Humane Society announces return of Kids Camp

BURTON — Children ages 8-15 who are interested in learning about animals can join the Humane Society of Genesee County’s upcoming After School Kids Camp. The camp, which runs 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 13-15, offers children a chance to learn more about pet grooming, veterinarian care and dog training. Children also will have the ability to participate in other projects, including […]

Life skills coach helps businesses tackle team building

GRAND BLANC — Most everyone understands what makes up a winning team in sports — strong leadership, skilled players and a good coach with a record of more wins than losses. Life skills coach Rich Wiehe is helping executives and employees of small companies and organizations throughout Michigan apply many of the same principles to become more productive and successful. […]

Advocates rally against The Family Puppy

FLINT TWP. — Fourty-four advocates protested against The Family Puppy at Genesee Valley Mall Sept. 18, the culmination of a campaign by Puppy Mill Awareness against the pet store. Sporting homemade signs with a variety of messages about puppy mills and the need to adopt rather than shop, the peaceful rally ran from noon-3 p.m. and was organized by Pam […]

Board OKs hiring of Dompreh as assistant principal

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth High School will welcome a familiar face to its leadership. Jeff Dompreh was hired as the new assistant principal at the high school, receiving unanimous approval at the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting. Supt. Bill Haley brought the personnel item to the board, saying the district was searching for someone who would “engage students […]

Township removes personnel items regarding O’Leary

Code enforcement off agenda during meeting

FLINT TWP. — Prompted by Supervisor Karyn Miller, the Flint Township Board of Trustees removed two personnel items off its agenda shortly after its Sept. 20 meeting began. Clerk Kim Courts announced the removal of reducing the full-time code enforcement officer position to part-time effective Oct. 1, 2010 and consideration of a memorandum of understanding between Charter Township of Flint […]

News Briefs

Township sets Halloween hours FLINT TWP. — Flint Township announces Halloween trick-or-treating hours from 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The new hours are a change from last year’s hours, and came from a recommendation by the Flint Township Police Department. Details: Call 810-732-1350. — N.B. C/A set for homecoming parade FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools will hold its annual Homecoming […]

Township votes 4-2 to adopt new road debt

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Board of Trustees voted 4-2, with Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert dissenting, to adopt a new road debt service fund and budget for the Dyewood Road Special Assessment Project at its Sept. 20 meeting. Before the vote, Parker voiced her reasons for not voting in favor due to the billing process not being “fair […]