In brief

Mom to Mom Sale in August at United Methodist GRAND BLANC — Tables available for popular upcoming Mom2Mom sale, Saturday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Held at the Grand Blanc United Methodist Church, 515 Bush Ave.,(downtown off S. Saginaw by Hill Funeral Home). Hosted by GBUMC Mothers of Preschoolers. For table rental information contact grandblancmops@gmail.com. For complete information visit: gbumcmops.wordpress.com […]

Health Source repaving gets tentative green light

FLINT TWP. — At its July 6 meeting, the township board revisited the issue of a cost increase to repave Health Source Boulevard — ultimately approving it 3-2, with contingencies. Plans to repave the badly rutted public road surfaced two years ago, but were pushed back. In the interim, cost rose from $92,236 in mid-2013 to $161,000 in October 2014. […]

ApologetiX returns to Chesaning amphitheater stage July 17

CHESANING — ApologetiX, that Christian parody band from Pittsburgh, Penn., will be back in Michigan on Friday, July 17 to perform another concert on the Chesaning amphitheater stage in Showboat Park. Five years ago, the band members made a huge impression when they performed songs like I Love Apostle Paul to the tune of I Love Rock ‘n Roll made […]

More honors for wounded officer

GENESEE COUNTY — Flint Township Police Officer Michael Schuyler and Swartz Creek Police Officer Nicholas Paul received the Medal of Honor from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police at its annual meeting last month. “That is one of the highest awards the association gives out,” said Flint Township Police Chief George Sippert. The officers were recognized for their heroism […]

Hot Tickets

Entertainment at Louie’s Sports Bar LAPEER – Louie’s Sports Bar, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature July 10 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Jaime Marvin will perform. And on June 11, there will be a live DJ from R&R Sound and Lighting. Details: Call 810-667-1500. – G.G. Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., […]

View Newspapers Growing Again!


Hello, Dear Reader. I have a story to tell you. View Newspaper Group will launch our 15th community newspaper, The Flushing View, on September 10. With print circulation planned at 10,732 copies, representing each residential household in the Flushing zip code, the new paper will bring our total weekly IN PRINT circulation to more than 245,000 copies, covering communities in […]

Genesee County Coaches Officials trainer Jack Miles gives back through officiating, mentoring

LAPEER – A pair of Lapeer baseball players are learning the ropes of officiating through local referee Jack Miles and the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Legacy Program. Incoming Lapeer High senior Jacob Williams and Alex Taylor, a Lapeer East and Northwood grad, now a new umpire, are being mentored by Miles. Miles is a former three-sport North Branch Wesleyan […]