2018-12-13

Spruced up for the holidays!

The business district along Linden and Corunna roads in Flint Township is all decked out for Christmas. In addition to new Christmas decorations hung from utility poles along Linden Road, there is also the Christmas tree light display at the HAP building at the corner of Linden and Corunna roads.

MCC recipient of grants for military education

FLINT — The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced it has awarded Military Credit Equivalency (MCE) Grant funds to seven Michigan institutions of higher learning. Mott Community College, (MCC) is one of the seven. The new grant program was created to support colleges and universities in their efforts to develop college transfer credit equivalencies for the education and training that veterans […]

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Gleason blasts proposed changes to campaign finance laws



LANSING — The Michigan State Senate has approved legislation that would shift oversight of campaign finance laws away from the Secretary of State’s office to a newly-formed bipartisan commission. Last Thursday, the Republican-led legislature voted 25-11 in favor of Senate bills 1248-52, which were proposed by State Sen. Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc). The legislation would create a “Fair Political Practices […]

Flint Repertory Theatre presents the international classic The Little Prince

FLINT — Flint Repertory Theatre presents “THE LITTLE PRINCE,” Adapted by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Performances begin Dec. 14 and run through Dec. 23. Tickets are now on sale. In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, who hails from a small, faraway asteroid. Their […]

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Board votes to sell Mill Road property



FLINT TWP. — Sealed bids are being sought for property located at 2105 Mill Rd. following board action, Dec. 3, to place the tax-reverted property for sale. The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to seek sealed bids, with the starting price at $48,800. The site is the location of the now closed Thompson Creek Turkey Farm. Supervisor Karyn […]

In brief

Holiday movie series FLINT — The Capitol Theatre and The Whiting will host a series of holiday movies shown from 7:30–9:30 p.m. at the theater, 140 E. 2nd Street. The next movie is: Elf: Dec. 14; It’s A Wonderful Life: Dec 20, 7:30 p.m. Buy online, in person, or call 810-237-7333. Tickets are $5 for Adults and children are FREE […]

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Board recognizes Eagle Scout for achievement



FLINT TWP. — For his Eagle Scout project, Joshua Orrison built an area at a local charter school where students could await parent pickup, while enjoying their favorite books. Orrison, 16, a sophomore at Carman-Ainsworth High School, was recognized by the Flint Township Board of Trustees, Dec. 3, for his accomplishment. Supervisor Karyn Miller said Joshua’s Eagle Scout project was […]