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Developing Talent: Pontiac Grads, Residents Get Construction Training

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County has partnered with Oakland University and other local partners to launch the Talent Development Coalition (TDC). Comprised of more than 25 collaborating organizations across...

Bringing Everyone to the Operating Table

The first thing Dr. Heather Heine discovered when she moved her medical startup Olive Biosciences Inc. to Oakland County was that the area’s support systems and economy were so...

The Secrets Behind Detroit Cookie Co.’s Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Founder of Detroit Cookie Co., Lauren Roumayah, was a fashion merchandising student at Wayne State University when she decided to turn her baking hobby into a career in 2015....

School’s in Session, But the Fun Continues at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Back-to-school time may usher in the unofficial start of autumn, but there is still plenty to see and do at Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Head out for a...

Walled Lake’s Zolli Candy Lands $1M Investment on ‘Elevator Pitch’

Alina Morse, the 14-year-old CEO of Walled Lake’s Zolli Candy, landed a $1 million investment from Entrepreneur’s Board of Investors in an early August 2019 episode of Elevator Pitch, which...

Building a Talent Pool

Zlphia Martin was just a kid when she realized she had a gift for computers and technology, taking on the role of IT guru for her family by fixing...

Former Ferndale Mayor David Coulter Sworn in as Oakland County Executive

Former Ferndale Mayor David Coulter has been sworn in as Oakland County executive to serve the remainder of the late County Executive L. Brooks Patterson’s term, which ends on...

Co-Working Comes to Clarkston

When Brandon and Mallory Still moved to Clarkston three years ago, Brandon was working remotely full time for a sales and marketing consulting company in Mount Clemens. It wasn’t long...

County Veterans’ Services Launches Outreach Campaign

Oakland County Veterans’ Services (OCVS) is launching a marketing campaign to encourage more military veterans to take advantage of the benefits they have earned. The state of Michigan, through the...