Home invasion



FLINT TWP. — Officers responded to River Valley Apartments, 1107 River Valley Dr., 7 a.m. Aug. 9 after receiving a call from a resident who noticed a suspicious-looking male outside the building. When officers arrived, they noticed a window of a ground floor apartment was forced open. Upon entering the apartment, officers searched and found a 16-year-old Clio male in […]

Man arrested for heroin possession



FLINT TWP. — At 6:25 p.m. Aug. 8, a patrol officer on routine patrol near the Applebee’s and KMart on Miller Rd. saw a male lying on the pavement in the parking lot of the businesses. When asked, the suspect, a 31-year-old male from Swartz Creek, told the officer he was taking a nap and not bothering anybody. The suspect […]

Purse snatch



FLINT TWP. — Officers responded to Family Dollar, 1275 N. Ballenger Hwy., at 8:46 p.m. Aug. 8 after receiving calls about an attempted purse snatching. Officers were given a brief description of the suspect, and were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle in the area with several individuals inside. Many people were taken into custody, including the suspect, a 42-year-old […]

Armed robbery



FLINT TWP. — Officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Kisner Ave. after receiving a call about an armed robbery. After arriving, officers learned that three victims were robbed at gunpoint at a Sunoco station in the 3200 block of Flushing Rd. The victims, a 15-year-old male and two 17- year-old males, all from Flint Township, told police they […]

Zoie’s Chophouse pleases the palate with American fare




SWARTZ CREEK — Teresa Alexander is seeing some familiar faces at her new place. Alexander and her husband, Bill, recently opened Zoie’s Chophouse, 6104 Miller Rd. For the Flushing resident, the restaurant business is nothing knew. Alexander has been in the business for 21 years, including owning Gabby’s Cafe in Flushing for 11 years. When she was forced out of […]

Kohl’s grand reopening



FLINT TWP. — Kohl’s, 3030 S. Linden Rd., held a grand reopening Aug. 11 to unveil its renovations and upgrades to the store. The store, which opened in 2000, underwent approximately eight weeks of renovation. New features in the store include remodeled bathrooms, new shopping carts and customer service near the front entrance. — N.B.

Fashion event at GVC



FLINT TWP. — Lovers of fashion will enjoy the Trends 101: Fashion Event 2 p.m. Aug. 21 in the Center Court of Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd. Sponsored by Club 93.7, the event features a fashion show, giveaways, entertainment and surprises. — N.B.

JCPenney purchases help BGC of Greater Flint



GENESEE COUNTY — JCPenney patrons who shop at the department store’s Genesee County locations now through Aug. 17 will be able to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint. Shoppers at JCPenney’s in the Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd., Flint Twp., and Courtland Center, 4190 E. Court St., Burton, will be able to […]

Genesys closes two emergency departments in Burton, Flint




GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Regional Medical Center recently announced it will close two emergency deparments Nov. 1, and open two new urgent care centers. The two emergency centers to be closed are the he Genesys West Flint Campus, 3921 Beecher Rd. in Flint, and the Genesys East Flint Campus, 1460 Center Rd. in Burton. According to a news release from […]

Teamsters plan picket; strike could follow




GRAND BLANC TWP. — Teamsters Local 332 President Nina Bugbee said a strike could happen in late August or early September following an informational picket on Aug. 18. Workers were notified of the picket, which will run from 3-6:30 p.m. outside of Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc Township, at their Aug. 4 meeting at the Teamsters headquarters in Flint. […]


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