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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 27, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Police are looking into a string of recent thefts from storage units. According to police reports, during the week of Feb. 4-10, there were six separate incidents involving storage units in the city.

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Published February 27, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A victim of sex trafficking was rescued from a Southfield hotel recently. According to a Feb. 22 news release from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, a Detroit man was sentenced Feb. 21 for his involvement in sex trafficking.

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Published February 27, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — If affordable housing is what you seek, Southfield is the place to be, according to a recent study. The study, created by HomeArea.com, ranked Southfield as the No. 8 city in Michigan with the most affordable housing. Flint was ranked No.1.

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Published February 27, 2019

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — When you break out your sponges and mops for spring cleaning this year, local recycling experts are encouraging you to go green. According to officials at the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of South Oakland County, there are a few ways to reduce resources while cleaning.

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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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