Area high school students can soon apply for Flint Promise scholarship

FLINT – High school seniors in the Class of 2018 can soon apply for the Flint Promise (#flintpromise) scholarship, beginning March 1. To prepare students and parents for registration, a town hall meeting was held today highlighting how the new scholarship program will work. “We’re excited to launch Flint Promise with the Class of 2018,” said Tim Herman, CEO of […]

Scandal, questionable trades and the Super Bowl

Fat Guy Corner

This week I’ll call the sports world the good, the bad, and the ugly. The ugly is the Michigan State, Larry Nassar and sexual assault accusations in the athletic program. The bad, in my opinion, is the Blake Griffin blockbuster trade involving the Pistons and the L.A. Clippers. The good is that the Super Bowl will be played on Sunday […]

Donors respond to Coverys call for matching gifts

FLINT – Donors have responded to the call for matching gifts to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund of the Foundation for Flint. The Fund, established in 2016, serves the long-term health and development needs of Flint children exposed to lead in their drinking water. The $100,000 matching gift opportunity from the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc. was announced […]

Chevrolet Offers Seasonal Driving and Preparedness Tips

Winter storms have been hitting the country with an outlook for continued snowy conditions and cold temperatures. The team at Chevy would like to remind drivers of some of the things they can do to be ready to navigate the roads this winter. Check out their top ten list of winter driving tips to help you stay safe and prepared […]

In brief

Upcoming small business trainings in Flint FLINT —The following are free training events sponsored by the I-69 Trade Corridor Region of the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC). Workshops will be held at Oak Business Center, 2712 Saginaw Suite106. There is no fee for these trainings, but advance and separate registration for each individual is required. “Starting a Business”, Feb. […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls route Lapeer

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 11:20 p.m. – FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team trounced Lapeer tonight, winning 64-38. The Lady Cavs improve to 12-2. 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

Permanently logged on

I spend around 5 non-consecutive hours every day on Twitter, the majority of which is spent reading thousands of opinions on the latest news item until my gloss over. Before you judge, I recognize this is far beyond the normal amount of time an average human should spend a single website. With that being said, it’s a world too easy […]

2018-02-01 E-Edition

Baker College to present 2018 economic forecast

FLINT – Baker College of Flint Center for Business, 1050 W. Bristol Rd., will hold a 2018 Economic Forecast, Feb. 13, 3-5 p.m. Two economists from the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will present an economic forecast for 2018. Presenters Paul Traub, senior business economists; and Martin Lavelle, business economist, will look at what 2018 may […]

Wedding Marketplace helps brides plan big day

GRAND BLANC – Hundreds of brides, their families and a few grooms attended the Genesee County Bridal Alliance’s seventh annual Wedding Marketplace Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Captain’s Club at Woodfield. More than 30 local wedding experts from DJs, to florists, to photographers and many more, were on hand to help couples plan their perfect day. For more info visit […]