2016-06-16

Crossroads, Huckleberry Railroad celebrating 40 years



GENESEE COUNTY — Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad turns 40 this year, and Genesee County Parks and Recreation hopes the public will join them to celebrate from late-May through Labor Day. Come visit the Buzzell family home, believed to be the oldest wooden structure in the area, and Judge Wisner’s carriage house where he created the Buzz Wagon, the first […]

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Baehr in Flint to Speak on Small Business Funding FLINT – Best-selling author and entrepreneur Evan Baehr is coming to Flint! The author of “GET BACKED: Craft Your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck and Launch the Venture of Your Dreams” will present tips for building a funding presentation that will capture the imagination of lenders or investors. The workshop […]

Bikes for Trykes



The 3rd Annual Bikes for Trykes – set for Saturday, June 18 – is a community-based charity fun run where people ride to get others a ride. All event proceeds go to purchase custom hand and/or foot therapy tricycles for local special needs children and disabled veterans. Participation costs $20 per ride, which includes registration, a T-shirt (first 300 registered), […]

‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ coming to Sloan Museum in January 2017




FLINT — The tragedy of the RMS Titanic, immortalized through Hollywood and history, has captivated the public for decades. In January 2017, Sloan Museum, in partnership with Premier Exhibition, will open one of its most ambitious projects yet to transport the public back to 1912 and recreate the experience of being aboard the famous passenger liner. “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” […]

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Schools of choice applications deadlines FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools application period has ended for grades K -5 through the Limited State Schools of Choice program for the 2016-2017 school year, it allows a limited number of non-resident children to attend school in the district, beginning in the Fall of 2016. Applications will continue being accepted until Aug. 26 […]

Team Grind rallies past Team Rise in inagural game



DAVISON – Team Grind showed a little pride Saturday in overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit and then held off Team Rise to win the first-ever Greater Flint All-Star football game at Cardinal Stadium, 21-17. It was a muggy, hot 87 degrees by kickoff which may have contributed to several players backing out of the game, including Lapeer’s Eli Hunt and […]

ALL-SAGINAW VALLEY LEAGUE



SOCCER FIRST TEAMRachel Rasins, F, Fr., Flint PowersAshleigh Garcia, M, Jr., LapeerRachel Phillpotts, D, Jr., Flint PowersAlex Thomas, F, So., LapeerAbbey Clothier, M, Jr., Flint PowersClaire Stoddard, M, Jr., DavisonAlexis House, D, Sr., Carman-AinsworthSophie Bubnar, F, So., Flint PowersEmily Johnson, D, Fr., LapeerLindsey Musser, D, Jr., DavisonLisa West, M, Jr., LapeerAbby Radcliffe, M, Sr., DavisonPayton Steinhaus, M, Sr., DavisonSydney Wilholte, […]

Keeping Cool (and Dry) Under Pressure



New for 2017, Chevrolet Silverado HD trucks feature a patented air intake system that drives cool, dry air into the engine for sustained performance and cooler engine temperatures during difficult driving conditions. The intake system underwent extensive testing based on the most challenging real-world driving conditions to ensure capable performance no matter the weather. Marked by a dramatic hood scoop, […]

Clerk candidate has unresolved campaign finance fines




FLINT TWP. — Genesee County Clerk John Gleason is calling a candidate for township clerk a “scofflaw” because of his unpaid campaign fines dating back four years. Alex Clark, a candidate for township clerk, has accrued $3,500 in unpaid campaign finance fines, Gleason said. County records indicate penalty fees, accumulating at $25 per day, date back to 2012, when Clark […]

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