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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 […]

Rezoning approved for truck tire center



FLINT TWP. — A new Shrader Tire & Oil service center has been given rezoning approval in the area of Bristol Road and Holiday Drive. The Board of Trustees approved rezoning of two parcels, at its Jan. 7 meeting, located off Holiday Drive from C-2 General Business to Industrial zoning. This rezoning will allow a proposed tire and oil change […]

Clerk wants do-over of county commission organizational meeting



GENESEE COUNTY — County Clerk John Gleason is calling foul on the Genesee County Board of Commissioners after they held their annual organizational meeting, presiding over their own swearing in and the election of officers. Gleason said it is standard practice for clerks to chair the first meeting of the year for county commissions, and some other bodies, until newly […]

Registration open for 63rd Annual Regional Science Fair

GENESEE COUNTY — Registration is open for the 63rd Annual Flint Regional Science & Engineering Fair that will be held March 15-17, on the campus of Kettering University in Flint. FRSF is a great way for kids in grades 4-12 from Genesee and 7 neighboring counties to the east, north and west, to be engaged in science/ STEM inquiry outside […]

Flu season means protecting against disease

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Health Department wants residents to consider the two best ways to protect against contracting disease this flu season are vaccination and practicing good hand-washing technique. Influenza, pertussis, and chickenpox are diseases that can be prevented through vaccination. The Genesee County Health Department would like to remind residents of the importance of vaccinations and the […]

Deputy charged with kidnapping, sexual assault of female shoplifter

FLINT — Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged a Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a woman he had just arrested for shoplifting at the Clio Walmart. George Charles Zofchak II, 40, is charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct first degree, one count of kidnapping and one count of misconduct in office related to the […]

UAW distributes food boxes

FLINT TWP. — A record 450 food boxes were distributed Dec. 21, between 10 am.- 2 p.m., to needy families who have been referred to UAW Local 598/M.O.S.T Group and the Flint Assembly PMN Group. Funds for the food boxes were raised through collections held in the plant and a donation from UAW Local 598. Food Boxes are purchased from […]

Woman charged in shooting at Big Lots

FLINT TWP. — A 34-year-old Flint woman was arraigned Friday, charged with nine felony counts in connection with a Christmas Eve shooting at Big Lots store. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton issued charges against Shaundrica Quantez. She is charged with nine felony counts including felonious assault, being a felon in possession of both a firearm and ammunition, discharging a firearm […]

Holiday crash leads to second degree murder charges

FLINT — A Flint Township man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder following a fatal Christmas Eve crash on Saginaw and 12th streets. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged Lorenzo Jackson, 23, of Flint Township in the deadly crash in the City of Flint that killed two people. Jackson is also charged with two counts of first-degree […]


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