MCC trustee selected to serve as vice chair

FLINT — Celia M. Turner of Grand Blanc, secretary of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees, has been elected by the Board of Directors of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to serve as vice chair of the organization’s executive committee. Turner was among 1,200 community college trustees and presidents attending the 41st Annual ACCT Leadership Conference, held […]


Lapeer woman charged over incident at Target

FLINT TWP. — Jessica Hempton, a 26-year-old Lapeer woman, was arraigned Oct. 27 at the Genesee County Jail on charges of False Report of a Child Abduction, False Report of a Felony and Retail Fraud — First Degree stemming from an Oct. 24 retail fraud at the Target store, 3515 Miller Rd. Sgt. James Baldwin said Flint Township Police responded […]


SEPT. 15-NOV. 14 Fall wild turkey hunting season for permit holders. NOV. 15 Buckpoles. Lapeer County at Ray C’s Extreme Store on M-21; Genesee County at Madden’s Lounge, State St. in Davison; North Branch at Self Serve Lumber on M-90; Metamora at BestTyme Party Store at the four corners. NBC25 at the TV Station in Clio; Gander Mountain in Flint. […]

New Rally’s feeds a hungry Flint crowd

FLINT TWP. — Residents of Flint Twp. and beyond now have a new burger go-to option for lunch, dinner and late-night meals. Rally’s, part of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. and the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, recently opened at 4455 Corunna Rd. in the Lowes plaza and is now serving customers from 9 a.m.-1 a.m. daily. The […]

Township denies reconsideration of request from Liquid Sports Bar & Grill

FLINT TWP. — A request to reconsider an application for a dance permit by Liquid Sports Bar & Grill was denied 2-4 by the Flint Township Board of Trustees at its Nov. 8 meeting. Trustees Frank Kasle and Clerk Kim Courts voted in favor of the reconsideration with Supervisor Karyn Miller, Treasurer Sandra Wright and Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb […]

News Briefs

Chef Jodi coming to McCarty   FLINT TWP. — Looking for new ideas for holiday cooking? Get ahead of the kitchen chaos and put a new spin on classic Thanksgiving recipes with easy, delicious make-ahead recipes from Chef Jodi, owner of Delish Dinners. Chef Jodi will give a free presentation 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Flint Township McCarty Library, […]

The joys of moving

The VIEW from here

I moved again recently for what was probably the eighth time in the past six years. Moving has actually become a way of life it seems, each move I hope will be the last one for a while but it doesn’t always seem to work out that way. After all of these moves I’ve developed sort of an appreciation for […]

Holidays in Hadley

HADLEY — Get ready to celebrate the holidays by attending the Holidays in Hadley event 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13 and noon-5 p.m. Nov. 14. Hosted by Le Fleur Decor, 3442 Hadley Rd., and Acorn Cottage Art, 4895 Hegel Rd. in Goodrich, Holidays in Hadley features a one-of-a-kind shopping experience from local artists who will have their wares on display […]

Blue Brigade Marching Band wins Esprit de Corps award

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Blue Brigade Marching Band recently was awarded by Ruth Hughes Memorial Esprit de Corps Award after qualifying for state finals this fall. The award was not based on performance on the field or the results of the competition, but it was given by the parent booster group who helps run the competition. The Ruth Hughes […]