MCC Wins Governor’s Service Leader Award

FLINT – Mott Community College (MCC) is one of 49 organizations, businesses and individuals to receive a 2017 Governor’s Service Award for volunteerism, service and philanthropy. Winners will be honored at a special ceremony hosted by the Michigan Community Service Commission on Aug. 21, at the Detroit Opera House. The event will also commemorate the Michigan Community Service Commission’s 25th […]


Editor’s Note: To have your camp/clinic listed, send details to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper.com July 17-19: North Branch football team camp for JV/freshman/ 8th-grade 5-7 p.m. July 17-19: Davison varsity softball team will be holding a summer skills camp for students entering grades 6-8. The camp will teach the fundamentals of softball through offensive and defensive drills and […]

My 26 year-old birthday mindset

Ah, my birthday week. I turned 26 on Monday. Recognition of my new place in the world – thoughts such as, “okay, I’m no longer able to fall back on my parents’ health insurance plan, should I ever lose it” and “oh, wow, I’m in my ‘late-20s’ now” – was something I pored over all day. There’s just no way […]

‘Performance is an attitude’


Dodge took the wraps off its new 475-horsepower 2018 Dodge Durango SRT, introducing America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV with 475 horsepower at the Chicago Auto Show in February. Now, new for 2018, all Durango R/T models share the all-new Durango SRT’s aggressive, functional performance hood and fascia as standard equipment. The performance hood features a center […]

Survivors of Suicide Annual Walk for Hope

MIDLAND – Survivors of Suicide is hosting its annual “Walk for Hope” on Aug. 6 on the campus of Northwood University in Midland. The purpose of the 5K walk/run, where more than 1200 people are expected to participate, is to raise awareness and funding for mental health and suicide prevention, intervention and aftercare, according to Barb Smith, Director of Survivors […]

2017-07-13 E-Edition

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation surpasses $1 billion in grants for Flint

FLINT — The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has surpassed $1 billion in total grantmaking related to the greater Flint area since the organization was established in 1926. Adjusted for inflation, the figure would be more than 2.3 billion in 2016 dollars. A $3.2 million grant to the Crim Fitness Foundation for ongoing support of a community education initiative put the […]

In brief

New leadership driving state’s economic development strategy LANSING – Called a “natural choice” to assume the top post at the state’s chief economic development organization, Jeff Mason was approved today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation executive committee as the organization’s new CEO. He assumed the position immediately upon approval. Unanimous approval comes two weeks after Gov. Rick Snyder recommended […]

Passport facility application denied

FLINT TWP. – A township application to become a U.S. Passport Facility has been denied by the U.S. Department of State National Passport Center. Last month, the township board gave a green light to Clerk Kathy Funk to pursue an opportunity to become a Passport Acceptance Facility which can reportedly bring in up to $14,000 a year in revenues, through […]

Police called to late-night domestic disturbance

FLINT TWP. – A domestic disturbance and standoff on Thursday July 6 ended with the arrest of a 21-year-old Mt. Morris Township man, according to a police report. At approximately 3 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, Flint Township Police were called to 2049 Mill Rd. for a domestic disturbance in progress. The first officers arriving on scene were informed by […]