2018-10-25

MCC art student Emily Borst’s work part of juried exhibit in Chicago



FLINT — Emily Borst’s sculpture “Homeward Bound” is part of the Language of the Voiceless exhibition that opened Sept. 28 at the Womanmade Gallery in Chicago. Her sculpture of a whale, created from garbage and grocery bags is filled with trash that is commonly found inside whale and other sea life stomachs, was one of 44 artworks chosen from more […]

In brief



Guns N’ Hoses Dodgeball GRAND BLANC — A benefit for and hosted by the Weiss Child Advocacy Center will be held Oct. 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Grand Blanc High School, 12500 Holly Road. You don’t want to miss a chance to see this popular Police vs. Firefighters & EMT Charity Dodgeball Tournament! First responders from all over Genesee County […]

GDL names Tackabury new Digital Services Librarian



FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Ryan Tackabury as the new Digital Services Librarian. Prior to this position Tackabury worked as a page, then a Library Assistant, for GDL. Digital Services Librarian is a new position for Genesee District Library and fulfills a goal of the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan laid out by Library Director David Conklin. The […]

Braden “Buddy” Miller of Flushing passes away from brain cancer




FLUSHING — Braden “Buddy” Miller has died after fighting a long and courageous battle with a rare form of brain cancer. According to a social media post from Buddy’s family, the nine-year-old Flushing boy passed away early Friday morning. He had been in hospice care for several days. In January 2017, Buddy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called […]

Annual pig roast



The Flint Township Senior Citizen Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., held its annual pig roast, Oct. 20. There was a pulled pork dinner with fixings and desserts. There was also live entertainment and a silent auction was held.

New Century Chorale plans holiday concerts



GRAND BLANC — New Century Chorale is preparing for its Yuletide Festival concerts. The first concert will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw Rd. and Sunday Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton. This family favorite provides a great musical mix of the […]

Township seeing boon in new businesses, expansions




FLINT TWP. — The Township is enjoying a period of economic development which brought new commercial investment to the sum of $4.89 million in 2017. Tracey Tucker, Economic Development Enhancement director for Flint Township, recently told the West Flint Business Association the township’s total value of additions and alterations by commercial investors was more than $7.862 million. “This is a […]

Veterans Honor Run honors veterans in new ways




BURTON — Over $20,000 has been raised for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) through the Veterans Honor Run since it started, according to Jim Craig, race director. Hurley Medical Center has been a major contributor. “Our goal is to put on a quality event Nov. 3 and show the city in a good light,” Craig said. This year’s first 250 […]

Little Monsters Halloween Bash coming to GVC




FLINT TWP. — It promises to be a day of frights, fun and trick of treating at the Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event is the combined efforts of Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. The Genesee County 911 will hold a […]

Cavs fall to Powers in final football game




FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team saw its season come to a close in a 31-7 loss to Flint Powers Catholic at home last Friday. Powers struck first with a two-yard scamper to go ahead 7-0 and never looked back for the remainder of the game. The Cavs responded with a 39-yard touchdown run from Chris Coleman with […]