Storms leave many without power, trees down

GENESEE COUNTY – Powerful storms ripped through the county yesterday, knocking down trees and downing power lines throughout the area. According to the National Weather Service, the storms came through Genesee County around 3 p.m. moving northeast leaving a trail of broken limbs, trees and powerlines in its wake. About 12,000 Consumers Energy customers lost power on the south side of […]

2021-08-12 E-Edition

Back to the Bricks events return to Flint

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is a proud sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks Event Guide, which can be found in today’s newspaper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. FLINT — Each year, around this time, Back to the Bricks Founder Al Hatch […]

Ally Challenge is back with fans, special events

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will be returning to Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club this month with a full slate of events to complement three days of PGA Champions Tour action. Entering its fourth year, the Ally Challenge will kick off with Pro-Am pairings on Aug. 25 and 26 and continue with PGA Champions […]

McLaren Health Care and Walgreens Open Health Clinic in Davison

Exclusive partnership expands convenient, cost-effective access to care

DAVISON — Davison residents now have a convenient and affordable care option. McLaren CareNow at Walgreens, an all-in-one, on-demand health care service delivered in one convenient location is now welcoming patients inside the Walgreens on State Street. “McLaren is thrilled to partner with Walgreens to bring this valuable care choice to residents in the Davison community,” said Deborah Conlon, MSN, […]

Grand Blanc settlers brought to life as volunteers share history and lore

GRAND BLANC TWP. — It was with a pioneer spirit that the first settlers began to carve the Grand Blanc community out of the wilderness. On Saturday, Aug. 7, the “spirits” of some of those pioneers retold the stories of their legacies. The event was the inaugural Ghost Walk at the Perry-McFarland Cemetery sponsored by the Grand Blanc Historic District […]

Fisher competes in first Olympics, finishes high in men’s 10,000-meter race

TOKYO — Former Grand Blanc runner Grant Fisher may not have come away with any medals in his first Olympics competitions, but he still gave a strong showing for his country. Fisher, representing Team USA’s Men’s Track and Field team at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, advanced to the finals of Men’s Olympic 10,000- meter race on July […]

City officials dedicate new splash pad at Physicians Park

GRAND BLANC — After months of delays, the long-awaited splash pad finally opened at Grand Blanc’s Physicians Park in July. On Wednesday, Aug. 4, local dignitaries gathered at the park for the official dedication, ribbon cutting and grand opening of the water wonderland. “This is a great asset to Grand Blanc and the Grand Blanc community,” said Leigh LaForest, president […]

Good Times roll big time

2021 festival draws record crowds

GOODRICH — The Good Times in Goodrich festival made a remarkable return this year and the Goodrich Festivals and Events committee could not be happier with the results, according to Chairman Jennie McKenzie. “It’s hard coming back after a year off, but it went really well,” McKenzie said. “We were so happy.” The classic car show drew a record number […]

Save the Date

Roll On In: Back to the Bricks GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce will present Roll On In, a pit stop on the 17th annual Back to the Bricks rolling cruise, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, in the parking lot at Grand Blanc High School. Music by the John Vance Band. Sponsored by […]