We all have a stake in ‘Flint Town’

Netflix’s eight-part docu-drama “Flint Town,” which focuses on the challenges of the Flint Police Department, is the latest installment in the rather tiresome narrative about Flint’s decline. Not surprisingly, the series also juxtaposes the state of Flint today versus the Flint of yesterday throughout much of the broadcast. But “Flint Town” – told largely from a single point of view […]


Hurley Medical Center recently opened Durand Urgent Care, 8759 Monroe Rd. Durand. Hurley officials said there was a lack of health care access in that area and Hurley Medical Center “is about access.” This location is about 20 minutes from Flint, giving people in Shiawassee County a closer option for care. The clinic treats children to geriatrics of all types […]


Bob Ennis, left, President and Founder of Ennis Center for Children, presented Blackstone’s restaurant owner Spencer Ruegsegger, with an award for being the winner of Ennis Winter Fundraiser campaign.

In brief

FLINT — Residents, neighborhood and community-based groups in and around Flint are invited to attend the annual Flint Neighborhood Summit. This free event will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, 4800 S. Saginaw Street, Flint. The Summit is hosted by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint’s Neighborhoods […]

MCC President receives NAACP Award

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) President, Dr. Beverly Walker- Griffea was honored with the Lenore Croudy Distinguished Leadership Award by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Flint Chapter, on March 10, at their 36th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner. “I am humbled and surprised to have been chosen by the Flint Chapter of the NAACP for […]

Credit Unions come together for “All Credit Union Night” with the Flint Firebirds

GRAND BLANC — The Flint Firebirds hosted the Flint Chapter of Credit Unions on March 14, at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. This was the inaugural “All Credit Union Night” sponsored by Dort Federal Credit Union, ELGA Credit Union, Financial Plus Credit Union, Flint Area School Employees Credit Union, SageLink Credit Union and Security Credit Union. All fans […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to Feature B.B. Winslow

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of paintings by Midland, Michigan area artist Bruce B. Winslow titled Structured Atmospheres: B.B. Winslow Paintings. His work will be in the gallery through April 3. Winslow earned the Master of Fine Arts (1988) in painting and art history […]

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Robotics team seeking donations FLINT TWP. — MO’ Peeps, the Carman- Ainsworth Middle School VEX Robotics still need public support to help pay for their trip to the World Competition next month in Louisville, KY. For the second year in a row, the team is in Middle School State Champions in VEX Robotics and two of only six teams from […]


Signage went up last week revealing that the Burlington store will be the new occupant at a former Sports Authority store at 4095 Miller Road. The 43,000 square-foot store has been vacant since summer 2016 when Sports Authority closed but renovation crews have been working inside the then-unidentified store for several months. Burlington’s departure from its current location at Genesee […]

Boys’ hoops wins regional title, falls in quarterfinals

GRAND BLANC — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball season came to an end on Tuesday night, falling to Clarkston 52-31 in the Class A state quarterfinals at Grand Blanc High School. Carman-Ainsworth scored on a floater in the paint from senior Jamarreyon Houston on the first possession of the ballgame but was stagnant offensively for the rest of the opening […]