Monster Bash!

The Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, was held Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event was the collaboration of the Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. There was a Halloween Trunk or Treat Spooky Trail, a magic show and trick or treating inside the mall.

Polling places for Flint Township voters

FLINT TWP. — Polling locations for Flint Township have changed. The following is an updated list of polling places in the township: • West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 S. Dye Rd., is for Precincts 1,2,3,4 and 10. • VFW Post 3087, 4138 Corunna Rd., is for Precincts 6 and 11. • Our Lady of Lebanon, 4133 Calkins Rd., […]

MTA’s Rides for Wellness program continues to expand

GENESEE COUNTY — Getting to the doctor has become an easier task for many locals, thanks to the Mass Transportation Authority’s Rides to Wellness program. Since its launch in September 2016, the MTA’s medical transportation service has helped Flint and Genesee County residents get a ride to their medical appointments. Now in its second year, the program is showing signs […]

Jane Fonda tour promoting voting hits Genesee County

BURTON — Three dollars and fifty two cents is the current minimum wage for tipped workers in the state of Michigan. Seventy percent percent of tipped worker in the U.S. and 80 percent in Michigan are women. “They suffer from three times the poverty rate as the rest of the U.S. work force,” said Saru Jayaraman, author and co-founder of […]

In brief

County awarded for financial reporting FLINT — The Genesee County Board of Commissioners are once again honored to announce that Genesee County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of America (GFOA). This award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. […]

County begins Process Servers Program

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners have started a Process Servers Services program for our county seniors age 60 and over. This program, in conjunction with the Genesee County Clerk’s Office, will be paid for from the Genesee County Senior Services Millage, a county-wide voter approved millage. Seniors who find themselves in need of having a protective order served will […]

YMCA offers free Saturday morning basketball program

FLINT — The YMCA of Greater Flint has a long tradition of creating professional athletes, many who started playing ball at a young age at the Downtown Branch’s gym. Flint youth will have the opportunity to play the same courts like such professional players as Miles Bridges and Kyle Kuzma in a new free program on Saturdays. Starting Nov. 3, […]

Free Hurley teen heart check

FLINT — Thomas Smith was a student athlete with a promising future. His parents had no idea he suffered from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. One day he went into sudden cardiac arrest and they lost him. Now the Smiths are on a mission to prevent all families from suffering the loss of a child by providing early detection and education for teenage […]

HAP’s enhanced Medicare Advantage plans offer more benefits, easier access

DETROIT — HAP is ready for the Medicare Annual Enrollment season with more affordable Medicare Advantage plans to help Michigan’s 2.1 million Medicare beneficiaries get the best care for their health care dollar. Medicare Annual Enrollment starts on Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. HAP’s enhanced benefits are why HAP is ranked as the No. 1 Medicare Advantage Plan […]

Mott Children’s Health Center and Genesee Health System continue their collaboration

FLINT — Mott Children’s Health Center and Genesee Health System (GHS) are pleased to announce that they are furthering their collaboration and are co-locating all of Genesee Health System’s Child & Family Services program within the Mott Children’s Health Center building. The GHS Child & Family program move will be fully completed the week of Nov. 5. In October of […]