In brief



Moment of silence

FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller called for a moment of silence at the township board meeting Monday night in memory of her friend and colleague Paul Bueche, former Swartz Creek city manager and police chief, who died last week. Miller said he was a public servant for 37 years. “We lost a good person,’’ she said. — R.S.

JAG grant public hearing set

FLINT TWP. — The township board has scheduled a public hearing at its June 2 meeting for consideration of the annual Justice Assistance Grant to support local law enforcement needs. This year’s allocation to Genesee County is $262,970 shared by four municipalities and the county Sheriff’s Office. Flint Township is slated to get $24,858 including a fee for administering the grant; the city of Burton will get $10,973, Mt. Morris Township will get $14,893 and the city of Flint will get $212,246. The sheriff’s departmentgetsa5percentallocationforjail costs. — R.S.

Brandon Carr hosting first annual Football Camp

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth will host a free Football Clinic provided by alum Brandon Carr,of the Dallas Cowboys, from 9am-1:30pm,Saturday June 14. Only 200 spots are open and registrations are being taken at carrcares.org. Participants will learn professional agility and speed drills along with life lessons on being a well-rounded individual and community contributor. All will receive a free t-shirt provided by Under Armour and an autographed picture of Brandon Carr. — R.S.

Scholarship fundraiser this weekend

FLINT TWP. — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will host the third annual Que-Delta Scholarship Fundraiser Cabaret, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., May 24, at UAW Local 651, 3518 Robert T. Longway Blvd., in Flint. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. A cash bar, appetizers and a 50-50 raffle will be available. — R.S.

Luxury Bed and Breakfast opens May 22 in Flint

FLINT TWP. — Knob Hill Bed and Breakfast, 1105 South Drive in Flint., held a ribbon cutting and open house at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22. The upscale homeaway from-home offers a new venue to accommodate out-of-town guests or plan a special getaway or event. Built in 1926, this six-bedroom house originally belonged to the Brownell family but stood vacant for six years before innkeepers Allan Griggs and Diana Phillips bought it in 2012. It has been lovingly restored into a stately historical home and inviting retreat. For details, call 810-424-3888 or email KnobHillBnB@gmail.com. — R.S.


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