2019-03-21

Dog Park

Lucy takes an afternoon stroll in the rain last week at Elms Park nearby in Swartz Creek. Her owner, Sean, keeps her on a leash for safety. Later this year, however, Lucy and other dogs will be able to romp untethered in a fenced area built just for them. Local brothers Eric and Ryan Melen have been raising money for […]

Master Gardener Garden Tour is June 23

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County’s largest Garden Tour is just around the corner! Please join the Master Gardener Association in touring eight gardens demonstrating a passion for gardening on Genesee County’s Northeast side from Davison to Otisville, June 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The ticket and directional arrows will help guide guests on this self-guided tour. Guests will see a variety […]

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Board approves purchase of electronic fingerprint system



FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will purchase a new electronic fingerprint Live Scan system with a $15,495 grant from the National Criminal History Improvement Project. The Flint Township Board of Trustees accepted the grant and approved the purchase Monday. Chief of Police Kevin Salter said the Live Scan system is used by law enforcement agencies throughout the […]

United Way provides assistance after tornado

FLINT — United Way of Genesee County, serving Genesee and Shiawassee Counties, will be providing a $20,000 emergency assistance grant to the American Red Cross of Mid-Michigan and East Central Bay Chapters. The grant will allow the American Red Cross to assist with basic needs for those affected by the recent severe weather. Individuals affected by the recent tornado should […]

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2019-03-21 E-Edition

Police officer hired, another retires

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees hired one police officer and accepted the resignation of another on Monday. Ryan Turvey was hired effective March 25 at a rate of $23.43 per hour. Because Truvey served as a police officer for the City of Flint for 10 years, Chief of Police Kevin Salter recommended his starting pay be […]

In brief

GHP essay & scholarship contests GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) is accepting entries for its fourth Annual Health Heritage Essay Contest, open to all students in Genesee County in grades 6-12 on the subject of family medical/oral health history with a focus on oral health and the power of a healthy smile. Essays can be submitted by Friday, […]