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December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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In brief

City preps for Miller Road resurfacing project SWARTZ CREEK — OHM engineers are getting ready to seek bids for the Miller Road resurfacing project. More...

Viewpoint

A little ditty about personalized plates

A freelance photographer who frequently shoots for our sports department recently sent me photos of Mini Coopers from around the country and some of the unusual and unique personalized license plates found on them. More...

Sports

Dragons down Pinckney, fall to Jackson

PINCKNEY – An 8-4 loss to Jackson on Dec. 10 put a little fire in the belly of the Swartz Creek/Clio hockey team as it eked out the 6-5 win over Pinckney on Saturday at xxxxxx. More...

Swartz Creek girls, boys beat Clio

CLIO — Jacara Thompson scored 21 points and Swartz Creek beat Clio 54-47 in a Metro League girls’ basketball game Tuesday night. Danaya Jones added 14 points and Natalie Golden scored 11 as the Dragons improved to 2-0 in the conference. More...

Sports Shorts

Come out and try Pickleball More...

Business

DDA: explore development on city land downtown

SWARTZ CREEK — What should the city do with the vacant lot at Morrish Road and Fortino Drive? The Downtown Development Authority has an idea for residential, possibly row housing, or mixed use development. More...

In light of errors, city seeks refund

SWARTZ CREEK — The city is getting a big discount on its next Consumers Energy bill. More...

The bottom line

Meijer, Huggies to donate to diaper drive

GRAND RAPIDS — For the second consecutive year, Meijer will donate up to $10,000 and Huggies will donate 150,000 diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network this holiday season. More...

Park rules approved, smoking forbidden

SWARTZ CREEK — The park board stuck to its guns and the City Council ultimately agreed, and now, there’s a new set of rules that include a ban on smoking in the parks. More...

Former Lennon folks sought for tax refund

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — Some former Lennon-area residents have a little cash due to them, but township officials are having trouble giving it back. The folks in question lived in Clayton Township, but in the Durand Area School District. More...

News

Board commends teen for fight against app

SWARTZ CREEK — A high school student who took a stand against an app that many deemed offensive has earned praise from school district officials. More...

Christmas at Crossroads

Village and railroad offer a classic holiday tradition

GENESEE COUNTY — They say the only thing you can count on is change, but Crossroads Village seems to defy that notion, or transcend it each holiday season. More...

YouthQuest receives $10K for STEM education

FLINT —The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program received a $10,300 donation to support its STEM curriculum during a recent event at Holmes STEM Academy in Flint. More...

Living

Swartz Creek teacher lands grant

SWARTZ CREEK — Kayla Trundle, a special education teacher at Swartz Creek Middle School, has received a $2,000 Student Achievement Grant from the NEA Foundation to improve community-based instruction opportunities. More...

Ringing the Christmas bells

Each year, Kiwanis members across the state come together and ring bells for the Salvation Army. In 2013, they collectively collected more than $250,000 in the red kettles. More...

In brief

Christmas choir concert SWARTZ CREEK — Christmas with the Choirs will bring the voices of local students to the stage of the Performing Arts Center to present a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 18. Tickets cost $2. Call 591- 1948 for details. More...

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