2014-06-26

Storm clouds dampen Biz Expo




FLINT TWP. — High winds and threatening storm clouds caused some to fold their tents early for the second annual Experience Flint Township Business Expo and Taste Fest, hosted last week at Davenport University, 4318 Miller Road. Sponsored by Davenport, the West Flint Business Association and the Township of Flint, organizers spent 10 months planning the four-hour event designed to […]

Kids get cram course in Lions camp




GRAND BLANC – The annual summertime Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp at Grand Blanc High usually isn’t affected by Old Man Winter, but it was this year. Because of the excessive snow days that forced schools to stay open well into the middle of June, Grand Blanc’s schedule for the Fundamentals Camp last week had to be shortened from four […]

Twp. dealing with more street corner beggars




FLINT TWP. — Hark! Hark! The dogs do bark, the beggars have come to town. Some in rags, and some in tags, And some in velvet gowns. That age-old nursery rhyme shows that begging is nothing new and also suggests that some of them are not poor. Like many other cities, Flint Township officials are getting a growing number of […]

Sports Shorts



New organization to offer adult recreation league FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StanPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved […]

YouthQuest students spend summer on road



GENESEE COUNTY ­­— Carman- Ainsworth students will be among hundreds of YouthQuest participants who will soon strap on their backpacks and take their imagination and adventurous spirit on the road. The summer session of the YouthQuest after school program, “Summer on the Road”, kicks off on June 30. Students from YouthQuest schools in Flint and Carman-Ainsworth districts and the International […]

Spring Sports Congrats



View Newspaper Group annually celebrates sports teams that won a league or post-season title or qualified for a state tournament. In today’s issue, we honor those teams and/or athletes from the spring 2014 season.

Join Flint Assembly Million Mile Club

GM now looking for million-mile vehicles for public Open House celebration in August


FLINT TWP. — It took only six years for Hugh and Tammy Pennington of Delton, who were driving for a living, to rack up a million miles on their 2006 Chevrolet Silverado truck that was built at the Flint Assembly Plant. The couple were guests of honor during a special recognition of that milestone at the plant in May 2012. […]

Tee Time



Tee Time is sponsored by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: jpayne@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Classic Community King Par 2014




FLINT — The King Par Classic held on June 23 at The Flint Golf Club was a show of deeply compassionate charitable support for the younger generation of area golfers. A large amount of socially conscious residents and advocates of the area came out to raise charitable funds for the Flint Junior Golf Association at one of the premier yearly […]

Down the stretch they come

Fat Guy Corner

The American League Central is an absolute roller coaster ride that not even Cedar Point can match! One week it’s the Kansas City Royals who are red hot. The next week the Tigers get red hot. Who knows from week to week what’s going to happen in this division? Kansas City rolled into Detroit a week ago and looked like […]