$1,000 Credit Union Scholarship Winners Announced

GRAND BLANC — The Dort Federal Credit Union Board of Directors has announced the recipients of the 2018-2019 $1,000 Student Scholarship award. The Board of Directors received more than 50 applications this year as part of the annual program. Applications were accepted from Dort Federal members who are graduating from high school in 2019 and planning to attend college in […]

Township approved for a $1.5 million grant for Pirate’s Park purchase

FLINT TWP. — The township received notification May 16 that it has been approved for a $1.5 million grant from the state for the purchase and renovation of Pirates Park. The township will receive a $1.5 million Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant, part of House Bill 4244 passed by the Legislature. Flint Township Economic Enhancement Director Tracey Tucker said […]

Officer promoted to sergeant

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees Monday agreed to promote a township police officer to the rank of sergeant. Police Chief Kevin Salter said that one of the department’s current sergeants is eligible to retire in September, and it is vital that members of the department be afforded opportunities to develop their skills and advance in their […]

Freedom for Veterans run

CLIO — The Freedom 4 Veterans Run four mile run and one mile family walk is 9 a.m., May 25 at the Clio Veterans Memorial Park on Railway Street in Clio. Details: Call 810-247- 3486. For registration: freedom4. — G.G.

Good training helps first responders prepare

FLINT — As they say in the Army, when you respond to real world situations, in real time, “That’s good training”. Teams of first responders did it a little different last week at Bishop Airport, in hopes they would have good training if a real-world plane crash ever occurs at the facility. Civilian personnel and the first responders all acted […]

Man in critical condition after crash

FLINT TWP. — A 24-yearold Swartz Creek man is in critical condition after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a semi on Interstate 75 last week. Flint Township Police were called at about 12:18 p.m. May 16 to a crash on northbound I-75 and Corunna Road. The Swartz Creek man was driving a motorcycle and attempting to merge onto […]

Scrap engine ejected in crash injures man

FLINT TWP. — An 18-year-old passenger who was injured when a semi carrying scrap vehicles crashed into a pick-up truck is no longer in critical condition. Michigan State Police said the man was injured when a semi carrying scrap vehicles slammed into the pickup. An engine was ejected from one of the scrap vehicles and crashed through the pickup’s windshield, […]

Hamlett, Williams named Students of the Month

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Daslynn Hamlett and Theron Williams are the Rotary Club of Genesee Valley’s Carman-Ainsworth High School Students of the Month for April. Library Media Specialist Faith McBride nominated Hamlett, who is active in Student Council and Students 4 Christ. Hamlett recently was honored by the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education for exemplary academics and service to the school as […]

Veteran law enforcement commander announces candidacy for Sheriff

FLINT — Former Michigan State Police Flint Post Commander Phil Hart recently announced his intention to run for Genesee County Sheriff in 2020, according to campaign sources. “As a resident of Flint, I know the kind of professional law enforcement our community needs and deserves from its officers,” Hart said. “When elected Genesee County Sheriff, I will work tirelessly to […]

Share Art Genesee 2019 Community Arts grants awarded

FLINT — Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) is pleased to announce the 2019 Share Art Genesee Community Arts Program Grants Awards. GFAC will be making grants to established nonprofit and governmental arts and cultural institutions. The Share Art Genesee Program was established to provide grants to build the capacity of local arts organizations in reaching their potential in transforming our […]

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