Supervisor Karyn Miller:

“Happy Trails to You!”

FLINT TWP. — A ribboncutting on Friday opened the long-awaited Genesee Valley Trail and moved outdoor enthusiasts closer to having a regional trail system to bike or walk from one end of the county to the other. The 2.6-mile non-motorized trail which extends from Linden Road to Corunna Road was cited as an important link in plans for a countywide […]

Parker fields questions about casino plans

FLINT TWP. — Many questions were answered about a casino proposed to be built in the township, during a visit last week by the developer. Jeff Parker, Executive Council President of the Bay Mills Indian Community, was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association (WFBA). Bay Mills proposes the casino development on 28 acres […]

Treasurer offers services, Land Bank update

FLINT TWP. — It is uncertain what will happen when weeds start growing next spring on township properties owned by the Genesee County Land Bank which is facing substantial budget cuts for the coming year. Questions about it were posed to County Treasurer Deborah Cherry during a courtesy visit last week to the Township Board of Trustees meeting. Cherry said […]

In brief

Board approves Christmas tree sales lot FLINT TWP. — if you’ve bought your Christmas tree and wreaths from Brett’s Trees at Corunna and Diamond streets, you can do so again this year. The Township Board of Trustees recently granted approval to Brett Jenkins of Lake City to operate the lot again this year from Nov. 25 to Dec. 25. The […]

Genesee Valley has wrapping program

FLINT TWP. — As the bustling holiday season approaches, Genesee Valley Center invites local nonprofit organizations to share in a little of the holiday cheer. Local organizations are invited to earn money by having volunteers gift wrap customer purchases. The program gives 100 percent of profits collected directly to the participating organization. In fact, funds are collected by the organization […]

Vehicle City Harley begins expansion

FLINT TWP. —Construction is under way on a new warehouse for the Vehicle City Harley Davidson complex, 2408 Austin Parkway. The building will be added to the south side of the existing building, according to a site plan request, from Gary Gregoricka of Cella Investments of Owosso, approved by the township Planning Commission earlier this month. Three businesses including the […]

Canoeing the Flint River

GENESEE COUNTY — On a chilly and windy Tuesday last week, river enthusiasts gathered to talk about a traditionally fair weather sport. Author and veteran paddler Jeff “Doc” Fletcher was on hand at Mott Community College’s Library to discuss canoeing and kayaking Michigan’s rivers and to even encourage people to take a boat trip down the Flint River. According to […]

Rasnick joins staff of the View Newspapers

GENESEE COUNTY — Michelle Rasnick has joined the View Newspapers as a reporter. Rasnick returns to the View family of publications after several years, but she said she started out in broadcast journalism and interned at a news station in Detroit. She said she soon found out the interviews she did and stories she wrote weren’t sensationalized enough and had […]

Hundreds of Genesee County women come together to support YWCA in empowering women

MUNDY TWP. — On Nov.16, 400 philanthropic-minded women from the Genesee County community will come together in support of the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism and empower women at the 13th Annual Circle of Women luncheon. The Circle of Women is an inspirational event that expands the circle of YWCA donors, demonstrates how the YWCA impacts lives, and develops women […]

Maynards moves its enduring style to new Flint Twp. location

FLINT TWP. — A fashion show featuring Maynards Fashions & Cosmetics will be one of the highlights at “No Boys Allowed,’’ a women’s expo coming Nov. 4-5, hosted by Women 2 Women Michigan magazine of Grand Blanc. “This will be our fourth event with them,’’ said Maynards owner Melodye Lee of Lennon, upholding the store’s history of supporting women’s events […]