Officer Sean Fulco and Officer Lance Sherwood were sworn in last week as entry level officers for the Flint Township Police Department. Sherwood has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Mott Community College. He is a graduate of Kearsley High School and in December 2017 graduated from the MCC Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy. Fulco is a graduate of […]

All-Saginaw Valley League

SWIM AND DIVE FIRST TEAMAndew Dwan, 12, Bay City John GlennEric Kayden, 12, Bay City WesternTrevor Purman, 12, Flint PowersCooper Prue, 12, Flint PowersMurphy Prue, 10, Flint PowersGriffin Seifert, 10, Flint PowersTravis Ross, 12, LapeerGage Bunker, 11, Midland DowCollin Che, 10, Midland DowHans Dehn, 11, Midland DowZach Fewkes, 11, Midland DowNick Konovalenko, 12, Midland DowJacob Krzciok, 12, Midland DowBen Newman, […]

Township board discussing sewer repairs at next meeting

FLINT TWP. — A proposal to conduct a comprehensive engineering study of the township sewer system will be on the agenda for the April 2 township board meeting, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. She announced the plan in response to a question from Trustee Frank Kasle who asked for an update on a preliminary report to the board in early […]


America’s favorite sports car gets even more style and technology for 2019 thanks to the revival of the legendary Mustang GT California Special, new features including rev-matching on 5.0-liter 6-speed manual-equipped models, the first-ever custom-tuned B&O PLAY premium audio system for Mustang, three new vintage-inspired colors and over-the-top stripes. “No doubt, 2019 is an exciting year for Mustang enthusiasts, especially […]

Board delays approval of medical marijuana ordinance

FLINT TWP. — A Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Ordinance was presented for a second reading and adoption at the township board on March 19, but postponed to allow more time for review. The ordinance will define what type and where medical marijuana businesses will be allowed in the township. It will also bring the township into compliance with new state […]

Development Authority bylaws failed to pass township board approval

FLINT TWP. – The newly-formed Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) for Beecher Road and Bristol Road are up and running, after approval of bylaws last week by the township board. But bylaws approval hit a snag for the new Economic Development Authority  (EDA) – the name chosen instead of downtown development authority.Trustee Barb Vert made a motion to postpone approval of […]

Planning Commission turns down wedding proposal

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — The Clayton Township Planning Commission is recommending no wedding bells at a home on South Van Vleet Road. Resident Tom Case, through his attorney, Kyle Riem, requested a special use permit to offer up his farm at 1202 S. Van Vleet for weddings. Before a full house at the March 20 meeting, the commission voted to recommend […]

2018-03-29 E-Edition

Local woman making a name for herself in Music City

SWARTZ CREEK — Swartz Creekarea native Jessie Jordan, also known as Jordan Hallmark, became a local celebrity when she won the Michigan Idol singing contest in 2015, and now she’s taking her show on the road. Jordan has relocated to Nashville, also known as Music City, where she’s hitting the performance circuit, honing her skills and attracting the attention of […]

In brief

Getting it right A photo cutline in the March 22 edition should have identified Spencer Ruegsegger as the general manager of Blackstone’s restaurant in Flint. — G.G. Water rate increase coming FLINT TWP. — Effective for water bills issued after April 2, water rates will increase by $1 to $50 per month, depending on meter size. The increase affects only […]

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