Southfield

Virtual Workshops for Entrepreneurs Offered Through Oakland County

September 24th 2020

Oakland County is offering evening virtual business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a business.

U of M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Poised for Rebound

September 21st 2020

Oakland County’s workforce was severely impacted when unemployment in the county spiked at 19.5 percent in April and 19.3 percent in May. Ehrlich predicted the county’s unemployment rate for 2020 would improve dramatically to 9.1 percent for the year, with the rate nationally at 9.2 percent.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Destiny Clayton for County Commission 17th District

September 20th 2020

Southfield, Oak Park, MI – In the race for County Commissioner of the 17th District, the candidates are Democrat Yolanda S. Charles, Republican Mordechai Klainberg, and Green Party Candidate Destiny Clayton.  This position has a two year term.  Election Day is Nov. 3, 2020.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Adrienne Young for 6th Circuit Court Judge (Write-In)

September 19th 2020

In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge, there are six incumbents running to retain their seats, plus one write-in candidate. 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Connor Nepomuceno for Oakland County Executive

September 18th 2020

In the race for Oakland County Executive there are three candidates. 

Financial Donations Are the Way to Help Southfield Goodfellows Provide Holiday Support This Year

September 15th 2020

The pandemic has necessitated the cancellation of the annual newspaper drive, greatly reducing the Southfield Goodfellows resources (funds, volunteers, and gift/toy donations). 

Enhanced Notification Service Now Available for Crime Victims in Michigan

September 14th 2020

The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.

Help Oakland County Times Reach Our Monthly Pledge Goal

September 13th 2020

We are currently at about 50% of this goal.  Even a pledge of a few dollars makes a difference.  You can make a one-time gift through PayPal, or set up monthly payments through Patreon. 

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.

Here’s How to Nominate a School Support Staffer for Statewide Award

September 10th 2020

Nominees must, at a minimum, demonstrate excellence in the following areas: (A) Work performance; (B) School and community involvement; (C) Leadership and commitment; (D) Local support (from co-workers, school administrators, community members, etc., who speak to the nominee’s exemplary work); (E) Enhancement of classified school employees’ image in the community and schools.