Mayor talks ‘Master Plan’ at meeting

FLINT TWP. — Creating an “Innovation District” to attract a core of residents and businesses near downtown Flint is a key economic development goal of the City of Flint’s new Master Plan, said Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, who shared highlights from it last week at the West Flint Business Association meeting. The 500-plus-page document is the city’s first comprehensive Master […]

Yeo & Yeo announces merger with Hungerford

GENESEE COUNTY — Yeo & Yeo, a leading Michigan-based fullservice accounting firm, and Hungerford & Co. of Southgate have merged. The combined firm, which will operate under the Yeo & Yeo name, will extend Yeo & Yeo’s reach in the Southeast Michigan region. The merger added approximately $2.4 million in revenue to Yeo & Yeo, which last year earned more […]

In brief

MAF accepting applications for historic preservation DETROIT — The Michigan Architectural Foundation is once again accepting applications for the Evans Memorial Grant for Historic Preservation. Thanks to a partnership with the Clannad Foundation, a five-year commitment from Quinn Evans Architects of Ann Arbor and an anonymous endowment, a grant of $7,500 will be awarded to a not-for-profit (501(c)(3) organization that […]

Forum teaches ‘Love is Respect’

Teen dating violence subject of talk Feb. 1

GENESEE COUNTY— Church and social youth groups are invited to participate in “Love is Respect” — a Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Forum. Sponsored by the Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Social Action Committee, the Forum will be held 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 1, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1601 Fay St. in Flint. Registration […]

Red Cross announces new disaster program manager

GENESEE COUNTY — The American Red Cross announces the appointment of Jima R. Braynon to the position of Disaster Program Manager (DPM) in the Emergency Services Department in the Mid-Michigan Chapter. His appointment will be effective, Jan. 27. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jima Braynon as the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) in the Lansing office He will […]

In brief

UM-Flint lecture series to address depression FLINT — There will be a lecture regarding clinical depression tonight, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the University of Michigan – Flint, Harding Mott University Center (UCEN), Happenings Room, 400 Mill St.This lecture is no-charge and the public is invited. Everyone can have a bad day, but some people experience sadness that goes […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Bobaflex, with special guests Tension Head and Dead in 5, Jan. 24. Tickets are $8 in advance. Indie-Grace Promotions presents Damagefest 2 featuring Blue to Gray, After the Minor, Revenant, Demise of the Enthroned, Meridians and Sydetrakt on Jan. 25. Tickets […]

Cavaliers third at Genesee County Meet

FENTON – Carman-Ainsworth’s boys’ swim and dive team put forth a great showing at the Genesee County Swimming and Diving Championships at Fenton on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, finishing the tournament in third with 262 points. Grand Blanc took first place with a 518 and Fenton was second with 332. It was a third-place finish for the 200-yard freestyle relay […]

Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth suffer back-to-back losses

FLINT TOWNSHIP — It was a tough Saturday night for the Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey team, taking their second consecutive loss against a Flint Metro League squad, falling, 9-2, to Swartz Creek/Clio at Iceland Arena. The Dragons opened the game with an eye-popping six first-period goals before adding one in the second and two in the third. Flushing scored once in […]

Blanketing the community

Hundreds of volunteers like those shown here at Davenport University turned out Monday to help make security blankets in recognition of the Martin Luther King Day of Service. The no-sew fleece blankets will be donated to Project Linus to console traumatized, ill and needy children. Davenport met its goal to make 80 blankets. Volunteers also made blankets at Baker College […]

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