County investigating possible hack of emergency siren system

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County 9-1-1 Authority, Emergency Weather/Civil Warning Sirens have been suspiciously compromised, according to a spokesperson. The Genesee County 9-1-1 Authority and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management are investigating the cause of activations to our current Emergency Siren Alert System. We are working with local, state and federal agencies to resolve the concerns […]

In brief

Pizza Challenge 5K Run & Walk & Lil’ Pepperoni quarter mile FLINT — A 5k run & hosted by Bauman’s Running and Walking Shop will be held Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Flint YMCA, 411 E. 3rd Street to benefit the Flint YMCA and the Riverbend Striders running Club. The race includes free pizza following the […]

Feeling the Force

Davison man works on cast and crew of Star Wars fan film

DAVISON TWP. – Mike Millinkov wears many hats, including magician and drone pilot, but now he can say he’s fought in the Galactic War against the evil Empire. Millinkov spent several weeks recently helping with aerial photography, using his drone, for a fan-made Star Wars film being made in mid-Michigan. An avid Star Wars fan himself, Millinkov said he also […]

Why great customer service matters

I see and hear about exceptional customer service on a regular basis in Flint and Genesee County. Sometimes it’s as simple as the bank teller who makes a point to greet customers by name. Other times, it’s the grocery store bagger who grabs an umbrella and escorts a customer to her car during a downpour. That kind of attention and […]


Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Media Gold Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks Event Guide which can be found in today’s newspaper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. FLINT – As summer draws to a close, Back to […]

Annual Hurley Trauma Center Fall Golf Classic Sept. 10th

FLINT — The Hurley Foundation is once again set to host Annual Hurley Trauma Center Fall Golf Classic, which will be held at Flint Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 10 and will benefit Hurley Medical Center’s Level I Trauma & Burn Center, as well as Hurley Children’s Hospital’s Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. These proceeds allow Hurley to continue to […]

Sponsors still needed for 33rd Annual Whaley Golf Classic

GRAND BLANC — Three weeks ahead of the Ally Challenge, Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club will play host to the 33rd Annual Whaley Golf Classic. The event, which will raise funds for the Whaley Children’s Center in Flint, is set to tee off at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 27. The cost to field a foursome team is $1,500 and […]

Genesee County Fair coming Aug. 20-26

GENESEE TWP. – The Genesee County Fair returns to the E.A. Cummings Center, 6130 E. Mt. Morris Rd., Aug. 20-26 with a full line-up at the grandstand and much to do for the whole family. The fair will offer attractions daily, including Chase’s Racing and Swimming Pigs, the baby animal tent, Pure Pro Wrestling, the Mid American Shows Spectacular Midway, […]

Genisys Credit Union opens mortgage office

AUBURN HILLS — Genisys Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Genisys Credit Union Mortgage Office located at 2011 Executive Hills Boulevard. The building was acquired in 2018 and is across the street from the Genisys Headquarters. The new facility provides plenty of space for the growing Genisys Mortgage Operations Team and will also be used for […]

Bear Blast at MCC – A week-long Enrollment Fair

FLINT — To help current and future students get ready for the Fall Semester, Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting the Bear Blast – Enrollment Fair, beginning Aug. 11 and continuing for the week of Aug. 13-17. MCC is looking for students who are ready for more and ready to complete the necessary steps toward enrollment. Bear Blast kicks off […]