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Berrien Commissioners Name Interim Road Director

An interim director has been appointed for the Berrien County Road Department. During Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, a motion to name Neil Coulston to the position was approved unanimously. Department Director Jason

County Mobile Alert System Tested Successfully

A test of Berrien County’s emergency alert systems was done this past Friday, although some residents have been wondering why they didn’t receive it. The county switched from the emergency sirens to the mobile device-based Integrated Public

South Haven Considering A Social District

The city of South Haven is looking at the possibility of establishing a social district. Legislation signed last year by Governor Gretchen Whitmer allows communities to set them up as common drinking areas. South Haven City Manager

Road Department Director On Leave

The director of the Berrien County Road Department is on leave, although county officials won’t provide many more details. Jason Latham was placed on leave late last week, with Berrien County Board of Commissioners Chair Mac Elliott

BH Mayor To Give State Of The City

Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad is planning to give a State of the City address this month. Due to COVID-19, this year’s address will be done virtually. The city says the speech will be at 7 p.m.