Parked in her car, with a medical swab being swirled through her nose, Alisha Stacy didn’t mind the few moments of discomfort as a nurse collected a sample to be tested for the coronavirus.
“I have had a summer cold the past week, so I just wanted to make sure, just to be safe,” the Greenville resident said. “I’ve had trouble getting tested in Grand Rapids, so when I saw this, it was just amazing.”
Ionia Public Schools students and their parents will have two options for instruction when the new school year begins Aug. 26.
One will be face-to-face instruction in the classroom. The other, for families who are concerned about sending their children back to school in light of the coronavirus pandemic, will be virtual using online teaching platforms.
With results staying within a margin of 10% throughout Tuesday night and slowly continuing into early Wednesday morning, Jerry Hilliard was able to stave off Anthony Feig to secure the Democratic nomination to run for the U.S. House 4th Congressional District.
With 100% of precincts reporting, Hilliard, 70, of Mount Pleasant, secured the win with 26,577 votes (54%) as Feig, 51, of Mount Pleasant, earned 22,568 votes (46%) in Tuesday’s primary election.