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Woodwinds, harp concert Nov. 14
Total Views: 20 By G. Donald Kaye - Oct 30, 2014
The Flint Symphony Orchestra woodwinds with harp will give a concert at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St., from 5 to 5:45 p.m....
Carpenter Road Elementary School students get Apple grant
Total Views: 101 By Lisa Ermak - Oct 30, 2014
Carpenter Road Elementary School Principal Eddie Thomas can’t stop smiling. This week, staff, teachers and students at Carpenter Road Elementary...
Construction crews reminded to be careful when working near electric lines
Total Views: 54 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 30, 2014
As Michigan contractors and excavators work to finish projects before the busy construction season ends, Consumers Energy is reminding crews to...
Projects tries to improve habitat, health of deer
Total Views: 37 By Ed Golder - Oct 30, 2014
When hunting license fees went up in 2014 for the first time in 17 years, hunters were told that a good part of the increased revenue would be...
Michigan offers plates that recognize military service
Total Views: 27 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 30, 2014
In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds veterans that Michigan offers more than two dozen veteran license...
Donations needed at water relief site
Total Views: 35 By Robert Mabbitt - Oct 29, 2014
Flint’s Democracy Defense League has established an emergency water relief center at Mission of Hope, 4618 Roberts St. Donations of cases of water...
Some secretary of state offices open Nov. 4
Total Views: 38 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 29, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that SUPER!Centers as well as select PLUS and traditional offices will remain open Nov. 4,...
Renew plates, licenses before traveling
Total Views: 39 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 29, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 29 reminded residents heading to sunnier localities this winter to renew their driver’s licenses and plates...
Grand Rapids Symphony performs Singin’ in the Rain Nov. 14-16
Total Views: 32 By Samara Napolitan - Oct 29, 2014
The mere mention of Singin’ in the Rain brings a smile to the face of every film buff. Now, one of the most beloved and familiar musical theater...
Sloan offers exhibit, Collecting Flint from A to Z
Total Views: 44 By Cathy Gentry - Oct 29, 2014
Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., has a lot of artifacts — nearly 400,000 of them. You name it, Sloan probably has one. A large, eclectic...
MCC President Beverly Walker-Griffea to lead AAWCC
Total Views: 29 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 29, 2014
Mott Community College President Beverly Walker-Griffea has been elected president-elect for the national chapter of the American Association for...
November is Diabetes Month
Total Views: 42 By Lindsay White - Oct 29, 2014
More than 29 million Americans, or about 9 percent of the U.S. population, have diabetes. It is estimated that one in every four people with...
FGCC to recognize business achievements Nov. 6
Total Views: 33 By Regina Strong - Oct 29, 2014
Business leadership, superior customer service and outstanding hospitality will be on display as the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC)...
Taxes for entrepreneurs program Nov. 5
Total Views: 39 By Sherry Hayden - Oct 28, 2014
Tax Fundamentals for Entrepreneurs will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the UM-Flint Innovation Incubator, Northbank Center, Room 207....
Chevrolet Volt to feature Voltec propulsion system
Total Views: 48 By Tom Wickham  - Oct 28, 2014
When the next-generation Chevrolet Volt debuts at the North American International Auto Show in January, it will feature an all-new Voltec...
Grants offered to fight invasive species
Total Views: 142 By Tammy Newcomb - Oct 28, 2014
A handbook has been released outlining the scope and guidelines for the new Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program, made possible through funding...
Nine award-winning students exhibit Nov. 3-18
Total Views: 44 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 28, 2014
The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center, 1401 E. Court St., will present works by nine Art...
Remember Veterans Day
Total Views: 63 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 28, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that, in honor of Veterans Day, all secretary of state offices and the Office of the Great Seal...
40 children to get free hand-foot therapy tricycles
Total Views: 59 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 28, 2014
Everyday childhood pleasures like riding a bike can be complicated or simply out of reach for disabled children. Mott Community College (MCC)...
United Way dedicates new office
Total Views: 60 By Tom Wickham - Oct 27, 2014
The United Way of Genesee County Oct. 27 dedicated a new office made possible by a donation from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The agency,...
FGCC holds government contracting seminar Nov. 5
Total Views: 46 By Regina Strong - Oct 27, 2014
Want to grow your business? Then join the experts from the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)...
