Two officers retire in Flint Twp., third is promoted

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees said good-bye to two retiring police officers and promoted a third to the rank of sergeant at its meeting Monday night. The board unanimously approved the promotion of James Daly to sergeant. His name was submitted by the Civil Service Commission as the next officer eligible for promotion. Daly has been […]

In Brief

Genesys offers women lifestyle renewal GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) is conducting its spring session of “Renew,” a 12-week weight loss and fitness program exclusively for women. A free, informational session will take place April 5, at 6:30 p.m., at GAC. The 12 weeks of Renew are packed with personalized wellness coaching; support and encouragement; and education on […]


ONGOING Hunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday of every Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class starts on sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Class dates March 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23; June No […]

Genesee Valley Trail shortened due to change in funding, length

FLINT TWP. — The proposed length of the Genesee Valley Trail has changed after a change in funding and length. The revised length of the trail is now 2.37-miles and the revised federal cost is $788,695. Prior to the change, the trail was originally planned for 2.86-miles long and with a federal cost of $1,021,643. Supervisor Karyn Miller said the […]

Genesys names pediatric inpatient medical director

GENESEE COUNTY — Pediatrician George Zureikat, MD, has joined the Genesys medical team as pediatric inpatient specialist medical director. In this newly-created position, Dr. Zureikat will focus on the treatment and management of inpatient pediatric patients with complex medical conditions. He also will serve as a consultant and additional resource for physicians who provide pediatric inpatient care at Genesys, and […]

4th Annual Spring Into Health! Expo

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On March 26, the 4th Annual Spring Into Health! Expo will take place at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center, 805 Conference Center Dr. The event will run from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is free. Plenty of free parking is also available. Health and wellness related businesses from Lapeer, Genesee, North Oakland, Macomb and surrounding […]

Johnny Winter blows into town for Blues, Brews and Bar-B-Que

FLINT — One of the top Texas blues guitarists will get the crowd rocking when Johnny Winter comes to The Whiting March 25 for the Blues, Brews & Bar-BQue event. Known for his signature guitar slinging style, Winter and his current bandmates, which he has been with for 10 years, will perform songs from Winter’s record-winning career, which spans more […]

C-A students place in Science Olympiad

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth students placed ninth out of 13 teams in Division B Middle School competition and seventh of 15 teams in Division C, the high school competition, at the Science Olympiad Saturday held at Mott Community College. Region V Science Olympiad is open to schools from four counties: Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee, and Livingston. Teams placing first and second […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Taddy Porter, Tripp N Dixie and the Hangers On on March 24. Doors open at 7 p.m. This is a low dough show. Fair to Midland will perform March 25, with Periphery and Scale the Summit. Doors open at 7 p.m. […]

Ambulance service to be housed at fire station

FLINT TWP. – Beginning April 1, barring any last-minute glitches, an ambulance service will be housed at Flint Township fire station No. 1, 5331 Reuben Street. Despite some reservations, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a three-year lease agreement with StatEMS ambulance service, contingent on hashing out some minor details. Under the approved Ambulance Agreement, STAT will pay the township […]