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Ally Bank support lands Dierks Bentley to headline role in 2019 Ally Challenge tournament

Bentley featured with champion Jack Nicklaus and Kid Rock in special foursome


GRAND BLANC TWP. — “Something for everyone” said Andrea Brimmer, Chief Marketing and Public Relations Officer, Ally Tournament, as she and Chris Coffman, The Ally Challenge Tournament Director discussed the new changes to the second year of the tournament, presented again, by McLaren Medical Corporation. Officials announced today that multi-platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will headline the second annual community concert—which […]

Parking lot garage sale planned at C-A Senior Center, July 26



FLINT TWP. — The parking lot rummage sale at Flint Township Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center is a small fundraiser for the center, but more importantly, it’s a safe way for senior women who live alone to get rid of items they no longer need. The sale, set for July 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., is set up in […]

Residents express concern about firework ordinance



FLINT TWP. — A group of Flint Township residents at Monday’s meeting convinced the Board of Trustees to take a harder look at its fireworks ordinance. The board had planned to vote on the first reading of an amended ordinance that follows the date and time restrictions set forth in the new state law. But residents came forward at the […]

A Day Out With Thomas at Crossroads Village, August 16-18, 23-25

GENESEE TWP. — All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to go full steam ahead for a day of engaging activities and fun adventures at Day Out With Thomas: The Steam Team Tour 2019. Children are invited to spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Crossroads V & Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray […]

SART aims to better protect victims of sexual assault

FLINT — Members of Genesee County’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) on July 10 will sign a protocol defining the roles of law enforcement, local hospitals and service agencies in providing comprehensive services to victims of sexual assault in Genesee County. The ceremony will include remarks by SART partners, as well as the signing of the protocol. The event begins […]

Woman’s feral cats upset neighborhood




FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township neighborhood is going to the cats, and frustrated homeowners are asking the Flint Township Board of Trustees to do something about it. At the board’s July 1 meeting, two residents of Trotwood Lane asked the board to consider changing its ordinance on the number of animals allowed to be kept in a home because […]

Hearing for former priest postponed until August



FLINT — A hearing for a former Burton priest accused of sexually assaulting a young boy at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church has been postponed until early August. Vincent DeLorenzo, 80, was arraigned last week in Genesee County District Court and was scheduled for a probable cause conference on June 27. The conference was postponed to allow time for additional discovery. […]

Three charged with running illegal gambling operation



FLINT TWP. — Three people have been charged by the Michigan Attorney General’s office with running an illegal slot machine gambling operation at Spin City on Miller Road in Flint Township. Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges against two Flint women and a Wilmington, N.C., man related to the operation of 30 slot machines at the internet gambling facility. […]

Ascension Genesys Foundation hosts 27th Annual Charity Golf Classic

GRAND BLANC — The 27th Annual Ascension Genesys Foundation Charity Golf Classic is set for July 15 at the legendary links of Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The Golf Classic will be a one-day fundraising golf event that includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, course contests and raffles, lunch, refreshments on the course, prizes for top division […]

Humane Society to hold golf outing August 3

BURTON — It’s time once again for the Humane Society of Genesee County’s Annual Golf Outing. Now in its fourth year, this 4-person scramble provides a fun and festive atmosphere for golfers of all skill levels. The Fourth Annual HSGC Golf Outing is scheduled Aug. 3 at Swartz Creek Golf Course, rain or shine. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with […]


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