Funds approved to fix senior center parking lot

FLINT TWP. — The township board recently amended the 2012 budget for the library/senior center to pay for parking lot improvements. The board unanimously approved an allocation of $3,695 — $2,217 for the senior center and $1478 for the library — to cover repair costs. The funds were not included in the 2012 adopted budget, making an amendment necessary. The […]


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Supervisor holding small group discussions with residents

FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller has announced plans to hold a series of coffee hours to discuss township issues residents that began this week at the McDonald’s at 3060 Miller Road. Called “Koffee with Karyn” these meetings will be held at local restaurants that are easily accessible to residents. “In going door to door as part of my re-election […]


Teamsters to vote on contract

GRAND BLANC — Teamsters Local 332 members began voting on a tentative contract agreement Tuesday. Union President Nina Bugbee said Teamster officials and Genesys sat down at 9 a.m. on June 6 to continue negotiations on a new contract for the 1,100 registered nurses at Genesys and went non-stop until 3:30 p.m. on June 7 when a tentative agreement was […]

Flint Fury taking care of business on and off the field

FLINT— They may get overlooked in the area from time to time, but this season, the Flint Fury semi-pro football team has been turning heads across the state. The Fury have been playing their home games at Atwood Stadium in downtown Flint since 2003, and have gone through some rough seasons in the Mid- Continental Football League. This year, the […]

In brief

Public invited to unveiling of renovated Patsy Lou Williamson Buick-GMC dealership FLINT TWP.— A Grand Opening celebration for the recently renovated Patsy Lou Williamson Buick/GMC dealership on Corunna Road will be held from 6-8 p.m. tonight. An official ribbon cutting was held Wednesday night at a open house for media and local officials. — R.S. Back to the Bricks Tune-up […]

Flint Junior Golf Assn. on upswing in rough times

BURTON — The Flint Junior Golf Association is bucking a trend this year. At a time when population in the area is declining and other organizations are contracting or disappearing altogether, the FJGA is expanding. In its 74th year of operation, the organization has: • increased its youth golf clinics from seven to nine and opened a new Learning Center; […]

Kan Rock becomes Del-Nat Stockholder

FLINT — Tim Roche, president of Kan Rock Tire, has become a stockholder in Del-Nat Tire, a leading independent tire distributor that operates as a cooperative. Founded in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1989, Del- Nat Tire has a network of 78 tire dealers and distributors who are stockholders in the company. Kan Rock Tire serves the Flint area as a chain […]

MSU Genesee County Alumni Club gets kick start

ATLAS TWP. — A renewed interest to get the Michigan State University Alumni Club (MSU GCAC) back to its days of glory was kick started wtih a spring tailgate event that featured guest speaker and MSU defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi last Friday at the Atlas Valley County Club. Sparty was in the house along with the MSU cheerleaders and members […]