2018-03-01

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Old Newsboys to hold St. Patrick’s Day Bowling event GENESEE COUNTY —Help provide Christmas gifts to needy children with the roll of a bowling ball! The Old Newsboys of Flint will host the 7th Annual Bowling Fun-raiser & Silent Auction Friday, March 16. The fun begins at 6 p.m. with registration / check in and the bowling begins at 6:30- […]

MCC students to participate in 2018 LAND conference



FLINT — Fifteen Mott Community College (MCC) Studio Art and Graphic Design students have had their work accepted to the Fine Arts Exhibition at the Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND) Conference held recently at Muskegon Community College. Additionally, MCC Honors student Briana Hartwig, of Metamora, was chosen as a LAND Student Scholar for 2018 for her research paper “Our […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature Andy Warhol



FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of screen prints and photographs by Andy Warhol. These works were gifted to Mott Community College by the Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. Screen prints and selected photographs will be in the […]

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Genesee County to Celebrate International Women’s Day FLINT – The Flint Area Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, in collaboration with the International Center of Greater Flint, will host a community event celebrating International Women’s Day, from 5 – 7 p.m. March 7, at Factory One, 303 W Water St, in downtown Flint. International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 has […]

Consumers Energy uses vacant theater as headquarters



ENCORE — For the second year in a row, Consumers Energy is using the parking lot at the vacant Cinema 10 theater, 4425 Lennon Rd. as a temporary construction storage site The township Planning Commission review committee approved a temporary use permit for the site to be used from Feb. 1 through Aug. 1 of this year. Visible from the […]

Five candidates seek Genesee County Circuit Court judgeships




FLINT – Two vacancies on the Genesee County Circuit Court, are being sought by five local lawyers. Chris Christenson, Glenn Cotton, Tabitha Marsh, Richard McNally and Brian Pickell have announced nominating petition efforts to get on the August primary ballot. Each candidate was asked to respond to two questions – what do you feel are your strongest qualifications to be […]

National Let’s Laugh Day a worthwhile holiday



This month, on March 19, National Let’s Laugh Day will be observed. In honor of this day, I am making a funny photo my niece, Rocsi, and I took together my cellphone screensaver for the month. We took the photo last year at an event for autistic children and their families in Oakland County because of my nephew, her brother […]

Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools support Regional Literacy Initiative



FLINT TWP. — Public school superintendents from six eastern Michigan counties are working collaboratively to strengthen literacy skills of their elementary students, according to a press release. Schools around the United States celebrate “March is Reading Month.” In Region 5, superintendents are saying that every month is reading month and are pressing forward with a literacy initiative. “Superintendents from Genesee, […]

View offices moving to County Press in Lapeer

The View Newspaper Group office in Davison is moving

The Davison Index and View Newspaper Group will relocate its office from its current location at 220 N. Main St. in Davison to an office at the back of the same building, in Shopper’s Alley, starting March 12. The office will serve as a destination for readers and customers to drop-off news articles or advertising related materials, but will not […]

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Police offering more seminars to teach churches self-protection FLINT TWP. — Based on demand, the township Police Department has scheduled two more sessions of its “Responses to Violent Intruders in Places of Worship,” a two-hour seminar to train church people how to protect themselves. Two sessions previously held drew a good turnout, according to Police Chief George Sippert. The next […]