2022-08-18 E-Edition

Circuit court judge Farah resigns after alleged misconduct claim

FLINT — Judge Joseph J. Farah of the 7th Judicial Circuit Court in Flint, has tendered his resignation following a complaint of alleged misconduct. According to a statement released Friday by Judge Elizabeth Kelly, chief judge pro-tem/acting chief judge of the Genesee County Probate Court, the court received a complaint from Grace Ketzner in September of 2021 alleging misconduct by […]

MCC Awarded IDEAS Grant to Build Study Abroad Capacity

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) will expand its study abroad and service abroad programs with funding support from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. MCC is one of 44 colleges and universities, and one of only 10 community colleges, across the United States to receive this funding. MCC will use […]

Grand Blanc PD achieves accreditation through MACP

GRAND BLANC — Of the nearly 600 police departments in the State of Michigan, the City of Grand Blanc Police Department has the distinction of becoming the 44th to achieve accreditation through the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police. “It is a significant professional achievement,” said Robert Stevenson, MACP executive director, who appeared before the Grand Blanc City Council last […]

5K to raise money for scholarships

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc City Firefighters Association will sponsor its first 5K run/walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Grand Blanc High School. Entry fee is $30. Proceeds will go toward two scholarships for Grand Blanc High School students pursuing careers in law enforcement, firefighting or emergency medical services. For more information or a link to the […]

Westland man charged in shooting death of GBHS grad

DETROIT — A 23-year-old Westland man is facing seven charges in connection with the shooting death of Grand Blanc graduate Jacob Hills. Hills, 18, died of multiple gunshot wounds. Acting on an anonymous tip, Detroit police found Hills’ remains in the basement of an apartment in Detroit on July 25. Court records show the suspect, Avion Sanders, was arraigned Friday, […]

Save the Date

Outdoor movie night GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Parks and Recreation department and The Ally Challenge will present an outdoor movie night at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Creasy Bicentennial Park. The movie will be “Spiderman: No Way Home.” Movie is free. Concessions will be available for purchase. — L.R. Craft market, car show SWARTZ CREEK — […]

Fire up the spit !

The 9th Annual BBQ Cook-Off was held Aug. 13 at the Davison Farmers Market, 8110 E. Court St., in Davison Township. Winners of the contest were: RIBS -first place Northern Smoke, second place Simpsons BBQ Junkies and third place Bacon Boys BBQ. PULLED PORK- first place Northern Smoke, second place Bacon Boys BBQ and third place Smokey Butts. BBQ CHICKEN […]

25th Annual Nancy Streber Memorial Golf Classic

Breaks fundraising record for McLaren Hospice

DAVISON — In the 25th year honoring Nancy Streber’s memory, the Nancy Streber Golf Classic (NSGC) raised nearly $13,000 for McLaren Hospice—a fundraising record for the event. The NSGC, which took place this past May at Heather Hills Golf Course in Romeo, was founded by Dave Streber and his family to honor the memory of his mother, Nancy, and the […]

Local student receives national honor for superior academic achievement

ATLANTA, GA — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced student Olivia Adams, of Davison, was selected for membership by the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS co-founder and President James W. Lewis. “On behalf of NSHSS and our co-founder Claes […]