Police investigate truck break-ins

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are investigating a trio of vehicle break-ins that targeted construction company trucks. On March 27 at about 10 a.m., a contractor reported that his truck was broken into at the Home Depot on Corunna Road while he was inside the store. A security camera at the store showed a four-door black Chevrolet pickup truck […]

Board passes first reading of business license ordinance

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Board of Trustees Monday heard the first reading of an ordinance proposed by Clerk Kathy Funk to revert the issuing of business licenses from the Clerk’s Department back to the township’s Building Department. According to Funk, the Building Department issued business licenses from 2012 through 2017. Business licenses were moved to the Clerk’s Department in […]

Genesee County Spelling bee winners announced

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee county ‘champion of champions’ spelling bee was held on March 12. The championship competition was made up of the top 2 winners of each grade level spelling bees and winners were selected for two different categories: Grades 5-8 and Grades 9-12. Below are the names of the winners of the Championship, where the top two […]

Grand Blanc man awaits kidney donor

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Greg Jones said he always thought having diabetes and being on dialysis was something older people had to worry about, until he was afflicted with renal disease in his mid-30s. Now 40, Jones is on the waiting list for a kidney as his own continue to fail, forcing him to undergo both in-center and at-home dialysis […]

New businesses under construction on W. Maple Avenue

FLINT TWP. — Two new business are under construction on West Maple Avenue in Flint Township. The Grounds driving range and pro shop began construction on 43 acres last March. The business will include a single-level 3,300-square-foot driving range with about 30 tees, including 10 covered and heated tees; a simulator; pro shop; and vending machines for pop and snacks. […]

Retired Davison eye doctor spreads food rescue initiative across Genesee County

DAVISON — A retired eye doctor from Davison is doing his part to help prevent food waste and combat hunger in the Genesee County area. Dr. Harold Steinman, who was an optometrist at Eyecare Associates in Davison for around 20 years, has been instrumental in spreading the food rescue initiative across the county. For the past four years, he has […]

Public hearings set by township

FLINT TWP. — Two public hearings to create industrial development districts in Flint Township are set for April 1 at Flint Township Administration Building meeting room, 1490 S. Dye Road. The Flint Township Board of Trustees scheduled the public hearings for 4047 Market Place and West Maple Avenue during its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Economic Enhancement Director Tracey […]

Hahn PTO presents- Hahn’s Starry Night Talent Show

DAVISON — Mark your calendars March 21, 7 p.m. at the Davison High School auditorium for Hahn’s Starry Night Talent Show. There will be singers, dancers, unicyclist, comedy skits, a ventriloquist, and much more. Last year’s Davison High School Talent Show winners Sarah Johnson and Alesha Butterfield will perform. There will also be a performance by staff members — what […]

Burton confirms sirens went off during tornado warning

BURTON — During last week’s tornado warning, sirens in Genesee Township reportedly did not go off prior to a tornado causing damage to the Camelot Villas mobile home park. In Burton, officials confirmed their sirens went off during the warning. However, they also expressed concern because of the failure of sirens in Genesee Township to the north. “Our sirens should […]

Shaw released on probation, time served

FLINT — Following a plea deal giving her a chance to prove she was worthy of leniency last year, even after her mother died following the abuse and neglect at the hands of her daughter, Marilyn Shaw was released on 48-months’ probation and time served for the charge of Elder Abuse. Judge Joseph J. Farah agreed Attorney Matt Smith for […]

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