News in Brief

Railroad work

Canadian National (CN) railroad will close a section of Andersonville Road between Edgar and Farley roads in Springfield Township through Thursday, September 15, for railroad crossing repair work.
The detour for truck traffic during the closure is Dixie Hwy (US-24) to Davisburg Road back to Andersonville Road and vice versa. All other traffic is advised to use Edgar Road to Forester Road to Farley Road back to Andersonville Road and vice versa.

Ace reopening

The Ace Hardware store at 6669 Dixie Highway is set to reopen in October.
“This location is incredibly convenient for our customers, so when it fell into decline and closed under the prior ownership – we jumped at the opportunity to reopen the store in a community that we live in and love,” said owners Jason and Melanie Haley. “We’re excited to be part of the community, and we look forward to making a positive impact for many years to come.”
The 15,000-square-foot store, located in the Clarkston Oaks shopping center next to Kroger, will have new décor and updated gift marketplace in addition to paint, lawn and garden, and hardware.

Memory care tour

The Pines of Clarkston Assisted Living, 7550 Dixie Highway hosts a Taste Tour with guest speaker, Robert Mannor, elder law attorney of Grand Blanc, 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14.
The event will include information on basic assistance in daily living for more advanced memory care needs, such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and prize giveaways. Call 810-730-6131.

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