2021-05-27 E-Edition

Back to the Bricks preview

The new Back to the Bricks “Dust ‘em Off Car Show” sponsored by General Motors and brought to you by Dort Financial Credit Union, was held May 23 at the Dort Financial Center at 3501 Lapeer Rd, Flint. Vendors, food trucks, a swap meet and a sea of cars were all there to mark the official start of the car […]

Shooting prompts lockdown at Genesee Valley Center

FLINT TWP. — Police are searching for a suspect who fired shots at another customer at the Genesee Valley Center mall last Wednesday. At around 7 p.m., May 19, Flint Township police officers responded to a report of shots fired inside the Genesee Valley Center on S. Linden Road. Upon arrival, officers learned that a male suspect had taken out […]

Demonstration draws opponents, supporters of Facchinello, Q-Anon

GRAND BLANC — Some carried signs saying things like, “Amy Must Go.” Others held signs declaring, “We Love Amy.” There were chants of “No More Q” and “Protect Our Schools.” On Monday, May 24, a demonstration outside Grand Blanc High School drew a crowd of about 100 people, some supporting school board Trustee Amy Facchinello, others calling for her resignation […]

Grand Blanc softball dominates on Senior Night

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc softball swept Detroit Country Day on Senior Night, May 19, with a pair of 10-1 wins. In the opening game, Grand Blanc jumped out in front 1-0 in the first inning with a sacrifice fly from Sydney Long. Long, Rebecca Oetting and Summer Brady all drove in runs in the fourth inning to tack on […]

Celebrating the GBHS Class of ‘21

The Grand Blanc High School Class of 2021 had one last chance to gather all together for an afternoon of fun and friendship before embarking on their own personal journeys. On Friday, May 21, the Grand Blanc High School Post Grad Party Committee hosted on outdoor “tailgate party” in place of the traditional lock-in. The restructured celebration was necessary due […]

GBHS Boys Track and Field competes

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Boys Track and Field team lead the SVL South meet field of five teams scoring 147.5 points. Most of the competing teams used the meet as a tune up in order to finalize performances and improve entry times for the upcoming regional meets. The Grand Blanc boys will compete this Saturday at Saginaw Heritage […]

Family Fun Fest returns to Grand Blanc in June

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Fest is back. The festivities, which had to be canceled last year due to COVID-19 restrictions, will take place Thursday, June 10, through Sunday, June 13 at Grand Blanc High School. “Planning began in January but at that time we weren’t sure what would be ahead of us due […]

Color run, entertainment tent planned at Holy Family

GRAND BLANC — Registration is open for the 2021 Holy Family Community Color Fun Run presented by Elga Credit Union. The color run will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 12, at Brendel Elementary School, 223 Bush St. in Grand Blanc. The route continues along Jewett Trail to Holly Road then back around Jewett to the school. […]

In brief

Rules for fireworks ATLAS TWP. — The discharge of consumer-grade fireworks is allowed in Atlas Township from June 29 to July 4. Fireworks may be used until 11:45 p.m. each of those nights. Violation of the Atlas Township Fireworks Ordinance, #13-02B, may result in a civil fine of up to $1,000 for each violation. Atlas Township residents can call Genesee […]