All Mott Community College facilities to go smoke-free

GENESEE COUNTY — In an effort to promote a healthier environment, Mott Community College is following a growing college trend by implementing a smoke-free and tobacco-free policy throughout the entire college system. All Mott Community College locations, including the main campus, will be completely smoke-free and tobacco free as of the start of the Fall Semester, Sept. 4. All of […]

Salvation Army to hold third annual Christmas in July

GENESEE COUNTY — For the third time in just as many years, Genesee County Salvation Army volunteers prepare to hit the streets to ring bells at the familiar red kettles for Christmas in July. “As donations continue to dwindle and the need continues to grow, it has become necessary to pursue creative ways to secure funds to support our activities […]

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Moments and Memories Tour, featuring It Lies Within and Myths and Legends, with special guests Givensix, Shogun, Above the Abyss and Until Solace, on July 19. Tickets are $10 in advance. Saving Abel, with special guests Fall From Grace, will […]


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McLaren breaks ground on hospitality housing for cancer patients and family

FLINT TWP. — Having a place to call home is “the perfect psychological therapy to go along with proton therapy,’’ said Ben Hugan of Grand Blanc, who was among several speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a Hospitality House being built for McLaren’s new Proton Therapy Treatment Center. Hugan has first-hand experience of living in a Hospitality House. When […]


Candidate’s lawsuit against township raised questions

FLINT TWP. — A question raised at the July 2 township board meeting concerned a candidate running for office who was also suing the township. Chuck Hughes, who is running for board trustee, asked during public comment for clarification on the status of a wrongful discharge lawsuit against the township filed by Marsha Binelli, who is running for township treasurer. […]


New law delays decision on bar approval

FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees postponed a decision on a liquor license transfer request after learning that its approval may no longer be necessary. A request for Class C liquor license transfer for the Valley Pub, 4186 Corunna Rd. was slated to come before the board for the second time at its Monday night meeting. But the […]

Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth hockey coach moves on to juniors

FLINT— We often see several changes to the high school hockey programs in our area, most involving new co-op programs between multiple schools. One of those co-op programs will look a bit different next season, but not because of a new co-op agreement. Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth head coach Jon Jepson will be moving on to coach as an assistant for the Michigan […]