Twitter is coming back in a big way by appealing more and more to parents and professionals.
And for good reason.
It's so easy and convenient. Point, click, follow.
Whether you're new to the game or a seasoned tweeter, here's our list of the top people, businesses and organizations to follow on Twitter:
Sagebrush Cantina @sbcantina actively announces new drinks and dishes at one of Lake Orion's favorite dining establishments.
Lake Orion DDA @LakeOrionDDA shares local happenings and new businesses.
Lake Orion Police Chief Jerry Narsh @ChiefNarsh informs residents on a need-to-know basis.
Oakland County Government @OakGov tweets daily about our government's news and announcements.
American Cancer Society of Michigan @ACSMichigan announces fundraisers and events in the community.
DTE Energy @DTE_Energy gives updates on power outages and scheduled repairs.
Patch Politics @PatchPolitics covers the 2012 presidential election in small towns from coast-to-coast.
Michigan Prep Zone @MIPrepZone is everything high school sports.
Huffington Post Detroit @HuffPostDetroit covers all the major news in southeast Michigan.
Emergency Traffic @Fire_Dispatch provides immediate updates from the Fire Service community.
Rotten Tomatoes @RottenTomatoes protects you from seeing bad movies and alerts you of the good ones.
The Home Depot @HomeDepot tweets daily specials in case you're waiting for that floor buffer to go on sale.
Michigan State Police @MichStatePolice offers press releases and crime reports from across the state.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson @BrooksPatterson offers his opinions on everything Oakland County.
And of course, Oakland Township-Lake Orion Patch @Orion_OT_Patch is always flush with everything local, all the time!