2020-09-24 E-Edition

Genesee County breaks ground on new Juvenile Justice Center

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County is moving forward with a new facility and a revamped vision for its juvenile justice system. On Sept. 16, Genesee County officials and judges broke ground at the site of the future Juvenile Justice Center on Pasadena Avenue in Flint Township. The new $20 million building will be located on the grounds of the current […]

GHOST operatives arrest man at Davison hotel

DAVISON — A 22-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to meet a minor for sex at a Davison hotel. Operatives with the Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team (GHOST) apprehended Austin Westcoat during a sting operation on Aug. 13. According to police, Westcoat came to the hotel to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who was portrayed online by an […]

‘CROP Hunger Harvest’ to replace 42nd annual Grand Blanc CROP walk

GRAND BLANC — The 42nd Grand Blanc CROP Hunger Walk is canceled as an event for this year until organizers have more answers about the future with COVID-19. However, the Grand Blanc CROP Walk is being replaced by a ‘CROP Hunger Harvest’ which begins now and continues to the end of October. Walkers from past years are raising funds online […]

Atlas Twp. to consider registering medical marijuana caregivers

ATLAS TWP. — The Atlas Township Planning Commission is considering an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana grows in an effort to prevent abuses of the 2008 Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. Attorney David Lattie proposed the ordinance after writing similar regulations for Davison Township, where residents raised concerns over a proliferation of grow operations in some neighborhoods. Planning Commission Chairman Rick […]

Lady Bobcats top Flint Powers

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc varsity volleyball team picked up a win at home over Flint Powers Catholic on Tuesday. Flint Powers won the first set 25-19, but the Lady Bobcats stormed back to win three straight sets, 25-11, 25-16 and 25-12. Remi Madison led Grand Blanc with 17 kills, one ace and eight digs. Taylor Ringwelski had five […]

GBHS Cross Country finishes fourth

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Boys Cross Country Team finished in 4th place of five teams with 79 points at the SVL South Jamboree #1. The meet was held at the Cummings Center in Mt. Morris on Sept. 15. Drew Balow was the Bobcats’ top finisher in 7th place running a time of 17:50. The team was missing several […]

The Team Scores:

1. Davison: 372. Flint powers Catholic 403. Lapeer 784. Grand Blanc 795. Carman Ainsworth only 4 finishers.Mens: 5,000 Meters Varsity.

Anderson, Kilmer vie for township treasurer’s seat

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Residents Mark Kilmer and Larry Anderson will square-off Nov. 3 to fill the Grand Blanc Township treasurer’s seat. Kilmer, a Democrat, and Anderson, a Republican, will vie for a 4-year-term as treasurer after the announcement earlier this year that current Treasurer Earl Guzak would not seek another term. Here is what the candidates had to say […]

Genesee County Health Department launches “Be A Health Hero” campaign

FLINT — This fall the Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is launching the “Be A Health Hero” campaign to create awareness of the importance of immunizations for families with children. In an effort to best protect children from preventable diseases that easily spread, scheduled immunizations are recommended for children ages 0-18. In the state of Michigan, children who attend childcare […]