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Flint Handmade seeking vendors for May 2 spring craft market
Total Views: 431 By Jan Worth-Nelson - Feb 27, 2015
Handmade is seeking vendors for its 8th Annual Spring Craft Market onSaturday, May 2, 2015 from 10am-4pmat The Masonic Temple in Downtown Flint. ...
Flint CofC "YouthQuest" program awarded $2K by state arts council
Total Views: 465 By Misty Gower - Feb 26, 2015
 The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program has been awarded a $2,000 grant to support the creation of Club 3D, an arts...
MCC clowns take anti-bullying magic show on the road for spring break service
Total Views: 582 By Dawn Hibbard - Feb 25, 2015
When children think of clowns, they often think of silly routines, comic juggling and animal balloons. But for the Mott Campus Clowns, a clown...
History Happy Hour At Whaley House March 6
Total Views: 535 By Samantha M. Engel - Feb 24, 2015
The Whaley Historic House Museum is set to host its fifth History Happy Hour event on Friday, March 6. The lecture series, which began last...
FIA to Host Lego Art Competition March 28
Total Views: 592 By Sarah Dunne - Feb 24, 2015
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) will host the 4th Annual FIA Art School Lego Competition on Saturday, March 28, 2015.  The competition and its...
DNR conservation officer academy starts Jan. 4
Total Views: 639 By Ed Golder - Dec 24, 2014
Forty-four potential new conservation officers will report Jan. 4 in Lansing to attend the Department of Natural Resources’(DNR) conservation...
Recreation Passport needed for Belle Isle vehicle entry Feb. 1
Total Views: 1021 By Debbie Munson-Badini - Dec 24, 2014
February marks the one-year anniversary of Belle Isle operating as Michigan’s 102nd state park and also ends the gradual phase-in of the...
Court order returns wolves to endangered species list
Total Views: 504 By Debbie Munson Badini - Dec 24, 2014
A federal court judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately return wolves in the Great Lakes region to the federal...
Harvest Gathering brings in almost eight tons of food
Total Views: 560 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Dec 24, 2014
Ruth Johnson, secretary of state, today thanked the public and branch staff for their support of the 2014 Michigan Harvest Gathering campaign....
Kimichik to head state anti-fraud efforts
Total Views: 668 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Dec 24, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced Dec. 23 that Al Kimichik has been hired as the department’s senior investigative executive, a new...
Salvation Army gets $150,000 Mott grant
Total Views: 489 By Joy Martinbianco - Dec 24, 2014
Efforts by the Salvation Army of Genesee County to provide area residents with key emergency services for help with utility shut-off notices,...
Consumers recognized for promoting crime prevention
Total Views: 551 By Roger Morgenstern - Dec 24, 2014
Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its participation in the National...
McCree auditions to be held June 3
Total Views: 483 By Leonard Hemphill - Dec 24, 2014
The New McCree Theatre and the Flint Jewish Federation, in recognition of Black History Month, are holding auditions for the drama, “No Niggers,...
Whiting presents 'Feet Don't Fail Me Now' Jan. 25
Total Views: 522 By Kelleigh Tanton - Dec 24, 2014
Home-grown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene, Rhythmic Circus, are performing at the Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 3 p.m. Jan. 25 with...
New report documents land banks’ impact on American cities
Total Views: 559 By Duane Elling - Dec 22, 2014
An estimated 120 land banks exist in the United States, and at least half of them were created between 2008 and today. Across the country,...
Genesee County Land Bank marks decade of progress
Total Views: 477 By Duane Elling - Dec 22, 2014
One of seven land banks profiled in the Center for Community Progress (CCP) new report, Take it to the Bank: How Land Banks Are Strengthening...
Finding common ground to protect freshwater
Total Views: 797 By Duane M. Elling - Dec 21, 2014
Beneath the lovely lakes and lush woods of northern Minnesota lies the Duluth Complex, one of the world’s largest deposits of copper and nickel. A...
Gastroenteritis illnesses increase
Total Views: 502 By Suzanne Cupal - Dec 20, 2014
Genesee County is experiencing an increase in gastroenteritis illnesses. The viruses that cause gastroenteritis, such as norovirus, can be easily...
Southwest Airlines gives $5,000 to Communities First
Total Views: 586 By Glenn A. Wilson - Dec 20, 2014
Flint-based Communities First Inc. received a $5,000 grant from Southwest Airlines Dec. 16 to enhance the transformation that has taken place at...
Consumers employees give back to communities
Total Views: 713 By Brian Wheeler - Dec 20, 2014
Consumers Energy employees in Jackson Dec. 19 presented a $5,000 grant from the company’s foundation to the Jackson Interfaith Shelter, one of...
IMA holds annual bridal show Jan. 3
Total Views: 724 By Diane Wojciechowski - Dec 19, 2014
What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first of the new year? The show promises to unveil many of these...
