South Lyon

Up to $20,000 Available Through DNR Community Forestry Grant Program

August 26th 2020

Up to $20,000 is available for projects such as: 

Tree inventories and management plans.
Urban forest master plans or strategic plans. 
Tree maintenance connected to strategic activities in a plan or tree inventory. 
Community outreach or local staff training. 
Tree ordinance review and development.

SURVEY Seeks to Understand White Perspectives on Racial Conversations

August 24th 2020

In an effort to understand and improve the conversations happening about race, LaTosch Consulting is conducting a survey of white people.

Recall Issued on ALDI Peaches

August 20th 2020

As a precautionary measure, ALDI is voluntarily recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company

Candidate Interviews ~  Nov. 3, 2020 Election

August 18th 2020

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. This is a huge undertaking, and we post new videos as we can right up until the election. So please check back often and be patient.

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Voter Turnout by City, Numbers Metzger Calls Disappointing

August 11th 2020

Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!

COVID-19 Cases Rise Among Teens in South Lyon and Fenton

August 4th 2020

“We need parents and young people in our community to recognize the risk they take to their own health and that of their family and friends when attending gatherings without taking precautions,”

Sept. – Virtual5k Throughout Michigan to Support Accessibility

August 2nd 2020

Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!

Candidates for Oakland County Prosecutor 2020

August 1st 2020

In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.

The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.