Fundraiser for businesses impacted by fire in Holly to take place in August
It’s been nearly a month since a massive fire devastated a city block in downtown Holly. The historic Holly Hotel, Andy’s Place, the Elks Lodge, and Antique Mall is all out of commission right now, causing workers to be displaced, but help is on the way.
Massive fire in Downtown Holly changes plans for future weddings, events
A fire badly damaged four buildings Tuesday in Downtown Holly. It took crews one million gallons of water to put the fire out. Many of the downtown businesses were closed Wednesday due to smoke and water damage and power outages. Consumers Energy turned the power off in the area as crews battled flames and have to inspect businesses before they return the power.
Metro Detroit weather: Some sun with fewer snowflakes Saturday afternoon
It remains cold Saturday afternoon, but much of Friday and Saturday morning snow diminishes. It remains subfreezing all day, but afternoon temperatures will be in the middle 20s. Sunset is at 6:13 p.m.Saturday evening will be partly cloudy and cold. Under fair to partly cloudy skies, temperatures plummet to the single digits. Skies will be partly sunny with a mercury getting close to 40°F or more.
‘I felt like a part of me left with it’ -- Ashes of Navy Veteran stolen along with Jeep in Macomb County
FRASER, Mich. – A Macomb County man is grieving not only his father’s untimely death, but the theft of his father’s remains and the rest of his belongings. He’s said he doesn’t care about the Jeep, he just want his father’s belongings back. There’s paintings in there of my father,” Justin said. Justin’s now offering a $15,000 reward for his father’s belongings, but he fears it may be too late for the vehicle. Plans were being made to make sure his father remains were honorably laid to rest.
Michigan General Election Results for Holly (Village) on Nov. 3, 2020
The 2020 General Election will be held on November 3. You can find results for Holly (Village) here. Michigan General Election Results for Nov. 3, 2020 Find Race ResultsFind more election results and news on the Decision 2020 page. 🌟 Become an Insider 🌟Introducing WDIV Insider: A new way for loyal Local 4 fans to gain access and customize your ClickOnDetroit news experience. Learn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here!
A closer look at mystery lights along I-75 near Holly
HOLLY, Mich. – Several people have reported strange lights along I-75 near Holly. But the lights turned out to be drones from Metro Detroit-based Firefly Drone Shows. The company is one of three in the country permitted by the FAA to fly drones for entertainment. People from miles away can see this display,” said Ryan Sigmon with Firefly Drone Shows. You can watch Tim Pamplin’s full story in the video above.
Southeast Michigan’s first off-road vehicle park opens in Holly
HOLLY, Mich. – It took years of planning and collaboration, but the first 113 acres of the Holly Oaks ORV Park has opened. The park is in Groveland and Holly townships, near Groveland Oaks County Park and Campground on Dixie Highway. It’s considered part of the Holly Recreation Area. READ: More community news coverageIt is operated by Oakland County Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Click here to learn more or purchase tickets.
Oakland County residents urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites amid confirmed EEE cases
DETROIT – The Oakland County Health Division and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to take precautions from mosquito bites as cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been confirmed in two horses in Holly and Ortonville. MDHHS also recommends out of an abundance of caution that officials consider postponing, rescheduling or cancelling outdoor activities occurring at or after dusk, particularly activities that involve children. Read more: Michigan health department encourages officials to reschedule outdoor activities as EEE cases increase“These animal cases show that EEE is present in Oakland County,” said Leigh-Anne Stafford, health officer for Oakland County. “Residents in all of our communities need to take simple steps to reduce the risk of serious disease from mosquito bites such as limiting exposure at outdoor activities and wearing mosquito repellent.”Follow these prevention tips:Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellent. The public is urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites until the first hard frost of the year.
Metro Detroit weather:
Muggy highs in the mid 80s (29 to 30 degrees Celsius) with a very light wind from the south. Highs near 80 degrees (27 degrees Celsius). Highs near 80 degrees (27 degrees Celsius). The Heat ReturnsAnd So Will The HumidityMostly sunny on Friday, with highs back into the mid 80s (30 degrees Celsius). Shower and thunderstorms chances are still with us Saturday night, with lows in the upper 60s (20 degrees Celsius).
