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Council wants attorney to review Medstar service agreement

BURTON — A service agreement between the city and Medstar EMS and mobile healthcare provider, announced July 8, is still under scrutiny by the city council because some members think they should have voted on it. Burton Fire Chief Kirk Wilkinson announced July 8 the city will receive exclusive ambulance service, with 8-minute guaranteed response, free of charge thorough a […]

Flint man charged in June 16 apartment shooting

FLINT TWP. — A Flint man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of another man in Flint Township on June 16. Ziare Thomas, 25, was arraigned on July 9 on open murder and weapons charges in connection to the death of 21-year-old Jacari Roberts at a Flint Township apartment complex. Altogether, he is facing single felony counts […]

Metro PD to host open house on National Night Out

MUNDY TOWNSHIP — The Metro Police Authority of Genesee County will host an open house in recognition of National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the headquarters, 5420 Hill/23 Drive. Representatives from the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department and Mundy Township Fire Department, ATF, local ambulance/paramedic services and Crime Stoppers will be on hand, as will police K-9s and […]

National Night Out kicks off Aug. 3

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will be hosting National Night Out on Aug. 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. This free police-community event will include K-9 demonstrations, driving simulators, bicycle and prize giveaways, a JAWS of Life demonstration, a dunk tank, bounce houses and inflatable games. Police, fire, and ambulance vehicles from local communities will be […]

Suspects arraigned in deadly March apartment shooting

FLINT TWP. — Three men are facing charges for allegedly shooting and killing a 28-year-old Flint Township man earlier this March. Flint Township Police arrested 22-year-old Jhalil Hakeem Price and 25-year-old Jalen Malik Price-Davis last Tuesday in connection to the March 29 shooting death of Deomantae Winston. Winston, 28, was shot around 9:10 p.m. outside Sunridge Apartments on Suncrest Drive […]

Parks chosen to fill SC school board vacancy

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Community Schools Board of Education has appointed Alissa Parks to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former Treasurer Michael Ahearne. Parks will serve as a trustee. The board will appoint one of the sitting members to step into the treasurer’s post in August. If Parks wishes to retain her seat on the […]

GDL headquarters formally dedicated in honor of Bill Delaney

FLINT — William F. Delaney’s legacy lives on in many ways, and as a testament to his service to the Genesee County community, the Genesee District Library officially dedicated the headquarters building in his honor. Monday, local dignitaries gathered at the William F. Delaney Headquarters Library, 4195 W. Pasadena Ave., in Flint, for the longawaited dedication ceremony. “This humbles both […]

Three arrested on child porn, sex abuse charges

MT. MORRIS — Three people have been arrested in Genesee County for allegedly facilitating the sexual exploitation of a minor. Around the July 4th holiday, the Genesee Human Oppression Strike Team (GHOST) investigated a case involving a trade of child pornography for sex in Mt. Morris. According to Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson, Jerome Chene of Washington Township in Macomb […]

22nd annual Grand Blanc Art Fair coming up

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Arts Council will present the 22nd annual Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 31, and Sunday, Aug. 1, at Physicians Park in Grand Blanc. Several local and statewide artists will be on hand to display their work in jewelry, painting, watercolor, ceramics, woven art and constructions. What great fun to […]

Sheriff releases more details on Atlas Township homicide

ATLAS TWP. — Genesee County Sheriff’s detectives continue to reach out to the public for help in finding the person responsible for the shooting death of Jesse James Byars. Byars, 34, had been at Outdoor Adventures in Richfield Township in the hours before his remains were discovered in a field in Atlas Township early in the morning on Sunday, July […]

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