Donations sought for start-up, bringing new vision to Flint

FLINT — When life gives you lemons, make lemonade is proverbial time-tested advice about making the best of a bad situation. In keeping with that formula, Genusee Eyewear, a start-up company, is planning to bring manufacturing jobs to Flint derived from the Flint water crisis. Employing a circular economy business model, the company will make democratically designed eyewear from recycled […]

Judge overrules dealership’s 15 day license suspension

FLINT TWP. – Circuit Court Judge Geoffrey Neithercut has overturned an order by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson which suspended the dealership license of Patsy Lou Chevrolet in Flint Township for 15 days. The dealership had its dealer license suspended for 15 days, Friday morning, which would not allow it to buy, sell or trade vehicles. Johnson imposed the suspension […]

New charity program announced for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today the details regarding its newest charity program, Birdies for Charity presented by Ally. This grassroots charity platform is an extension of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren’s mission to positively impact non-profit organizations in the greater Flint area. Birdies for Charity will createpositive opportunities for additional charities to get involved with the tournament […]

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MCC Media Arts Trio Wins “Best Commercial” Award

FLINT — Three Mott Community College (MCC) students took first place for a Student Production Award for excellence by the National Academy Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Michigan Chapter. Ryan Stromer, Michael Lee, and Alyssa Brown won in the category of Best Commercial for their student video for Factory Two, a non-profit community makerspace located in the heart of downtown […]

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YWCA of Greater Flint receives $20,000 unrestricted grant FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint is among 150 domestic violence shelters across the United States and territories chosen to receive a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. A total of $3 million in annual grants is being awarded this year, bringing the Foundation’s annual shelter grant program investment to […]

Stamp Out Hunger food drive this weekend

GENESEE COUNTY — On the second Saturday in May (May 12), fill a bag with nonperishable food and leave it near your mailbox. Your letter carrier will collect your donation and deliver it to a local food bank or pantry. Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and […]

MCC 60th Student Art Show May 11-June 8

FLINT — The Mott Community College Art and Design program will host the 60th Annual Student Art Show May 11 through June 8, in the Visual Arts & Design Center on the main campus in Flint. This exhibition, featuring close to 200 works by MCC students, showcases their creative pursuits in drawing, painting, sculpture, illustration, printmaking, photography and graphic design […]

MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy Winter Class Graduation is May 3

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 19 recruit, May 3, in a ceremony on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint. The keynote address was given by Timothy Bourgeois, MCOLES Executive Director. Graduating from the Winter 2018 term were: Eric Abbey, Nicholas Clinton, Brian Compeau, Sarah Conquest, Mark Cox, […]

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Great day for the Carman- Ainsworth Instrumental Music Department. FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth High School Concert Band and Symphony Band and the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School 8th Grade Band participated in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association Festival May 2-4 at Garden City High School. Symphony Band received a 1 overall rating and 1 in sight-reading; the highest level. […]