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Egg-citing Hunt!

The Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 30 at the park on Norko Drive in Flint Township. Despite cold, rainy weather kids and their families were out in force to collect Easter Eggs. The Easter Bunny from Genesee Valley Center also arrived by fire truck to oversee the event.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

New reporter joins the View Newspapers

Jalene Jameson has joined the staff of the View Newspapers as a reporter. Jameson comes to the View after working for several years as an editor at the Hawk Eye in Burlington, Iowa and as assistant metro editor at the Bay City Times. Jameson will cover news and features in Davison, Burton and Flint Township. She is a graduate of […]

Daughters of the Revolution chapter to host grave marking ceremony

FLINT — The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Genesee chapter will be honoring a local Revolutionary War soldier with a new grave marker. A special ceremony honoring Charles Stewart will be held on May 11 at 11 a.m. by NSDAR at the Glenwood Cemetery in Flint. The public is welcome to attend the dedication and […]

Community Auction and Raffle for Kids is April 26

FLINT TWP — The Fifth Annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Community Auction and Raffle for Kids will be April 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Flushing Valley Golf Club & Banquet Center, 1124 E. Main St., Flushing. This year’s honors are Foundation president Sandy Jackson and Charlie Jackson, Susie Carter and Flint Township Trustee Tom Klee. In addition to […]

Elderly retiree to lose house without help



BURTON — Highlighting a desperate need for support of the elderly, Richard Wiktorowski has been through the wringer over the last several years and with the assistance of his home care manager (who asked to be identified as Erica), and Genesee County Commissioner Ellen Ellenburg, they are now trying to rally the community to help him retain possession of the […]


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