2017-03-09

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ramped up for St. Patrick’s Day



FLINT TWP. — Wear your green and enjoy your green beer but don’t drink and drive. Police are ramping up patrols in readiness for the St. Patrick’s Day celebration period, said Police Chief George Sippert in a report to the township board. Focused on drunk driving, officers will patrol from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. from March 16 through 29, […]

March Madness: The most wonderful time of the year

Fat Guy Corner

March is here and it means only one thing; the bouncing of orange basketballs. It also means buzzer beaters, tremendous comebacks, underdogs winning games they were expected to lose, and players becoming household names, many who you have never heard of before. March has become known as March Madness to most of us and it usually lives up to its […]

In brief



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 […]

2018 CAMARO ZL1 1LE SETS BENCHMARK FOR TRACK CAPABILITY



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 […]

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