2019-05-30 E-Edition

Honoring fallen heroes

A row of flags wave atop the fence at Cronk Cemetery in Flint Township for the Memorial Day weekend. Flint Township Clerk Kathy Funk said this is the second year the flags, which were provided by Funk and Trustee Tom Klee, have been placed on the fencing at Cronk and Bristol cemeteries in honor of those who gave their lives […]

Food trucks joining Bike Nights

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Downtown Development Authority is adding some new flavor to Bike Nights 2019 with a Food Truck Festival on each of the four Bike Nights. Food trucks will be at Bike Nights at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson, 2400 Austin Parkway, on June 28, July 26, Aug. 23 and Sept. 6 for Bike to the Bricks. The food […]

New direction for students

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Intermediate School District is looking forward to another successful year for the new Early Middle College this fall. Starting out with just a handful of students from across Genesee County in the 2017- 2018 school year, the program has swelled to some 72 students drawn from 11 high schools. Jennifer Thomas, Career Technical Education Early […]

Genesee Valley Rotary names Students of the Month

Student Name: Audra Auston School: Carman- Ainsworth High School Nominating Staff Member: Zachary Nash Year: Senior Extracurricular Activities: Chorale, Choraleers, Drama Club, Theatre, NHS, Student Council, Marching Band. Honors Awards, and Achievements: National Honors Society, Closeup, Not the General Management, Athletic Activities: Marching Band College Plans: Michigan State University to major in educational psychology, educational administration, and minor in entrepreneur […]

Fire damages dialysis center

FLINT TWP. — Fire temporarily closed a dialysis center in Flint Township last week. A fire broke out just after 3 a.m. May 21 at Davita Dialysis, 1075 N. Ballenger Highway. No one was in the building when the fire started. Flint Township Fire Chief Thomas Stadler said the fire started in an electrical service closet that held telecommunications and […]

Grandmother, two children escape burning house

FLINT TWP. — A grandmother and two children escaped a house fire in Flint Township last week. Flint Township Fire Chief Thomas Stadler said firefighters were called to 1212 Mill Creek Court at about 7:14 a.m. May 23 for a closet fire. He said the fire was limited to the closet with some heat and smoke damage to one of […]

In brief

Team Buddy Forever Foundation Shootout FLUSHING — Come help the Team Buddy Forever Foundation to fight DIPG and childhood cancer by registering for the Team Buddy Forever Foundation Green Sox Shootout. This tournament will be held at the Flushing Valley Golf & Country Club on June 15, with registration starting at 4:30 p.m. and a shot gun start at 5:30 […]

Hurley doctors awarded for community efforts

FLINT — The mission of Hurley Medical Center is “Clinical Excellence. Service to People.” Our expert physicians often go above and beyond to help patients, their families and this community. Today, we can announce two Hurley doctors are being honored for providing families extra care and support. Gift of Life Michigan is recognizing Dr. Michael Jaggi for his extraordinary work […]

Oral health coalitions partner to host free dental health summit in Flint

FLINT — The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) Oral Health Coalition has partnered with the Michigan Oral Health Coalition (MOHC) to present the 2019 Michigan Central Area Oral Health Summit for the Genesee County Area on June 14 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mott Community College Event Center located at 1401 E. Court St., Flint. The summit will feature topics including […]