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Willingham joins Yeo & Yeo FLINT — Gina Willingham has joined the Flint office of Yeo & Yeo, CPAs as a staff accountant. She provides audit services. Willingham holds a bachelor of business administration from The University of Michigan – Flint, majoring in accounting and finance. She is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, an honors organization for accounting majors, […]

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Dye Elementary art Fundraiser offers novel Christmas gift ideas

FLINT TWP. — Displaying children’s school work on the refrigerator is a timehonored family tradition. But proud parents, grandparents and anyone associated with young artists can now showcase those talents in portable ways such as on a coffee mug, as a mouse pad or iPhone cover. This personalized Christmas gift idea is offered as a fundraiser spearheaded by Tina McGinnis, […]

The Whiting receives a $10,000 grant

FLINT — Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the James A. Welch Foundation, 800 local Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) students will experience special performances and outreach activities by the nationally-renowned American Place Theatre (APT) during two week-long residencies featuring the literary works The Kite Runner and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The Whiting, a member organization […]

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Fundraiser scheduled for Lydia Clor GRAND BLANC — Lydia Clor, 7, a student at Cook Elementary who received a severe traumatic brain injury due to a boating accident, has recently come home after spending many weeks at Hurley Medical Center and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor. She will continue her outpatient rehabilitation at U of M Milestones, a […]


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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Comedy Night, Nov. 9 with comedian Brian Posehn and special guest Jeremy Essig. Tickets are $15 in advance. Political Science: A Flint Punk Rock Reunion Show, with special guests Drat, GlassLung and Rabbit Ain’t Lucky, on Nov. 10. This is a […]

Curbco retained to plow residential streets

FLINT TWP. — The township board will exercise an option to extend a snowplowing contract with Curbco Inc. of Swartz Creek for one additional year. In a joint agreement with the Genesee County Road Commission, the township signed up for a pilot program in 2010 to contract with a private company for snow removal in subdivisions and industrial parks during […]


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CDBG funds earmarked for senior food pantry

FLINT TWP. — A free food pantry for senior citizens will be the beneficiary of the township’s 2013-15 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public service funding. The board voted unanimously at its October 29 meeting to allocate $25,000 to support the food pantry operated at the Flint Township senior citizens center on Graham Road. The money is 15 percent of […]