2017-11-09

MCC Clowns visit Grand Blanc



The Mott Campus Clowns is a troupe comprised of nine Mott Community College honor students enrolled in the service learning course Social Diversity and Civic Engagement Lab, led by Dr. Brian Ivory, who is also the Honors Program coordinator. The students spend seven weeks rehearsing an anti-bully program which was recently held at Grand Blanc Academy.

Saving Lives is focus of Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week

Collaborative effort between state, utilities designed to raise awareness of silent killer

JACKSON — In an effort to increase awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) – an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas – Gov. Rick Snyder, the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have collaborated to designated Oct. 30-Nov. 5 as Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week. “Carbon monoxide poisoning sickens thousands […]

Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Whiting Nov. 18

Artistic director shares fun facts in prep for upcoming show

FLINT — The Russian Grand Ballet will present one of the world’s most famous ballets – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Whiting, 1241 E Kearsley St, Flint. This full-length classical production features the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and marks the first time the Russian Grand Ballet has performed in Michigan. […]

Genesee District Library and Flint Handmade to host 4th annual Book Lovers’ Craft Fair



FLINT — The Genesee District Library and Flint Handmade will host the 4th Annual Book Lovers’ Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Grand Blanc-McFarlen Library. Nearly a dozen local artisans will sell an assortment of modern book-themed, handmade goods, such as notebooks made from vintage board games, magnets and coasters featuring literary quotes, […]

What’s new?




FLINT TWP. — Construction sites along Miller Road all summer and fall attest to the appeal of the township as a place to do business. Some site plans and special use permits approved by the Planning Commission during the year are beginning to blossom and others are poised to continue the new construction phase into next year. The most recently […]

Ele’s Place supports children’s grief awareness month



FLINT — One in 20 children younger than 18 will have experienced the death of a parent. Many others will grieve the death of a sibling or another important person in their lives. Ele’s Place recognizes that grief is unique, and that unaddressed grief in children and teens can have a negative impact on overall health and wellbeing. That’s why […]

Township okays holiday displays




FLINT TWP. — Soon it will begin to look a lot like Christmas when township signs, telephone poles, a bridge and key buildings get decked out with boughs of festive greenery. The township board on Monday approved spending up to $12,500 to purchase and place the beribboned garlands and wreaths at various places around the township. It is not the […]

In brief



Learn about the members of the WFBA FLINT TWP. — Rather than have a guest speaker at its November monthly meeting, the West Flint Business Association sets aside the time to shine the spotlight on its members, giving each one the floor for a minute to share updates on their products or services. The group will meet from noon to […]

Police chief reports on Drug Take-Back Day




FLINT TWP. — Township police not only supported the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in its 14th National Drug Prescription Take Back Day on October 28, they are actively engaged year-round with a drop-box in the lobby that is open around the clock. Most recently, township police turned over to the DEA 198 pounds of collected prescription drugs, said Police […]

Cavs falls in districts, as Fenton wins district




FLUSHING — The season came to a close for the Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team, as the Cavaliers lost to Linden 18-25, 22-25, 19-25 in the district quarterfinal on Monday, Oct. 30. “After losing game one, we came out strong, having a 20-9, 21-14, and 22-15 lead in game 2 with lots of momentum on our side,” said Cavaliers’ coach Barb Hurand. […]