2019-10-31

2019-10-31 E-Edition

Tricks and treats!


The Genesee Valley Center, Flint Township and Genesee County 9-1-1 held its annual Trunk-or-Treat at the mall Oct. 26. Law enforcement and first responders from across Genesee County turned out for the event to hand out candy to little ones. For more photos see page 5.

Trash a hot topic at township board meetings




FLINT TWP. — Trash has been a continuing topic of discussion at the last few meetings of the Flint Township Board of Trustees. Residents have come to the podium during public comment time at the last three meetings to complain about neighbors creating an unsightly mess by not following township rules regarding trash pickup and recycling. The trash talk started […]

Man killed in single-vehicle crash



FLINT TWP. — One man was killed, and a woman was critically injured early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Flint Township. Flint Township Police were called at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday to the westbound Interstate 69 ramp to southbound Interstate 75. According to police, Douglas Stull, 31, of Brighton was driving a Chevy Equinox going west on I-69 when […]

Carman-Ainsworth High School Marching Band returns to State Championship



FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth High School Blue Brigade Marching Band has qualified for the Michigan Competing Band Association State Championship on Nov. 2 at Ford Field in Detroit. The Blue Brigade has appeared in four MCBA State Championship competitions, last competing in 2014. “Returning to the Championship is a testament of the hard work and dedication these young […]

Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell announces his retirement



GENESEE COUNTY — Longtime Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell has announced that he will be retiring at the beginning of next year. Pickell, who was appointed Genesee County Sheriff in 1999, will be stepping down after more than 50 years in law enforcement. He made his decision public at a press conference held last Wednesday, saying that he wanted to […]

In brief

Holiday lights fundraiser FLUSHING — Flushing City Parks and Recreation is accepting donations for its Holiday Lights Trail Walk along the Riverview Trail, which will be held during the Flushing Candlewalk on Dec. 5 and 6. Items to donate include working Christmas lights, inflatables, extension cords etc. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours at Starline Kitchen and […]

MCC trustee elected to National Board of Directors

FLINT— Mott Community College Trustee Art Reyes has been elected to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors. Reyes, who also serves as Secretary to the MCC Board, was elected as a member-at-large during the ACCT National Leadership Congress held in San Francisco on Oct. 16-19. “This is a great opportunity for MCC and for Flint and […]

Treats and tricks at Crossroads Village

GENESEE COUNTY — Today at Crossroads Village visitors will find treats and tricks, cider and doughnuts, little monsters and big fun for the whole family at their annual Halloween Ghosts & Goodies event. From the enchanted forest and the family-friendly musical comedy at the Colwell Opera House to the straw maze and 20 treat stops throughout the Village, it’s sure […]

Halloween heroes

Trunk & Treats was held at the Genesee Valley Center on Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There was trick or treating in the mall while the Trunk or Treat was held in the Outdoor Village, between Bar Louie and Barnes & Noble), and in the parking. Law enforcement agencies and first responders from all over Genesee County were there, […]


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