Pontiac

Gerald Poisson Sworn in as County Executive, Commission to Appoint Patterson’s Replacement

August 4th 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 139 of 1973, Poisson will assume the duties of county executive until the Board of Commissioners appoints a replacement.

$5,000 Scholarship for Anti-Texting Campaign, Deadline Aug. 31

July 31st 2019

“The scholarship has been created in her honor to inspire change in teens who drive distracted
and help prevent car accidents,”

Oakland County Times 2019 Candidate Interview Videos

July 26th 2019

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. *This page is frequently updated*

IFAQH: Surprise Quilted Hearts Spread Joy in Cities Like…

July 19th 2019

This beautiful little heart started a whole new purpose for us; blessing others with the same simple act of kindness,” the author wrote…

Volunteer-Based Women Build has Oakland County Women Constructing and Owning Homes

July 13th 2019

The concept included the idea that the eventual home owner would help build the house and those helping would also provide a mortgage and financial education – at no cost.

Upcoming Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop 

June 27th 2019

Upcoming Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County One Stop Business Center is offering the following workshops for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Lean more at www.AdvantageOakland.com/BusinessWorkshops Email smallbusiness@oakgov.com   CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Cost: no charge Location: Oakland County […]

Overnight Closures on I-75 Needed to Set Bridge Beams at Wattles Road

June 26th 2019

Overnight Closures on I-75 Needed to Set Bridge Beams at Wattles Road (Michigan Dept. of Transportation, June 26, 2019) Troy, MI-  Weather permitting, crews will close both directions of I-75 during the overnight hours starting Thursday, June 27. The full closures will occur between Big Beaver Road and Corporate Drive/Crooks Road and are needed for […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gets “Michigan Master Sheriff” Recognition

June 20th 2019

Sheriff Bouchard Gets “Michigan Master Sheriff” Recognition (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, June 20, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Recently, at the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) Summer Conference, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard was recognized by his peers as a ‘Michigan Master Sheriff’. To be eligible for the Michigan Master Sheriff designation, a sitting Sheriff must meet certain […]

Reporter Food:  BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle

June 16th 2019

Reporter Food: BBQ Brisket Slider at White Castle (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2019) Ferndale, Troy, Pontiac, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI – Its Father’s Day and those of you who know me know that White Castle is not only our favorite national sponsor, but a place that is sentimental to me […]

Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote

June 14th 2019

  Oakland County Honors Women’s Right to Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 14, 2019) Pontiac, MI- Delia Bixby Leddick would wait until her grandchildren got home from school on election days so she could take them with her to the polls to watch.  These memories came to County Commissioner Gwen Markham of Novi’s mind when […]