In brief

It’s tee time FLINT TWP. — “On the Green,” the inaugural Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Gold Scramble will take place at the Flint Golf Club on Monday, July 24. Donations and sponsorships are sought. For details and registration visit online at www.carmanainsworthhappenings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CA_ Golf- Outing-2017-email.pdf — R.S. Flint Folk Music Society announces New Festival Location, format, artists FLINT TWP. — The 18th […]

Township hears audit highlights

FLINT TWP. — Auditors from Plante Moran presented the township board with highlights from its 2016 audit that was deemed “unmodified” which is the highest level of assurance. Auditors spent 300 to 400 hours going over numbers provided by the township, said Pam Hill, one of the audit presenters. The annual report offers an opinion on township financial activities for […]

Twp. man wins Governor’s Service Award

FLINT TWP. — Samuel Wells of Flint Township will be among the 49 winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards to be presented during a special ceremony, hosted by the Michigan Community Service Commission, at 7 p.m. on Monday, August. 21, at the Detroit Opera House. Since 1994, Michigan’s Governor and spouse have hosted the awards to pay tribute to […]

Mall manager says Genesee Valley Center ‘is here to stay’

FLINT TWP. — From an economic development standpoint, Genesee Valley Center shopping mall is holding its own, despite widely reported downturns in the national retail climate. That was the gist of a broad message about retail health locally and nationally from Miles McFee, mall general manager, who was a guest speaker at the July meeting of the township’s Economic Development […]