2021-04-01

Bunny Trail scavenger hunt draws prize seekers in Flint Township



FLINT TWP. — In the week leading up to Easter, many area kids embarked on the first-ever Bunny Trail scavenger hunt in search of cool prizes. The Bunny Trail, presented by Discover Flint Township and the Flint Township Economic Development Corporation (EDC), took place from March 19 to 26. All week long, kids and their families had the chance to […]

State trooper struck while on traffic stop in Mundy Township

MUNDY TWP. — A trooper assigned to state police Third District IMPACT Team was injured in a traffic crash last week in Mundy Township. Around 11 p.m. Friday, March, 26, the trooper was completing a traffic stop on Fenton Road near Lincoln Street when a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado struck the rear of the patrol car, pushing the car forward into […]

Eggstravaganza!

In lieu of its traditional egg hunt, Swartz Creek United Methodist Church held a drive-thru Easter Eggstravaganza on March 27. Volunteers with the church passed out Easter eggs, jellybeans, gift bags, balloons and other goodies to families who drove in last Saturday afternoon and awarded special prize baskets to bingo card contest winners. Swartz Creek United Methodist Church typically holds […]

GISD superintendent announces retirement

Tunnicliff named district’s next leader

FLINT — At its regular meeting March 23, the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) Board of Education accepted the Notice of Retirement of Superintendent, Dr. Lisa A. Hagel, effective June 30. Subsequently, the GISD Board of Education extended an Offer of Contract to name Dr. Steven W. Tunnicliff as the seventh Superintendent of the GISD, effective July 1. Both actions […]

FEA Teacher of the Month: Lindsay Smith

FLUSHING — The Flushing Education Association (FEA) has selected Lindsay Smith as its Teacher of the Month for April. Smith teaches special education at Flushing High School, as well as a study skills class. She is also currently a teacher consultant for students with disabilities at the high school level. Smith has been with the district for 10 years. Below […]

GISD announces 2021 spelling bee winners

FLINT — The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) has announced the participants and winners of the 2021 Countywide Spelling Bee. COVID-19 presented some challenges this year, however leaders decided to move forward with the Spelling Bee this month including the schools that were in session. This year, 87 students from schools across Genesee County put their spelling skills to the […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO April 7, 2011 Davison residents, officials and businesses all have something else to be proud about — they have best drinking water in the state. Davison recently earned the distinction from the Michigan Rural Water Association of being voted the best water in the state of Michigan. City Clerk Andrea Schroeder said the city earned the distinction […]

County Commissioners discuss spending options for federal stimulus money



GENESEE COUNTY — Following economic trials posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Genesee County government will be getting much-needed relief to aid county departments and recoup lost revenue. At its March 24 meeting, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners discussed options for spending federal stimulus money over the next few years. Genesee County government will get around $79 million from the […]

MCC Summer & Fall registration opens April 1

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) Summer and Fall semester registration will open on April 1. Classes will be offered in a variety of formats, including online, hybrid and in-person. “Now is the time to take college classes,” said Jason Wilson, Vice President for Student Academic Success. “MCC has programs and flexible scheduling for just about anyone looking to improve […]

County board supports resolution to extend commissioner term years



GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Board of Commissioners has given its support to a resolution that seeks to extend county commissioner terms from two years to four years throughout the state. On March 24, the board cast its support for State Senate Bills 242 and 245, which seeks to change Michigan’s current law providing for two-year terms for commissioners […]