Holly Township man arrested after making threats on Facebook
HOLLY, Mich. – Police arrested a 23-year-old Holly Township man after he allegedly posted a threatening message on Facebook on Wednesday at 10:13 p.m.Holly police believed the threat to be credible and investigated. The man is accused of posting the following: “Downtown Holly and every kid I went to high school with is aboutta (sic) meet their fate real quick startin (sic) with the fews.”Police said the man had become depressed after a recent breakup and his mood and demeanor had drastically changed. Holly police officers arrested the man at his Holly Township home on Friday afternoon and he is being lodged in the Oakland County jail. He has been charged with one count of malicious use of telecommunications services, a 6-month misdemeanor. His arraignment is scheduled for Saturday.
#FatBearWeek2019: 435 Holly is our new bear queen
But Fat Bear Week is over and a winner has been named: 435 Holly, you glorious creature, the crown is yours. But Fat Bear Week is over and a winner has been named: 435 Holly, you glorious creature, the crown is yours. Fat Bear Week is an annual competition, held by the Alaskan park, to crown the fattest bear of the state's Brook River. As a friendly reminder, the park said: "Fat bears only exist because of clean water and healthy ecosystems." As the sea ice melts and polar bears find themselves on land more often, they begin to compete with brown bears for food.
Metro Detroit weather forecast: Last Saturday of Autumn will be warm with sunshine
The last full weekend of Summer 2019 will be filled with warm sunshine on Saturday and scattered showers on Sunday. Saturday afternoon will be partly sunny and very warm. Saturday evening will be partly cloudy and warm. Sunday will be mostly cloudy to partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Weather radarKeep an eye out for severe weather alerts and the radar here:Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Pick up your sword and grab a turkey leg, the Michigan Renaissance Festival is coming!
This article is sponsored by the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Hear ye, hear ye! The Michigan Renaissance Festival is kicking off this weekend. It runs from 10 am to 7 pm every weekend and Labor Day from August 17th through September 29th. The Michigan Renaissance Festival takes place at 12600 Dixie Highway, in Holly, which is located in Northern Oakland County.
Where to find discount tickets to Renaissance Festival
Especially to the Renaissance Festival. Michigan's annual Renaissance Festival is back and better than before with tons of artisans, entertainment and turkey legs. The Renaissance Festival officially opens the weekend of Aug. 17 and runs every weekend until Sept. 29, so you've got plenty of time to make it to Holly for a day filled with fun. Luckily for you, we've got discounted tickets available for purchase so you can have even more fun at the festival. To score discounted tickets, follow the link here.
How to get half-off tickets to Michigan Renaissance Festival
Did someone say half-off tickets? The Michigan Renaissance Festival is back in Holly for another year of fun times as people celebrate the Renaissance period and learn a little bit of history. While a lot of people dress up to attend the Renaissance Festival, even if you don't wear a costume we guarantee you'll have plenty of fun exploring everything that the Renaissance Festival has to offer. From pirates and pets to shamrocks and shenanigans, the Renaissance Festival has something for everyone in the family. When you order, you'll be able to get adults tickets for just $11.98 and kids for $7.48.
Michigan Renaissance Festival holds cast auditions in May
The Michigan Renaissance Festival is holding auditions to join the cast in May! Here's the info from Michigan Renaissance Festival:Come audition for a chance to be part of the Resident Cast for The Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly! Office Address:12600 Dixie HwyHolly, MI 48442Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Inside our turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Fabulous food and more than 150 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience!
Time is running out for half-priced ticket to the 2018 Michigan Renaissance Festival
Time is running out to buy half-priced tickets to this year's Michigan Renaissance Festival. This year's festival in Holly opens Aug. 18 and runs weekends through Sept. 30 this year. Adults 21 and older will find a variety of pubs and an array of foods to go along with the entertainment. The Michigan Renaissance Festival takes place at 12600 Dixie Highway, Holly, Michigan 48442. This year's Festival Friday takes place Sept. 28.