2020-11-19

Dealership makes donation to help Outreach East during the holidays



DAVISON — Todd Wenzel wanted to do something for the community which has been supportive of his Buick GMC dealership over the years, so he made a generous contribution to Outreach East just in time for the holidays. Drew Smith, general manager of Todd Wenzel Buick GMC in Davison, said Wenzel wanted to show his appreciation for the community by […]

Township outlines plans for federal CDBG funds



DAVISON TWP. — The township will submit four possible projects to Genesee County for use of its 2022-24 Community Development Block Grant funds, in the sum of $159,430. The board approved the projects at its Nov. 9 meeting. The projects include: Reconstruction and repaving of the Davison Senior Citizen Center parking lot, a dumpster enclosure at the senior center and […]

Remembering our veterans

The Flushing American Legion Post #283 observed Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with a ceremony at the Flushing Cemetery. Dignitaries honored the service and sacrifices of United States military veterans and placed wreaths at a memorial dedicated to the Ransom Post No. 89 GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) and the Women’s Relief Corps No. 119. There was also a […]

Clerk says unofficial election results may not be accurate

One precinct miscounted by accident, recount to reflect in final results


FLUSHING TWP. — Clerk Wendy Meinburg told the Board of Trustees Nov. 12 the accidental miscounting of a precinct in the township during the general election was human error and that no one should consider results final until the Genesee County Board of Canvassers certifies the numbers. Trustee Jenifer Almassy asked Meinburg at the Nov. 12 meeting why the township […]

Flushing Candlewalk to light up the holidays on Dec. 3-4



FLUSHING — In a year when many community events have been cancelled, the Flushing Candlewalk will be shining bright this December to usher in the holiday season. The Candlewalk, an annual Christmas celebration hosted by the Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Dec. 3 and 4 in downtown Flushing from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night. […]

FHS returns to virtual format following COVID-19 uptick



FLUSHING — Flushing High School has returned to a virtual format following an uptick in COVID-19 cases and recent orders from the state health department. As part of its new emergency order, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has directed school districts across the state to suspend in-person learning for high schools and resume online classes for […]

Stretch of I-69 renamed to honor Bataan veterans

Sign unveiled at Burton Veterans Day ceremony


BURTON — A portion of Interstate 69, between Center and Belsay roads in the city of Burton, has been renamed the “Bataan and Corregidor Veterans Memorial Highway.” Officials unveiled the sign at the Burton Veterans Day ceremony at the city’s Veterans Memorial and family of a Burton survivor of the infamous Bataan Death March in April of 1942 were on […]

Truck fire at Centennial Farms in Burton

At about 1 p.m. Nov. 10 the Burton Fire Department was called to the entrance of Centennial Farms off Court Street for a fully involved truck fire. The truck was a total loss. No injuries were reported.

Carman-Ainsworth returns to remote learning for all students



FLINT TWP. — A rise in COVID-19 cases has prompted Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools to reimplement remote instruction for all students. Effective on Monday, all K-5 students in the Carman- Ainsworth school district returned to a virtual class format after learning in a hybrid format for the past month. The move came one day after the Michigan Department of Health and […]

Flint Township recognizes Trustee Kasle for years of service



FLINT TWP. — Longtime Trustee Frank Kasle has been honored for his service to the Flint Township community. Kasle, who was elected to the Flint Township Board of Trustees in 2007, attended his final township board meeting on Monday. In recognition of Kasle’s tenure, the Board of Trustees presented him with an honorary proclamation and a commemorative clock. “I want […]