Asian carp DNA sampling on Kalamazoo River produces no positive results
Total Views: 1308 By Tammy Newcomb - Oct 27, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources Oct. 27 said that the latest round of Asian carp environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling on the lower Kalamazoo...
Jeff Daniels returns to Purple Rose for holiday concert series
Total Views: 50 By Katie Doral - Oct 27, 2014
The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC), 137 Park St., Chelsea, will present Jeff Daniels’ “Onstage and Unplugged” for a limited seven-show...
Registration for MCC winter term begins Nov. 1
Total Views: 46 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 27, 2014
Registration for the Mott Community College (MCC) winter term begins Nov. 1, both online and in person. Online registration begins at midnight. In...
Sample ballots, polling place information available online
Total Views: 79 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 27, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging eligible voters to cast their ballot in the Nov. 4 general election. “Our office was recently named...
One beauty contest you could win
Total Views: 51 By Suzanne Wiggins - Oct 27, 2014
Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB) seeks nominations for its 2014 Community Beautification Awards designed to recognize and honor all who have...
Sybyl Atwood Award nominees announced
Total Views: 86 By Julia Zaher - Oct 25, 2014
Eleven people have been nominated for Resource Genesee’s annual Sybyl Award honoring the life of Sybyl M. Atwood, who served for more than 40...
TeenQuest training program starts Nov. 3
Total Views: 74 By Misty Gower - Oct 25, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) is offering teens free training in business etiquette in the TeenQuest pre-employment and...
Official Halloween trick-or-treating to be held Oct. 31 in Flint
Total Views: 43 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 25, 2014
Flint’s official Halloween trick-or-treat activities will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. (Note: This report is provided as a service to...
Citizens’ radio patrol to begin operations Oct. 29
Total Views: 48 By Jason Lorenz  - Oct 25, 2014
The Flint Police Department’s new Citizens’ Radio Patrol (CRP) will begin operations involving citizen volunteers Oct. 29. The CRP will consist of...
Police seeking volunteers to help prevent arson
Total Views: 54 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 25, 2014
The Flint Police Department is seeking volunteers to help patrol the city’s neighborhoods beginning the evening of Oct. 30 and continuing through...
GISD awarded federal grant from Project AWARE
Total Views: 100 By Ashley Schoen - Oct 25, 2014
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced that Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), through...
Tuscola County farm recognized by MAEAP
Total Views: 69 By Heather Throne - Oct 25, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing...
Family fun with math to be held Nov. 6
Total Views: 64 By Mel Serow - Oct 23, 2014
The UM-Flint mathematics department is holding a Family Math Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 in the University Center Michigan Rooms. It’s an...
GISD to hold job expo Nov. 5
Total Views: 57 By Ashley Schoen - Oct 23, 2014
The Genesee Intermediate School District and members of the Genesee County public education community are holding a job expo from 10 a.m. to 6...
Diaper Bank gets largest single donation
Total Views: 61 By Phil Shaltz - Oct 23, 2014
It was more than they dreamed. After applying for a $10,000 grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan — and hoping for...
Stay on campus, go online with ExpressSOS.com
Total Views: 66 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 23, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 23 reminded college students to go online — not stand in line — to do business with her office at...
UM-Flint opens season with 'She Loves Me' Oct. 31-Nov. 9
Total Views: 80 By Mel Serow - Oct 23, 2014
“She Loves Me” will be presented by the UM-Flint theater department at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1, Nov 7 and Nov. 8 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 and Nov. 9...
Young bloggers invited to share stories about great outdoors
Total Views: 67 By Ray Rustem - Oct 23, 2014
A year after launching its blog, the Natural Resources Commission Youth Conservation Council is opening up that public platform —...
Fire safety house to visit Pierce, Brownell schools Oct. 24, 28
Total Views: 48 By Lisa Ermak  - Oct 23, 2014
Kindergarten students from Flint Community Schools will learn the basics of fire safety during an interactive presentation. The Flint Fire...
Ladies night at Crossroads Nov. 17
Total Views: 66 By Hilda McShane - Oct 22, 2014
Take part in Ladies Night Out from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 17 at Crossroads Village, 6140 Bray Rd. Come for your first look at the village all dressed...
