Twp. board seeks to become a Certified Redevelopment Ready Community




FLINT TWP. — The township board has passed a Resolution of Intent to seek certification as a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) — a designation that would entitle the township to many state-supported grants and resources. RRC is a voluntary, no-cost certification program designed to promote effective redevelopment strategies through a set of six best practices – community plans and public […]

C-A school board candidates filed




FLINT TWP. — No new faces are expected to join the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education after the November 6 election. The filing deadline for school board candidates to file their affidavit of identity was last week- July 24. Four current members of the C-A board met that deadline, according to the Genesee County Clerk’s elections division. They are Gloria Nealy […]

Back to the Bricks Tune-up party week returns to Flushing, Swartz Creek




FLUSHING — For the second straight year, Flushing will welcome in classic car drivers and enthusiasts for a Back to the Bricks Tune-up Party at the Flushing A on 200 S. Cherry St. The action will rev up on Aug. 10, starting around 5 p.m. and continuing until 8 p.m. On the same day, the Tune-up Party will kick off […]

Dairy Queen gives significant gift to Hurley Children’s Hospital




BURTON — Just two days before Miracle Treat Day, Clio Dairy Queen owners are helping to make miracles for Hurley Children’s Hospital. “It’s all about the kids,” said Steve Hughes, who owns the Clio and Birch Run Dairy Queen with his wife, Charron Hughes “When we got a tour, I found it was unbelievable what Children’s Miracle Network does for […]

In brief



Young Eagles Day at Dalton Airport FLUSHING — Do you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17? Does he or she love airplanes and helicopters? Bring them to the Dalton Airport for a free airplane or helicopter ride with a certified pilot. Make a lifelong memory at Young Eagles Day, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Please […]

Deland Road construction disrupts mail service for residents




FLUSHING — A stretch of Deland Road between Carpenter Road and Coutant Street has been undergoing a water main replacement project in recent weeks. With Deland being closed to traffic, the United States Postal Service has been unable to deliver to over 50 residents living in the construction zone. As a result, affected homeowners—including those living in Scharrer Drive and […]

Clayton commission postpones decision on sign ordinance




CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — The Clayton Township Planning Commission will wait until after the November election to tackle an ordinance regulating temporary signs. All around the township, makeshift signs advertise things like rummage sales, eggs for sale and property for sale. Residents, businesses and even out-of-towners put up temporary placards to show they support the police, oppose abortion or need summer […]

Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services to host a free planning event



GRAND BLANC ­— Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services will be hosting a free Lunch Event on Aug. 15, at noon at Little Joe’s in Grand Blanc. The event will explain the critical benefits of advance funeral planning followed by informal questions and answers. This program will provide an overview on the benefits of advanced planning, including inflation protection, personalization, […]

McLaren welcomes doctors to medical staff



FLINT – Mohammed Berrou, MD, board certified in pulmonary disease and a critical care medicine specialist, and Charlotte Ng, MD, board certified in cardiology and interventional cardiology, have joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Berrou is seeing patients at Pulmonary Associates, PC, G-3252 Beecher Road in Flint. Ng is seeing patients at Regional Cardiology Associates, PLC, 3399 Pollock Road […]

Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services to host a free planning event



GRAND BLANC — Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services will be hosting a free Lunch Event on Aug. 15, at noon at Little Joe’s in Grand Blanc. The event will explain the critical benefits of advance funeral planning followed by informal questions and answers. This program will provide an overview on the benefits of advanced planning, including inflation protection, personalization, […]


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