Work on the general fund budget for St. Clair County for the next fiscal year has begun, with expenditures reduced and minimal job loss. The St. Clair County Board of Commissioners heard an update on the spending plan, during their on the road meeting in Columbus Township, with county Finance Director Karry Hepting saying, at this point in the game, the budget is coming up balanced,
A new school year will be starting in a couple weeks, for students in the Port Huron Area School District, and with new Superintendent James Cain at the helm come new goals and new objectives for providing the best education possible. A workshop Thursday, for the Board of Education, was held with Cain saying one goal will be to hire a Community Relations Director in order to reach
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in July increased in all of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels fell in most regions over the month, while workforce levels grew moderately in the majority of the state’s local areas. Spokesman Jason Palmer says temporary layoffs
It's three fun-filled days of how it used to be... that's the St. Clair County Farm Museum Steam Show and Old Fashioned Harvest Days today, Saturday and Sunday at the Goodells County Park. Coordinator Yvonne Markel tells us attractions include Tractor and Small Engine Shows, Steam Engine Sawmilling, Antique Steam Whistle Blows and Tractor Pulls and Parades. Other attractions
The body of the missing Port Huron Float Down participant has been located. St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon says, the body of 19-year old Brady Morton of Fenton was discovered, yesterday afternoon in the St. Clair River, by members of the Sheriff's Office Dive Team. The find happened around 2:30 p.m., about 45-yards off shore, in about 26-feet of water.
They've scratched Algonac and Port Huron off the list, as the annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway continues Thursday and Friday. The event is sponsored by the Women's Initiative of the Community Foundation, with them giving away backpacks full of school supplies for elementary and middle school students. Organizer Juanita Gittings tells us today they're at the
A small tornado knocked over camping trailers and took out a garage roof, early yesterday afternoon, near Richmond.
It was a multiple vehicle chain reaction crash, Wednesday afternoon, that saw traffic backed up along eastbound I-69 at the I-94 exit. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says, the crash happened about 1:20 p.m., with a few people treated for minor injuries and taken to a local hospital. The crash in the construction zone started with a tractor trailer rear ending a
The Secretary of State's mobile office will be on the road, as part of a statewide voter registration drive, visiting colleges and universities. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says the 3,000-mile "2014 ExpressSOS Voter Registration Drive" will also help highlight the department's online services at ExpressSOS.com.
Severe thunderstorms rolled into the area, Tuesday evening, causing a number of downed tree limbs and power outages along the way. A couple of hundred DTE customers were off the grid this morning in the Richmond and New Haven area as well as a section north of North Street. The storms produced wide reports of lightning and several social media postings of rainbows in the