*County News*

Oakland County Population Grows, but is Passed by Franklin County, Ohio – Home of the Buckeyes

March 25th 2016

Oakland County Population Grows, but is Passed by Franklin County, Ohio – Home of the Buckeyes (Kurt Metzger, March 25, 2016) The Census Bureau released new July 1, 2015 county population estimates today.  While Oakland County experienced the 5th straight year of population growth this decade, the 2014-2015 growth was the smallest of the five, […]

MML# 2: Michigan’s TED Puts Tools for Success Together

March 24th 2016

MML# 2:  Michigan’s TED Puts Tools for Success Together (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2016) Lansing, MI – For about the past year the State of Michigan has taken a team approach to economic growth with the creation of  TED: the Talent and Economic Department. TED brings together multiple agencies, including: Michigan Economic Development Corporation, […]

MML #1: Cities Reviewing Sign Ordinances in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling

March 22nd 2016

MML #1: Cities Reviewing Sign Ordinances in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2016) Lansing, MI – The Town of Gilbert, Arizona stuck to their guns on a signage ordinance and now communities across the country are taking a good hard look at their signage ordinances. The June 2015 decision in […]

2016 LGBT Ultimate Wedding Expo Pictures

March 21st 2016

2016 LGBT Ultimate Wedding Expo Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2016) Detroit, MI – Between the Lines held their annual Ultimate Wedding and Anniversary Expo on March 20 at Motor City Casino.  The event connected thousands of lovebirds with resources they may need when planning their wedding or anniversary.  Among the vendors were wedding […]

OU CARES Autism Event Empowers Families

March 19th 2016

OU CARES Autism Event Empowers Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 19, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – What gives me joy? Where do I fit in? Where do I belong? These are the three questions that Beth Kimmel of Autism-Ask.com wants the youth and adults in any of the ASK programs to consider when making choices […]

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship

March 16th 2016

College-Bound Seniors in Oakland County Can Apply for Robert A. Schuele Scholarship (Compiled, March 16, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – High School Seniors throughout Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb Counties are invited to apply for the Robert A. Schuele Scholarship through Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The scholarship provides one recipient with […]

Bi-Partisan Bill Package Seeks to Increase Transparency in Michigan

March 16th 2016

Bi-Partisan Bill Package Seeks to Increase Transparency in Michigan (State Rep. Jeremy Moss Press Release, March 16, 2016) Lansing, MI -The public will have increased access to Michigan’s executive branch and the state Legislature records through a 10-bill bipartisan package unveiled today by House lawmakers. State Reps. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, and Jeremy Moss, D-Southfield, have […]

Scent of Love Spices the Air: Romancing the Skunk

March 11th 2016

Scent of Love Spices the Air: Romancing the Skunk (Jonathan Schechter, Destination Oakland, March 11, 2016) Courtship is well underway for Mephitis mephitis, the often maligned striped skunk, and that means the scent of love is in the night air. Romance for the skunk is a simple affair: wander about under the cover of darkness […]

Auburn Hills Police Handle Call About Visible Gun in Car

March 9th 2016

Auburn Hills Police Handle Call About Visible Gun in Car (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, March 9, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – When I am in my office I keep the police radio on all the time.  I like to listen to the calls as they are dispatched and the activity of the officers. […]

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated)

March 8th 2016

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2016) Pontiac, MI – This is where the Oakland County 115 News Hub (aka oc115) will post results of the ballot proposals through the county and the results of the Presidential Primaries taking place in Michigan on Tuesday, March 8. […]

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