2011-10-27

Supervisor Karyn Miller:

“Happy Trails to You!”

FLINT TWP. — A ribboncutting on Friday opened the long-awaited Genesee Valley Trail and moved outdoor enthusiasts closer to having a regional trail system to bike or walk from one end of the county to the other. The 2.6-mile non-motorized trail which extends from Linden Road to Corunna Road was cited as an important link in plans for a countywide […]

In brief



Kidney cancer support group FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Nov. 8 at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. The speaker is cancer survivor Jim Yosick of Ohio, who collaborated with his son, Jeff, to write a book entitled “Fear Not For I Am With You.” Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810- […]

Parker fields questions about casino plans



FLINT TWP. — Many questions were answered about a casino proposed to be built in the township, during a visit last week by the developer. Jeff Parker, Executive Council President of the Bay Mills Indian Community, was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association (WFBA). Bay Mills proposes the casino development on 28 acres […]

Hot Tickets



Sweet Adelines to perform Mystery Dinner Theater DAVISON — “WHO DUN IT?”, a Musical Mystery Dinner Theater presented by the Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus, will be held at the Davison County Club, 9512 E. Lippincott, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30, which includes a delicious dinner, wonderful music by the chorus, and an intriguing evening […]

Treasurer offers services, Land Bank update



FLINT TWP. — It is uncertain what will happen when weeds start growing next spring on township properties owned by the Genesee County Land Bank which is facing substantial budget cuts for the coming year. Questions about it were posed to County Treasurer Deborah Cherry during a courtesy visit last week to the Township Board of Trustees meeting. Cherry said […]

Learn the basics of home warranties



Buying a home is arguably one of the largest purchases a person will make. It can also be one of the most stressful. Individuals take quite a financial leap when buying a home. Even after careful consideration of funds and budgeting, it’s easy to become overextended. A home warranty can take some of the bite out of unexpected expenses. Although […]

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Board approves Christmas tree sales lot FLINT TWP. — if you’ve bought your Christmas tree and wreaths from Brett’s Trees at Corunna and Diamond streets, you can do so again this year. The Township Board of Trustees recently granted approval to Brett Jenkins of Lake City to operate the lot again this year from Nov. 25 to Dec. 25. The […]

Easy ways to boost your home’s value



Though the housing market might not be booming, there are still buyers out there looking for a place to call their own. Some potential sellers might prefer a patient approach to selling their homes, choosing to do so when the market rebounds and homes regain some of their lost value. Other sellers might not have a choice and must make […]

Genesee Valley has wrapping program



FLINT TWP. — As the bustling holiday season approaches, Genesee Valley Center invites local nonprofit organizations to share in a little of the holiday cheer. Local organizations are invited to earn money by having volunteers gift wrap customer purchases. The program gives 100 percent of profits collected directly to the participating organization. In fact, funds are collected by the organization […]

Shopping for a home and school district



For couples without children or even single people shopping for a home, the decision of which neighborhoods to consider is often based on the home itself. For parents, the home matters, but there are additional things to consider as well, like schools. Parents want the best education possible for their children, and that often weighs heavily on their decisions when […]


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