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April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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In brief

Oopsie … wrong directions SWARTZ CREEK – A construction crew misunderstood the directions when their bosses told them to set up for the “Swartz Creek” project. More...

Viewpoint

Court consolidation plan misrepresents the public

If your neighbor has to declare bankruptcy, should you have to assume his or her debt? Or maybe you should refinance your house and include your neighbor’s mortgage in your new payment. More...

Sports

Dragons’ baseball dominates Durand in twinbill

SWARTZ CREEK — In their first action since returning from spring break, the Swartz Creek baseball team was firing on all cylinders at home on Tuesday, dominating Durand in both ends of their doubleheader, 16-5 and 15-0. More...

Creek swept in tennis

TENNIS Fenton 8, Swartz Creek 0 4-14-15 At Swartz Creek Singles Madison Ballard def. Maya Campbell 6-2, 6-2 Sydney Phipps def. Erin O’Neill 6-0, 6-0 More...

Lady Dragons set to take on Davison

SWARTZ CREEK – The Swartz Creek girls’ soccer team hasn’t played since April 1, but hosted Davison yesterday and is on the road on Friday. – L.P. More...

Auto View

CHRYSLER BRINGS OUT ALFA ROMEO 4C SPIDER

Spring is here and Chrysler Fiat celebrated the season by showing off its new vehicles at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. More...

Hey, bud!

Signs of spring popping up all over. These pretty purple posies were poking their heads up outside the library and senior citizen center last week. More...

SOS

Open houses set, committee seeks more volunteers

SWARTZ CREEK – Residents interested in learning more about the city’s 20-year street plan and the millage being requested to fund it may get their questions answered during at either of two open houses this week. More...

Sports Update

Contests coming up

Maya Campbell claims Lapeer Quad 1 Singles title

   Monday, April 20, 2015; 12:59  p.m. -- HOLLY -- The Swartz Creek varsity track and field teams are at Holly with Linden on Wednesday. Full Story


News

Fire chief seeks new recruits

SWARTZ CREEK and CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – The Swartz Creek Area Fire Department is in need of more manpower. More...

PAWS seeks items for garage sale fundraiser

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – PAWS, a no-kill animal rescue, is seeking donations for a garage sale to be held May 8 and 9. Donations of items to sell are needed. All proceeds will go to the care and support of animals in need. More...

April is Autism is Awareness Month: A closer look at disorder

A child is diagnosed with autism every 20 minutes in the United States. The numbers are staggering. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that one in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More...

Living

No foolin’

Area couple wins AMVETS raffle jackpot

FLINT TOWNSHIP – At first, Jason and Katie Keene thought it was a joke. It was, after all, April 1 when they got the news that they’d won the Queen of Spades jackpot sponsored by the local AMVETS at the VFW on Elms Road. More...

Gaines spring concert to support missions

GAINES – The Gaines United Methodist Women will present their annual spring musical at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the church, 117 Clinton St., in Gaines. More...

In brief

Euchre fundraiser More...

Business

Kids’ resale shop re-opens

SWARTZ CREEK – Neighborhood Kids Resale Shop re-opened under new ownership April 1. Debbie Davis, of Swartz Creek, purchased the consignment boutique, located at 9061 Miller Road in Carriage Plaza, in November. More...

E-cycling event, food drive set for April 25

SWARTZ CREEK – Swartz Creek Computers, 8048 Miller Road, Suite A, will have a recycling day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25. More...

In brief

RE/MAX agent earns annual sales production award DAVISON — Bethany Brokaw, with RE/ MAX Select, has qualified for the RE/MAX 100 percent Club Award for 2014, which honors successful agents who have earned at least $100,000 in commissions in th More...

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