UM-Flint’s Borrego appointed to Hurley board
Total Views: 81 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 22, 2014
Flint’s Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has named Dr. Susan E. Borrego, UM-Flint chancellor, to the Hurley board of managers. The governance,...
Genesys presents free talk on hip, knee pain
Total Views: 154 By Cindy Ficorelli - Oct 22, 2014
Genesys Orthopedic Services will present a free talk on hip and knee pain from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Genesys Conference and Banquet Center on...
Starting business workshop Nov. 5
Total Views: 102 By Julie Filary - Oct 22, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held at Kettering University from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5. This workshop covers the...
Secretary Ruth Johnson honored for organ donor registry
Total Views: 113 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 22, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 22 was presented with the Michigan Donor Family Council’s 2014 Inspiration Award for her work promoting...
Serrano peppers may be contaminated with salmonella
Total Views: 79 By Jennifer Holton - Oct 22, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Oct. 22 issued a consumer advisory for serrano peppers supplied by Bailey...
Health documentary to be shown Oct. 23, 27
Total Views: 56 By Suzanne Cupal - Oct 22, 2014
California Newsreel will release an addendum to its Unnatural Causes documentary series that will air on the Public Broadcasting System in the...
Sierra Club launches tool to find electric vehicle 
Total Views: 164 By Mark Westlund - Oct 22, 2014
The Sierra Club Oct. 22 released a “pick-a-plug-in” web tool to help people figure out which electric cars (EVs), if any, are right for them....
FYT presents 'Harry the Dirty Dog' Nov. 7
Total Views: 59 By Morris Arvoy - Oct 22, 2014
‘Harry the Dirty Dog’ will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 by the Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St. Harry has everything a little white dog...
Ducks Unlimited license plate offered
Total Views: 85 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 21, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging motorists to purchase the new Ducks Unlimited fundraising plate, adding that the revenue generated...
I-69 International Trade Corridor gets award
Total Views: 280 By Regina Strong - Oct 21, 2014
The I-69 International Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC) recently received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development...
Wanda Sykes to perform Nov. 21
Total Views: 104 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 21, 2014
Wanda Sykes will be at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Tickets are priced from $29.50. Student rush tickets are available...
Youth waterfowl hunts set for Oct. 25-Nov. 14
Total Views: 75 By Holly Vaughn & Barb Avers - Oct 21, 2014
Young hunters can have a memorable experience in Michigan’s managed waterfowl hunt areas in October and November. Hunters can choose from several...
Group to hold holiday fundraiser through Dec. 6
Total Views: 66 By Kenya Vinson - Oct 21, 2014
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint is participating with Wojo’s Greenhouse of Ortonville to offer a winter holiday fundraiser. All proceeds...
Help available for children with torticollis 
Total Views: 72 By Jerome Adams - Oct 21, 2014
Torticollis is a clinical condition characterized by tightening of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle on one side of the neck, resulting in the...
Parents needed as driving coaches
Total Views: 4187 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Oct 21, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Oct. 20, in recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week, encouraged parents and guardians to take an active...
Michigan Animal Welfare Fund calls for grant proposals
Total Views: 283 By Bridget Patrick - Oct 21, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Oct. 20 announced the 2015 call for proposals through the Animal Welfare Grant....
Commission head committed to outdoors
Total Views: 146 By Ed Golder - Oct 21, 2014
Rowing against a stiff wind on a small Upper Peninsula pond, J.R. Richardson (James Robert, officially, Jimmy to his long-time friends) works to...
Michigan awarded $807,000 to help protect Western Lake Erie Basin
Total Views: 158 By Jennifer Holton - Oct 21, 2014
Protecting and preserving Michigan’s water resources is one of Gov. Rick Snyder’s top priorities and of critical importance to the state’s food...
Consumers offers lifesaving tips
Total Views: 75 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 21, 2014
As leaves change color and cooler fall temperatures signal the start-up of furnaces across Michigan, Consumers Energy urges residents to protect...
Panel discussions for reporters Nov. 10, Nov. 18
Total Views: 48 By Samantha Meinke - Oct 21, 2014
The State Bar of Michigan Law media committee and the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit, have collaborated to create Covering the...
