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End of an Era

Workers taking down the signs on the Sears store at Genesee Valley Center, Sept. 20. The store is now cleared out and closed.

Township voters in Creek schools will vote Nov. 6

FLINT TWP. — If you’re a Flint Township resident living in the Swartz Creek school district, you’ll be heading to the polls Nov. 6 to decide a 3.9 mill ballot proposal for safety, code compliance, technology and facilities upgrades. Rodney Hetherton, assistant superintendent of Swartz Creek schools, addressed the West Flint Business Association, Sept. 20, during its monthly meeting. During […]

Lobbyists address pot legalization vote at recent WFBA meeting

FLINT TWP. — Recreational marijuana use could be legalized by Michigan voters when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act will be on the ballot in November and, if approved, it will legalize the recreational use of marijuana, as well as establishing laws for growing, cultivating, regulating and taxing cannabis. Jenn […]

Work stoppage

The Genesee County Road Commission said construction operations on the Mill Road Bridge over the Flint River in Flint Township has been suspended due to an ongoing state-wide labor dispute. The Operating Engineers Local 324 and the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) are currently in negotiations over bargaining privileges. This lockout effects dozens of projects statewide, including Interstate 69 […]

Board votes to sell tax-reverted home back to occupant

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees voted Sept. 17 to sell a tax-reverted property back to the woman who was originally buying it on a land contract from the owner. The house, located at 2307 Utley Rd., was being purchased by Tammy Liversedge, who paid the landlord approximately $18.000 to purchase the home on a land contract and he […]

Consumers rep details how to report burned out street lights

FLINT TWP. — For nearly two years, resident and business owner Kevin Stiff has come before the Board of Trustees twice a month to complain about street lighting in the community. At the Sept. 17 meeting, Consumers Energy sent a representative to address the concerns of Stiff and other residents. Kyle McCree, Community Affairs Manager with Consumers Energy, said the […]

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