Clarkston/Independence Twp.

12 Year Old Expelled from Everest Academy in Clarkston for “Kill List”

May 16th 2018

12 Year Old Expelled from Everest Academy in Clarkston for “Kill List” (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, May 16, 2018) Clarkston, MI – INCIDENT:  13:32 hrs. May 16, 2018 – Independence Township – School Incident / Threats – #18-90370   SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the Everest Academy located in the 5900 block of Clarkston Road for […]

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories

May 12th 2018

Oakland County Celebrates Main Street Success Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2018) Pontiac, MI – The superheroes of downtowns throughout Oakland County gathered at the Strand Theater in Pontiac Thursday evening for the annual “Main Event,” recognizing accomplishments of communities in the Main Street Oakland County program. The program provides planning, resources and sharing […]

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show

May 9th 2018

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2018) Holly, MI – When Carol Zombow’s mother broke her hip, her daughter was at her side, helping her recover. She wanted to do something to cheer her up, so she learned how to make flowers out of fabric […]

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links

May 8th 2018

From Seasonal Work to Administrative Professionals, Cities are Hiring. Here’s a List of Links (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills […]

Man Killed by Fallen Tree During High Winds in Independence Twp.

May 5th 2018

Man Killed by Fallen Tree During High Winds in Independence Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 5, 2018) INCIDENT:  11:57 hrs.May 4, 2018 – Independence Township – Death Investigation / Crushed by Tree – #18- 82733   SUMMARY:  Deputies and Independence Township Fire Department responded to the 4700 block of Rattek for a subject trapped […]

Semi Truck Driver Who Hit Dentist Office in Clarkston Charged

April 27th 2018

Semi Truck Driver Who Hit Dentist Office in Clarkston Charged Clarkston, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the Crash Reconstruction Unit, and Deputies from the Independence Substation have been continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a personal injury crash which occurred on April 20, 2018, in the City of the Village of Clarkston. […]

Men Overdosing on Heroin at I-75 Rest Area Revived with Narcan

April 25th 2018

Men Overdosing on Heroin at I-75 Rest Area Revived with Narcan (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 25, 2018) Springfield Township, MI – INCIDENT:  02:17 hrs 4-24-2018. – Springfield Township – Drug Overdose / NARCAN Administered – #18-75916 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Springfield Township Fire Department responded to the rest area located on northbound 1-75 for […]

Firefighters Rescue Distressed Man from Radio Tower at Pine Knob

April 20th 2018

Firefighters Rescue Distressed Man from Radio Tower at Pine Knob (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, April 20, 2018) Independence Township, MI – INCIDENT:  21:23 hrs. – Independence Township – Suicidal Subject / Involuntary Committal – #18-71914 SUMMARY:  The Sheriff’s Operations Center received a 9-1-1 call from a subject who stated that he was suicidal and that […]

Semi Crashes into Dental Office in Clarkston

April 20th 2018

  Semi Crashes into Dental Office in Clarkston (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 20, 2018) Here are the details we have so far regarding the crash in Independence: The Tractor Trailer (dual-tandem) Gravel Hauler was N/B on M-15. Prior to the crash, the Sheriff’s 911 Operations Center received a BOL call for a semi traveling […]

Process Moves forward for Clarkston Superintendent Search

March 12th 2018

Process Moves forward for Clarkston Superintendent Search  (Clarkston Community Schools, March 12, 2018) Clarkston, MI – At their February 26 meeting, the CCS Board of Education approved the hiring of Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) to conduct a search for the next CCS Superintendent. The timeline for this process is fairly short; a preliminary […]