Water system repaired
Total Views: 58 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 21, 2014
Flint’s water service center crews have replaced four of the five valves scheduled for replacement this past weekend and are currently working on...
Masquerade Ball to be at Kearsley Park Oct. 30
Total Views: 89 By Michael Kelly - Oct 17, 2014
A new option to celebrate Halloween is happening at Flint’s Historic Kearsley Park Pavilion from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 30 when the UM-Flint...
Protect yourself from carbon monoxide
Total Views: 73 By April Swartout - Oct 17, 2014
Hundreds of people die and thousands are injured from unsuspected exposure to an odorless, colorless gas — carbon monoxide (CO) every year....
FIA gets Welch Foundation grant
Total Views: 93 By Sarah Dunne - Oct 16, 2014
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) Art School, 1120 E. Kearsley St., was awarded a $15,000 grant from the James A. Welch Foundation to support the...
Water is issue with GM, but not residents
Total Views: 98 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 16, 2014
Flint is committed to ensuring that all Flint residents have safe, quality drinking water. That is why the city recently reached an agreement with...
Two Kawkawlin men ticketed for having too many ducks
Total Views: 161 By Ed Golder - Oct 16, 2014
Two Kawkawlin men, both 22, were ticketed Oct. 14 for being over the bag limit for redhead ducks, according to Michigan Department of Natural...
FYT holding auditions for Pinocchio Oct. 28
Total Views: 85 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 16, 2014
Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., will hold open auditions and technical interviews for “Pinocchio,” written by Carlo Collodi and adapted...
GM facilities become landfill-free
Total Views: 145 By Robert E. Wheeler - Oct 16, 2014
Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations...
FGCC urges support for city ballot proposals
Total Views: 116 By Regina Strong - Oct 16, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee (FGCCPPC) Oct. 15 recommended support of Flint proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot. The...
Baker College opens academic resource center
Total Views: 120 By Jennifer Middlin - Oct 15, 2014
Baker College of Flint has unveiled its new Academic Resource Center (ARC) for students and faculty. The 18,000-square-foot remodeling project was...
'Dancing Pros: Live' coming Nov. 9
Total Views: 93 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 15, 2014
The world’s finest dancers will battle it out live when Dancing Pros: Live comes to the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 — and the...
Students aren’t clowning around about anti-bullying
Total Views: 228 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 15, 2014
Students in the Mott Community College (MCC) honors program have taken an unorthodox approach to prevent bullying — they clown around, literally....
Mott Foundation awards $5 million in grants to Cultural Center
Total Views: 111 By Kathryn Thomas - Oct 14, 2014
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has granted more than $5 million in operating support to the Flint Cultural Center Corporation (FCCC), the...
FGCC endorses candidates, millages
Total Views: 113 By Regina Strong - Oct 14, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee (PPC) announced Oct. 14 the endorsement of three Flint Community Schools Board of...
Opinion: Optimism abounds
Total Views: 77 By Jamie Clover Adams - Oct 14, 2014
The following is a column by Jamie Clover Adams, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development director. Fall has clearly arrived....
October is breast cancer awareness month
Total Views: 79 By Toni L. LaRocco - Oct 14, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) reminds the public to have regular breast screenings and mammograms during October, Breast Cancer...
EKLC’s craft show to be held Nov. 8
Total Views: 73 By Ashley Schoen - Oct 14, 2014
Genesee Intermediate School District’s Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center (EKLC) will hold its 31st annual Arts and Crafts Show from 10 to 4 p.m. Nov....
95 percent of counties are bovine TB-free
Total Views: 110 By Bridget Patrick - Oct 14, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams Oct. 13 signed the Michigan Bovine TB zoning rule...
Consumers maximizing underground natural gas storage
Total Views: 113 By Vickie Walker - Oct 13, 2014
Homes and businesses served with natural gas from Consumers Energy saved about $295 million during last winter’s polar vortex due to the energy...
Antifreeze taken off market
Total Views: 91 By Craig VanBuren - Oct 11, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a “stop-use order” and a “stop-removal order” Oct. 10 for...
Time to bag leaves
Total Views: 86 By Suzanne Wiggins - Oct 11, 2014
Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB) is working with the city of Flint on the Bag It program to inform residents they are required to bag their...
