SIGNS SPROUTING



SIGNS SPROUTING –Political signs on almost every corner signal that it is almost that time for voters to elect their township leaders for the next four years. All seven township board seats are up for the August 2 election. Winners, all Democrats, will likely proceed unopposed to the November general election. See inside for the full list of candidates, a […]

Police operations




FLINT TWP. — A recent emergency hoax in light of recent national law enforcement tragedies has led to some local level “operating changes to address (police) officers’ concerns’’ said Chief George Sippert in a report Monday night to the township board. Officers responded at about 12:35 P.M. on Wednesday July 13 to a 911 call for help for a woman […]

Senior center needs repairs




FLINT TWP. — The township board gave tentative approval to plans for repairs and a possible addition at the Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S Graham Road. The most immediate need is to correct drainage issues that have led to moldy walls, a mildew odor and unsafe walking conditions during the winter, according to Pam Luna, center director, in her request […]

2 vying for township supervisor



QUESTION TO BOTH (see responses below): Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them if elected: David Huffman Age: 64 Hometown: Flushing Family: Two children Occupation: G.M. Automotive, 35 years, retired Political experience: Served ten years on township Road Advisory Board Education: Associate […]

Candidates for township treasurer



All Democrats (vote for only one) QUESTION ANSWERED BY ALL: Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them, if elected: Lisa R. Anderson Age: 53 Hometown: Flint Family: Married, Three (3) Adult Children, Two (2) Grandchildren Occupation: Risk and Benefits Manager Completed 35-year […]

4 candidates for Township Clerk



All Democrats (vote for only one) QUESTION TO ALL Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them if elected: Alex Clark Age: 29 Hometown: Flint Township Family: Al Clark (Father) – Retired Flint Township Police Officer, Terri Clark (Mother) – Nurse at McLaren, […]

In brief



School board candidates have until July 26 to file GENESEE COUNTY — Please be advised that the filing deadline to appear on the November 8 2016 ballot for Local School Board and Community College Candidates is July 26, at 4 p.m. Carman-Ainsworth has four positions up for election -three expiring terms and one appointee. A list of available positions along […]

Candidates for Flint Township Trustee



All are Democrats (vote for not more than 4) QUESTION ANSWERED BY ALL: Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them if elected: David DuFresne Age: 48 Hometown: Flint Family: Single with a wonderful Mom Occupation: Parts manager – Freeway Sports Center Political […]

Genesee County Sheriff



Name: Dan Allen Age: 54 Hometown: Grand Blanc, MI. Family: Wife: Nancy All adult children; Son: Jacob age 22, Step Children: Harmony age 32, Quinn age 27, Kosta age 24, Jesse age 20 Occupation: Police Chief What seat are you running for: Genesee Couty Sheriff (Democratic Primary August 2nd) Political experience: Ran for the Office of Sheriff in Genesee County […]

Genesee County Clerk files suit against Board of Commissioners over misappropriation of tech fund




FLINT — Genesee County Clerk John Gleason has filed a lawsuit against the Genesee County Board of Commissioners for alleged illegal spending out of the tech fund for bonuses to ASFME Local 496 01 and AFSME Local 916 in the amount of $500 per employee. The spending is the latest in an ongoing dispute between Gleason and the Board of […]


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