Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance

Volunteers Needed County-Wide to Mentor through Youth Assistance Waterford, MI- Throughout Oakland County volunteers are needed to mentor through Oakland County Youth Assistance. A little of your time can make a big difference. As a Mentors Plus volunteer, only a few hours of your time each month, will help a young person in your community.…

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking

Commissioners Announce Website to Combat Human Trafficking (Oakland County Commissioners Michael Spisz, Janet Jackson and Eileen Kowall) Waterford, MI – January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the Oakland County Human Trafficking Task Force (HTTF) is continuing its efforts to combat this serious issue in Oakland County. The bipartisan Oakland County HTTF…

Police Investigating Crash that Killed Holly Man

Police Investigating Crash that Killed Holly Man (Michigan State Police, Dec. 19, 2017) Groveland Township, MI – On December 19, 2017, at approximately 7 00 am troopers from the Metro North post responded to Dixie Highway and Tindall Road in Groveland Township for a two-vehicle fatal crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Ford Ranger…

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams,…

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday…

Oakland County Farmers Market’s Community Garage Sale Sept. 24

Oakland County Farmers Market’s Community Garage Sale Sept. 24 Waterford, MI – EVENT NAME:          Community Garage Sale WHAT:           Oakland County Farmers Market will hold a Community Garage Sale offering many great finds under one roof. WHEN:                       Sunday, Sept. 24 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.                                 WHERE:         Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road,…

Regional Transportation Plan Public Input Meeting Sept. 26

Regional Transportation Plan Public Input Meeting Sept. 26 Waterford, MI – SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, is seeking input from Southeast Michigan residents to aid development of the region’s long-range transportation plan. SEMCOG will build on its technical analysis of transportation needs by asking anyone who lives, works, recreates, or travels in Southeast Michigan…

Fenton/Holly/Linden Ducks Unlimited Banquet Sept 28

Fenton/Holly/Linden Ducks Unlimited Banquet Sept 28 Fenton, MI – Thursday, September 28, 2017 Time & Location 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Doors open at 6 pm St. Johns Activity Center, 610 N. Adelaide Street Fenton, Michigan, 48430 View on Map Ticket Information Available Now Buy Tickets Online ticket sales end on 9/27/2017. Buy now, only…

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9 Waterford, MI – Join the Waterford Police Department and Waterford Regional Fire Department along with Lifepoint Church for the 15th Annual Longest Breakfast Table pancake breakfast and charities fundraiser.  This community favorite annual event will take place at Waterford Fire Department Headquarters 2495 Crescent Lake…

History & Economy: Communities Consider Dixie Hwy. Potential

History & Economy: Communities Consider Dixie Hwy. Potential (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2017) Groveland Township, MI – An expert historic road preservation planner from Washington DC visited Oakland County at the beginning of August to take a look at the Dixie Highway corridor to share his views on how smart development could take place.…

Entrepreneurs Invited to Bid on County Contracts, Use Business Resources

Entrepreneurs Invited to Bid on County Contracts, Use Business Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 10, 2017) Waterford, MI – Oakland County is open for business and a workshop Wednesday shared the multiple ways that county government can help local businesses succeed. From helping people get into the system for County contracts, to sharing free and…