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Remains found in woods near Ascension Genesys walking path GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose remains were found near the walking path at Ascension Genesys Hospital. Police were summoned to the hospital around 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, after walkers discovered the man’s remains in […]

Remembering the fallen

Flushing held its annual Memorial Day observance with a ceremony at the Flushing City Cemetery on Monday. Members of the Flushing American Legion Post #283 placed wreaths at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument to remember fallen servicemen and women in the United States Armed Forces, and the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War Crapo Camp fired a […]

City of Flushing 2020 Water Quality Report inside today’s edition VIEW

City of Flushing residents and businesses will receive the 2020 City of Flushing Water Quality Report inside today’s edition of the Genesee County View. As some postal routes include both city and township addresses, some township residents may also receive the report. If you are a City of Flushing resident and did not receive the Water Quality Report in your […]

Township approves amendments to home occupation, caregiver ordinance



FLUSHING TWP. — Flushing Township is continuing to adjust its proposed home occupation ordinance, following months of discussion and several protests from medical marijuana caregivers. At last month’s Flushing Township Board of Trustees meeting, the township board implemented key changes to its home occupation ordinance and clarified certain areas in the draft language that impact caregivers. The home occupation ordinance […]

Community says goodbye to the “King of the Cool Kids”

Bruney remembered as caring teacher, Davison supporter


DAVISON — Gary Bruney will be remembered as many things – community servant, caring teacher and faithful church member – but to hundreds of Davison Community Schools alumni, he will simply always be known as “the King of the Cool Kids.” Bruney, 75, passed away May 25 at Hurley Medical Center. He was a teacher at Davison Community Schools for […]

Freeman looks back on career as June 30 retirement approaches



DAVISON TWP. — Rick Freeman said he hopes he’s leaving the Davison Township Police Department even better than when he assumed the reins as chief nine years ago. After 30 years in law enforcement, 25 of those with the township police, Freeman will retire as chief on June 30, ending what he calls a “blessed career.” His decision to retire […]

Memorial honors

Members of the Davison American Legion Post 167 and the Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4087 took part in a Memorial Day ceremony held at Davison City Hall Monday morning to honor the community’s veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice defending this country. State Representative David Martin (R-Davison) was the keynote speaker and members of the auxiliaries from both […]

Williamson statue part of offer to build a pavilion in Abernathy Regional Park



DAVISON — A son of the late Don Williamson, businessman turned mayor of Flint, has extended an offer to the city to build a heated pavilion at the Regional Park. There’s just one catch – the 8.5-foot bronze statue of the former mayor, currently looking out at Davison Road from the front gate of his Potter Lake estate in eastern […]

City reports productive results with anti-speeding campaign



FLUSHING — Flushing officials said that they have seen positive impacts with traffic enforcement in the city since starting an anti-speeding campaign this year. For the past 10 weeks, Flushing Mayor Joseph Karlichek ran a social media campaign to raise awareness about the city’s ramped up traffic enforcement efforts and the importance of heeding speed limits. As part of the […]

Burton remembers veterans at 25th annual Memorial Day celebration



BURTON — A ceremony was held at the Burton Veteran’s Memorial on Monday to recognize veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice serving their country. The day-long Memorial Day event, which included a race, a parade, car show, air show and fireworks, was also viewed as a reopening celebration for Burton after a year of being locked down due to the […]