Ananich and Daunt to face-off May 7

FLINT TWP. — After a sevenman special primary election on March 12, State Rep. Jim Ananich has emerged as the Democratic candidate for the state senate seat vacated by John Gleason who was elected county clerk in November. Ananich will face Republican challenger Robert J. Daunt in the May 7 general election to decide who will represent the 27th district […]

McLaren to host women’s event at Warwick Hills

GRAND BLANC — Area women are invited to join McLaren Flint physicians for afternoon tea and conversation March 22 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club, G-9057 S. Saginaw Rd., from 2-3:30 p.m. Guests will also have the rare opportunity to test drive the da Vinci Surgical Robotic System and slide into the surgeon’s seat to perform surgical simulations using […]

In Brief

Fifth grader finishes third in spelling bee FLINT TWP. — Alexis Harris, a fifth grader at Randels Elementary, finished third in the Genesee Intermediate School District’s spelling bee for Grades 5 and 6 held March 8. She advanced to the county competiton by winning the fifth-grade bee at the school level. — R.S. Senior Center holding Ladies Night FLINT TWP. […]

‘Dancing with the stars

The Jewel, Chamber coordinate fundraiser for teddy bears

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Jewel of Grand Blanc golf and event center will host a local version of “Dancing with the Stars” in April for a good cause and a good time. According to Jet Kilmer, president of the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce, “Dancing with the Local Stars” will be held April 11 and will raise money for […]

I-69 and Morrish Road overpass to be repaired

SWARTZ CREEK — At its March 11 meeting, the Swartz Creek City Council approved the low bid of L. Zellar and Sons Excavating, a Flint company, for the continued repairs to the approach to the bridge deck at I-69 and Morrish Road in Swartz Creek. The work will be for the construction of a spillway and a curb under the […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Ironsnake, the greatest ‘80s party band in the universe, on March 22. Admission is $5. Trapt, with special guests The Cringe, Dive and Westfall, will perform March 23. Tickets are $20 in advance. Hinder, with special guests The Last Vegas and […]

List of tax-exempt properties being looked at by township

FLINT TWP. — Has the time come for the township to township to consider a moratorium on tax-exempt properties? The suggestion was made by Trustee George Menoutes after taking a look at an estimated 400 parcels on a list of tax- exempt properties he requested. Menoutes said he was somewhat surprised by how many there are. The board took no […]


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The VIEW from here

Government by the people, for the people?

Let’s face it, we’ve become a nation of sheep who look to our shepherds — the government — to tell us what to do and when to do it. The government, by the way, is happy to oblige. People are getting too fat, the government will come along and regulate the food we eat. People are indulging too much in […]