Many Genesee County schools are closed Friday

Districts taking “mental health day” after Oxford shooting

GENESEE COUNTY – As of 6:30 p.m., nine school districts in Genesee County have announced they will be closed Friday for what they are called a “Mental Health Day.” The decision to close comes just two days after a 15-year-old student shot and killed four fellow students at Oxford High School in Oakland County. Since then, districts throughout the state […]

2021-12-02 E-Edition

Christmas at Crossroads ushers in holiday season

MT. MORRIS TWP. — Holiday memories will once again be made amid the sparkling of Christmas lights and the whistle of a steam engine at Crossroads Village. Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic, one of Genesee County’s biggest Christmastime events, is back in full swing this month with yuletide festivities in the historic 19th century village and enchanting train rides along […]

Area police agencies, EMS crews respond to shooting at Oxford High School

OXFORD TWP. — Three Oxford High School students were killed Tuesday afternoon after a 15-year-old student at the school began shooting at people shortly before 1 p.m. A fourth student died Wednesday afternoon. The shooter, a sophomore, was quickly taken into custody. He was not injured. Seven other people, including one teacher, were wounded in the attack. “Deputies confronted him, […]

Goodrich Downtown Christmas event coming up next week

GOODRICH — Goodrich Festivals and Events will present a Goodrich Downtown Christmas from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9. The fun, family event kicks off at 5:15 p.m. with a lighted golf cart parade and contest sponsored by the Goodrich Chamber of Commerce. Area residents will decorate their golf carts and muster at the country club. The parade, which will include […]

GBHS grad with a Passion for Music and Talent to Match

GRAND BLANC — Jesse Frasure, Grand Blanc High School Class of 1999 graduate, was named songwriter of the year at this year’s BMI Country Awards, marking his second time receiving the honor (he previously won the same award in 2018). Frasure co-wrote five of the year’s most-performed songs, including “Almost Maybes,” “Hole in the Bottle,” “One Big Country Song,” “One […]

Deck the gardens

Genesee County Extension master gardeners and members of the Touch the Earth Garden Club add winter interest to Grand Blanc’s Heritage Museum and City Hall and the Grand Chalet Shoppes on Saturday, Nov. 27, just in time for the snowfall! The gardens and planters are now ready for the tree lighting ceremony Dec. 2.

Save the Date

Festival of Lights GRAND BLANC — The City of Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce and Elga Credit Union will host the Festival of Lights from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Grand Chalet Shoppes and Physicians Park. Photos with Santa from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Grand Chalet Shoppes, and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

Driver shortages force the cancellation of some bus routes

DAVISON — The Davison Community School district was forced to cancel some bus routes Monday and Tuesday due to driver shortages. Michelle Edwards, director of public information for Davison Community Schools, said the district is down 12 drivers currently, leading to the cancellation of some routes. “Despite our best efforts, we have exhausted our resources; including borrowing drivers from neighboring […]

Key Club collecting for the Humane Society

DAVISON — The Davison High School Key Club is collecting donations through Dec. 10 to benefit pets at the Genesee County Humane Society. Students can make donations before school at a table near the Welcome Center at DHS. Items that can be donated include: Nyla bones, canned dog and cat food, dry food for puppies and kittens, blankets (gently used), […]