Ernie gets a hug

No one ran running and screaming from the building when Ernie and a sister skunk visited the Genesee Library District McCarty Library last week. To find out why, see story on the Living page.

Leadership changes at C-A

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth students and parents will see several familiar faces in new places when school resumes Tuesday, September 6. As previously announced, Superintendent Eddie Kindle will begin his first school year in the top job. After serving two years as assistant superintendent for curriculum and human resources, Kindle was promoted in April and took over in early June, […]

Close finishes and two upsets in primary election

FLINT TWP. — In the race for township supervisor, incumbent Karyn Miller bested opponent David N. Huffman by a 2 to 1 margin but there were tight finishes in the battles for clerk, treasurer and trustees including an upset in the treasurer’s race, according to unofficial election results reported Tuesday night by the Genesee County Clerk Election Division. With all 15 […]

4th District Commissioner Northrup stepping down

GENESEE COUNTY -—In a late breaking announcement dated July 27, just six days before the August 2 primary, County Commissioner John W. Northrup announced that he has decided not to run for re-election. “After more than 45 years of public service I have decided to step down as the 4th District County Commissioner effective December 31, 2016 to spend more […]

Come support cruise benefit this weekend

FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Church of the Nazarene Community Car Cruise and Family Fun Festival is set for 4-8 p.m., Saturday August 6 in the church parking lot, 2254 S. Dye Road. This annual event draws individuals of all ages, according to a press release. The cars represent a multitude of generations from (Model) A to (Iroc) Z […]

National Night Out coming in September

FLINT TWP. — Most areas of the country participated in the 33rd annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 2, but hold on – the local annual event, hosted by the Flint Township Police Department, is being planned for Tuesday, September 13 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the police station on Norko Drive. A sleek video with details of the […]

In brief

Traffic shift for Bristol roundabout begins Saturday FLINT TWP.— Beginning Saturday, Aug. 6, Bristol Road traffic will be shifted to the eastbound lanes, as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues construction of a $3 million traffic roundabout on Bristol Road, adjacent to the northbound I-75 ramps and General Motors plant entrance. Access to David Street and the General Motors […]

Pre-Pink Night Palooza Party set for Aug. 11

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Pretty in Pink Media Sponsor of the Pink Night Palooza event. GRAND BLANC — Excitement is in the air for the all new Pink Night Palooza event set for Oct. 6 and if you just can’t wait that long to celebrate — no problem — a Pre-Pink Night Palooza Party […]

Honey Fest this Saturday to benefit Farmer Veteran Coalition

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be the exclusive media sponsor of the Michigan Honey Fest for the second consecutive year. Look for us at this weekend’s event! Honey Fest this Saturday to benefit Farmer Veteran Coalition FRANKENMUTH — For five years now the Michigan Honey Fest has made lives a little sweeter through their annual festival the […]

Baker CNC training enrolling for fall classes

LAPEER — A Baker College manufacturing program offered in Lapeer will open its doors to adults beginning in the 2016 fall quarter. Classes for the computer numerical control (CNC) machinist certificate program start Monday, Sept. 26. The program was launched at the Lapeer Center for Innovation a year ago for a high school dual-enrollment program with the Lapeer County Intermediate […]