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Kayla Dimick

C&G Staff Reporter – Southfield Sun


Staff Writer Kayla Dimick covers Southfield, Lathrup Village and Southfield Public Schools. Kayla has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2014 and attended Oakland University and St. Clair County Community College.

Published February 20, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A handful of gas station owners joined forces at a recent City Council meeting to share their opinions on a new ordinance regarding outdoor ice machines. 

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Published February 20, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Volunteers from Rebuilding Together Oakland County are on the hunt for Southfield and Farmington Hills residents to receive no-cost home improvements. 

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Published February 20, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Myron Brown, a 1997 graduate of Southfield-Lathrup High School, is an apprentice sheet metal worker who is set to graduate from his program in April. 

Brown was on hand to provide information on his field when more than 40 companies, unions, technical education centers and community colleges gathered for the Build Your Future event Feb. 14 at the Southfield Pavilion. 

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Published February 20, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A hotel that has been sitting empty is slated for a makeover. 

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Published February 13, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Next month, the city will face off against The Sapphire apartments after numerous residents have complained of the living conditions there. 

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Published February 12, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Numerous rumors swirled last week claiming that the city had received a proposal for a sex doll brothel.

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Published February 7, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — According to a news release from Acting Chief Nick Loussia, police were dispatched at around 1:45 p.m. Feb. 4 to a shooting inside the Advance Office Building, 23077 Greenfield Road.

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Published February 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — Wild winter weather frosted and exhausted Southfield and Lathrup Village residents and government services the week of Jan. 28 as city buildings, schools and streets faced disruptions due to a one-two wallop of snow and subzero temperatures.

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Published February 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — After overcoming numerous health challenges, a longtime member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Task Force was presented with two community service awards. MLK Task Force president and longtime Southfield resident Patricia Haynie was honored Jan. 21 at the annual MLK Peace Walk Celebration at the Southfield Pavilion.

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Published February 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Residents will soon have the chance to tell local health care officials what they would like to see in a new community health center. A community conversation open to all Southfield residents — as well as anyone who lives, works or worships in the city — is slated for 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at World Medical Relief, 21725 Melrose Ave.

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Published February 6, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Does that old T-shirt from high school in the back of your drawer bring you joy? What about the box of receipts from 2015 lurking in your basement? There’s a new method of organization sweeping the nation called KonMari, and it’s all about focusing on keeping what brings you joy and getting rid of what doesn’t. The method was developed by Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo, who has written four books on the subject.

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Published January 31, 2019

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Local utility officials asked residents to set their thermostats at 65 degrees or lower in order to conserve resources in record-breaking temperatures.

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Published January 30, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A woman was robbed at gunpoint in a hotel room recently. 

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Published January 30, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Residents of a local apartment complex are utilizing emergency response services after a recent fire displaced them from their homes. 

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Published January 30, 2019

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Extra chairs were added to accommodate the residents who poured into the Community Room inside Lathrup Village City Hall Jan. 26 to sound off on recreational marijuana in the city. 

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