In brief

2016 Wage and Benefit Survey reveals sustained optimism in the region FLINT – The 2016 I-69 Thumb Region’s Wage and Benefit Survey has found that employers in the region remain bullish on hiring for the current year. The biennial report also shows the threat of layoffs remain low among companies that responded to the survey. The Flint & Genesee Chamber […]

MCC to unveil Mott statue on Flint campus on Aug. 6

FLINT — Public invited to unveiling ceremony, classic car cruise-in celebrating C.S. Mott at Mott Library Mott Community College will unveil a beautiful, bronze statue of the Flint area’s most ardent champion and greatest benefactor: Charles Stewart Mott on the Flint campus, August 6. Several MCC officials, dignitaries, business leaders, and community members have been invited to attend the ceremonial […]


Tune Up Party Week shifts into drive Monday

Editor’s note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Media Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks event guide which will arrive as part of our Aug. 11 editions. Below is the second in a series of feature stories surrounding the event. GENESEE COUNTY — The fun and excitement […]

Please don’t try this at home

FLINT TWP. — Most homeowners don’t welcome skunks living under the shed, the deck or anywhere else on the property. But Laurel Zoet is quite happy to share her home with two of the white-striped critters. Ernie and Stinkerbell are her pets. They have been descented which means their glands have been removed so that they cannot spray the foul […]

In brief

Find a new four-legged friend at Petfest 2016 GRAND BLANC — Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption at Petfest 2016, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m-5 p.m. at Genesys Health Park, Pollock Road entrance. This free event will provide the opportunity for on-site adoptions. Participating organizations for Petfest 2016 include the Livingston County Animal Shelter, […]

Enrollment Open House at MCC Saturday, Aug. 6

FLINT — Got a busy schedule? Mott Community College understands. To help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment, Mott Community College (MCC) will host an enrollment open house on Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Flint campus. The open house gives current and prospective students an opportunity to complete enrollment processes for the fall semester […]

Ernie gets a hug

No one ran running and screaming from the building when Ernie and a sister skunk visited the Genesee Library District McCarty Library last week. To find out why, see story on the Living page.

Flushing rower tops list of State’s Olympians

FLUSHING – Ellen Tomek, 32, a Flushing native and Flint Powers Catholic grad returns to the Olympic summer games that takes place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil starting on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Opening ceremonies take place on Friday, Aug. 5. Tomek, who now calls Princeton, New Jersey home, placed fifth in the doubles sculls in the 2008 Olympics. She began […]

Leadership changes at C-A

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth students and parents will see several familiar faces in new places when school resumes Tuesday, September 6. As previously announced, Superintendent Eddie Kindle will begin his first school year in the top job. After serving two years as assistant superintendent for curriculum and human resources, Kindle was promoted in April and took over in early June, […]

Flint Jr. Nicklaus group reaches final regular competition

GRAND BLANC TWP. – Karsen Johnston of Davison and Keri Parks, a recent Flushing grad, led the girls with matching 74s in the Flint Jr. Golf Association’s final regular-season match of the season Monday at the Captain’s Club. FJGA director Bill Hense said that only 48 golfers showed up for the final. On the boys’ side Grand Blanc’s Trevor Bailey […]