2017-08-17

IT’S OFFICIAL



Fire Chief Thomas Stadler took command in early June but his official swearing-in ceremony was held last week when he took the oath of office and was presented his chief’s jacket by his wife Tammy and his chief’s badge by his daughter Kristi Perez. Police Chief George Sippert served as the master of ceremonies and Clerk Kathy Funk issued the […]

Pink Night Palooza returning



FLINT – Pink Night Palooza is the ultimate night out, and everyone’s invited to participate in one of the most dynamic breast cancer fundraisers around, raising money and celebrating a wonderful cause for the annual event. Just as pink has become a nationwide symbol of empowerment, Pink Night Palooza gives you the power to change lives right here in Genesee […]

Pharmacy suspended for over dispensing controlled substances



FLINT TWP. –Last week, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) served an order suspending the license to dispense controlled substances of All American Pharmacy LLC, 3104 Flushing Road, according to press release. LARA also served an administrative complaint and an order suspending the pharmacist license of John Stephen Lind, R.Ph., All American’s pharmacist-in-charge, who is responsible for […]

Lapeer Tune-Up to feature state’s elite teams




LAPEER – Some of the top girls’ high school golf teams from across Michigan will be traveling to Lapeer tomorrow for the annual Lapeer Tune-Up tournament. Held at Lapeer Country Club, Lapeer’s varsity squad will play host to a field of 20 teams, including last year’s Div. 1 state champion, Rochester. “It’s one of the first tournaments of the year, […]

Board decides not to waive telecommunications pole fee




FLINT TWP. — Perhaps setting the tone for the rest of the county, the township board has refused to waive a monthly pole colocation fee requested by a telecommunications company. Pending its application to operate in Flint Township, ACD.net, a Lansing-based cellphone and internet service provider, asked the township to waive a $75 monthly per pole maintenance fee because it […]

MHSAA identifies importance of local media in high school sports



LAPEER COUNTY – As we embark on the first high school sports practices for the upcoming fall season next week, the Michigan High School Athletic Association released its most recent Multimedia Regulations, in it, acknowledging the importance the local daily and weekly media outlets are to the high schools across the state. We, at the County Press, thought their views […]

EDC ready for redevelopment proposals




FLINT TWP. — The township’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA)is open for business. Bylaws for the new authority were approved last week by the township’s Economic Development Corporation, which also serves as the BRA. The EDC first took action to form the BRA with a public hearing held in May. The township board subsequently approved the EDC’s recommendation to form the […]

Youth served at Quail Hollow

Fat Guy Corner

The PGA Championship has a first-time major winner in Justin Thomas. Justin won the major by two shots to clinch the victory Sunday at Quail Hollow. The turning point for Justin came on a chip-in birdie and the rest of the field starting folding up. Justin Thomas, who is good friends with Jordan Spieth since the age of 14, joins […]

Parade route okayed



FLINT TWP. — As it does each year, the township board has given its consent to Carman-Ainsworth High School to apply for road closure to hold the annual Homecoming Parade, set for Friday, September 29. As in past years, the parade route will begin at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and proceed south to Maple Road, then east […]

Flint Junior Golfers close out season




SWARTZ CREEK – Flint Junior golfers in the 18-hole division’s Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer groups finished out their season earlier this week with a final match play tournament at Swartz Creek Golf Course. The tournament ran from Monday through Wednesday and saw both Kerri Parks and Trent Barth take home the victories in their respective tournaments. Parks topped Cammi […]


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