Pontiac

Pontiac’s Primary is Aug. 8. Here’s Who’s on the Ballot

August 7th 2017

Pontiac’s Primary is Aug. 8 Pontiac, MI – Pontiac is the only city in Oakland County with a primary this year, which is Aug. 8. There are eight candidates running for Mayor. There are also primaries for Districts 1, 4, and 5. In each race the top two vote-getters will move on to the Nov. […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Rosie Lance Richardson for Pontiac Mayor

August 5th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Rosie Lance Richardson for Pontiac Mayor (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 5, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Rosie Lance Richardson is one of eight candidates in the primary for Pontiac Mayor, which takes place Aug. 8.  She’ll be on the ballot with Kone Bowman, Mark E. Holland, Craig Jefferson, AJ Patrick, Alexandria T. Riley, […]

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand?

August 3rd 2017

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Jackson Clementz loves his chickens.  The five year old spends time chasing and petting the three black New England Reds and three Red Sex Links that live in a pen in his grandfather’s backyard in Holly. […]

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6

July 17th 2017

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Doris Taylor Burks is the current Councilperson in Pontiac’s 6th District who is running for re-election on Nov. 7.  She is being challenged by William A. Carrington who currently serves on the Pontiac School Board.  Because there […]

Oakland Press Building to be Sold, Office Moving Reports Crain’s

July 14th 2017

Oakland Press Building to be Sold, Office Moving Reports Crain’s (Compiled, July 14, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland Press will be moving out of their Pontiac location and the building will be sold according to a report in Crain’s Detroit Business. According to the article, the asking price for the paper’s two buildings is […]

Teens Can Learn to be Drama Free from Author Rasheda Williams July 22

July 12th 2017

Teens Can Learn to be Drama Free from Author Rasheda Williams July 22 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Building a Better World Workshop: July 22, 2017 Join Rasheda Kamaria Williams on Saturday, July 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pontiac Public Library for its “Building a Better World” workshop series. This FREE event will cover issues and challenges – […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Chris Jackson for Pontiac City Council Dist. 1

July 5th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview:  Chris Jackson for Pontiac City Council Dist. 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Christopher (Chris) Jackson is running for City Council in Pontiac for District 1.  On the August 8 primary ballot there are five candidates for the position: Robert L. Bass, Janiece Gage, Christ Jackson, Marc A. […]

July Business Workshops Through Oakland County

July 4th 2017

July Business Workshops Through Oakland County (Oakland County One Stop Shop, July 4, 2017) Wish your business was as hot as the weather outside? Do you have a brilliant idea, but need help turning it into action? Boost your business potential with the help of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center. Get help from experts […]

Seniors Displaced after Fire at West Manor Apartments in Pontiac

July 1st 2017

Seniors Displaced after Fire at West Manor Apartments in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2017) Pontiac, MI  – Dozens of residents escaped a fire Saturday evening at West Manor Apartments on Paddock Street in Pontiac.  The 40-unit building went up in flames as firefighters and neighbors helped pull people from the smoky building. The […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]