Party over here

Most of last weekend’s Bikes on the Bricks activities took place in downtown Flint but Flint Township’s Vehicle City Harley Davidson dealership joined in the fun by hosting a kick-off party Friday night with balloons flying, bands playing and other fun stuff to do on its spacious campus on Austins Parkway. Vehicle City also serves as the launch pad for […]

CA board applauds accelerated students

AGO is a go for high schoolers to graduate early

FLINT TWP. — More students are earning college credits while still in high school and one group at Carman-Ainsworth High School is willing to give up summer vacations to do so. Eight current sophomores who did that were lauded for their efforts by the school board at its Tuesday night meeting. During the summer, the students participated in the inaugural […]

Door-to-door sales OK’d

FLINT TWP. — Door to door sales permits continue to be an issue at township board meetings but moved toward a resolution Monday night. The board voted unanimously to establish a three-person committee to review and revise the township’s peddling ordinance. Clerk Kim Courts, Treasurer Marsha Binelli and Trustee Frank Kasle will serve on the committee. This action came after […]

Fatal motorcycle crash near Bishop

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are looking to talk to a person of interest who fled the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday night on Bristol Road in front of Bristol International Airport. Police were called to the scene at 10:13 p.m. on Sept. 14, according to police reports. Upon arrival, officers learned that the traffic crash involved […]

Police rookie resigns, more sought

FLINT TWP. — The township board unanimously accepted a letter of resignation from Jacob Edward Emerich, who was hired as an entry level police officer in May. Chief George Sippert said he has been notified by the field training officer that Emerich had failed the program. After reading the report, Sippert said he met with Emerich who submitted his letter […]

In brief

Church planning sale FLINT TWP.— A huge variety of items will be offered at a church Rummage/Bake Sale to be held at the Life Enrichment Center – corner of Dye & Lennon Rds, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 19-21. Details: Call 810-733-1600 — R.S. Rummage sale to benefit PAWS, donations needed CLAYTON TWP. — PAWS — Pets […]

Patsy Lou to unveil Connection Center

FLINT TWP. — Patsy Lou Williamson will hold a grand opening weekend of their Connection Center- Building 4, Sept. 20-21. Patsy Lou Automotive Group is taking on a new sales approach by opening the “Building 4 Connection Center.” There are no sales offices in the Connection Center; instead, they have interactive offices based on the different vehicles and also a […]

Three new on-call firefighters onboard

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township board has unanimously approved temporary employment offers for three new on-call firefighters. They are Kevin Borse, Sav’Veon Tarft and Douglas Taylor. They have been selected to start the recruitment process including a written and physical test, said Fire Chief John Ringwelski. The three would then participate in the fall academy training for firefighters. The […]

Servpro celebrates business growth, urges disaster preparedness

FLINT TWP. — By coincidence, Servpro — a damage and disaster response restoration company — signed up for Sept. 11 as the date to host a Lunch Is On Us business networking event for the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. But when realization of the significance of the date set in, they ran with the patriotic theme from the […]

Chamber to celebrate local business success

FLINT — Do you know of a business that is committed to making a difference in the community, provides exemplary customer service or has experienced strong growth? Then consider nominating the business for a Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Business Award. The 2013 Business Awards are accepting nominations. Awards will be presented at a gala event on Nov. 7 […]