2018-07-12

Fireworks Show This Weekend



If you missed the Fourth of July fireworks displays, no worries. Area folks know that an impressive fireworks display is part of the entertainment at the annual Mid-East Festival held on the grounds of Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 4133 Calkins Rd., coming up this weekend July 13-15. For the 11th consecutive year, the festival will offer fireworks […]

2018-19 Officials Registration Underway



GENESEE COUNTY – Looking for a way to stay involved with middle or high school sports? The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2018-19 school year. The MHSAA annually receives registration by more than 9,500 officials, and had 9,816 during the 2017-18 school year. The highest total of officials […]

GM ending water supply agreement




FLINT TWP. — A request from General Motors to transfer its water service for Flint Engine Operations from the township back to the City of Flint, has been approved by the township board with contingencies. One condition is that GM pays a tap-in fee, as set forth in the original 2014 water provision franchise agreement when GM transferred to Flint […]

Golf Outings



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Police department hires approved




FLINT TWP. —Samantha Buth will join the police force effective July 23 under a conditional offer of employment recommended by Police Chief Kevin Salter and approved Monday by the township board. Salter said that Buth will fill one of five vacant positions in the department and also will be the fourth female on the 40-officer force. The department is budgeted […]

LeBron joins Lakers’ greats

Fat Guy Corner

Fireworks in the USA were last Wednesday night. In the NBA, they came a little earlier as LeBron James ended all the speculation of where he was taking his talents. The landing spot was Los Angeles. I was not shocked one bit, as I thought that was a good fit for the Lakers, and James. The L.A. Lakers have had […]

Medical Marijuana mired in morass of regulation




GENESEE COUNTY — Medical marijuana may have been legalized in Michigan a decade ago, but local municipalities are mostly not onboard with state laws, thus keeping provisionary centers closed and out of the reach of many potential patients. Currently those using medical marijuana are governed by the Medical Marijuana Act as approved by Michigan voters on Nov. 4, 2008 and […]

2018-07-12 E-Edition

In brief



No door-to-door solicitation authorized FLINT TWP. — Any door-to-door solicitors approaching homes are doing so without a permit, warned Clerk Kathy Funk. The township peddler’s ordinance requires that door-to-door salespeople register with the clerk’s office. There are no licenses currently active, Funk said, noting that a home security company is among those known to be approaching township residences including outside […]

Genisys Credit Union receives Economic Bright Spot Award



AUBURN HILLS — Genisys Credit Union has received the Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Award from Corp! Magazine. This award recognizes Michigan companies that continue to grow, expand and hire Michigan’s brightest talent. “We are honored to once again receive this award from Corp!” said Jackie Buchanan, Genisys President and CEO, “Genisys is committed to providing outstanding financial products and services […]