Genesee District Library names new Flint Township-McCarty librarian

FLINT TWP — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Amy Houser as the new Flint Township-McCarty librarian, according to a press release. Prior to this position Houser spent 10 years as a library assistant for GDL. Houser has a vision for the Flint Township-McCarty Library. “I hope I am able to assist the senior community at the senior center […]


Carman-Ainsworth had a match with Saginaw on Tuesday evening, but scores were not reported at the time of press. The Cavaliers went 1-2-1 in the Mount Morris Tournament last Saturday, ultimately losing in the Gold Division Quarterfinal to Valley Lutheran 16-25, 17-25. In pool play, Carman-Ainsworth went 1-1-1, placing first in its respective pool and earning the three seed in […]

Voting open in safe crib contest

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County’s Safe Sleep Coalition has begun the 2nd Annual “Rock My Crib Contest”. Baby cribs decorated by coalition members and their coworkers are on display around the county and the county. A public vote will decide the winner. See photos at www.facebook.com/pg/safe2sleep/photos/?tab=album&album_ id=1481331028622904 Cast your vote at apps.facebook.com/ my-polls/rock-my-crib-contest-2017 Cribs will be donated to a family […]



Get ready to ghost your gas station. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox offers an EPAcertified 39 mpg on the highway (FWD model) with the available 1.6L turbodiesel engine. That number is expected to top the segment in highway fuel economy, with greater highway mileage than the 2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid and Nissan Rogue hybrid. A 577-mile cruising range (FWD) also means […]

Marine Corps League seeks members

The Marine Corps League is looking for a few good Marines, FMF Corpsmen and chaplains. Anyone interested in joining may attend an informational meeting from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at G7377 N. Dort Highway in Mt. Morris. Family members of honorably-discharged Marines, FMF Corpsmen or chaplains also are welcome to attend to learn about membership in the […]

2017-09-28 E-Edition

Twp. board reconsiders waiving collocation pole fee

FLINT TWP. — After consulting with its attorney, the township board has reconsidered its stand against waiving fees for collocation on shared telecommunications poles. At its September 18 meeting, the board voted four to three in favor of allowing colocating companies not to pay the $75 a month fee. At a previous meeting in August, the board decided to take […]

In brief

Get your Pig Roast tickets FLINT TWP. — Tickets for $10 each are on sale for the 6th annual Senior Citizens Center Pig Roast from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 at the center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Admission includes one raffle ticket for a Chinese Auction. Entertainment will be provided. For ticket information, […]

Board proposing township-wide streetlight assessment district

FLINT TWP. — A resolution to spread the cost of street lighting to most township property owners, including residents living on unlit streets, is the subject of a public hearing set by the township board of trustees for its Monday, October 2 meeting. The 7 p.m. hearing is to give notice of the board’s intent to formally establish a special […]

Empty bowls fill hungry bellies

FLINT – With the assistance of community partners such as the Flint Institute of Arts and the Michigan Woodturners Association, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) recently held their annual Empty Bowls fundraiser which helps provide funding to feed needy families throughout Genesee County. The FBEM, whose motto is “Change the Face of Hunger” is one of the main […]