Credit Unions promote literacy

GENESEE COUNTY — In the cooperative spirit of “People helping People” the Flint Area Credit Unions received a grant from the Michigan Credit Union Foundation to help promote literacy in the community, which has led to a new project that will feature a number of “Little Free Libraries” popping up around the area. “We’re grateful for the support of MCUF,” […]

In brief

Swashbuckling adventure this week at FYT FLINT — The Flint Youth Theatre will be presenting Brandon A. Wright and Bret Beaudry in a hilarious presentation of The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by new Artistic Director, Michael Lluberes. Afternoon performances are at 2 p.m. Aug. 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20. Evening performances are at 7 p.m. Aug. 11, 12, […]

Flint Junior Golfers compete in final tournament of season

AREAWIDE –Golfers in the 5- and 9-hole divisions of the Flint Junior Golf Association summer league competed in their final tournaments of the season last week at various golf courses across Genesee County. All six of the groups within the divisions competed on Monday and Tuesday to determine new champions. Golfers in all 5-hole division groups as well as the […]

Concussion Numbers Revealed On STATE CHAMPS! Special

EAST LANSING – The story of concussions in high school sports – from their symptoms to their treatment to a young person’s safe return to the classroom and the playing field – will be on display in the coming week in a State Champs! Sports Network Summer Series special on FOX Sports Detroit. Concussions & The Modern Athlete will debut […]

Back to the Bricks Car Cruise returns

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Media Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks event guide which can be found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. FLINT — More than 14 years ago, Al Hatch began […]

Big, small news in NFL

Fat Guy Corner

The NFL training camps are all about coming out of them healthy and ready to go for the regular season. I said last week in my column that I hope the Lions can avoid serious injuries. The Miami Dolphins took the first big hit on the injury front. The Dolphins starting quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, suffered an injury. The injury was […]

Cemetery records getting organized

FLINT TWP. — In an update to the township board about software purchased last year to organize cemetery records, Clerk Kathy Funk recently reported that work on creating a database is well underway. For Cronk Cemetery on Beecher Road, records for 500 graves have been completed. Work on the 3,221 graves at Bristol Cemetery on Bristol Road is ongoing. The […]

DNR conservation officers seek tips on Tuscola County deer poaching incident

Citizens asked to share any information on illegally killed bucks

TUSCOLA COUNTY — Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are investigating the illegal killing of two male deer in Tuscola County, and ask anyone with information to report it. Conservation officers on Aug. 1 found the remains of two bucks – an 8-point and a 9-point – in a ditch near the intersection of M-25 and Clark Road in […]

Food collection drive underway for senior citizen center pantry

FLINT TWP. — A food drive to help stock the pantry at the Senior Citizen Center, 2071 Graham Road, emphasizes that feeding the hungry is not just a holiday gesture but year-round. Spearheaded by the AFSCME Local 1918-01, Flint Township Clerical Union. a donation collection box has been placed in the lobby at the township administration building, 1490 S. Dye […]

More has to be done to prevent athlete deaths

Sports Editor note: This column first appeared in our Aug. 6 County Press, sister paper to the View Newspapers. W e haven’t even started official fall practices for high school and middle schoolers here in Michigan, yet at least three football players have died at the high school and college level after suffering complications from heat stroke. All schools in […]

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