2018-01-11

In brief



Halo Burger is helping warm up this cold Michigan winter GENESEE COUNTY — Halo Burger is giving Mid-Michigan residents a reason to applaud this winter’s chilling temperatures by offering a cup of fresh, hot coffee priced according to the daily high temperature. From now until the end of January, coffee prices will fluctuate Monday through Friday according to that day’s […]

NEXT-GEN CHEVY SILVERADO TO DEBUT AT NAIAS

All-new 2019 Silverado builds on 100 years of Chevy Truck expertise

The next-generation Silverado was previewed last month in Texas to a select audience of Chevrolet customers and Chevy Truck Legends at the Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will make its official debut ahead of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit at 6 p.m. EST on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 100 years after the […]

Commit to being informed



Happy New Year! While we’re just a few days into 2018, I hope your year is off to a great start. It’s the time when many of us make new years resolutions. We’re going to exercise more, be kinder to people, save more money, lose weight and spend more time with family and friends. Whatever you have “resolved” to do […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls top Bay City Central



Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:40 a.m. – BAY CITY — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team defeated Bay City Central on Tuesday night, winning 57-20. The Lady Cavs held Bay City Central to single digits each quarter. For full high school sports coverage in your area check the Flint Township View – in mail boxes every Thursday and online 24/7 at mihomepaper.com

Library gets new 10-year lease.



FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved a ten-year lease and service agreement for the McCarty Branch of the Genesee District Library, 2071 Graham Road. The township owns the building which the library shares with the Senior Citizens Center. The previous lease agreement expired Dec. 31. The new agreement is effective through Dec. 31, 2027. The lease agreement spells […]

2018-01-11 E-Edition

Raise the Woof helps save dogs’ lives




BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County recently founded Raise the Woof to make the world a better place during the winter for area dogs and their owners. “When the weather changes, complaints of animal cruelty increase by about 20-25 percent,” said David Schmieder, animal cruelty investigator for the Humane Society of Genesee County. “We received 15 complaints during […]

A new lease on life

Editor talks about life-changing liver transplant

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part series where I will recount my battle with cirrhosis of the liver and the life changing transplant I received in September. My story is an account of how I overcame my illness, but mostly I hope to heighten awareness about the organ donor program. I will be a lifelong advocate for […]

Ennis Center’s Fostering Creativity Calendar to Benefit Kids in Foster Care for 5th Year



FLINT—Ennis Center for Children’s Fostering Creativity therapeutic arts program the organization’s fifth annual Fostering Creativity Calendar. Each month features the artwork of a child in foster care, as well as an advertisement from a community business or organization that has chosen to sponsor that month. Ennis Center Founder and President, Bob Ennis, is proud of the calendar’s success, and grateful […]

BRIGHTER DAYS AHEAD



A construction crew has been actively working in the cold at a Consumer’s Energy substation on Lennon Road at Utley Road. The project is a planned replacement of a transformer bank and other substation equipment at the substation, with the goal of improving reliability, said Kyle McCree. Community Affairs Area Manager Improving reliability means reducing the likelihood of a service […]