Flint Township celebrates 35th Annual National Night Out

FLINT TWP. — Since the early 2000s, the Flint Township Police Department has invited the public to join it every August for National Night Out. Last Wednesday, hundreds of residents flocked to the FTPD post on 5200 Norko Dr. in Flint to mingle with law enforcement and partake in this year’s festivities, which included police dog demonstrations, a dunk tank […]

Ally Challenge announces early commits

GRAND BLANC – The Ally Challenge Tournament officials announced Aug. 9 that World Golf Hall of Fame member and four-time Charles Schwab Cup Champion Bernhard Langer has committed to play in the inaugural The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, scheduled for September 10 – 16 at historic Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club. The tournament has also received commitments from […]

Genesee County Student Theatre Showcase Production

FLINT TWP. — “You’re gonna have trouble with a capital T,” if you don’t attend the Genesee County Student Theatre Showcase (GCSTS) production of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man. Production dates are Aug. 16-18, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Carman Ainsworth High School Auditorium, 1300 N. Linden Rd. All seats are reserved and tickets can be purchased online at www.showtix4u.com. […]

Firebirds’ Oulahen coaches his way to gold

EDMONTON – Ryan Oulahen, current head coach of the Flint Firebirds, secured a gold medal during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup this past Saturday. Oulahen was an assistant for Team Canada during the prestigious tournament, which took place from Aug. 6-11 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The gold medal game was determined by a 6-2 victory for Canada over Team Sweden, […]

Cruising to the A

A procession of classic cars roared into downtown Flushing last Friday for a Back to the Bricks Tune-Up Party at the Flushing A. Vehicles filled the parking lots and fields around the restaurant, drawing hundreds of spectators and car enthusiasts. Back to the Bricks in downtown Flint is Aug. 14 to 18. — B.G.

C-A grad Holmes signs with Seattle Seahawks

SEATTLE – Gerald Holmes, an undrafted free agent rookie realized his childhood dream of becoming an NFL player when he signed with the Seattle Seahawks last Wednesday after we had gone to press. Holmes, 23, a graduate of Carman-Ainsworth and Michigan State, is a 6-foot-1, 231 pound running back who played in 11 games for the Spartans last season, racking […]

County commission proclaims Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Day

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation to the family of Bill Wilson to honor his memory by declaring Sept. 10, as Genesee County Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Day. Wilson took his own life in June of this year. To help others that may be struggling with thoughts of suicide, the Wilson family decided […]

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 […]

Genesee County supports arts with passage of millage

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters approved the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage on the Aug. 7 ballot. Passage of the millage means county residents will enjoy enhanced access, program expansion and organization sustainability among area arts and cultural organizations. “The approval of this millage allows all Genesee County residents, from children to seniors, to visit and participate in […]

Bruett, Swett named FJGA champions

SWARTZ CREEK – The final day of the Flint Junior Golf Association’s (FJGA) match play tournament at Swartz Creek Golf Course wrapped up last Wednesday, as Grand Blanc’s Nick Bruett and Goodrich’s Morgan Swett came out on top of their respective divisions to win the championship flights of the Jack Nicklaus group. The tournament marked the end of the FJGA’s […]