Township Road Advisory Committee sworn in

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Members of the township board Road Advisory Committee have been sworn in for ten-year terms, through 2025. Their role is to help the township make spending decisions for the recently renewed road millage. The township board approved the appointment of the following: Karyn Miller, chairperson John Whiteside, secretary Wayne Nierman James Rouse Dave Huffman Jeanine Libka John […]


WHAT ARE YOU DOING NEW YEAR’S EVE? — This storied night even has it’s own song. Some folks will attend parties with a midnight champagne toast to 2016. Some will stay cozy at home to watch the Waterford ball drop in the celebrated tradition in New York’s Times Square or other televised events. For many others, the New Year’s Eve […]

Township says goodbye to another retiring employee

FLINT TWP. — Pamela Knowles, a longtime clerical employee, received a send-off cake and a proclamation from the township board. The proclamation acknowledged Knowles for her utmost professionalism as an able, thoughtful, and dedicated employee during her 22 years of service. She began her full-time tenure with Flint Township on June 6, 1994, following the example of public service set […]

A look back at the TOP 5 stories of 2015

FLINT TWP. — A police shooting, passage of a controversial ordinance to prevent panhandling, a push to renew the road millage, two police lawsuits and a surge in new development were among the top news events this year in Flint Township. ORDINANCE The year started out with the passage on January 5 of the controversial Traffic Safety Ordinance that banned […]

In brief

Dancing to the oldies FLINT TWP. — The Fairlanes & The DeVilles, a ‘50s rock and roll band, will provide the entertainment for “Dance Night,” a stroll down memory lane, hosted by the Flint Township Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 15. Tickets are $5 each and includes light refreshments. Only 100 tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets, call […]

Plan wedding in one day under one roof at IMA Brookwood’s Winter Bridal Show

BURTON — What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first Bridal Show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 9, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Tickets are only $5 […]

Detroit Auto Show offers something for everyone

DETROIT — It is that time of year when attention turns to the newest things on wheels. The 28th North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), formally known as the Detroit Auto Show, starts Jan. 9 with exclusive preview events before opening to the public Jan. 16-24 at Cobo Center. A press preview is set for Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 11-12, followed by […]

Salvation Army gets $100,000 grant from Mott Foundation

FLINT — Efforts by The Salvation Army of Genesee County to provide area residents with key emergency services for help with utility shut off notices, water turn off and eviction notices received an important boost recently, thanks to a one-year $100,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The C. S. Mott Foundation grant award is a blessing to The […]

In brief

Leadership NOW: Application, selection period open for next class FLINT — Leadership NOW – Optimizing Leadership Effectiveness is seeking qualified candidates for its intensive, yearlong leadership development program, which kicks off March 17. The competitive program is designed for executives, board members, elected officials and other business professionals who want to build their leadership skills and learn how to develop […]

Blue Man group returns to Whiting Jan. 29

FLINT — After six successful years on the road, Blue Man Group will circle the United States one more time prior to taking the theatrical tour worldwide. Audiences can catch the wildly popular, award-winning Blue Man Group when they return to The Whiting with four performances; Jan. 29 at 8 p.m., Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and […]