About Gary Gould

Jones appointed as interim 911 director

By Gary Gould | September 17, 2021

GRAND BLANC TWP.—Genesee County 911 Deputy Director Tim Jones has been tabbed as the interim director for 911 Central Dispatch. On Sept. 14, the Genesee County 911 Consortium Board approved a 90-day contract for Jones to take over operations at the 911 Dispatch Center, following the resignation of embattled former 911 Director Spring Tremaine. Although Jones initially turned in a […]

Empty Bowls event being held Sept. 16 at Food Bank

By Gary Gould | September 13, 2021

FLINT – September is National Hunger Action Month and, once again, the Food Bank is hosting its signature fundraiser, Empty Bowls, Sept. 16. Attendees enjoy a simple meal of soup, bread and dessert from a variety of local restaurants and take home a one-of-a-kind bowl, handcrafted by area artisans, to serve as a reminder of hunger in our communities. This […]

Health department now requiring masks for pre-K through grade 12

By Gary Gould | September 02, 2021

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has updated the initial mask order it released Aug. 12, to include pre-Kindergarten and grades seven 7-12. This order adding pre-Kindergarten and grades 7-12 is effective Sept. 7. The order will remain in effect until community transmission for Genesee County is categorized as “Moderate” by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Genesee County 911 director resigns amid family dispute, misdemeanor charge

By Gary Gould | September 02, 2021

FENTON TWP.—Genesee County 911 director Spring Tremaine is stepping down from her post following a family dispute that led to a misdemeanor charge against her. Tremaine, who was been the 911 director since 2017, sent her letter of resignation to the Genesee County 911 Consortium Board earlier this week. The board then called a special meeting on Monday and voted […]

HAP offers All-Day Mobile Vaccination Clinic tomorrow

By Gary Gould | August 25, 2021

FLINT TWP. – Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic, open to all members of the public, in Flint tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 26, starting at 8 a.m., at the HAP Flint building, 2050 S. Linden Rd. (the corner of Linden and Corunna roads). The percent of vaccinated people in Genesee County is still far below the […]

Storms leave many without power, trees down

By Gary Gould | August 12, 2021

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 […]

2021-07-29 E-Edition

By Gary Gould | July 29, 2021

GCHD announces identification of Delta Variant COVID-19 cases

By Gary Gould | July 20, 2021

FLINT – The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has been notified of two Genesee County residents whose additional testing at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Laboratories was positive for the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of COVID-19. Case investigation and contact tracing has been done for both patients, one who first tested positive on July 6 and […]