2017-06-22

Kids, kids everywhere



My mom informed me the other day that she and my stepdad had, at one time, had a conservation about adopting two more children. This is, of course, a noble consideration, and if that were to ever happen I would respect their decision completely. After all, they never had any kids of their own together, and if they felt such […]

FBI labels knife attack at Bishop Airport as terrorism



FLINT TWP. — The FBI has confirmed that a knife attack yesterday on a police officer at Bishop International Airport is being treated as an act of terrorism.The victim, Lt. Jeff Neville, was initially listed in critical condition but is now stable and expected to recover. He’s been on the airport force since 2001.FBI spokesperson, David Gelios, in a press […]

Financial Plus celebrates their members



FLINT — Financial Plus has announced they are now serving more than 55,000 members. To acknowledge this milestone and thank their membership, they are hosting a celebration on June 23 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at every branch. Each member will enjoy dessert and have a chance to win one of seven $55 gift cards. “Our commitment to our members has […]

Sports Update to return in fall



Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:27 a.m. – FLINT TWP. — The Sports Update section will return in the fall following the summer dead period.  For full high school sports coverage in your area check the Grand Blanc View – in mail boxes every Thursday and online 24/7 at mihomepaper.com

Secretary of State offices to close for Fourth of July holiday



LANSING – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents all offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of Independence Day, July 4. Customers can hop online at ExpressSOS.com, which allows customers to renew their tabs and driver’s licenses, get a duplicate registration, duplicate title, change their address and register to be an organ donor. […]

2017-06-22 E-Edition

Ed Dept. seeks input on student code of conduct



LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) requests public comment on the revised State Board of Education (SBE) Model Code of Student Conduct presented at the June 13, SBE meeting. A full copy of the proposed code changes is available at: www.michigan. gov/documents/mde/Item_ E_ SBE__ Model_ Code_ of_ Conduct_ 572809_ 7. pdf MDE will receive comments beginning now through […]

I-69 Thumb Region launches competition



GENESEE COUNTY — Entries are being accepted for the second-annual Catapult Business Plan Competition, with cash prizes for local and regional winners totaling $30,000. Sponsored by the I-69 Thumb Region, a seven-county economic development partnership, the competition was created last year to “catapult” entrepreneurs and small-business owners to the next stage in growing their businesses. The prize money is designed […]

Bike Night Schedule at Harley-Davidson



FLINT TWP. — Party at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson. Miller Road at I-75, all summer long during its Bike Night events. Coming up themes are Independence Day BBQ, June 30; Comedy Night, July 14; Karaoke Night, July 28; Pin-Up Contest, August 11; Stunt Show, August 25 and the Hot Bike Contest Grand Finale, September 8. Details: 810-234- 6646. — R.S.

‘Hairspray’ at CAHS features cast from all over




FLINT TWP. — Upcoming performances of the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at Carman-Ainsworth High School is drawing its cast from high schools countywide. Cynthia Risch, a 2017 Davison High School graduate, will play the title role of Tracy Turnblad, a Baltimore teenager who uses her celebrity status to champion integration of a local television dance show. She is joined in the […]


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