CANstruction Zone!

Building is underway at Genesee Valley Center in Flint Township. Not the construction of a new store, but instead it’s the Inaugural Flint Area Canstruction Event, a design and build competition to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Teams of Genesee County architects, engineers, educators, businesses and students are working to build statues out of canned goods. The food […]

Officer shot, search for suspect leads to Flint Twp

SAGINAW TWP. — A Saginaw Township police officer was shot in the face during a traffic stop in the early morning hours of Jan. 22, leading to a day-long manhunt for the alleged shooter. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Michigan State Police Lt. David Kaiser told media outlets the suspect in the shooting, Joshua M. Rosebush, 29, was shot and taken […]

Food court move part of 2019 plans for GVC

FLINT TWP. — More community involvement, some news stores and the possible relocation of the food court are all part of Genesee Valley Center’s plans for 2019. Cindy Frohriep, marketing manager for Genesee Valley Center, spoke to the West Flint Business Association, Jan. 17 and talked about changes in store for the mall in the coming year. The biggest change […]

John S. Beagle Scholarship announced

FLINT — Applications are being accepted for the John S. Beagle Scholarship established by the Genesee County Bar Foundation to assist students from Genesee County, Michigan with financial support while in their second or third level of law school. It is through the generosity of the late John S. Beagle and his family that the scholarship has been established. John […]

New officer

The Flint Township Police introduces its newest employee, Sean Poole. Poole has been hired as a Police Officer and will be on patrol with his field training officer after a successful graduation of the Police Academy. Poole recently finished his first week at the Mott Community College Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy. Township police officials will post updates on him […]

Ahmad, Lester named Rotary Students of the Month

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Huma Ahmad and Diamond Lester received January Student of the Month Honors from the Genesee Valley Rotary Club. Ahmad, a senior, was nominated by Krystal Roos. “(Ahmad) is a hard-working self-starter,” Roos wrote. “I loved having Huma in my Project Lead the Way class. Then, in advisory, last year, she was my go-to tutor for struggling math […]

In brief

Tax help for seniors at the Senior Center FLINT TWP. — Tax help for senior citizens will return to the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 S Graham Rd., just in the time for the 2018 tax season. Beginning Feb. 1 and every Friday through tax season, tax help will be available for senior citizens. Call the center at 810-732-6290 to […]

McKenna Schummer’s legacy to live on with Hurley kids

FLINT — A very special presentation was made at the Hurley School of Nursing last week, when Grand Blanc’s own Melissa Schummer and her family presented the first ever outpatient Beauty Box for kids in Hurley’s outpatient care system that might need that special boost that McKenna’s legacy gives. An understandably very emotional Melissa told the story of how McKenna’s […]

Still enjoying the Christmas spirit

I n case you haven’t noticed, there are only 336 shopping days until Christmas. Last year, I had to shell out large sums of money for home and car repairs, so Christmas was one of those you-get-what-you-get years. My family understood, but it still bothered me because I’m usually that person who wants to make sure everyone gets the “perfect” […]

Financial Plus Credit Union opening new branch in Davison

DAVISON TWP. — Financial Plus Credit Union recently announced that they will be building a new full-service branch located at 8075 Lapeer Road in Davison. The 3,800 square foot branch will be equipped with 3 drive-thru lanes and an exterior drive-thru ATM. The Credit Union will be breaking ground this spring and anticipates the branch opening in October 2019. The […]