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Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor! FLINT TWP. — Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy., is inviting the public to an event to learn about American Muslims and enjoy hands-on activating, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.., on Sunday, March 26. It will feature a panel discussion; poster exhibit called “A Forgotten History: Muslims & Early America” […]

Flint falls but remains one point away from clinching playoff spot

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds had a rough third period on Saturday night in front of 4,259 at the Dort Federal Event Center, suffering several penalties and surrendering three unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss to the Oshawa Generals. Despite the loss, Flint only needs one more point to secure its first playoff berth in franchise history. The Firebirds held […]

Police debunk shirt on windshield scare

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township police have ruled out any connection between a recent incident at Genesee Valley Center mall and widely publicized stories about shirts being left on windshields by human traffickers, intended to lure victims out of their cars. According to a police report, on Feb. 16 at approximately 9:30 pm, an employee of the Genesee Valley Center […]


Chevrolet has established a new performance benchmark with the introduction of the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE — the most track-capable Camaro ever. Taking the track-focused 1LE formula to an unprecedented level, the ZL1 1LE incorporates racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as exclusive Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires, in an extreme track performance package. “The track-focused 1LE […]

Elderly woman dies in fire

FLINT TWP. — A fire on Saturday, March 4, claimed the life of an 81-yearold township woman. Her four cats also died, according to a report from Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. The Flint Township Fire Department responded shortly after 2 p.m. on March 4 to a reported fire in a trailer with entrapment in the 2400 block of Beverly […]

High winds leave almost 20,000 without power

Crews from other states helping with more than 300,000 outages throughout Michigan

GENESEE COUNTY – Sustained high winds and powerful gusts Tuesday and Wednesday have more than 17,247 Consumers Energy customers experiencing an interruption in electric service. Since Tuesday morning, more than 300,000 customers statewide have been affected by downed trees and power lines due to high winds, some in excess of 60 mph. As of Thursday morning, Consumer’s representatives estimated some […]

Hurley receives national accreditations

FLINT — The Max E. Dodds Cancer Program within Hurley Medical Center has received accreditation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Hurley’s Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program has also been granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. About the Max […]

2017-03-09 E-Edition

Creative work for MCC wins big at ADDY Awards

FLINT — American Advertising Federation’s Greater Flint ADDY Awards were held on Friday, Feb. 24, marking the 40th anniversary of the event. Throughout the course of the evening, BluFish Consulting was recognized with several awards, including six awards for creative work generated on behalf of Mott Community College (MCC). All told, BluFish won a Gold ADDY and five Silver ADDY […]

MCC, VAAA partner on free dental care for seniors

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) Dental Hygiene Clinic has partnered with the Valley Area Agency for the Aging (VAAA) to provide free dental cleanings and check-ups for area senior citizens as part of the 226 DDF Brighter Futures Community Grant through the Delta Dental Foundation. VAAA received the $1500 grant which will be used to cover the costs of […]