Here is a list of the top five most interesting stories from the White Lake-Highland area this week.
1. Oakland County Commissioner Bob Hoffman once again defended the property rights of residents Timm and Maria Smith in their ongoing legal battle against Holly Township, according to the Holly Express.
2. It's less than two weeks until the marathon event, and Rochester Hills contender Desiree Davila is battling a right hip flexor tendon injury that could affect her entry in the race, reported Rochester Patch.
3. A West Bloomfield Woman is Using Life Savings to Build a School in Africa, .
4. A 42-year-old Independence Township man died in a motorcycle accident Tuesday, according to the Oakland Press.
5. A 41-year-old of first-degree home invasion and and malicious destruction of property after breaking into her soon-to-be ex-husband's Howell Township condo then repeatedly ramming her car through the garage door on Monday morning, reported Brighton Patch.