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Storm damage

National Weather Service meteorologists were in neighboring Swartz Creek early Tuesday to assess damage from a storm, Monday night. They reported the damage appeared to be the result of a microburst. The high winds wreaked havoc on trees like this big, old maple that came crashing down on Durwood Drive in Winchester Village on Monday. Oakview Drive was impassable after […]

Employee resigns over tax error, township working to fix mistake



FLINT TWP. — An employee in the Flint Township Treasurer’s Office has resigned over a failure to capture and pay taxes on time to three township taxing authorities, according to Treasurer Lisa R. Anderson. Auditing firm Plante & Moran presented its audit findings at the July 1 Board of Trustees meeting, where auditing partner Pam Hill explained taxes for the […]

Mobile home park residents speak out about absentee landlord



FLINT TWP. — About 20 residents of South Valley Estates mobile home park in Flint Township have asked the Board of Trustees’ help in dealing with what they say are unreasonable demands from an absentee landlord. The park has been owned by Havenpark Management of Orem, Utah, for about a year, according to the residents. They say the company owns […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters organization seeks to match area youth with mentors




(Editor’s note: Next week, View Newspapers will feature stories on a couple of area “Bigs,” as well as bios on some “Littles” still awaiting mentors.) GENESEE COUNTY — Like many kids his age, an 11-year-old Flushing resident named Jake is eagerly looking forward to filling the summer months with as much fun as possible. Described by his mom as an […]

Registration Event at MCC July 20

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting an Enrollment Saturday Event July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Flint campus to help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment for the Fall Semester. “Our goal is to provide our current students, and prospective students, an efficient and seamless opportunity to enroll for the upcoming semesters,” said […]

Motorcycle enthusiasts and food trucks make for strong Bike Night



FLINT TWP. — A lot of people may have looked like characters who just walked out of a “Sons of Anarchy” episode, but the atmosphere at Vehicle City Harley- Davidson Bike Night was a G-rated version of the fictional town of Charming. Club members, motorcycle enthusiasts and families all gathered June 28 in the Vehicle City parking lot for a […]

Two teens charged in CAHS shooting

FLINT TWP. — Four juvenile males have been charged in the shooting of a 15-year-old boy on June 21 at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint Township. The Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges against the boys whose ages range from 14 to 16. They are charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Eithan Williams was shot in the chest during a […]

Wahlbergs come to town

Mark Wahlberg, known for such movies as Transformers, Ted and The Fighter, came to Flint Township Sunday with brother Paul to cut the ribbon officially opening their new Wahlburgers restaurant at Genesee Valley Center. The brothers, who have a reality TV show on A&E which focuses on their restaurant partnership, along with brother Donnie, then hosted a VIP party at […]

Man arrested in fatal shooting



FLINT TWP. — A man is facing charges in the shooting death of a Flint woman in a parking lot on Pasadena Avenue in Flint Township. Flint Township Police were called to a shooting at about 3:30 a.m. June 15 in a parking lot in the 3000 block of Pasadena Avenue. Shalaycia Miles, 23, and a 42-yearold Flint man, who […]

Shooting at Carman-Ainsworth High School leaves teenager in critical condition



FLINT TWP. — A 15-year-old Flint boy was shot during a fight Friday in the parking lot outside Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint Township. Flint Township Police were sent to the school at about 7:30 p.m. for a report of fight involving about 70 people. Police said the fight started inside the building at 1300 N. Linden Rd. and continued […]


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