Downtown Fenton welcomes families for Scavenger Hunt on June 13



FENTON — Have fun and Be Closer with family and friends at the Fenton Momentum Family Fun Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Fenton, June 13, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Rain or Shine. Pick up your entry card at Info Booth near City Hall and search for answers to clues at each participating business, fill in all the blanks and get your card […]

Commercial visionaries




FLINT TWP. — Treasure Enterprise has a vision to reinvigorate commercial development here and elsewhere. Over the past three years or so, this Michigan LLC has purchased at least 20 commercial buildings, probably more than any other investment group in Genesee County, said Larry Holley, CEO. Several are in Flint Township including vacant ones that required renovation. A driving vision […]

General Motors and Consumers Energy offer support to Genesee County Habitat for Humanity



GENESEE COUNTY – General Motors and Consumers Energy employees will take part Friday offering construction assistance at a Habitat for Humanity build site in Genesee County. The build will take place at 9053 North Center Road in Clio Michigan. This project will provide a 1200 square-foot home on spacious property to a deserving homeowner. The generosity of our community partners […]

In brief



GCMA to hold hearing FLINT — A public hearing will be held June 17, at 7 p.m. in the Willard P. Harris Auditorium, third floor, Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach Street, as part of the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance meeting. This public hearing is an opportunity for you to review and comment on the following items: a proposed amendment […]

Banning recording devices from public meetings is illegal



I know this column usually pertains to general happenings, whether they are in my life or just in Genesee County as a whole, but I felt this topic was something all of us can read and take something away from when finished. For seven years now I have followed the trials and tribulations of the Goodrich Village Council. From the […]

Michigan Honey Festival returns to Frankenmuth



FRANKENMUTH — Mark your calendar for the sweetest day of the year. The 4th Annual Michigan Honey Festival returns this year to Frankenmuth on Saturday, Aug. 1 “Our goal is to get the general public to save our bees,” said Melissa Jaskiewicz, president of the Michigan Honey Festival, which has a mission to educate the public about the role the […]

Hail to the conquerors




FLINT TWP. — Besides earning a record $4.8 million in scholarship offers, the Carman-Ainsworth High School Class of 2015 distinguished itself in many ways, said Susan Carter, a long-time high school counselor who was the keynote speaker at last week’s graduation “Sitting among all of you tonight in this class of 292 students, are 107 who are graduating with academic […]

The Whiting Announces 2015-16 Broadway, Fall Lineup



FLINT — The 2015-16 Broadway and Fall lineup at The Whiting has been announced. The new season includes musicals, spectacles, and kicks off with a five-time Grammy award winning musician. Launching the season on Sept. 18 is the Robert Cray Band. With five Grammy Awards, this rock blues icon is considered one of the greatest guitarists of this generation. Best […]

In brief



Public invited to Healthy University at Flint Elks Club GRAND BLANC — Calling all golfers, recreational sports enthusiasts, and people who enjoy being active — even with the challenge of Joint Discomfort and Chronic Arthritis. Join McLaren Flint and the Flint Elks Club for the kick-off session of Healthy University, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Flint Elks Club, […]

Mott coach Studaker to host annual camp




FLINT – If you have a daughter who plays softball at the lower levels, you’ll want to have her take part in the fifth annual Mott Community College Summer Softball Day Camp. Run by fifth-year Mott Community College head coach Rod Studaker, along with a cast of renowned coaches, the day camp that runs June 15-17 is geared toward kids […]