Voters renew 2 millages

FLINT TWP. — Township voters were in a generous mood Tuesday, approving both millage renewals by nearly two to one margins. A 10-year Road Millage Renewal passed 1,823 (68 pct.) yes to 865 (32 pct.) no votes, according to unofficial vote totals reported to the Genesee county clerk. Voters narrowly turned down the same millage renewal request in May with […]

Arrest made in Home Depot fires, investigation continues

FLINT TWP. — Police reportedly have made one arrest and an investigation continues of fires deliberately set on Wednesday, October 28 at the Home Depot store, 4380 W Corunna Rd., and on Thursday, October 29, at a store in Kochville Township in Saginaw County. Authorities said they believe the two fires are linked. The Flint Township fire appears to have […]

CDBG funds allocated to food pantry

FLINT TWP. — After a public hearing, the township board approved allocation of 2016-18 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Public Service Projects to the Senior Center Food Pantry, 2071 S. Graham Road. Flint Township expects to receive about $38,908, to be distributed in three equal portions during the three-year cycle, according to township clerk Kim Courts. The funds […]

VFW former Ladies Auxiliary now welcomes men to join

FLINT TWP. — At its 102nd National Convention held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, convention delegates of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States voted to allow males to join the Ladies Auxiliary. It will now be called the VFW Auxiliary. Delegates passed a resolution to amend its national bylaws, allowing male family members to join the Ladies Auxiliary, effective […]

Clothes dryer cause of fire fatalities

FLINT TWP. — An investigation has determined the cause of an October 21 house fire on Pound Drive in which a man and his dog died. Pending an autopsy report, the cause of death has not been determined for resident, Robert Huddy, 48, according to Assistant Fire Chief Michael Burkley. Township firefighters received a call about a structure fire about […]

In brief

Santa Claus is coming to town at Genesee Valley FLINT TWP. — Santa Claus will arrive at Genesee Valley Center mall at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, November 6. Flint Township firefighters will escort Santa and his reindeer to the Outdoor Village. Santa will join his Woodland Friends in Center Court for photos through December 24. He will be available for […]

Disabled vets may be eligible for property tax exemption

FLINT TWP. — Disabled veterans in Flint Township may qualify for an exemption on residential, Homestead Property Tax, according to a notice posted on the township web site. This is a new program implemented by the State of Michigan in November 2013. Applications must be made annually by submitting a completed Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption prior to the start […]

Family pets lost in house fire

FLINT TWP. – Two family pets died in a house fire on Saturday, October 31 in the 4200 block of Carmanwood Drive, according to a press release. Fire Fighters responded to a reported kitchen fire at 1:48 p.m. On arrival, they found heavy smoke and fire coming from the kitchen area of the house. Fire fighters extinguished the fire, containing […]

Financial Plus to host 12th Annual Whatchamacallit

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 12th annual Whatchamacallit networking event on Dec. 4, from 6-9 a.m. The event will be held at Financial Plus Credit Union’s main office located at G-3381 Van Slyke Rd. This highly attended premier event aims to raise money and donations to benefit the […]

November at the GDL

Genesee District Library Closed for Thanksgiving Break All branches of the Genesee District Library will be closed Nov. 26- 29 for Thanksgiving Break. Davison Used Book Sale The Davison Friends of the Library will hold a used book sale on Nov. 6-7 from 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Davison Area Library. Find your favorite author or discover a new […]