Public open house discussed I-75 reconstruction plans in Genesee County

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) held a public open house last week in the process of developing a long-term plan to rebuild I-75 from US-23 to Court Street and at the I-75/I-69 interchange. MDOT has identified this corridor as a potential site for future improvements to address aging infrastructure, increasing safety, and the existing and future […]

MHSAA adopts revised transfer regulations

Baseball regional winner will win Super Regional trophy

EAST LANSING – The adoption of major changes to the Michigan High School Athletic Association transfer regulation was among notable actions taken by the Representative Council during its annual Spring Meeting, May 6-7, in Gaylord, in addition to the selection of the Association’s next executive director announced in a previous release May 8. The Spring Meeting of the 19-member legislative […]

GC Board of Commissioners present $8 million for Animal Control transformation

FLINT TWP. — The space available to each individual animal is being expanded at the center, according to Paul Wallace, director of the Genesee County Animal Control. The facility is 40 years old and was state of the art in 1975 but needs transformation. “The animals will have larger cages,” Wallace said. “There will not be one cage on top […]


The new transfer rule will make transferring student-athletes ineligible for one year in any sport played during the previous year at the previous school – unless that student-athlete’s situation fits one of the current 15 exceptions that allow for immediate eligibility. However, the revised transfer regulation also allows that transferring student athlete immediate eligibility in any other MHSAA-sponsored sport not […]

A soaring Eagle

FLINT TWP. — Joshua Neal Orrison, 16. a sophomore at Carman Ainsworth High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in a June 16 ceremony but he has gone even further to achieve an Eagle Palm which requires earning 5 badges over Eagle Scout requirements. For his required Eagle Scout project, Joshua designed, built and installed an outdoor seating area […]

Cavs’ Fletcher commits to MSU for football

FLINT TWP. – Michael Fletcher, a three-star defensive end from Carman- Ainsworth, committed to continue his football career at Michigan State University this past Friday at Carman- Ainsworth High School. Fletcher, who will be a senior this season, was an Associated Press Division 1 All-State selection last season, recording 11.5 sacks to help lift the Cavaliers to the playoffs. After […]

Woman, son shot in drive-by

FLINT TWP. — A 33-year-old female and her 10-year-old son were wounded in a drive-way shooting last week. On June 28, at approximately 3:57 pm, Flint Township Police officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 4200 block of Calkins Rd. between Graham Rd. and Linden Rd. Responding officers located the two victims in the parking lot of Genesee […]

League of Women Voters, bar association to hold judicial candidate forum

FLINT — The League of Women Voters of the Flint Area and the Genesee County Bar Association will present a candidates forum for the 7th District Judicial Circuit Court, July 11 at the Harris Auditorium of the Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach St. The event is from 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. The forum is free and open […]

In brief

Trash pickup on Friday this week FLINT TWP. — Due to the July 4 holiday, trash pickup by Emterra Environmental will be delayed one day this week until Friday instead of the usual Thursday collection day. Trash, yard waste and recycling will be collected on Friday — R.S. Changed township board meeting dates FLINT TWP. — Because of the observation […]

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