FLINT, MI (OCTOBER 2, 2015) – In light of the recent request for donations of bottled water by Flint Community Schools Superintendent, Bilal Tawwab, Genesee Valley Center in partnership with Townsquare Media and TV5 will host a community Bottled Water Drive to ensure safe drinking water for students.  Due to the urgency of the matter, the event will take place […]

Gawthrop earns national recognition from the CCBOA

FLINT — Larry Gawthrop, Chief Financial Officer at Mott Community College, has been named the Outstanding Chief Business Officer (OCBO) for 2015 by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) Region V. This award recognizes business officers who have made outstanding contributions to business and financial management in higher education. “It is truly an honor to be recognized by my peers,” […]

Snap Fitness expands and is hiring

FLINT TWP. — As its three-year anniversary approaches, Snap Fitness Center, 1381 W. Bristol Road, is spreading its wings a bit. On September 21, the gym began offering cardio classes in its new 1,250 square-foot aerobic studio. The studio is set up in an adjacent space formerly occupied by a clothing store, next door to the established 3,750 square-foot gym. […]

A trip back in time…sort of

We attended the 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance Festival in the Holly-area this past weekend and found it to be an enjoyable experience as always. OK, I have to admit there was one trip to the Ren Fest I took several years ago that wasn’t so fun. It was the time I took my family there and got lost in the […]

In brief

Church hosting craft bazaar FLINT TWP. — United in Christ Lutheran Church, 6330 Corunna Road, will hold its Annual Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 3. The church is located between Elms and Dye road. — R.S. Clerk sets shred date FLINT TWP. — One last chance to do some fall purging is coming up […]

Twp. board says no to fog sealing road

FLINT TWP. — Road crews have pretty much wrapped up resurfacing work on Lennon Road between Linden and Dye, transforming the bumpy road into a smooth ribbon of black asphalt. In the interest of better winterizing the work, township supervisor asked the township board to approve fog sealing the road at an estimated cost of $5.600. Her request was defeated […]

Notes for your 2016 calendars

FLINT TWP. — Looking ahead to 2016, the township board has approved its calendar for township business including meeting schedules and days when offices will be closed. The calendar sets township board meetings for 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month, with exceptions. At the beginning of the year, the board will holds its second monthly […]

Township board OKs demolition contract

FLINT TWP. — Residents of Hatherly Avenue and three other streets may soon be seeing the last of several neighborhood eyesores. The township board has approved a construction services contract, funded by the Genesee County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The contract with L. Zellar & Sons Excavating is for demolition of eight houses not to exceed $62,800. Despite […]

C-A Homecoming Week is Oct. 5-10

FLINT TWP. — Batman? The Joker? Captain America? Superman? The Incredible Hulk? Who will save the day? Who will reign supreme? Those questions and more will be answered during Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Week festivities. Superheroes and Villains is the theme of the weeklong celebration that begins Monday, October 5 with daily dressup themes at the high school and ends October 10 […]

Police charge resident with animal cruelty

FLINT TWP. — As a result of a police investigation alleging animal abuse, Tromondae Lavelle Murphy, a township resident, has been charged with Abandoning/ Cruelty to 4 to 10 animals as well as Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, according to a police press release. Officers were called to a home in the 4400 block of Old Carriage, off Van […]