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McLaren welcomes certified nurse midwife FLINT TWP. – Lisa Cavett, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Lisa is seeing patients at McLaren Flint Community Medical Center, 1314 South Linden Rd., and McLaren Lapeer Region Community Medical Center, 1254 North Main Street, Lapeer. Cavett earned her Master of Science in Nursing, Midwifery Program, at Wayne […]



Seven new, ultra-capable Jeep concept vehicles, featuring an array of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts available to consumers, will conquer the famous and challenging trails of Moab, Utah, at Easter Jeep Safari, March 19-27. Thousands of off-road enthusiasts are expected to descend upon Moab this year to celebrate what will likely be the most popular Jeep Safari ever, as the […]

Drunk driving crackdown in county began March 16

GENESEE COUNTY – Go easy on the green beer today if planning to attend a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Law enforcement began a drunk driving crackdown on March 16 and will continue through April 4, according to a press release from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. The federally-funded crackdown stems from a five-year review of crash data which […]

2016-03-17 E-Edition

Snyder thanks credit unions for donation to residents participating in home water testing efforts

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder today thanked Flint-area members of the Michigan Credit Union League for donating $50,000 worth of gift cards to residents who have been working with the state and federal government to monitor lead levels in the water in their homes. Flint residents who will receive the cards live in sentinel sites, locations throughout Flint designated for […]

Bishop Airport hosting TSA enrollment program

GENESEE COUNTY — Bishop International Airport will be hosting a TSA Pre® enrollment center event for one week — Monday, April 11 Through Friday, April 15. No need to drive to a traditional enrollment location — this is one-stop shopping for all signup needs, according to a press release. TSA Pre® is an expedited screening program that enables travelers to […]

Former Flint brothers sponsored water giveaway

FLINT TWP. — On Friday, March 11, Flint natives and brothers Philip and Saso Pirkovic hosted a free bottled water distribution at Capitol Coney Island, 4021 Van Slyke Road. The Pirkovic brothers were both born, raised, and educated in Flint. But in January 2015, both brothers quit their jobs, packed their bags, and booked a one-way ticket to San Francisco. […]

The Cool City Art Auction will be held on March 18

FLINT – The Coolest event of the year is coming to 3 locations in downtown Flint and will support three of the Coolest local art agencies—Greater Flint Arts Council, Buckham Gallery, and Creative Alliance artists at The Lunch Studio. Join them on March 18 from 5-9 p.m. for this fundraiser that supports the monthly second Friday ARTWALKS. For just $25 […]