Richfield Township Police Department said the accident happened at approximately 1 p.m. when police were called to a rollover crash with multiple injuries at the intersection of N. State Road […]

Miller, Shields elected in Twp.

Elkins and Karr top vote-getters in trustee race

DAVISON TWP. — Supervisor Karen Miller and Clerk Cindy Shields defeated opponents Lanny Valentine and Matthew Smith in the Aug. 2 primary election. Miller received 705 votes, to Valentine’s 474, while Shields earned 650 votes to Smith’s 553 votes. Miller was formerly the clerk who was appointed two years ago to fill the remaining term of retired supervisor Kurt Soper. […]

Adams to face Martin in Nov.

RICHFIELD TWP. — Pegge Adams (D-Otisville) will face David Martin (R-Davison) to hold onto her 9th District Genesee County Commissioner seat after a strong showing against primary challenger Brian Norman. Adams defeated Norman, 2,359-1,481, during the Aug. 2 primary. She will go on to the general election in November where she will face Martin, a former Davison City Councilman. — […]

Madore remains as Richfield supervisor

RICHFIELD TWP. — There was no upset in the race for supervisor as incumbent Joe Madore defeated challenger Adam Thrash, 647-191, during the Aug. 2 primary election. Also re-elected, and unchallenged, were Clerk Terri Webber, 751 votes, Treasurer Debbie Buterakos, 733, Trustee Gerald Masters, 662, and Trustee Keith Pyles, 582. All were re-elected to four-year terms. — G.G.

Band Camp

In brief

DHS classes to hold reunions DAVISON — Davison High School Class of 1966-1967 members are planning their 50th class reunion Sept. 17 at Holiday Inn Gateway Center, Grand Blanc. Ticket prices are $50 per person. Any classmates who are interested in attending and would like further details or could help us out with addresses or contact information please get in […]

First ever Once Upon a Book event and Happily Ever After Ball kick off Aug. 12

FRANKENMUTH — More than 70 authors from all over the country will converge at the Bavarian Lodge in Frankenmuth Aug. 12-13 for the first ever Once Upon a Book and Happily Ever After Ball. Stacey Rourke, RONE Award Winner for Best Young Adult Paranormal Work of 2012 and Best Young Adult Book of 2013, will host the family-friendly event, which […]

Back to School Blast set for Aug. 9

Students return to class earlier due to extended year

DAVISON — It’s a little earlier this year as Davison Community Schools moves to a Balanced Calendar but the 11th Back to School Blast will kick off the school year once again with an evening of family fun and a chance for students to connect with their classmates and familiar faces. This year’s event, sponsored in part by the Davison […]