Trustee donates 1907 county atlas to township archives

FLINT TWP. — History buffs or researches interested in seeing what the county and township looked like more than 100 years ago can now find a handy resource at the Flint Township Hall. A 1907 “Standard Atlas of Genesee County, Michigan,” has been added to the historical artifacts and keepsakes displayed in glass-front cabinets in the township hall auditorium. The […]

Brady or Ryan: Who will deliver the title?

Fat Guy Corner

The two week wait for Super Bowl LI is close to being over with. The kickoff between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will be around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Houston. The boys from Las Vegas have installed the New England Patriots as threepoint favorites. I know many people across the world who don’t normally watch football will watch […]

Voters to decide on 911 price hike

GENESEE COUNTY — Local residents will go to the polls later this year to decide to increase funding for the county 911 emergency call system. Since 2008, when the State of Michigan set the $1.24 monthly surcharge per phone for the service and it has not increased despite having added the City of Flint in August 2015. Director of the […]

Firebirds top Hamilton after big loss in Sarnia

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds gave the home fans something to cheer about on Saturday in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Dort Federal Event Center with a 4-3 win over the Hamilton Bulldogs. The Bulldogs coming to Flint set the return of former Firebirds’ head coach John Gruden, as well as forward Will Bitten. It took only one […]

In brief

Annual parent/child dance coming soon FLINT TWP. — The Daddy/Daughter Mother/Son Dance for students at Dye and Randels Elementary Schools will be held from 6-8 p.m. on February 10, at Rankin School. Admission is $20 per couple plus $3 for each additional child. The 10th annual Daddy/Daughter Mother/Son Dance for Rankin and Dillon Elementary Schools and The Learning Community will […]


BOWLING The Cavaliers lost to Davison on Saturday with the boys falling 21.5-8.5 and the girls 28-2. – B.P. SWIM The Cavaliers defeated Lapeer on Thursday in a close 87-83 final that came down to the last event and fell to Midland 99-70 in a dual match up against Lapeer and Midland. Against Lapeer, Chase Matusik, Pangerl, Brennan Robertson and […]

Police seeking hit and run driver

FLINT TWP. — On Thursday, Jan. 26 at 8:36 pm, Flint Township Police responded to W. Court St., east of the I-75 overpass for a pedestrian lying on the ground along the side of the roadway. The pedestrian was identified as Fred Michael Schwartz, a 35-year-old Flint Township resident. Schwartz received emergency aid on scene and was transported to a […]

National Signing Day

GENESEE COUNTY – National Signing Day was yesterday and several high schools held ceremonies to mark the occasion. Grand Blanc honored 11 athletes, Carman- Ainsworth held a ceremony for several athletes and Flushing’s Nick Mabry signed on the dotted line for football. In Lapeer County, Lapeer recognized five athletes in a variety of sports, mostly football. See next week’s editions […]

Variety is the spice of life

When I first started working at Hurley, in 1998, one of the first things I had to do was attend “diversity training”. Being a teaching hospital, Hurley had students from all over the world in their residency program and if you aren’t used to it, cultural variety can cause conflicts, so they were being proactive. At some point I probably […]


Bold, refined new look with expected segment-best cargo space, third-row legroom

Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2018 Traverse at last month’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Wrapped in bold and refined styling, the completely redesigned Traverse offers technologies to help keep passengers of all ages and lifestyles comfortable and connected. Traverse will deliver what is expected to be best-in-class third-row legroom, maximum cargo room and passenger volume with an enhanced […]

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