2019-07-04 E-Edition

Motorcycle enthusiasts and food trucks make for strong Bike Night

FLINT TWP. — A lot of people may have looked like characters who just walked out of a “Sons of Anarchy” episode, but the atmosphere at Vehicle City Harley- Davidson Bike Night was a G-rated version of the fictional town of Charming. Club members, motorcycle enthusiasts and families all gathered June 28 in the Vehicle City parking lot for a […]

Two teens charged in CAHS shooting

FLINT TWP. — Four juvenile males have been charged in the shooting of a 15-year-old boy on June 21 at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint Township. The Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges against the boys whose ages range from 14 to 16. They are charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Eithan Williams was shot in the chest during a […]

Hearing for former priest postponed until August

FLINT — A hearing for a former Burton priest accused of sexually assaulting a young boy at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church has been postponed until early August. Vincent DeLorenzo, 80, was arraigned last week in Genesee County District Court and was scheduled for a probable cause conference on June 27. The conference was postponed to allow time for additional discovery. […]

Three charged with running illegal gambling operation

FLINT TWP. — Three people have been charged by the Michigan Attorney General’s office with running an illegal slot machine gambling operation at Spin City on Miller Road in Flint Township. Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges against two Flint women and a Wilmington, N.C., man related to the operation of 30 slot machines at the internet gambling facility. […]

In brief

Space Art Workshop FLINT TWP. — Create beautiful, spacethemed artwork while learning about the night sky. Build a comet, use liquid watercolor to paint a starry scene, and learn about eclipses while making a chalk project. (Ages 4-12). At the Genesee Valley Center, July 31 at 5 p.m. — G.G. Bike Night at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson FLINT TWP. — The […]

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan’s Summer Feeding Program providing free meals

More than 60 sites in four counties set up for kids to find free meals this summer

FLINT — For many students and families, the end of the school year also means the end of access to low-cost or free meals through schools’ free and reduced lunch programs. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan’s Summer Feeding Program exists to fill that gap. The Summer Feeding Program provides free meals to kids at sites in Genesee, Gladwin, Lapeer, […]

In brief

Chamber to host 25 professional development opportunities FLINT — In support of the region’s workforce, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host 25 professional development opportunities during the second half of the year. The new workshops, which kick off in early July, will cover a variety of topics including communications, financial planning, grant writing, leadership development, marketing and […]

Ascension Genesys Foundation hosts 27th Annual Charity Golf Classic

GRAND BLANC — The 27th Annual Ascension Genesys Foundation Charity Golf Classic is set for July 15 at the legendary links of Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The Golf Classic will be a one-day fundraising golf event that includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, course contests and raffles, lunch, refreshments on the course, prizes for top division […]

Humane Society to hold golf outing August 3

BURTON — It’s time once again for the Humane Society of Genesee County’s Annual Golf Outing. Now in its fourth year, this 4-person scramble provides a fun and festive atmosphere for golfers of all skill levels. The Fourth Annual HSGC Golf Outing is scheduled Aug. 3 at Swartz Creek Golf Course, rain or shine. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with […]