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Coulter: County Aggressively Used Federal Funds in 2020

Oakland County is utilizing all its $219 million received in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding in support of its pandemic response this year. This...

Kristen Bell Supports Oakland County’s Education Campaign to Help Control COVID-19 Spread

Award-winning Hollywood actress and Oakland County native Kristen Bell has a new starring role in a production she hopes will help save lives in her former hometown and in...

A Michigan Company Is Pushing Ugly Holiday Sweaters To New Heights

These aren’t those gaudy old sweaters Grandma pulls out of the mothballs every Christmas. Fred and Mark Hajjar, co-founders of the online shop UglyChristmasSweater.com, make that quite clear. Instead, a...

Oakland County Installs 10 Extreme Temperature Freezers in Anticipation of Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

The Oakland County Health Division has received and installed 10 medical-grade laboratory freezers which are equipped to handle extreme temperatures in anticipation of receiving its first allotments of the...

Coulter Fills Three Key County Leadership Roles

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has added three talented directors to his leadership team following a thorough, independent search and comprehensive interview process. They are Brittani Anthony, who will...

Oakland County Nonprofit Seeks Help to Set Guinness World Record

It’s a Guinness World Record attempt two years and one global pandemic in the making. The Michigan Accelerate Computer Science (MACS) collaborative is spearheading a bid to set the...

Take It Outside: Platform Tennis Offered at Waterford Oaks Park

A sport that’s more than 100 years old is getting renewed attention as people look for more options to get out of the house.Platform tennis is the only racquet...

Oakland County Announces New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Locations

Oakland County has opened new drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations to provide shelter from winter weather. The new locations are in the communities of Holly, Rochester, Southfield and Pontiac. The new...

Holly Oaks ORV Park Offers 100-Plus Acres of Dirt and Mud

The rear wheels of Tom Sabourin’s 1986 Ford Bronco spin in the mud, creating russet splatters across its white paint, as it struggles to haul a 350 Chevy from a...