Township Road Advisory Committee sworn in

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Members of the township board Road Advisory Committee have been sworn in for ten-year terms, through 2025. Their role is to help the township make spending decisions for the recently renewed road millage. The township board approved the appointment of the following: Karyn Miller, chairperson John Whiteside, secretary Wayne Nierman James Rouse Dave Huffman Jeanine Libka John […]

DNR check station staff hunting valuable deer data

LAPEER COUNTY – Deer hunters don’t have to go far to have their deer checked in Lapeer County with the Lapeer State Game Area hosting a deer check station during firearm deer hunting season. Most Michigan deer hunters have been in the woods as much as possible during this firearm deer hunting season. However, one group of deer hunters — […]


WHAT ARE YOU DOING NEW YEAR’S EVE? — This storied night even has it’s own song. Some folks will attend parties with a midnight champagne toast to 2016. Some will stay cozy at home to watch the Waterford ball drop in the celebrated tradition in New York’s Times Square or other televised events. For many others, the New Year’s Eve […]

New Midnight Edition adds distinction to small SUV

DETROIT – Chevrolet recently announced the 2016 Trax Midnight Edition – a blacked-out styling statement for the small SUV, offering customers a bold choice and adding to the momentum of the brand’s record 2015 crossover sales. Based on the LTZ trim, the Midnight Edition features black wheels, bezels, beltline molding and door handles, along with a black rear license plate […]

Township says goodbye to another retiring employee

FLINT TWP. — Pamela Knowles, a longtime clerical employee, received a send-off cake and a proclamation from the township board. The proclamation acknowledged Knowles for her utmost professionalism as an able, thoughtful, and dedicated employee during her 22 years of service. She began her full-time tenure with Flint Township on June 6, 1994, following the example of public service set […]

Firebirds reassign GM Terry Christensen, promote coach Gruden to GM/Coach

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 9 p.m. — FLINT — The Flint Firebirds of the OHL have reassigned General Manager Terry Christensen to an unnamed position within the organization and promoted coach John Gruden to General Manager. Gruden will remain as coach of the team. The move seems to have been sparked by yet another trade made by Christensen on Sunday, but […]

A look back at the TOP 5 stories of 2015

FLINT TWP. — A police shooting, passage of a controversial ordinance to prevent panhandling, a push to renew the road millage, two police lawsuits and a surge in new development were among the top news events this year in Flint Township. ORDINANCE The year started out with the passage on January 5 of the controversial Traffic Safety Ordinance that banned […]

In brief

Dancing to the oldies FLINT TWP. — The Fairlanes & The DeVilles, a ‘50s rock and roll band, will provide the entertainment for “Dance Night,” a stroll down memory lane, hosted by the Flint Township Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 15. Tickets are $5 each and includes light refreshments. Only 100 tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets, call […]

Plan wedding in one day under one roof at IMA Brookwood’s Winter Bridal Show

BURTON — What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first Bridal Show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 9, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Tickets are only $5 […]

Detroit Auto Show offers something for everyone

DETROIT — It is that time of year when attention turns to the newest things on wheels. The 28th North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), formally known as the Detroit Auto Show, starts Jan. 9 with exclusive preview events before opening to the public Jan. 16-24 at Cobo Center. A press preview is set for Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 11-12, followed by […]