Spruced up for the holidays!

The business district along Linden and Corunna roads in Flint Township is all decked out for Christmas. In addition to new Christmas decorations hung from utility poles along Linden Road, there is also the Christmas tree light display at the HAP building at the corner of Linden and Corunna roads.

Gleason blasts proposed changes to campaign finance laws

LANSING — The Michigan State Senate has approved legislation that would shift oversight of campaign finance laws away from the Secretary of State’s office to a newly-formed bipartisan commission. Last Thursday, the Republican-led legislature voted 25-11 in favor of Senate bills 1248-52, which were proposed by State Sen. Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc). The legislation would create a “Fair Political Practices […]

Board votes to sell Mill Road property

FLINT TWP. — Sealed bids are being sought for property located at 2105 Mill Rd. following board action, Dec. 3, to place the tax-reverted property for sale. The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to seek sealed bids, with the starting price at $48,800. The site is the location of the now closed Thompson Creek Turkey Farm. Supervisor Karyn […]

Board recognizes Eagle Scout for achievement

FLINT TWP. — For his Eagle Scout project, Joshua Orrison built an area at a local charter school where students could await parent pickup, while enjoying their favorite books. Orrison, 16, a sophomore at Carman-Ainsworth High School, was recognized by the Flint Township Board of Trustees, Dec. 3, for his accomplishment. Supervisor Karyn Miller said Joshua’s Eagle Scout project was […]

Flint Twp. police seeking information about recent larcenies

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department is investigating a series of larcenies and fraudulent credit card use at Speedway, 3155 Miller Rd. and 1499 S. Linden Rd. in Flint Township. The individuals entered the stores on Nov. 29-30 and utilized stolen credit cards. The male shown right is believed to have a tattoo on the right side of […]

In brief

Mill Road Bridge winterization in Flint Township FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission will be winterizing the Mill Road Bridge project over the Flint River in Flint Township. The anticipated open to traffic date is June 1, as weather conditions allow. The GCRC was unable to complete this project in the fall of 2018 due to a month-long […]

Flint Carpet Co. celebrates 70 years

FLINT — The team at Flint Carpet Company has a philosophy: No gimmicks, just great savings every day. This year, as the business enters its 70th year serving the Flint area, that philosophy is as present and prominent as ever. And, along with their 70th anniversary, Flint Carpet has a number of other new and exciting changes to report, including […]

Looking for a Life Change?

GENESEE COUNTY – At Double Dragon Tang Soo Do, the focus for students is not only the many demanding physical aspects of martial arts, but character development as well. Since opening in 2004, Double Dragon, a traditional Korean martial arts studio, has grown to become one of Genesee County’s premiere schools. With a new location on Linden Road, Double Dragon […]

Partnering to achieve economic vitality in Flint & Genesee

Earlier this year, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce completed its 2018-2020 Strategic Plan, which is built on the economic drivers of business, talent and place. The three-year plan serves as a roadmap that allows the Chamber and our partners to align with a shared vision and a set of goals and strategies that will improve the economic stability […]

Skaff Save and Share event helps less fortunate people for third year

FLINT — In what has become a local tradition following the Thanksgiving holiday, local charities are once again expressing their gratitude to Skaff Furniture Carpet One and hundreds of their customers. “We are just thrilled to have been included in this amazing Save and Share event,” said Mindy Prusa of Whaley Children’s Center. “Thanks to Skaff and the overwhelming community […]