Area technicians receive awards of excellence

FLINT — Goyette Mechanical has announced its 2021 Excellence in Service Award winners. Clio resident, Roger Stanley, has been awarded the Curt Maser Award. Otisville resident, Keith Geiger, has been awarded the George Hier Award. Swartz Creek resident, Mackenzie Fraim, has been awarded the Donna Glann Award. Burton resident, Kevin Kairunas, has been awarded the Greg Monzo Award. Each award […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO Jan. 19, 2012 As the state prods local government into more sharing of services between municipalities, the Davison area has found itself already one step ahead. For years the Davison area has worked together in many capacities to save money through shared services, according to officials. Those endeavors include a fire department and library funded by the […]


Saint Mary’s College names Dean’s List NOTRE DAME, IN — McKenzie Lookebill of Swartz Creek has been named to the Saint Mary’s College Dean’s List for the 2021 fall semester. To earn this academic honor at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have a minimum of 12 […]

Mr. Chip celebrates ribbon cutting for new location

FLUSHING — Mr. Chip Windshield Repair held a ribbon cutting with the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of its new location in downtown Flushing. The shop, located inside the old Flushing Fire Station on 115 N. Maple Street, performs auto glass repair on windshields, back windows and side windows, along with headlight restoration and power window […]

City council approves new district/precinct map

FLUSHING — Flushing’s map of districts and voting precincts will look slightly different in 2022, following the results of the 2020 U.S. Census and subsequent redistricting by the city. On Jan. 10, Flushing City Council approved a newly redistricted map submitted by the city’s Election Commission. District and precinct boundaries were redrawn to correspond with demographic changes indicated in the […]

MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy graduates 16 in Fall 2021 class

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 16 recruits in a virtual ceremony that can be viewed at The keynote speaker was Novi Chief of Police David Molloy, and the class spokesman was Michael Chilson. Graduates of the Fall 2021 term are: Ehkemini Aminy, Frank Barabas, James Bouchillon, Michael Chilson, Scott Engel, […]

Flint Institute of Arts receives grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) has received a $10,000 grant from the McCombs Family Flint Non-Endowed Fund (advised by Rick McCombs) of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint in support of the upcoming exhibition, Sons: Seeing the Modern African American Male. This exhibition features black-and-white and color photographs by Jerry Taliaferro of 49 men from the Flint […]

GBHS among schools participating in teen safe driving program

GRAND BLANC — Students from Grand Blanc High School will have the opportunity to become better, safer drivers by participating in the “Strive for a Safer Drive” (S4SD) program, a peer-led traffic safety campaign that aims to reduce the leading cause of death for teens – traffic crashes. Grand Blanc is one of 38 Michigan high schools selected to participate […]

High school seniors invited to participate in Health Career Scholarship Contest

FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) is accepting entries for its Fifth Health Career Scholarship Contest sponsored by Sovita Credit Union. Contest is open to Genesee County high school seniors planning to pursue a career in the health care or health related sciences. Students in home-school or private school are also eligible to enter. Students are encouraged to interview one […]

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity receives grant from the CFGF

$15,000 to support owner-occupied critical home repair program

FLINT — Genesee County Habitat for Humanity has received a grant of $15,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater Flint’s Arthur L. Tuuri Health Fund to support its Owner-Occupied Critical Home Repair Program. The program provides repair services to more than 150 qualifying homeowners per year within Genesee County. The program helps low-to-moderate income homeowners alleviate health and safety issues […]

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