K9 Officer Jax goes to school

FLINT TWP. — K9 Jax and his handler, Officer Barry Wascher, visited with Carman-Ainsworth High School marketing students on Monday, June 11 to demonstrate skills a police dog must possess on duty. C-A teacher and Flint Township Trustee Tom Klee invited Jax and Officer Wascher to his classroom not only as a learning experience but also to thank the students. […]

Relay for Life this weekend at Dort Federal Event Center

FLINT – On June 23-24 participants from across Genesee County will join together for Relay For Life of Genesee County  at the Dort Federal Event Center to Join the Magic of Relay and help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. The event starts at 10 a.m. Saturday. Highlights of the 24 hour event include the Survivor Celebration at […]

Witucki and Kelly announce candidacies for 7th District Circuit Court seat

GENESEE COUNTY — Court Referee Stephanie Witucki and family law attorney Elizabeth Kelly have joined the crowded race for two vacant 7th District Circuit Court judicial seats during this year’s election cycle. Witucki and Kelly are among nine candidates who are seeking election. The other non-incumbent candidates are local lawyers Chris Christenson, Glenn Cotton, Tabitha Marsh, Richard McNally, Brian Pickell, […]

2018-06-21 E-Edition

In brief

Getting it right FLINT TWP. — An article in the June 14 edition about road repairs on Court Street should have said that last year’s contracted work was postponed until this year because the repair company – Ace-Saginaw Paving Company – had a full schedule for 2017, by the time paperwork was completed. The project was rescheduled for first thing […]

GDL partners with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan for summer food service program

FLINT — Genesee District Library (GDL), the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and the Michigan Department of Education have partnered to bring a Summer Food Service Program called Meet Up and Eat Up to three GDL branches. Meet Up and Eat Up is a federally funded Child Nutrition Program that will run from June 18 until August 31. There is […]

McLaren Flint offers free seminar on makoplasty hip and knee replacement

GRAND BLANC — McLaren Flint invites area men and women to attend a free seminar on Makoplasty Hip and Knee Replacement,” on July 18, at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club, G-9057 South Saginaw, Grand Blanc. Seann Willson, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, who is fellowship trained in lower extremity reconstruction and hip and knee replacement, will discuss minimally invasive […]

Dort Federal Credit Union presented the Governor’s Service Award

GRAND BLANC — On June 5, Dort Federal Credit Union was presented with the prestigious Governor’s Service Awards in the Corporate Community Leader category. Dort Federal Credit Union was nominated by the United Way of Genesee County for their dedication to making a lasting and continuous impact in its communities. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the Governor […]

Lovegrove building for sale, ‘Holland Square’ plan on hold

SWARTZ CREEK — There’s a twist in the plan to improve the city-owned property at Miller Road and Holland Drive: the adjacent Lovegrove building is now for sale. “This changes things,” City Manager Adam Zettel told members of the Downtown Development Authority last week. “This is a rare opportunity.” Roy Hodge manages the building on behalf of the estate of […]

In brief

Business and education leaders discuss Marshall Plan for Talent partnerships FLINT — More than 75 educators and business leaders gathered here last week for a Marshall Plan for Talent workshop where they discussed opportunities to revolutionize Michigan’s education and talent development system. Business, K-12 and higher education participants discussed needs, potential barriers and partnerships necessary to help form consortia that […]