2016-11-10

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With five precincts, West Flint Church of the Nazarene on Dye Road is one of the busier polling places and Tuesday’s presidential election was no exception with a full parking lot and steady stream of voters throughout the day.

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library comes to Flint




FLINT — Flint Public Library, as part of an initiative to ensure every child in Genesee County enters the school system prepared, has begun The Dolly Parton Imagination Library program, offering families a chance to have their child reading before grade school. The new initiative was made possible by a $541,700 grant from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund […]

Carfentanil not yet a township problem




FLINT TWP. — In late September, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a public warning to the public and to law enforcement nationwide about the health and safety risks of carfentanil, after linking the synthetic drug to a significant number of overdose deaths in various parts of the country. There have been several reports in Genesee County but none […]

Enrollment open for home-building courses



FLINT TWP. — The new year will bring an opportunity to learn to build a house from top to bottom and inside out, through a series of Builder Construction Courses offered by Bendle/Carman- Ainsworth Community Education. Taught by a licensed builder with several years in the trade, the adult enrichment courses will enable students to gain the knowledge and skills […]

Unofficial election results in




FLINT TWP. — With a 58 percent voter turnout in Genesee County, Democrat Hillary Clinton garnered the most votes but probably not enough to win Michigan or her historic quest to become the first woman elected President of the United States. In what is being called a stunning upset, Republican challenger Donald Trump nationally outpolled Clinton 289 to 218 in […]

In brief



Free day at Children’s Museum in Flint FLINT — Youngsters can visit the Flint Children’s Museum for free from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Hurley Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Cares are sponsoring the Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids event (www.KohlsHurleyKids.com) that includes fitness demonstrations, opportunities to make Grinchkabobs and more than 40 hands-on exhibits. The museum is located […]

Twp. board supports new senior housing plan




FLINT TWP. — Family Service Agency for Mid-Michigan (FSA) wants to build more houses for low-income senior citizens and the Flint Township Board is all for it. The board unanimously supported a resolution for FSA to apply for funding through the Genesee County HOME Program Project. The board also backed a pilot proposal back in 2011 when the FSA applied […]

Salvation Army announces final application days for Christmas help



FLINT — The Salvation Army will take final applications for Christmas assistance for Genesee County residents from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Nov. 18. This will be the last opportunity for 2016 Christmas assistance. Those in need of help with toys and food for the holiday season should go to The Salvation Army, 211 W. […]

Art of Achievement Award nominees named



GENESEE COUNTY — Several Flint Township businesses and individuals are listed among the nominees for the third-annual Art of Achievement of Awards, presented by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau. This year’s gala will be held Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Flint Institute of Arts. The […]

MCC Gallery to feature student artwork



FLINT— The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of artwork by six award winning Mott Community College Art and Design students. The exhibition is in the gallery now through Tuesday, Nov. 22. These events are made possible in part by The Ballenger Trust. The students include: Chelsea Christy, of […]


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