The 2021 Virtual Bastille Day Race will be held July 10-17

Event will benefit Genesee County Habitat for Humanity

FLINT — Genesee County Habitat for Humanity announces the 19th Annual Bastille Day Race, presented by The State Bank. The 15k run/ 5k run and walk race will be held virtually this year. Participants can run or walk any time they choose from July 10-17, from any location…on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or […]

UM-Flint regents freeze undergraduate tuition and extend Go Blue guarantee

FLINT — Undergraduate students at the University of Michigan-Flint will not see a tuition increase during the coming academic year – and some will pay no tuition at all – as the university reaffirms its ongoing commitment to affordability and access for all students. The Board of Regents approved the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget June 17. The UM-Flint general fund […]

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church to Celebrate

Pride Month with “Pride Sunday” Worship Service on June 27

GRAND BLANC — St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Grand Blanc is celebrating Pride Month with its first-ever Pride Sunday worship service to welcome members of the LGBTQ+ community and let them know where they can find a church home. Pride Sunday worship is set for June 27 at 10 a.m. The service will be followed by a reception, which includes […]

GBHS salutes 2021 top 10 seniors

GRAND BLANC — The following Grand Blanc High School graduates earned the distinction of being the Top 10, having achieved the highest grade point averages of the Class of 2021. Shriya Yarlagadda is the valedictorian. She is the daughter of Sreekanth and Himabindu Yarlagadda. Yarlagadda graduated with a grade point average of 4.52. She plans to attend Harvard University to […]

Martin named to Natural Resources committee

DAVISON — State Rep. David Martin, of Davison, has been appointed to the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee by Speaker Jason Wentworth. The committee receives policy issues related to the use and management of Michigan’s natural resources and environmental stewardship. This includes, but is not limited to, hunting and fishing, wetlands, trails, recycling, hazardous waste, forest management, dredging, […]

Extreme heat can cause heat related illness

Emergency department physician emphasizes precautions

GRAND BLANC — Summer weather is upon us with higher temperatures and increased humidity. According to the CDC, every year, more than 600 people in the U.S. die of heat-related illness and many others experience hospitalization. It’s crucial that people take precautions against prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures that can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat […]