2021-06-03 E-Edition

Sheriff’s Office launches countywide Day of Service

Volunteers with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and its local partners descended upon Flint and surrounding communities for the first-ever “Walk With Us” Day of Service on May 30. Eight teams of volunteers from local businesses, churches, police groups and nonprofit organizations were dispatched to community revitalization projects across the county, including highway clean-ups, neighborhood block projects and a beautification […]

Genesee County bans issue-based flags at government facilities

FLINT — Genesee County has passed a resolution to clarify which flags can be flown at county buildings, following controversy over a proposal to display the Thin Blue Line flag during Police Appreciation Month. Last Wednesday, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to ban the placing of issue-based flags on county government property. Under the new […]

Flushing Community Schools newsletter in today’s Genesee County View

Flushing residents located in the Flushing 48433 zip code will receive the Flushing Community Schools Three R’s inside today’s edition of the Genesee County View.

MCC music program offers virtual open houses for Music majors

FLINT — The Music Program at Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting a series of Virtual Open Houses to give students in a professional Music career an opportunity to learn more about MCC Music degree programs, including music performance, music education or music technology. Reserve your virtual seat at forms.gle/r6kLJvKUGhUyR6JRA The Music Department at Mott Community College offers a comprehensive […]

Ascension Michigan loosens visitor guidelines

GRAND BLANC — Ascension Michigan instituted a tiered visitation policy in February based upon evidence-based practices and taking into consideration each local community’s COVID-19 prevalence, using Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Ascension data. These visitor guidelines are compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and will continue to be modified as the community prevalence of […]

New hires to fire department

The Grand Blanc Fire Department is growing, with the addition of five new firefighters who graduated from the Genesee County Fire Academy on May 22. In addition, two more new hires were added to the roster and will attend the academy in the fall. The fire department now includes 28 certified firefighters. Pictured with fire department Chief Don Schreiber, at […]

Climbing to the top

Grand Blanc firefighter Ryan Rouse was one of four Grand Blanc Fire Department firefighters who attended and completed the American Lung Association “Fight for Air” stair climb at Comerica Park on Sunday, May 23. Others who participated were firefighter Jeremy Jones, Capt. Pat Murphy and firefighter Brad Wray. Firefighters climbed 2,103 stairs, about ¾ of a mile, weaving up and […]

Grand opening set for Mundy Miracle Commons park

MUNDY TWP. — The Charter Township of Mundy and Miracle League of Greater Flint will host a grand opening celebration for the Mundy Miracle Commons Recreation Area. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at the park at 1286 W. Hill Road. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Explore and learn […]

Girl Scout troop continues tradition of placing flags at veterans’ graves

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Raeleigh Genovesi stepped carefully among the headstones, looking for the graves of military personnel. She paused to remove a faded American flag, and gently replaced it with a new one. “This one must have been from last year,” Genovesi said of the old flag. She was one of about 10 scouts from Troops 75722 and 13301 […]