2016-02-25

WFBA helps Flint Twp. broadcast water announcement




FLINT TWP. – With Valentine’s Day only a few days away and concerns expressed by the townships many restaurants about reassuring diners about water quality, Flint Township officials knew they had to act fast to alleviate fears. Township Karyn Miller and other township officials sought support from the West Flint Business Association to sponsor a 30-second radio commercial that ran […]

Jeep introduces all-new 2016 Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice Special Edition



FCA US LLC and Warner Bros. Pictures are joining forces in a oneof kind co-branded partnership to mark the premiere of the highly anticipated debut of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (opening nationwide in theaters on March 25, 2016). The unique alliance includes the introduction of the all-new 2016 Jeep Renegade Dawn of Justice Special Edition (available now in […]

HHS awards $500K in funding to Flint health centers



FLINT — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $500,000 in funding to help two area health centers increase and expand activities in response to the lead contamination of Flint’s water. Following a tour of the Hamilton Community Health Network, Inc. (HCHN), Burwell and HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Dr. Nicole Lurie, […]

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CAHS to present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” FLINT TWP. — Tickets are now on sale for the Carman-Ainsworth High School Theater presentation of the “Little Mermaid,” at 7 p.m. March 16-19 and 3 p.m. on March 20. Tickets available at www.showtix4u.com. — R.S. Gospel favorites in concert at local church FLINT TWP. — Ernie Haas & The Signature Sound, a […]

KWA pipeline will be ready to go by summer




FLINT TWP. — Construction of the Karegnondi water pipeline from Lake Huron to Genesee County is on schedule and under budget, said Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright in a presentation last week to the West Flint Business Association. The project is 90 percent complete and expected to be finished in June, he said. Budgeted at $300 million, it is […]

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Application deadline extended for $100k college scholarship program GENESEE COUNTY – Community Choice Credit Union has announced the Community Choice Foundation is offering students additional time to apply for its annual scholarship program, extending the application deadline to March 1. Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to Michigan graduating high school seniors who pledge to stay in Michigan […]

C-A Schools don’t have Flint water




FLINT TWP. – Add Carman- Ainsworth Schools to the list of area establishments that have issued public advisories about its water source. Many schools in Flint are being supplied with bottled water due to a high-lead contamination problem in Flint water first reported at the start of the school year. The City of Flint’s water crisis dates back to April […]

The winner is …



Stephanie K. Confer (second from left) is this year’s recipient of the AAF Silver Medal Award at the American Advertising Federation of Greater Flint’s 39th Annual American Advertising Awards ceremonies at Northbank Center Feb. 19. Pictured with Stephanie K. are past AAF Silver Addy Medal winners Karl Olmsted, Dave Perry, Tom Reynolds, Chris McDonald, Zoe Burdine Fly, and Lueida Grady.

‘Bedbugs’ play invading area




SWARTZ CREEK – Bedbugs are coming to Swartz Creek, but don’t call the exterminator. “Bedbugs” is a short play that will be performed by 20 of the community’s budding young actors from Dieck, Morrish and Syring elementary schools. “It’s really a very, very cute show,” said Craig Martin, executive director of the Performing Arts Center. “Bedbugs” is the second all-elementary […]


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