2020-01-30 E-Edition

Prosecutor refuses to charge shooting suspect with murder

Considers Planet 3 incident an act of self-defense

FLINT TWP. — No charges will be brought against a 39-year-old Flint woman who fatally shot Damon Hodges, 43, of Flint on Jan. 18, at the Planet 3 Extreme Air Park, 3450 Miller Rd. Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney David Leyton held a press conference Monday in which he laid out a pattern of violence against women and children committed by […]

It’s an honor!

Several Carman-Ainsworth High School students performed in an honors band hosted at Holly High School on Jan. 25. The students spent all day Saturday with students from southeast Michigan practicing and performing musical pieces that tested their skills. The Carman-Ainsworth students included: Kendall Brown, Anastasia Shaw, Mekhi Thompson, Aditya Kumar, Abraham Meinka and Alex Wickham.

Board at odds over cost-saving measures

FLINT TWP. — A series of motions designed to cut down on some expenses were brought before the board of trustees Jan. 21 and created some dissent between officials. The motions were presented to the board as cost-savings measures to try and tackle the township’s growing deficit problem. The motions included restricting access to the township’s attorneys, restricting non-emergency overtime, […]

GCDC announces no Rate Increase for Water/Sewer

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Drain Commissioner’s Office, Division of Water and Waste Services (GCDC – WWS) has completed the rate review for 2020 and is pleased to report, for the 3rd consecutive year, there will be no rate increase to our local communities for water delivery. This 3rd consecutive yearly cycle of no rate increase is to a great […]

Big road projects ahead in Mundy Township; park to open in summer

MUNDY TWP. — Two “pretty significant” road projects are scheduled to occur this summer in Mundy Township. “The dominant topic of conversation at this time in the year is, ‘what our construction season is going to look like?’” said township Manager Chad Young. “One of the things we really want our residents to be aware of is there is going […]

Clerk gives an update on March 10 election

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Clerk Kathy Funk reported to the Board of Trustees at its Jan. 21 meeting that voting precincts 6 and 11 have been moved to the New Creation Church of God, 3472 Lennon Rd., and she thanked the Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Corunna Road for its eight years of serving as a voting precinct. […]

Man arrested for bank robbery

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Prosecutor’s office is determining what charges will br brought against a suspect arrested following a band robbery in Flint Township, Jan. 22. A suspect was being held late last week in connection with an armed robbery at the Chase Bank, 5312 Corunna Rd. Police responded to the report at around 3 p.m. Police said […]

In brief

Book Club FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township-McCarty Library, 2071 S. Graham Rd., will hold book club on Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. This group will meet and discuss a wide variety of fiction that is selected monthly. The group is open to the public. — G.G. West Flint Business Association seeking scholarship applicants FLINT TWP. — The West Flint […]

Chrome & Ice draws car enthusiasts from all over

GENESEE COUNTY — The annual Chrome & Ice car show brings together all walks of life each year, attracting car lovers from around the country for a weekend of nonstop entertainment and automotive nirvana. This year’s event, set for Feb. 7-9 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, will be no different. Tim Bailey, for one, who will be […]