GBHS student to compete for Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen

GRAND BLANC — Rylie Dewley, a Grand Blanc High School sophomore, recently earned the chance to compete for the Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen by being crowned Miss Washtenaw County’s Outstanding Teen. She will go on to compete in June for the title of Miss MI Outstanding Teen, a competition which features different phases such as a panel interview, fitness, talent, […]

Police Blotter

Suspect facing multiple charges after pursuit CLAYTON TWP. — A police pursuit ended with the arrest of a 39-year-old Clayton Township man Saturday, April 4. Clayton Township police received information that police in the City of Flushing and Mt. Morris Township were seeking assistance in locating a suspect in two larceny complaints that had occurred earlier that day, according to […]

Couple launches cooking themed social media page

FLINT — As millions shelter-in-place across the country, a Flint-based Facebook page is bringing people together with a tasty message of positivity. “Crap I Cooked in Quarantine,” a social by local couple Tom Yeager and Samantha Waite, gives people the chance to share photos of delicious meals they’ve cooked and prepared while staying at home. Since launching two weeks ago, […]

Gov. Whitmer cancels in-person classes for the rest of the school year

FLUSHING/FLINT TWP. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has suspended face-to-face learning for Genesee County students, closing all K-12 buildings across the state for the rest of the school year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Last Thursday, Whitmer signed an executive order to close all schools unless restrictions are lifted and is setting guidelines for remote learning for students at […]

Flushing Police adapt procedures to promote social distancing

FLUSHING — With COVID-19 continuing to ravage the state, police departments have taken steps to protect officers from being exposed to the virus. Locally, the Flushing City Police Department has closed its building to the public and is advising its officers to use social distancing techniques when interacting with residents. While the department is still responding to crimes in progress […]

A community rising to the challenge of COVID-19

The global COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything our community has experienced since, perhaps, World War II. The scale of the economic and social upheaval is far and wide, and more than a little unnerving for us all. Many families are struggling during this time. But in the same way our parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents rose to meet the challenges […]

Local veteran encourages passing of 2A resolution

I do not understand why Pegge Adams, who lost her re-election bid, continues to throw political punches at her successor, Commissioner David W. Martin…especially during a virus pandemic! The sour grape former Commissioner (Adams) wrote an opinion piece about how: “the right to bear arms is not God given.” Are you kidding me? As a United States Veteran (who has […]

Candidate for Mundy Township board urges vote Aug. 4

Healthcare professionals, first responders, teachers and the people who make our everyday life convenient have found themselves serving in a critical role during what is now a national public health crisis that will define a generation. As a 20-year-old F-16 Crew Chief in the US Air Force, Sept. 11, 2001 defined my generation. We stood ready to take the fight […]

Opinion piece was filled with hypocrisy

I found the hypocrisy of your recent article in this week’s edition of ” The Grand Blanc View” utterly hilarious! You titled it “Stop Politicizing the Pandemic” then you proceeded to politicize it by expressing your distain for the President of the United States! You conveniently only referenced things that Republicans have said/done. If you really wanted to have the […]

Jameson column right on point

I wholeheartedly agree with Jalene Jameson’s April 2, 2020, “The View from Here” titled “Stop Politicizing the Pandemic” Our President is substituting his egotistical need for attention at the expense of lives in our nation. He needs to step aside with his need for attention and let the medical experts guide our nation through this medical pandemic. Placing the lives […]