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Community Resources announces Dobbs as CEO DETROIT — Michigan Community Resources’ (MCR) Board of Directors has unanimously voted to appoint Shamyle Dobbs to serve as its Chief Executive Officer, filling the vacancy created when Jill Ferrari stepped down to return to real estate development. Dobbs assumes the CEO role after serving with Michigan Community Resources for 10 years, most recently […]

Adaptive golf program to host pro-am scramble

Michigan Adaptive Golf will host an 18 hole (par 3 format) scramble at Swartz Creek Golf Course, 1902 Hammerberg Road, Flint, on Friday, September 15, 2017. Registration will be at 8:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration required by September 4 and can be made by calling (810) 342- 5560. Participants may sign up individually, in twosomes, […]

Grand Blanc Art Fair arrives Aug. 5-6

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Arts Council will host the 19th annual Art Fair at Physicians Park in Grand Blanc Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-6. The event, presented by View Newspaper Group, features nearly 40 artists exhibiting their finest works. Along with art, crowds can enjoy live entertainment from noon to 3 p.m. and great food. “This year’s event […]

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4th annual luncheon Raising Kids After 60 FLINT — Catholic Charities, Valley Area Agency on Aging and Genesee Health Plan have partnered to present the 4th annual “Raising Kids After 60” luncheon July 26, from 12-3 p.m. at Riverside Tabernacle, 429 NB Chavez Dr., Flint 48503. This event is no cost to Kinship Caregiver adults and their families. Children are […]

Skype gripes

Twp. board debates meeting attendance policy using technology

FLINT TWP. — In a first for the township board meeting, one physically absent trustee attended via Skype — a computer app service that enables virtual two-way communication such as face-to-face personal chats or business conference calls. But the technological innovation did not go over well. Trustee Tom Klee, via Skype, apologized for not being able to be physically present […]

Athletic directors shuffle around area schools

GENESEE COUNTY – With the many offseason changes that schools and leagues in the area have been experiencing since the conclusion of the spring season, Carman- Ainsworth and Flushing added on to the list with the additions of new athletic directors after the departures of their respective athletic directors. Carman-Ainsworth’s Kevin Foltz is headed to Flushing, being replaced by longtime […]


BEAMING – Road crews have begun work on repairing the Miller Road bridge over I-75. The right lane of westbound Miller at I-75 has been closed since December 21 after the overpass bridge was struck by a semi-trailer truck traveling southbound on I-75. At that time, a spokesperson for the Michigan Department of Transportation said that the lane might remain […]

Powers Catholic freshman wins FJGA Mallon Cup

LINDEN – The Flint Jr. Golf Association awarded the last major of the season on Monday at Spring Meadows Country Club. Powers Catholic freshman Jolie Brochu carded a career-low 78 to win the coveted Mallon Cup in the Jack Nicklaus Group. Fenton’s Jackson Forguth won the title for the boys in the Jack Nicklaus Group. The Mallon Cup is usually […]

Twp. board again postpones land sale

FLINT TWP. – After hearing an outpouring of protests from several residents, the township board again pushed back its decision to sell 86.65 acres of vacant land on South Dyewood that was acquired for free through tax reversion in 2011. At its July 10 meeting, the board first considered a purchase offer for $173,200 from developer Pat Battaglia, who said […]

I’m taking the first step into my dream job

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While most high school students get summer jobs working at restaurants or golf courses, I knew that I wanted to do something a little more beneficial in my field of interest. My name is Breana Nolan and I am going to be a senior at Lapeer High School in the fall. Ever since a young age I have loved to […]

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