2016-08-11

HAP Shows Support for growing ‘Ride to Groceries’ service in Genesee County



GENESEE COUNTY — This week, the Mass Transportation Authority will be expanding the “Ride to Groceries” service throughout Genesee County with the addition of nine specially equipped propane vehicles. The vehicles’ specialty wraps, which were purchased by Health Alliance Plan (HAP), are on the propane vehicles that will be assigned to Your Ride service centers to transport passengers in various […]

Tee off at Golf Classic to help C-A students



GENESEE COUNTY — Carman Cougars Charities Corp. (CCCC) third annual Golf Classic will be held Friday August 19 at The Jewel of Grand Blanc course, 5270 Perry Rd, Grand Blanc. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start, CCCC is a nonprofit organized in 2014 by alumni of the former Carman High School to improve the educational […]

MCC’s Cook wins award



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) Graphic Design student Gabrielle Cook, of Linden, earned Best of Show and a $5,000 scholarship to attend Wayne State at the 2016 Annual Great Lakes Regional Community College Art Exhibition. The exhibition, hosted by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art & Art History at Wayne State, continues through Aug. 19 and features approximately […]

In brief



Therapy dog training classes offered GOODRICH — Mid-Michigan therapy dogs will host training classes at the Goodrich United Methodist Church starting Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. Dogs can be any size or breed, of good temperament, well socialized and have basic obedience skills. Dogs will be tested for the Canine Good Citizen Certification. For more information visit www.midmichigantherapydogs.com or call […]

Back to the Bricks kicks off Tuesday




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 can be found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. Happy cruisin’! FLINT — Back to the Bricks founder Al […]

CHEESEBURGER IN CASEVILLE

2016 EVENT HIGHLIGHT SCHEDULE

See www.casevillechamber.com for complete schedule FRIDAY • AUGUST 12TH10am Beautiful Baby Contest Starts – Runs through Saturday, August 16th KeepsakesNoon-5pm Craft Show Caseville School1pm Annual Cheeseburger Kick-Off – The Big Hole Golf Tournament Scenic Golf Course3-6pm Matt Wahl – Fun Loving Acoustic Performer Sponsored by Eventheat Kiln Memorial/City Park4pm Kiwanis Best Cheeseburger Contest Chamber of Commerce7:30-10:30pm Jim Asbell & The […]

What a beautiful sight



Road resurfacing crews were out working late week on Dutcher Road and lo and behold by Friday, August 5, after four months of detours, the road was reopened to traffic – about two weeks ahead of the previously announced August 19 completion date. It still needs lane restriping though. According to the Road Commission, about 6200 vehicles per day use […]

Carman-Ainsworth announces 2016 Hall of Fame Banquet



FLINT TWP. – Carman- Ainsworth High will induct its newest class of sports stars into the Carman-Ainsworth Hall of Fame in October. The banquet will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Holy Redeemer Family Life Center, 1227 East Bristol Road, Burton, MI 48529. Social hour will run from 4:30-5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 5:30. The Hall of Fame […]

Bicyclist critically injured in hit and run



FLINT TWP. — On Monday, August 8, at approximately 3:19 pm, the Flint Township Police Department responded to the area of Dutcher St. and Taft Rd. for a personal injury crash involving a bicyclist, according to a press release. The bicyclist, a 54 male Flint Township resident, was transported to an area hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. […]

Piling up



Perhaps pick-ups are not keeping pace with drop-offs or the hotter-than-usual Dog Days of summer have increased thirst and water usage. The end result is an overflow of water bottle returns at a recycling bin in the Sam’s Club parking lot on Corunna Road and the beginnings of an eyesore. This recycling bin was placed in the lot a couple […]