New Grand Blanc Jackpot Winner Should Resurrect These 11 Places
When we first reported Grand Blanc Township was home to the winning Powerball Jackpot ticket on New Year's Day, we all started thinking about how we'd spend the money.
Some would take payments over a lifetime to "never work again."
Others would choose the lump sum cash payment. Which is nowhere near the $842 million.
The lump sum is around $425 million, but closer to $300 million after taxes.
For those without a sense of imagination or curiosity, we'd never dream of telling someone else how to spend their winnings.
This is strictly for daydreaming & wish-list purposes.
What could the Powerball winnings do around Genesee County, MI?
We thought about massive old properties that could be completely reimagined, like a clean slate, to create something new.
Think about job creation, well-planned residential and commercial areas.
Even more green spaces to enjoy Michigan's seasons outdoors.
Then, we considered old restaurants we miss. Kountry Kettle on Dort Highway came to mind.
There's even a legendary restaurant, still thriving in business, up for sale.
That's surely worth a look, but even more audacious or daring...
Entire swaths of Genesee County -- where blight, crime and abandonment have reigned for years -- could be completely reimagined with these massive Powerball winnings.
All it would take is vision, patience, support from county residents, local governments and a willingness to invest the newly found fortune.
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