In an extremely well played and competitive game, the Williamston girls soccer team fell to the Grosse Ile Red Devils by a score of 1 to 0 in the Regional Championship game played at the Williamston soccer complex on Friday night. This ends the season for the Hornets...
In the regional semi-final, the Williamston girls soccer team continued its state tournament run with an 8 nil victory over the Allen Park Cabrini Monarchs on Tuesday night at the WHS soccer complex. The Hornets scored less than one minute into the game and led by 5 goals at half...
In a game played in continuous rain at the Williamston Soccer Complex, the Williamston girls soccer team captured the District Championship with a 3 nil victory over Leslie on Saturday night. The Hornets took a 2 nil lead early in the game and appeared to be headed to an easy victory. Despite being outshot 20 to 3, the Blackhawks demonstrated that they deserved their place in the championship game by limiting further scoring to a single goal late in the second half...
Sophie Daavettila captured the championship in the girls 14 singles division of the USTA tournament hosted by Court One over Memorial Day weekend. “I didn't even think I was going to get into this tournament,” said Daavettila, “I haven't played any tournaments in the last year and I wasn't even in the top hundred in the Midwest.”
District girls soccer tournament host Williamston will face Leslie in the championship game on Saturday night at 7:00 PM at the Williamston soccer complex. Note that the game is being moved to Saturday to accommodate Leslie’s graduation ceremony on Friday night...
Did you know Nature Discovery houses the state's largest interactive zoo of Michigan-native reptiles & amphibians? On Sunday, July 17, from 1 to 5pm over 100 individuals of 44 of the state's combined 52 species of snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders and lizards will be on display allowing a host of up-close opportunities throughout the afternoon!
Miss Savannah Church, 9, daughter of Robb and Brandy Church of Williamston, has been selected to represent Michigan at the 2016 Miss American Sweetheart Pageant. She was crowned Miss Upper Midwest Sweetheart 2016 on June 12, at the DoubleTree Hotel Detroit-Dearborn in Dearborn. She also received the Academic Achievement and Volunteer Service awards.
Mid-Michigan’s award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, heads to the lake for the World Premiere of Summer Retreat by Annie Martin. Performances begin Thursday, July 14 and run through Sunday, August 21. Tickets for this madcap comedy are now on sale.
Chamber officials celebrate the opening of Williamston Biggby Coffee, with owners .. | Courtesy Photo
July 7, 2016 6:07 pm
The Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 28, at 2 p.m., to celebrate the grand opening with owners, Julie, Bruce and Meghan Wheeler, of the Williamston Biggby Coffee.
JoyRide Pedal Tours opens to the public in Williamston. Front row: Camilla Fritts and her son, Leo, Old Nation Brewing, Co.; Brian Vicary, First Merit Bank - Williamston; Julie Rudd, Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce; Molly Chan, JoyRide Pedal Tours; Carol Kotesky, Independent Bank - Williamston.
Second row: on the seats, JoyRide Pedal Tours pilots, Claire Cook and Brian Bourgeois
Back row: J.D. Janus, Jason Janus of Bridge Stone Agency Insurance; Kale & Josh Pederson; Ava Janus, Olivia Eddy, and Lisa Janus. | Courtesy Photo
July 7, 2016 6:03 pm
The Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, to celebrate with Molly Chan, owner of JoyRide Pedal Tours. The ceremony was held at Old Nation Brewing Co., in Williamston.
It was a beautiful day for the Annual Dawn Patrol Fly-in at the Houghton Lake State Airport Saturday, July 2. Blue sky, brats and hotdogs on the grill for lunch, and fresh fried donuts were what people expected, along with an opportunity to take a plane ride...
Recently, the Williamston City Council approved the fiscal year 2016-17 budget by a vote of 6-1. The fiscal year starts on July 1st and the new budget will ensure Williamston is fully funded to fulfill the necessary responsibilities and duties a municipality of its size needs. I was the lone no vote...
The big and beautiful Polyphemus is one of the giant silk moths you can raise this summer by attending Nature Discovery's program this Sunday. | Courtesy Photo
June 7, 2016 12:21 pm
On Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m., attend Nature Discovery's original presentation, Finding & Rearing Giant Silk Moths. The largest, most impressive moths on the continent can be found right here in Michigan, yet, their numbers have declined dramatically over the past few decades.
Soon patrons at CADL Webberville will be able to check out binoculars and a beltpack along with a bird watching guide.
April 19, 2016 6:05 pm
Signs of spring are all around us now. Luckily, area birdwatchers live near many wonderful spots to satisfy our curiosity about birds that live in or migrate through our state. Just to name a few, we are near Meridian Riverfront Natural Area and Harris Nature Center, Dansville State Game Area, and Lake Lansing parks.
The Williamston Swim and Dive Boosters are offering a fun and unique fundraiser on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The fundraiser consists of a bus trip to Comerica Park to watch the Detroit Tigers take on the Seattle Mariners, for the price of $57 per person.
The Williamston Board of Education invites the public to attend a Community Forum on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Williamston Middle School Multi-Purpose Room, 3845 Vanneter Road, Williamston.