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John S. Beagle Scholarship announced

FLINT — Applications are being accepted for the John S. Beagle Scholarship established by the Genesee County Bar Foundation to assist students from Genesee County, Michigan with financial support while in their second or third level of law school. It is through the generosity of the late John S. Beagle and his family that the scholarship has been established. John […]

New officer

The Flint Township Police introduces its newest employee, Sean Poole. Poole has been hired as a Police Officer and will be on patrol with his field training officer after a successful graduation of the Police Academy. Poole recently finished his first week at the Mott Community College Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy. Township police officials will post updates on him […]

Ahmad, Lester named Rotary Students of the Month

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Huma Ahmad and Diamond Lester received January Student of the Month Honors from the Genesee Valley Rotary Club. Ahmad, a senior, was nominated by Krystal Roos. “(Ahmad) is a hard-working self-starter,” Roos wrote. “I loved having Huma in my Project Lead the Way class. Then, in advisory, last year, she was my go-to tutor for struggling math […]

McKenna Schummer’s legacy to live on with Hurley kids



FLINT — A very special presentation was made at the Hurley School of Nursing last week, when Grand Blanc’s own Melissa Schummer and her family presented the first ever outpatient Beauty Box for kids in Hurley’s outpatient care system that might need that special boost that McKenna’s legacy gives. An understandably very emotional Melissa told the story of how McKenna’s […]

Flint St. Patrick’s Day Miss Hibernia pageant applications being accepted

FLINT — The 2019 Flint St. Patrick’s Day Grand Marshal, Matthew Kenny, has announced applications are being accepted for the 2019 Miss Hibernia Pageant with $3,000 in cash scholarship prize money being awarded to the Queen and her court. The Miss Hibernia Pageant, which has been a tradition in Genesee County for more than 35 years, is sponsored by the […]

Cherry sworn in as for 49th House District representative

LANSING — State Rep. John Cherry (D-Flint Twp.) was sworn in officially last week as representative for the 49th House District for the 2019-2020 legislative session. The swearing-in ceremony marked the formal opening of Michigan’s 100th Legislature. “I am thankful to the people of Genesee County for giving me this opportunity to be their voice in the Capitol,” said Cherry. […]

Lapeer man dies after being hit by semi

MUNDY TWP. — Police in Genesee County said a 29-year-old Lapeer man died of his injuries Jan. 10 after being struck by a semi while walking along Linden Road. Metro Police Authority Chief Matt Bade said the man was struck by a northbound semi on 5400 block of Linden Road between Hill Road and Maple Avenue at 2:45 a.m. Genesee […]

Mott Community College receives gift

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) received a gift of more than $2.1 million from the Dewaine V. and Jana B. Robinson trust to establish a perpetual trust in their names at Mott Community College. It is the second perpetual trust at the college, the first was a gift from the William S. Ballenger Trust in 1951. “This tremendous gift […]

Passenger vehicle, semi involved in crash



FLINT TWP. — Traffic on I-75 was delayed during morning rush hour, Jan. 8, following a crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. on southbound I-75 at Bristol Road. One of the vehicles involved was a semi-truck pulling a trailer, said Lt. Brad Wangler, in a statement released last week. Initial investigation […]

Chrome and Ice indoor carshow comes to town

BURTON — The hopeless ones talk about their condition like an incurable illness. They say they “caught the bug” when they were young, or “got bitten by it” later on in life. For Tom Fahoome, it started with Corvettes. Self-admittedly, he was already pretty far gone, but his condition worsened, solidified when he saw a 1962 Corvette and knew it […]


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