Genesys offers diabetes prevention class

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center offers a class called “Preventing Diabetes” — a three-session class that will provide participants with advice, information and education on how to reduce the risk of diabetes and adopt practical lifestyle changes. Next session will take place on Nov. 6, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4, from 5:45-8 p.m. at the […]

Officer dismissed for second time in a year

FLINT TWP. — For the second time in less than a year, the township board has unaniminously voted to terminate Flint Township Police Officer Matthew Needham. After a 90-minute closed session with board labor attorney Steve Shultz, the board returned to open session to fire Needham based on their private discussion and the recommendation of Police Chief George Sippert. After […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Hurt and Smile Empty Soul, with special guests Sunflower Dead and Givensix, on Nov. 2. Tickets are $15 in advance. Trapt, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, No Resolve and Last Born Legend, will perform Nov. 3. Tickets are $20 in advance. […]

2013 budget narrowly passes

FLINT TWP. —For awhile there, it looked like the township’s 2013 general fund budget was not going to pass muster at the board meeting Monday night. But Trustee Frank Kasle changed his mind after an extensive board discussion and joined Supervisor Karyn Miller and Clerk Kim Courts in passing the budget in a close 3 -2 vote. Trustees Belenda Parker […]


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Board awards heating, cooling contract

FLINT TWP. — Acceptance of a contract with ATI Group of Flushing will bring all of the township’s building heating and cooling maintenance under one domain. In a 6-1 vote at its Oct. 15 meeting, the township board approved ATI’s bid of $1,030 annually to handle maintenance at five township buildings — the township hall, the senior citizens center and […]


Raising funds for statue

FLINT — ELGA Credit Union and Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy presented a check for $12,950 to Back to the Bricks founder Al Hatch at a press conference in downtown Flint at the Kearsley Street Lot, Oct. 24. The funds raised during the 2012 American Muscle Motorway event will enable the Bricks Automotive Pioneer State Fund to install the Walter P. Chrysler […]