FYT play celebrates Flint Farmers’ Market to Nov. 2
Total Views: 119 By Dionanda Burnash - Oct 11, 2014
9 X Nourished, the second production in FYT’s 2014-2015 Signature Series, will be performed by the Flint Youth Theatre at the new Flint Farmers’...
Woodside introduces monthly worship service
Total Views: 105 By Annie Oper - Oct 10, 2014
Woodside Church, 1509 E. Court St., has a new worship experience, Daybreak, at 6 p.m. the third Friday of each month focusing on a different theme...
Russell Orlando exhibit at MCC Oct. 13-Oct. 28
Total Views: 121 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 10, 2014
Mott Community College, 1401 E. Court St., will have an exhibition of work by Detroit area artist Russell Orlando, In and Out of Context, in the...
MCC trustees to meet Oct. 27
Total Views: 90 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 10, 2014
The Mott Community College trustees will hold a committee-of-the-whole meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the...
Flint Children’s Museum opens World of Sound exhibit
Total Views: 109 By Kimberly Roddy - Oct 09, 2014
The Flint Children’s Museum (FCM), 1602 University Ave., has opened A World of Sound, a music exhibit sponsored by the General Motors Foundation....
Consumers’ CARE program helps people stay warm this winter
Total Views: 195 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 09, 2014
Some 14,000 Michigan households could receive help from Consumers Energy to stay warm this winter through CARE, a program that lets them manage...
Video games art at FIA Oct. 25-Jan. 18
Total Views: 205 By Ashley Phifer & Tracee Glab - Oct 09, 2014
Creativity meets technology in the exhibition the Art of Video Games at the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley St., Oct. 25 through...
Silver carp DNA found in Kalamazoo River
Total Views: 3190 By Kelly Baerwaldt - Oct 08, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are collaborating to assess a recent positive...
Manage diabetes with physical activity
Total Views: 221 By Lindsay White - Oct 08, 2014
As cooler temperatures approach, it can sometimes be more challenging for people to get motivated to exercise outside. For people with diabetes...
Flint police get K-9 unit
Total Views: 144 By Jason Lorenz - Oct 08, 2014
The Flint Police Department’s newest member, Edo, a 4-year-old male German shepherd was imported from Poland and donated to the Flint Police...
Coats for Kids to be held through Nov. 16
Total Views: 124 By Joy Martinbianco - Oct 08, 2014
The Salvation Army, WJRT abc12, WIOG 102.5 FM, Holland Heating and Hurley Children’s Hospital are celebrating 28 years of Coats for Kids. In these...
Physical therapy to treat shin splints
Total Views: 375 By Jerome Adams - Oct 08, 2014
The shinbone, or the tibia, the front surface of the lower leg, is under constant stress and strain when we walk, jump and run. An overuse injury...
Bay City State Recreation Area gets greener
Total Views: 299 By Ed Golder - Oct 03, 2014
Bay City State Recreation Area has installed a new electric vehicle charging station in the park’s day-use area — the first charging station...
County Health Department investigating enterovirus D68
Total Views: 130 By Shurooq Hasan - Oct 03, 2014
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has received numerous reports involving an increase in severe respiratory illness in children 5...
MCC offers entrepreneurship certificate program
Total Views: 131 By Dawn Hibbard - Oct 03, 2014
Aspiring entrepreneurs can turn their great ideas into a viable businesses in 12 months with Mott Community College’s (MCC) Entrepreneurship...
Consumers helping train veterans for new careers
Total Views: 424 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 03, 2014
Consumers Energy provided a $2,500 grant through its foundation and played a role this week in helping U.S. military veterans become certified in...
Genesys Athletic Club offers weight loss program
Total Views: 372 By Cindy Ficorelli - Oct 03, 2014
Are you a couch potato interested in beginning a fitness and nutrition program, but are not sure how to start or where to go? FUSE 90 is designed...
GM Flint Assembly receives two quality awards
Total Views: 186 By Tom Wickham - Oct 02, 2014
General Motors’ Flint Assembly plant was honored Oct. 1 with the presentation of two quality awards from J.D. Power. The awards were based on...
GM plants recognized for Great Lakes stewardship
Total Views: 183 By Tom Wickham - Oct 02, 2014
Seven General Motors facilities were recognized by the state of Michigan Oct. 1 for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life...
