All charges dismissed against Owosso barber who reopened shop during coronavirus pandemic
OWOSSO, Mich. – Charges have been dropped against a Michigan barber who defied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders at the time and reopened his shop during the coronavirus pandemic. However, 77-year-old Karl Manke reopened his shop in Owosso in early May. Attorneys said the state Supreme Court’s decision on Whitmer’s emergency powers led prosecutors to drop the case. State regulations are still trying to revoke Manke’s license.
5 differences you’ll notice when you visit Michigan salons, barbershops and spas
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases trending downward in Michigan, salons, barbershops and spas have reopened across the state But the experience will look much different. Waiting outsideThe customer experience is going to be very different at barbershops and salons for the foreseeable future. Local 4 was at Hayes Barbershop in Sterling Heights on Monday, and all employees and customers were wearing masks or face shields. “We’re spaced pretty good apart,” Hayes Barbershop employee John Agrusa said. Everyone’s wearing their face protection, hand protection.”SanitizingAgrusa said Hayes Barbershop has alcohol and hand sanitizer at every station.