July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Third Annual Greatest Save Celebrity Experience This Weekend

Kids will have a chance to learn from the pros at the third annual Greatest Save Celebrity Experience in Commerce Township this weekend. More...

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News

Fizz, Bang, Read

Highland Library Embraces Summer Reading

Summer reading programs at public libraries across the country encourage children, youth and families to read and maintain reading skills. More...

OPINION

Faith in the C ommunity : Do We Ever Fool Ourselves?

Human beings are funny creatures. We are adept at fooling ourselves. I learned that most in my former career as a police officer. I also learned something else: wisdom and knowledge are not one in the same. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Send your letters to letters@scnmail.com More...

Events

Fitness Motivators Open House to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Fitness Motivators LLC, the leaders in offering quality fitness programs in the Highland/Milford and surrounding areas, this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.  More...

Local Author Book Release, Signing this Sunday

Commerce-based author Michele Roger will be releasing her book, "Eternal Kingdom," at CJ's Brewery in Commerce this Sunday, July 20 at 4 p.m.  More...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Please forward Community Events to roxanneschepansky@scnmail.com. Find more Community Calendar online at www.spinalcolumnonline.com More...

Lakeland High School

Lakeland’s Jake Kneen Makes Division 1 All-State Team

The Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association recently named Lakeland’s Jake Kneen to the Division 1 All-State Golf Team. Kneen becomes part of an elite All-State Team comprised of 14 golfers. More...

Commerce Board Approves Assessment of Historic Byers Homestead Farmhouse

Aging and failing structures at the Byers Homestead may soon become a thing of the past. More...

Highland Township Board Approves Funding of Portable LED Sign

A divided Highland Township Board approved to contributing $13,000 towards the purchase of a portable LED sign, which will cost approximately $28,000. More...

 

 

 

Obituaries

Johnson, Keith H.,

the president and owner of Jackson Service Company, age 85 of Commerce Twp. died July 6, 2014. Beloved husband of 61 years to Ruth. Loving father of Linda (Kris) Schulz, Kirk Johnson, and Keith E. (Corinna) Johnson. More...

Police/Fire

POLICE BEAT

Commerce Township – Felonious Assault with Vehicle Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Haggerty Road (Meijer) for an assault in progress. More...

City of Wixom Increases Police Staffing

It is with great pride that the City of Wixom announces the promotion of two Sergeants to the rank of Police Lieutenant and the appointment of two additional police officers. More...

One Minute Interview

One Minute with Walled Lake Library Director Alyson Lobert

Libraries provide communities with many helpful services. There’s finding your favorite book, having your local newspaper and national magazines on hand to read, or providing DVDs, CDs and even access to the Internet. More...

Walled Lake School District

WLS Bond, BSSF Projects Move Forward

Summer construction at Walled Lake Consolidated School District will hardly leave a building untouched. More...

Sports

Huron Valley Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

Saturday morning at Duck Lake Pines softball fields in Highland brought a match-up between the Waterford Seagals and the Huron Valley Yellow Jackets of the 14U girls softball league. More...

High School Athletic Transfer Rules Get Tougher

Student athletes desiring to transfer to another high school will be required to sit out a full year under a new rule taking effect for the 2014-15 school year. More...

St. Patrick Team Wins 2014 CYO Championship

: St. Patrick Catholic School in White Lake boys’ baseball team won the 2014 CYO Championship after a 3-1 victory over Divine Child. More...