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Police investigating shooting death at air park

No charges brought against shooter at this time


FLINT TWP.— No charges will be filed against a 39-year-old Flint woman who fatally shot a 43-year-old Flint man, Jan. 18, at the Planet 3 Extreme Air Park, 3450 Miller Rd. According to Lt. James Baldwin, the shooting happened at 10:33 p.m. and the suspect was taken into custody by Flint Township police within one minute of the 911 call. […]

Basketball game disrupted by armed youth to resume February 10



FLINT TWP. — A boys’ basketball game that started Dec. 13, 2019, finally will resume after being interrupted when police spotted a fan with a gun in the crowd. Grand Blanc and Carman- Ainsworth, two of the top Division 1 teams this season, will resume play at 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Carman-Ainsworth. The original Dec. 13 game was suspended […]

Polling place snag leaves officials scrambling



FLINT TWP. — A mix-up over the availability of a longtime polling place left Flint Township officials scrambling last week for a place for residents of Precincts 6 and 11 to vote in the upcoming presidential primary. Precincts 6 and 11 have traditionally voted at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Corunna Road, but the polling place had to […]

Resident ruptures gas line putting in “For Sale” sign



FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township resident struck and punctured a gas mainline Friday while posting a “For Sale” sign on his property, causing a gas leak. The incident occurred on Lambden Road, and the Flint Township Fire Department and Consumers Energy responded. Kathryn Burkholder, a media relations representative for Consumers, said the depth of gas lines vary due to […]

Longtime Crim runner remembered for impact on racing community




FLINT — Only a few select men have run the Crim Festival of Races every year since it began in 1977. Flint native Tim Giles was one of them. Giles, who ran 43rd consecutive Crim 10-mile races, died this past November at the age of 74. He completed his final Crim run last August, just a few months before passing […]

Back to the Bricks names first executive director



FLINT — Back to the Bricks has its first-ever executive director and she said she hopes to carry on the annual classic car event into its 16th year and on to the future. Chairman of the Board Steve Hobson announced Tuesday the hiring of Amber Taylor who will serve as the organization’s first executive director. “Fifteen years ago, we started […]

Looking back on 2019 in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — The past year has been an eventful one, with everything from a failed millage for Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools, to the discovery of PFAS at Bishop Airport and the sale recently of the Genesee Valley Center. Here’s a look back at the past year: January Baker College announced it would leave its Flint Township campus in 2020, as […]

Township surprised by news of Genesee Valley Center sale



FLINT TWP. — Genesee County’s largest mall has a new owner, and changes are already being made. Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Road, has been purchased by Namdar Realty Group, which owns several malls in Michigan, including Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw Township. A woman who answered the phone at the mall’s management office Friday said there currently is […]

Oh, Christmas tea!

From left, Diane McNee of Flint, Jean McNee of Flint, Cheryl Gregory of Otisville, Patti Skogen of Clio and Anna Cannon of Flushing enjoy sharing photos and stories during the Victorian Christmas Tea Saturday at the Whaley House Museum, 624 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. The Whaley House was decorated for the holidays, and three rooms were dedicated to the […]

Reports: Genesee Valley Center sold

FLINT TWP. — According to reports, the Genesee Valley Center has been sold. Media reports say the mall has been sold to Namdar Realty Group, which owns several malls in Michigan, including Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw Township. The View could not reach Flint Township or Genesee Valley Center officials for comment at press time. Genesee Valley Center opened in […]


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