Flint State Police Post Seeking CAUTION Volunteers

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post is looking for additional volunteers to join CAUTION, which stands for Community Action United Team in Our Neighborhood. CAUTION utilizes a city’s clergy and neighborhood leaders to act as a quick response team to critical incidents to provide a calming influence and to serve as a liaison between law enforcement […]

Horses, Cup and hoops keep Fat Guy happy

Fat Guy Corner

The Belmont Stakes was a wallet stretcher for the Fat Guy. I told you the horse Tapwrit was going to get the job done last Saturday in the Belmont Stakes. The big horse ran down my second choice in the Belmont, Irish War Cry, to reach the winner’s circle. I wish I had played an exacta with the two horses, […]

Volunteer at Sloan Museum Auto Fair

FLINT — Celebrate your love of history and give back to your community by volunteering at Sloan Museum Auto Fair! This annual event couldn’t happen without dedicated volunteers, and we invite you to be a part of it. Volunteers are needed June 24-25. Continuing our tradition of excellence depends upon volunteers willing to assist in several different areas. Download the […]

Boating Week highlights freshwater week of June 10-16

LAPEER COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and visitors to celebrate the state’s unparalleled boating opportunities and one of the best freshwater destinations in the world during Michigan Boating Week June 10-16. “Water is one of Michigan’s greatest natural resources,” said Ron Olson, chief of the DNR Parks and Recreation Division. “This weeklong campaign encourages residents […]

Small business is our business

Small businesses are vitally important to the economic well-being of Flint & Genesee. Our quality of life is also dependent upon a healthy and thriving small-business sector. According to the Small Business Administration, the small-business sector is growing rapidly. While corporate America has been downsizing, the rate of small business start-ups has grown, and the rate for small business failures […]


Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings. “Think of it as core strength training,” […]

In brief

County to unveil transportation plan FLINT – A Public Hearing will be held June 21, at 7 p.m. in the Willard P. Harris Auditorium, third floor, Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach St., as part of the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance meeting. This Public Hearing is an opportunity for the public to review and comment on the following items: a […]

BREAKING: Bishop Airport on lockdown after officer stabbing

  FLINT TOWNSHIP – Bishop International Airport was locked down minutes ago after a police officer was stabbed in the neck. Neither airport nor police authorities were immediately available to provide additional details of the incident. The attack occurred around 9:45 a.m. Scanner traffic indicated one suspect was in custody and officers from multiple agencies were conducting a sweep of […]

Financial Plus Credit Union announces 2017 “You are the Future” scholarship winners

FLINT — Financial Plus is pleased to announce the two winners of their 2nd annual “You are the Future” Scholarship; Aaron Hillborn and Emily Harper. Each winner will receive $1,000 to use in the 2017-2018 academic school year. The winners can use their scholarship toward tuition, fees, books, and room and board. “We are proud to award two hardworking individuals, […]

2017-06-15 E-Edition

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