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District millage request back on table

Brandon Twp.- It's back to the drawing table for a school district wastewater treatment plant and officials will likely return to a plan to ask voters to fund the project through a sinking fund millage....more >>

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Township man dies in M-15 accident

Atlas Twp.-A township man died early Tuesday morning following a head-on collision on M-15 at Bendix Drive. According to Genesee County Sheriff Capt. Robb Heath, at about 4:30 a.m....more >>

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Funds sought for upkeep of township's Mud Lake Preserve

Brandon Twp.- A 35-acre parcel of land will remain pristine and protected in the township for years to come— a habitat for wildlife, and with help from the community, an education destination for students....more >>

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Township eyes drone ordinance

Atlas Twp.-At the Jan. 25 board of trustees meeting, township attorney David Lattie presented the first draft of an ordinance to regulate drones and unmanned aircraft in the township....more >>

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Response times to improve as EMS settles in

So far it's sustainable. After locating an ambulance in Goodrich on Feb. 1—officials at Mobile Medical Response or MMR report that the volumes have been sufficient to keep a unit in the village to serve the township 24 hours a day, seven days per week....more >>

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Village reaccredited as Main Street community

Ortonville- Voters flushed sewers last November, but the Main Street program is forging ahead in the village. After a daylong evaluation Jan. 26, the Downtown Development Authority learned the village was reaccredited as a Main Street community....more >>

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Township website crashed

Brandon Twp.- The township's website has been shut down after it was infected by an angler exploit kit, used by cyber criminals. Oakland County government employees, which runs the township's email system, discovered the tampering last week and blocked the township's website....more >>

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Coming soon: Property maintenance, waste hauler ordinances in Brandon

Brandon Twp.- The township has never had ordinances specifically governing property maintenance, nor waste haulers. Later this year, there may be both, with benefits to residents of recycling options, as well as a remedy to unsightly homes and falling property values....more >>

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Snowstorm freezes Brandon family on I-75

The Cox family made a rest stop on their drive down to Disney World. A 14-and-a-half hour stop in the middle of the expressway, with no restaurants or restrooms in sight, but plenty of snow, ice, and other vehicles also frozen in place on I-75 in Kentucky....more >>

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'I thought it was gone forever'

Lost Purple Heart returned to Vietnam veteran

It felt hot— a burning sensation similar to the sting of a bee. That's how Gary D. Frank, now a 69-year-old White Cloud, Mich. resident, described the feeling of fragments from a Viet Cong booby trap that ripped through his right ear....more >>
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