Back to the Bricks events in full swing




Editor’s note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks Event Guide found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a schedule of events and much, much more. Happy crusin’! FLINT — In 2004 Al Hatch had a dream to start […]

Full-time firefighter jobs now open in Flint Twp.




FLINT TWP. — The long-awaited posting for three new full-time firefighter jobs is now up and applications are being accepted until September 1. With funding for new hires created by the Public Safety Millage approved by voters last November; the Flint Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for three entry-level positions and additional openings expected within the next two years […]

Voters renew Flushing Schools millages




FLINT TWP. — Voters in the Flushing School District overwhelmingly approved two millage renewals on the August 4 ballot. Voters were asked to renew for five years an operating millage and a building and site sinking fund. With all precincts reporting, the final tally was 1,804 to 614 – 74.61 percent in favor of the operating millage renewal and 1,728 […]

And they’re off



Kicking off “Back to the Bricks” events, the annual Tune-Up parties began Monday at noon in Flint Township in the parking lot of ITT Institute, moved down the road to Genesee Valley Center mall at 2 p.m. and wrapped up in the evening at Duke’s Car & Stereo. John Miller of Swartz Creek planned to take his 1972 Cutlass Supreme […]

Pancake breakfast to raise $ for Arthritis Foundation



SWARTZ CREEK – Students at ITT Tech are raising money for the Arthritis Foundation. They call themselves Team Healthy Joints and they’re sponsoring an allyou can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at the Swartz Creek McDonalds. Tickets cost $5 and are available from Mr. Carey at the ITT Tech campus at 6359 Miller Road, […]

View Newspaper Group Sports Editor honored by MIVCA



BATTLE CREEK — View Newspaper Group Sports Editor Lisa Paine was celebrated as one of two Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association (MIVCA) Special Recognition honorees at the group’s annual Hall of Fame Dinner Friday at the McCamly Plaza Hotel. The Special Recognition awards are just two years old and something MIVCA felt important to allow its members to recognize those […]

In brief



Hurley Children’s Center opening at Farmer’s Market FLINT — The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the state-of-the-art Hurley Children’s Center at the Flint Farmers’ Market will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7. — R.S. Senior Center yard sale FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will be hosting its parking lot rummage sale, 9 a.m. to […]

Leadership NOW kicks off with class of 12 participants



FLINT — Twelve high-potential Flint and Genesee professionals have been accepted into the inaugural class of Leadership NOW, an intensive, yearlong leadership development program. The participants, who work and/or live in Genesee County, attended their first group session July 30-31 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc. As part of Leadership NOW – a collaborative partnership of […]

Capitol Coney Island owners celebrating 10th anniversary



FLINT TWP. – Capitol Coney Island, 4021 Van Slyke Road, Flint, Michigan will be hosting its 10-year Anniversary on Monday, August 10. Owners Nick and Anastasia Pirkovic and the Capitol Coney Island team are inviting the public to come and help celebrate by offering 10 percent off every meal for the entire day. From 4-8 p.m., the restaurant will also […]

GM to invest $877M for Flint Assembly upgrades

New body facility links assembly plant with Flint Metal Center

FLINT – General Motors’ officials on Tuesday announced plans to invest $877 million to build a new body shop for the Flint Assembly plant, locating it closer to the Flint Metal Center, which supplies sheet metal and other parts used in the Chevrolet and GMC full-size pickups produced in the assembly plant, according to a press release. No new jobs […]


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