MCC closes on purchase of Woodside Church

FLINT — Mott Community College closed on the purchase of Woodside Church on Friday, Oct. 6, officially taking possession of the property. The church is located adjacent to the college’s main campus. Funding for the purchase comes from bond proceeds designated for improving and adding space to Mott’s existing Early Childhood Learning Center, located inside the church. The college plans […]

Football playoff teams announced

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10:22 p.m. — FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth football team made the cut for the 2017 playoffs and will face off with Fenton in the first round. For full high school sports coverage in your area check the Flint Twp. View – in mail boxes every Thursday. Content available online 24/7 at mihomepaper.com

In brief

McLaren welcomes ophthalmologist to medical staff FLINT – Philip Lieu, MD, board certified Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Lieu is seeing patients at the Kellogg Eye Center, 3181 East Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc. Dr. Lieu completed a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Disease at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. He […]

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Pink Night Palooza giving continues

FLINT — The second annual Pink Night Palooza took place on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint with more than 500 guests attending and while the event may be over, the opportunity to give back is not, as many businesses are still fundraising for the cause. Below is a list of businesses keeping the fun […]


From field and farm to storefronts all over, the harvest has arrived in a comforting display of traditional icons — be it cords of firewood for the hearth, huge orange pumpkins for Halloween carving or Thanksgiving decorations or colorful mums to brighten up the porch.

MCC recognizes 4 Outstanding Alumni

FLINT — Mott Community College honored four alumni and one retiree at the college’s 14th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Retiree Awards program Saturday, Oct. 12. Honorees represent a diverse group that includes community leaders, business professionals and educators. They are Curt Carr, former chairman of Lapeer County Bank & Trust; Bobby Crim, former speaker of the Michigan State House […]

Name-change legislation update

FLINT TWP. — Proposed legislation that would pave the way for the township’s name change is now in the hands of a state legislators. On October 4, State Representative Phil Phelps introduced House Bills 5056 and 5057, according to Jerry Preston, in a update provided to the township board. Preston, who chaired the township’s volunteer Suggestion Committee, informed the board […]

Valley students lend a hand

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Valley High School students helped with the food distribution program sponsored by Salem Lutheran, the Department of Agriculture, and the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. Valley students have been active partners in the fall distribution program for the past several years. They work with other volunteers to organize, package, and distribute these goods to the needy.

Board authorizes recreation of DDA

FLINT TWP. — Acting on a unanimous recommendation from its Economic Development Corporation, the township board voted to move forward on recreating a Downtown Development Authority that would oversee a variety of improvements such as parks, street lighting, traffic lights, fire equipment, policing, beautification, attracting new businesses and more. The township formerly operated a Central Business Development Authority until circa […]

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