Flint schools reports 6,571 students on count day
Total Views: 180 By Azian Ibrahim - Oct 02, 2014
Flint Community Schools announced Oct. 1 that it had enrolled 6,571 students on the count day and pledged to redouble its efforts to enroll more...
MCC, UM-Flint make it easier to transfer class credit
Total Views: 148 By Mel Serow - Oct 02, 2014
The UM-Flint and Mott Community College (MCC) have created an Early Childhood Articulation Agreement between the two schools. It was signed at a...
Crossroads Village celebrates Halloween
Total Views: 141 By Hilda McShane - Oct 02, 2014
Gather your little zombies, movie stars and superheroes and celebrate Halloween at Crossroads Village, 6140 Bray Rd., Oct. 4 and every weekend and...
Tips offered for safe bowhunting
Total Views: 149 By Ed Golder - Oct 02, 2014
Michigan’s bowhunting season opened Oct. 1 and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe bowhunting...
Consumers pipeline starts operations
Total Views: 383 By Vickie Walker - Oct 02, 2014
Consumers Energy is celebrating Oct. 1 with landowners, contractors and employees involved in the successful 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B...
Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir will perform Nov. 1
Total Views: 195 By Wendi Fournier  - Oct 02, 2014
The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir will perform at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. The choir, from Dakar, Senegal, is 19...
Black Violin performs at Whiting Oct. 30
Total Views: 133 By Wendi Fournier - Oct 01, 2014
Black Violin, classically trained violinists Wilner (Wil B) Baptiste and Kevin (Kev Marcus) Sylvester, will present a fresh fusion of classical...
Call Consumers before digging projects
Total Views: 235 By Vickie L. Walker - Oct 01, 2014
Consumers Energy reminds contractors and do-it-yourselfers working on last-minute projects before the snow flies to call Miss Dig at 811 at least...
IMA holding bridal show Jan. 3
Total Views: 203 By Diane Wojciechowski - Oct 01, 2014
Hot new trends will be unveiled by the area’s top wedding professionals at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 3 at IMA...
'Messiah' rehearsals Nov. 2, Nov. 16
Total Views: 86 By Lavonne Bomeli - Sep 30, 2014
The 27th annual community “Messiah” performance will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw Rd., Grand...
Consumers protecting electrical equipment from animals
Total Views: 111 By Vickie L. Walker - Sep 30, 2014
Power outages caused last year by squirrels, raccoons and other curious animals getting into Consumers Energy’s substations dropped by more than...
Priority Children accepting nominations for awards until Dec. 5
Total Views: 116 By Crystal Pepperdine - Sep 30, 2014
Priority Children is accepting nominations for the 20th Children’s Champion Award. The awards will be presented at the Breakfast for Champions...
Lon Chaney's classic film to be shown Oct. 31
Total Views: 131 By Dionanda Burnash - Sep 30, 2014
The Flint Organ Club presents Lon Chaney’s classic 1920s film,“The Phantom of the Opera,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the MacArthur Recital Hall in the...
Opinion: Celebrate end of driver responsibility fees
Total Views: 151 By Secretary of State Ruth Johnson - Sep 27, 2014
Michigan drivers can celebrate this week now that a state law — passed a decade ago with good intentions but ultimately unfair consequences — is...
'The Things They Carried' by Tim O'Brien at Whiting Oct. 28
Total Views: 143 By Wendi Fournier - Sep 25, 2014
The Whiting, with Young Audiences New York, will present the Literature to Life Presentation of “The Things They Carried” as part of the...
Grants offered county fairs until Nov. 14
Total Views: 108 By Jennifer Holton - Sep 25, 2014
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams Sept. 25 announced a new competitive grant...
Mayors want action to keep drinking water safe
Total Views: 114 By Nicola Crawhall - Sep 25, 2014
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLCI) mayors from across the region called for immediate...
Check if you used unofficial site to request ballot
Total Views: 104 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 25, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is asking voters who used a third-party online absentee ballot application not sanctioned by the state to...
Option for people with driver’s responsibility fees
Total Views: 142 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Sep 23, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Sept. 23 issued the following statement after Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation today giving drivers the option...