View Newspaper Group acquires Tri-County Times

LAPEER COUNTY —View Newspaper Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the award-winning Tri-County Times in Fenton, Mich. The sale was completed Jan. 1. Founded in 2003 by Rick Burrough, View Newspaper Group includes 17 community newspapers and a staff totaling 95, covering Lapeer, Sanilac, Huron, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Genesee, Oakland and Livingston counties. “We’ve known and worked with the […]

Township offices open on President’s Day, board meeting rescheduled

FLINT TWP. — After the board voted to keep township offices open on Feb. 18, President’s Day, following an agreement with the clerical union, it still voted to leave its board meeting moved to Feb. 19. In the original township calendar for 2019, the Board of Trustees decided to close the offices on Feb. 18 for President’s Day. But that […]

Got a brandnew bag!

Children ages 8-14 were able to hang out at the McCarty Public Library in Flint Township, Jan. 5 and enjoy coloring and decorating their own paper tote bag.

Rezoning approved for truck tire center

FLINT TWP. — A new Shrader Tire & Oil service center has been given rezoning approval in the area of Bristol Road and Holiday Drive. The Board of Trustees approved rezoning of two parcels, at its Jan. 7 meeting, located off Holiday Drive from C-2 General Business to Industrial zoning. This rezoning will allow a proposed tire and oil change […]

Clerk wants do-over of county commission organizational meeting

GENESEE COUNTY — County Clerk John Gleason is calling foul on the Genesee County Board of Commissioners after they held their annual organizational meeting, presiding over their own swearing in and the election of officers. Gleason said it is standard practice for clerks to chair the first meeting of the year for county commissions, and some other bodies, until newly […]

Registration open for 63rd Annual Regional Science Fair

GENESEE COUNTY — Registration is open for the 63rd Annual Flint Regional Science & Engineering Fair that will be held March 15-17, on the campus of Kettering University in Flint. FRSF is a great way for kids in grades 4-12 from Genesee and 7 neighboring counties to the east, north and west, to be engaged in science/ STEM inquiry outside […]

In brief

New police signs for neighborhoods FLINT TWP. – There will soon be new signs placed throughout the neighborhoods of Flint Township identifying the township police department as the agency responsible for overseeing public safety. The new signs will be going up in neighborhoods, replacing the old signs that are 20 years or older. – G.G. Coffee with a Cop on […]

GST Michigan Works! proudly serving Veterans

LAPEER — For more than five years, Rick Tuckey has been proudly serving each veteran that walks through the front door at four GST Michigan Works! locations around the Thumb, offering a smile, a handshake and assistance with just about anything they need, from career assistance to computer literacy. Though he’s been the veteran services liaison for nearly six years, […]

Enter GCBA Real Life, Real Love contest by Jan. 18 for chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks

GRAND BLANC — There is still time to enter the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) “Real Life, Real Love” contest for your chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks. The GCBA is looking for couples to enter their “Real Life, Real Love” contest in conjunction with the Wedding Marketplace set for Sunday, Jan. 27 at Captain’s Club at Woodfield. “We […]

Cardiovascular care at McLaren Flint earns Blue Distinction Center designation from BCBSM

FLINT — McLaren Flint, the 378- bed tertiary care teaching hospital serving all of Genesee County, has been designated by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® is a resource created to identify facilities with proven expertise in delivering specialty care. “McLaren Flint is proud to […]