In brief

Grant to new Hamady Brother’s grocery store will fund 61 full-time jobs FLINT — GST Michigan Works! is pleased to announce that they were able to assist Hamady Brother’s Grocery Store in the opening of a new Hamady Complete Food Center location in Flint through Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) Grant Funding. Hamady received a $51,000 award which will be […]

2018-01-25 E-Edition

Suspect arrested for criminal sexual assault

FLINT TWP. — On Jan. 17, at approximately 8:54 pm, township officers responded to the 3000 block of Preston Place (Pasadena Mobile Home Park) for a report of a sexual assault involving a child, according to a police press release. The victim, a 6-year-old female Flint Township resident, was reported to have been sexually assaulted by her mother’s live-in boyfriend. […]

Make The Ally Challenge a family affair

By now, you’ve probably heard the great news that the PGA TOUR is returning to Genesee County in 2018. In case you haven’t: The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, an official PGA TOUR Champions tournament, will be held Sept. 10-16 at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc. Not only does this bring professional golf back to our […]

Sloan Museum plans to display historic vehicles at Courtland Center

FLINT – The Buick Gallery will close for repairs Feb. 25. While the building is closed, Sloan Museum plans to continue a long history of displaying historic vehicles at Courtland Center Mall. A date for the exhibition to open has not been set. From now until February 25, Buick Gallery will display over 30 historic vehicles, including five one-of-a-kind General […]

2018 History Happy Hour Lecture Series

FLINT – The Whaley Historic House Museum has announced a number of speakers for their History Happy Hour lecture series of 2018. The Gilded Age house museum has been closed to visitors since December 2015, but as restoration continues to a completion this spring, we are still having our ever popular lecture series, now for the entirety of 2018. For […]

In brief

Donate to the Little Free Library FLINT TWP. — Wanted: Books for Randels Little Free Library. Gently used and new books can be dropped off at Randels Attn: Little Free Library. The free library is located I front of the elementary school at 6022 Brobeck Street. — R.S. Church showing free movies FLINT TWP. — “Hidden Figures” the acclaimed movie […]

Downtown Flint needs to rock (Well, sometimes anyway…)

Everyone is understandably excited about the re-opening of the beautiful and historic Capitol Theatre in Downtown Flint after a $37 million (hard to say that without using a Doctor Evil accent and air quotes!) renovation. Post 1976, the Capitol hosted dozens of world famous rock bands on the main stage with a decided bent towards heavy rock and metal during […]

Carman-Ainsworth 10th at County Meet

FENTON – Grand Blanc bested the field by 234 points to claim its 18th consecutive and 28th overall Genesee County title Saturday at Fenton. Grand Blanc took the title with 619 points. Fenton was a distant second with 385 points and Flint Powers was third with 257. Lapeer was fourth with 147, Davison fifth with 145 and Swartz Creek-Flushing sixth […]

Fire captain retires

Replacement soon to be promoted

FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees honored a retiring fire captain and laid the groundwork for his successor. The board authorized Supervisor Karyn Miller to request from the Civil Service Commission the name of the highest scorer on a recent test for the captain position. Chief Thomas Stadler said that four eligible captains took the test. The name […]