Door-to-door sales issue defeated for a fourth time

FLINT TWP. — For the fourth time in the past six months, the township board has denied a request for a door-to-door sales permit and discussed legal ways to handle applications. In a 5-2 vote, the township board turned down an application for a peddler’s license from Shy Enterprises Inc. to sell Kirby vacuum cleaners and supplies. The applicant, Lawrence […]

Roundabout plans scrapped

FLINT TWP. — Citing unexpectedly higher costs, the Genesee County Road Commission has indefinitely suspended plans to build a roundabout next year at the intersection of Dye Road and Court Street. The controversial accident-prevention measure has been under discussion for about a year, including a public hearing last October in which a large turnout of residents opposed it. As a […]

Opening night jitters

Group protests Adams, county animal control

DAVISON — About 60 protesters turned out for a Labor Day march demanding 9th District County Commissioner Pegge Adams step down over a move to remove the ban on the euthanization of stray pets at Genesee County Animal Control. The protesters called for Pegge Adams to voluntarily resigns her position as chairwoman of the Genesee County Animal Control subcommittee in […]

Davenport seeking help for 9-11 Day of Service Event

FLINT TWP. — A 9-11 Day of Service Care Package Drive being hosted by Davenport University, 4318 Miller Rd., is under way and will culminate with distribution to past and present military members and a special commemorative program. The purpose of the event is to show support and appreciation to deployed troops and military veterans from this region, according to […]

In brief

Cornerstone Baptist to host Hero Appreciation Day SWARTZ CREEK — Cornerstone Baptist Church, 6273 Miller Rd., will host a special service to honor First Responders in Genesee County, starting at 10:45 a.m., Sept. 8. “We want to say thank you for putting your life on the line to protect and serve the residents and patrons of Genesee County,” stated a […]

Rediscovering the real nature of fishing

The VIEW from here

I haven’t gone fishing in years. I can’t remember the last time I owned a rod and reel, a tackle box or purchased a fishing license. As a kid I loved to fish. Whether it was fishing alone, with my dad, brother or uncle, I was always happy to have my line in the water waiting for that big catch. […]

Sopczynski, Rose join Yeo & Yeo Flint office

FLINT — Yeo & Yeo CPAs, a leading accounting and business consulting firm throughout Michigan, has announced Jacob R. Sopczynski, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager and has transferred from the firm’s Saginaw office to the Flint office located at 4468 Oak Bridge Dr. Sopczynski serves in the audit department and works with clients in a variety of industries. […]

TMI Climate Solutions expands facility

GRAND BLANC TWP. — TMI Climate Solutions has announced the expansion of its headquarters facility in Grand Blanc Township. The expansion represents a $6.2 million investment and will result in 30-50 new jobs over the next three years. “It’s great to see TMI growing and succeeding in Genesee County,” said Tim Herman, CEO, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. “Our […]

In brief

Disney Institute to present workshop on Sept. 25 FLINT — Are you ready to bring clarity to your business challenges? Are you ready to inspire new ways of thinking about organizational effectiveness? Then, you’re ready to D’Think. The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce welcomes Disney Institute and “Disney’s Approach to Creativity & Innovation,” a one-day workshop Sept. 25, from […]