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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Jumping the gun?

Mundy chief to head up city police department

SWARTZ CREEK — Some elected officials say the city is jumping the gun in naming a replacement for retiring Police Chief Rick Clolinger. “I think it’s a little early,” said Mayor Pro Tem Richard B. More...

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News Briefs

Schools have budget surplus

SWARTZ CREEK – The Swartz Creek Community Schools ended the 2013-14 fiscal year with a $300,000 surplus that will be added to fund equity. More...

Parent honored

SWARTZ CREEK – Bernadette Cox, a parent in the Swartz Creek school district and a teacher at Ross Medical Education Center, was honored by the Board of Education for supporting the schools. More...

Suchanek takes new job

SWARTZ CREEK – A popular middle school teacher is moving on in his career, but he won’t go far. Tony Suchanek is the new interim assistant principal at Swartz Creek High School. More...

Sports

Swartz Creek soccer eliminated by Lapeer

LAPEER — After getting sent home from the 2013 postseason by losing to Clarkston 8-0 in the second round of districts at Davison, the Swartz Creek varsity soccer team came into this year’s tourney with its sights set high. More...

Swartz Creek out of golf regional

FLINT — The Swartz Creek varsity golf team was hoping to reserve its spot for the state meet by qualifying at the Kearsley regional No. 8-2 last Thursday. That dream was not to be, though, as the Lady Dragons came in sixth with 414 points. More...

Sports Shorts

Drive One 4UR fundraiser More...

Business

Family, farm & firefighters

Cole Smith, 4, of Flint Township, checks out the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department equipment on display Saturday at Family Farm & Fleet in Swartz Creek. More...

AT&T gets OK for tower

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees has approved a special use permit to allow AT&T Mobility to build a 150-foot, monopole tower in the northwestern corner of the township. More...

In brief

IMA Community Salute to Phil Shaltz BURTON — The IMA Recreation Association’s 12th Annual Community Salute will honor Phil Shaltz, President of Shaltz Automation on Oct. 23. More...

Tree pins man to roof in Oakwood Village

GAINES TOWNSHIP -- Emergency crews are on scene of an injury report on Walden Drive in Oakwood Village.The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m.Neighbors said it appeared a man was on a roof when a large tree fell onto him.Medical crews were on the roof More...

Pedestrian struck

SWARTZ CREEK -- Westbound Miller Road was shut down at Fairchild Street early Friday after a student was struck by a van.A nearby resident said the girl appeared to have been crossing Miller about 7:15 a.m. More...

Parker sentenced to 15 years in fatal crash

FLINT – A 19-year-old Mundy Township man has been sentenced to at least 52 months in prison in connection with a wrong-way collision that killed a newlywed last winter. More...

News

Suspected intruder jailed

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – A 43-year-old Clayton Township man is charged in a series of break-ins in September. Andrew W. Haviland was arraigned Sept. 26 on two counts of second-degree home invasion. More...

Harvest fundraiser

Pumpkins, wagon rides, apple cider and a quilt raffle were just some of the attractions that drew a crowd to The Patch, a harvest-themed fundraiser to aid four seminarians from St. More...

Facebook posts not official

SWARTZ CREEK – Some members of the Board of Education are taking offense to a resolution that the school board “repudiates and disavows” certain statements posted on Facebook. More...

Viewpoint

Seems everyone has a morning routine

The VIEW from here

Rushing out the door the other morning to make an 8:30 a.m. meeting in Lapeer, I skipped my usual morning coffee to buy myself more time to get to where I needed to be. More...

Kiwanis leaders

The Kiwanis Club of Swartz Creek last week installed officers for the 2014-15 project year. They include, from left, Secretary Ronna Gettel, District Lt. Gov. More...

Living

Click to the Future: Pop Culture Explosion at FIA

FLINT-- The art of modern technology merits a closer inspection on a social and artistic level in the viewpoint of those affiliated with The Flint Institute of Arts. More...

Tap.ol.o.gy 2014 : Embracing the Legacy

FLINT - Michigan Made Talent, Geri Allen, Jazz Pianist, Lady Of Soul Jazz Award Winner, native of Detroit, classical and jazz pianist, Guggenheim Fellow for music composition, and Professor of Music at U of M – Ann Arbor’s School of Music More...

In brief

Senior health fair More...

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