2014-02-06

51 houses targeted for demolition




FLINT TWP. — About $576,000 in grants funds is slated to be used this year and next year to raze 51 housing units in the township. “We work with several different grant programs to get demolition done without using taxpayers dollars,’’ said Tracey Tucker, building department director, in a report to the township board. Funding will include $130,000 from the […]

Watch out for water main breaks




FLINT TWP. — There have been three water main breaks in or near the township in the past week and Fire Chief John Ringwelski warns that it may be just the beginning. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said two water main breaks on Linden Road have resulted in partial lanes closures for a week. The most recent break occurred on Monday […]

In brief



Go Red event at GV Mall Saturday FLINT TWP. — Women wearing red dresses are expected to join in the fun of God Red for Women, a Celebrity ad Community Dash from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. Go Red for Women invites women from across the community to put on a red dress, grab […]

Young People’s Ballet Theatre ‘Fairy Tea’ Party



FLINT — To all who love to make a wish and believe! The “Fairies of Sleeping Beauty” invite you to attend the Young People’s Ballet Theatre’s “Fairy Tea” party. These magical fairies will greet their guests with gifts and butterfly kisses. Bring your camera and enjoy afternoon tea with your child. Enjoy sampling scrumptious strawberry soup, fluttering finger sandwiches, petit […]

Did I mention, I hate snow?



Sitting here watching the snowfall outside I can’t help but think back to when I was a kid and I’m comparing the way I feel now to the way I regarded snow, and winter in general, back then. When I was a kid I loved winter — I loved the snow, the icicles, sledding, snowball fights, building snowmen, creating a […]

Al Serra adds GM Elite Status to achievements



GRAND BLANC — Here’s more good news for area motorists searching for the best place to take their vehicle for maintenance and repairs: Al Serra Buick- GMC and Al Serra Cadillac have achieved Certified Elite status with General Motors. Only 125 dealerships in the nation have received this exclusive award and two of them are located in Grand Blanc at […]

Brady’s expands to full service




GRAND BLANC – Decades of experience stand behind a local business which almost anyone who has ever had a copy machine might know personally. Brady’s Business Systems, which has been a Grand Blanc feature for more than 25 years, is owned by Danny Brady who previously worked two decades for Stockton Office Systems. Brady’s is keeping up with the times, […]

Mrs. Fields, Cinnabon collect for food bank



FLINT TWP. – Share the love and give back to the community with Mrs. Fields and Cinnabon this Valentine’s Day. As part of the “Share the Love for Our Community” campaign, Mrs. Fields and Cinnabon will collect non-perishable food for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. The collection will take place Thursday, Feb. 13, and Friday, Feb. 14. The businesses […]

In brief



SEE Photography Contest Revamped for 2014 FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is now accepting submissions for its 2014 SEE Photography Contest. New this year, the contest will become an annual event, versus a monthly competition, allowing photographers to capture the best of Flint & Genesee over a 12-month period, according to Sherry Thompkins, Director of Marketing […]

Eight wrestlers place in SVL finals




DAVISON — Eight wrestlers placed among the top six, and Carman-Ainsworth finished seventh as a team with 73 points in the Saginaw Valley League tournament last Saturday at Davison High. Davison won the title with 253.5 points. Milik Dawkins placed second at 145 pounds, bowing to Davison’s Justin Oliver, 26-11, in the final. Jerron Thomas also was second, losing the […]


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