Final name change meeting set for Thursday night

FLINT TWP. — How do you like the sound of Mott. Michigan? How about Genesee Hills, Landing View, Otterburn or Bishop Township. Those are just a few of more than 50 names that have been submitted for consideration by the township’s Suggestion Committee, which is charged with selecting a new name for the township. The group is scheduled to meet […]


NOW SHOWING – After sitting vacant for nearly 10 years, the parking lot at the old Cinema 10 movie theater, 4425 Lennon Road, has been a beehive of activity for the past month or so, but that is not a sign of coming attractions at the long-idle property. Around the clock, several Consumers’ Energy trucks and equipment are filling about […]

Dust control unsettled

FLINT TWP. — Around this time every year, the township board approves a contract with the Genesee County Road Commission to spray unpaved roads for dust control. The process hit a slight snag this year over contract terms. The contract calls for spraying roads with a chloride solution. The first application is done in late April or early May; the […]



FLINT — Are you looking to spruce up your home for spring? Then head to this year’s Spring Home & Garden Show at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center this Saturday and Sunday. Home improvement professionals and lawn and garden experts are set to fill the Dort Federal Event Center for this year’s show, which is back and better […]

CAMS students play, learn with DSO

FLINT TOWNSHIP — On March 13 and 20, 19 students representing Carman-Ainsworth Middle School were welcomed to the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Middle School Honor Band Orchestra and Honor Ensemble. Students had the opportunity to work with conductors from the DSO’s Civic Youth Ensembles program and play sideby side with […]

GoFundMe donations sought to help CAMS robotics students participate in world tournament

FLINT TWP. — MO’ Peeps and Even MO’ Peeps robotics teams, based at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, have set up a GoFundMe drive to raise money to help them prepare for the VEX Worlds 2017 robotics competition in Louisville, Ky., April 19-25, according to a press release. Donations are being accepted through April 7 at: The two Carman-Ainsworth Middle School […]

In brief

Egg hunt and other upcoming church events FLINT TWP. — Orpheus Choir of Olivet Nazarene University will perform in concert at 7 p.m., Friday, March 31 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Now in its eighth decade of annual performances, the choir represents Olivet Nazarene University at regional concerts in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. […]

Keep Flint Township cleaner

Letters to the editor

I, as well as many other Flint Township citizens, am concerned about the amount of litter that is on our streets and highways. The snow has melted and we look like a third world country here. I have lived in seven foreign countries. I am embarrassed with our area when we have foreign visitor friends. The poor mentality of our […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber tout area’s growth, success

GENESEE COUNTY — Despite the challenge that the Flint water crisis has posed to business and economic growth in the city and surrounding areas, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce reported continued growth and success in a number of critical areas. During the organization’s 2017 Annual Meeting last Wednesday, the Chamber and a number of their associates pledged their […]

Hurley marketing team wins ADDY Awards

FLINT — American Advertising Federation’s Greater Flint ADDY Awards were held on Feb. 24, marking the 40th anniversary of the event. Throughout the course of the evening Hurley Medical Center’s marketing team won nine Addy awards in a variety of areas, including design, broadcast and video creation. The team also took both Best in Show awards for broadcast and print. […]