2021-06-17

2021-06-17 E-Edition

Mundy Miracle Commons enters first phase of completion



MUNDY TWP. — Mundy Township’s vision for a barrier free outdoor destination has moved one step closer to completion with the official unveiling of a new walking trail. Township officials, along with Miracle League of Greater Flint organizers, held a ribbon cutting on June 10 for the Mundy Miracle Commons Recreation Area, which is located off Hill Road between Van […]

Hurley honored as “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2021”

FLINT — Newsweek Magazine has named Hurley Medical Center as one of the top Smart Hospitals in the world and the #1 Smart Hospital in Michigan. Newsweek is recognizing the top 250 institutions around the world, ranking Hurley as #111 for demonstrating leadership in the use of smart technologies, including AI (artificial intelligence), telemedicine, robotic surgery, digital imaging, smart buildings […]

GB Chamber Fun Fest has record-breaking attendance

GRAND BLANC — This past weekend, the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce hosted the 13th annual Family Fun Fest at Grand Blanc High School. The Family Fun Fest enjoyed record breaking attendance as thousands gathered for the biggest Grand Blanc community gathering in more than a year. The Family Fun Fest was canceled in 2020 due to COVID- 19, and […]

Equity project draws backlash in Grand Blanc school district



GRAND BLANC — School officials say they’re simply trying to understand the unique needs of individual students through the equity project, but some in the community say there’s something more sinister in the initiative. “I asked myself, ‘Why has Grand Blanc schools adopted Marxist and clearly racist ideals?’” said parent Renee Ray. The public outcry comes after the district’s Equity […]

Grand Blanc Community Fund awards $23K in grants

GRAND BLANC — Grant awards supporting library improvements, basic needs for families experiencing homelessness, and the socialemotional and educational needs of youth were recently advised by members of the Grand Blanc Community Fund Advisory Committee. This dedicated group of volunteers approved $23,000 in grants from the community’s only permanent endowment. The grants include: • McFarlen Library air conditioning, $10,000 to […]

Registration open for Camp Safety

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Police Department will host Camp Safety on July 26 and 27, at Bicentennial Park. The morning session is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon; the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The camp is free to children in third through fifth grade. Campers will learn about safety, have fun and meet […]

Year-long grudge leads to assault at fair

GRAND BLANC — Police say retaliation for an assault that occurred one year ago likely prompted a fight at the Grand Blanc Fun Fest. A security guard on the grounds flagged down police around 7 p.m. on Friday, June 11, in reference to two juvenile males who had been assaulted by a group of other juvenile males, according to Grand […]

Road construction to begin

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission will begin reconstruction of roads within Grandville Estates subdivision in Grand Blanc Township on Monday, June 21. Local traffic only will be allowed through the work zone. The anticipated project completion date is July 31. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to proceed with caution. — L.R.

Happy 70th Anniversary

The Davison Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated 70 years of service to the community State Rep. David Martin (R-Davison) presented the Chamber and Executive Director LaDawn Hastings (shown here with Martin) with a legislative tribute to commemorate this impressive milestone.