MCC’s regional training academy graduation Dec. 19
Total Views: 518 By Dawn Hibbard - Dec 19, 2014
The Mott Community College Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 16 recruits at 10 a.m. Dec. 19 in a ceremony in the Event...
Consumers selects 26 homes, businesses to produce solar energy
Total Views: 576 By Brian Wheeler - Dec 18, 2014
Consumers Energy is finishing 2014 by selecting another 26 Michigan businesses and households to produce solar energy. Consumers Energy buys...
Water soldier could be added to prohibited plant list
Total Views: 521 By Jennifer Holton - Dec 18, 2014
Water soldier was identified as one of the 16 “least-wanted species” aquatic invasive species at the 2013 meeting of the Council of Great Lakes...
DNR seeks information on Baraga County moose poaching
Total Views: 678 By Debbie Munson Badini - Dec 18, 2014
Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers seek information about the illegal killing of a bull moose that occurred in...
I-69 Thumb Region poised for logistics growth
Total Views: 722 By Elaine Redd - Dec 18, 2014
The I-69 Thumb Region’s logistics and distribution market is growing rapidly, according to a recent study by the Corradino Group. The Kentucky...
Minority residents more likely to suffer from chronic disease
Total Views: 636 By Azlan Ibrahim - Dec 18, 2014
Michigan’s minority, urban residents with chronic disease are more likely to miss taking their medications, causing health problems for themselves...
Ridgway White named Mott Foundation president
Total Views: 600 By Duane M. Elling - Dec 17, 2014
The trustees of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation have appointed Ridgway H. White as the fourth president of the organization, effective Jan. 1....
Driving fines may be erased by community service
Total Views: 508 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Dec 16, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and State Treasurer Kevin Clinton Dec. 16 announced that select motorists are being sent letters this month...
Support fund provides planetarium's portable theater visits
Total Views: 613 By Cathy Gentry - Dec 16, 2014
Elementary students in Flint will experience a night under the stars next year as the Longway Planetarium’s Portable Dome Theater goes to their...
World’s Greatest Office Party raises $70,000
Total Views: 700 By Abbey Smith - Dec 16, 2014
About 1,100 people attended the 30th annual World’s Greatest Office Party Dec. 4 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, that raised a record $70,000....
Campground accepting reservations beginning Jan. 2
Total Views: 515 By Hilda McShane - Dec 16, 2014
During the holiday gatherings take time to plan a family summer campout at Genesee County Parks’ Wolverine Campground. Genesee County Parks will...
Bill Hardimon named McLaren Medical Group president
Total Views: 587 By Jan Jenkins  - Dec 16, 2014
Bill Hardimon has been named president and CEO of McLaren Medical Group, the provider network of primary care and specialty physicians and...
Flint moves closer to KWA preparedness
Total Views: 549 By Jason Lorenz - Dec 16, 2014
Flint has taken a step to the use of the Karegnondi Water Authority Pipeline this week with a much needed upgrade to the City’s Water Treatment...
Baker extended enrollment hours announced
Total Views: 517 By Alli Colzani - Dec 16, 2014
Flint Baker College continues to enroll students for the winter 2015 quarter. Classes begin Jan. 12. Registration continues through the first week...
Chad M. Grant appointed McLaren Oakland president
Total Views: 618 By Jan Jenkins - Dec 15, 2014
Chad M. Grant has been appointed president and CEO of McLaren Oakland, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care. “Grant is a dynamic and...
Consumers Energy’s second wind park operating
Total Views: 617 By Dan Bishop - Dec 15, 2014
Consumers Energy’s $255 million Cross Winds Energy Park in Michigan’s Upper Thumb began serving electric customers Dec. 12 with a formal...
Council promotes sportsmen, sportswomen in conservation
Total Views: 580 By Kristin Phillips - Dec 15, 2014
Just four months after its first official meeting, the Michigan Wildlife Council holding statewide information campaign focused on elevating...
Hand washing prevents respiratory illness
Total Views: 1346 By Bonnie Childs - Dec 15, 2014
Hand washing is the single most important thing you can do to prevent getting sick or passing an illness to another, says Genesee County Health...
MCC trustees to meet Dec. 15
Total Views: 491 By Dawn Hibbard - Dec 15, 2014
The Mott Community College trustees will hold a committee-of-the-whole meeting at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15 and the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the...
FYT winter acting classes begin Jan. 13 
Total Views: 485 By Dionanda Burnash - Dec 15, 2014
Students can build on their passion for theater with Winter Acting Classes at Flint Youth Theatre (FYT), 1220 E. Kearsley St. The classes meet for...
SBM accepting nominations for journalism awards to Feb. 16
Total Views: 569 By Samantha Meinke - Dec 14, 2014
Nominations are now open for the State Bar of Michigan’s 41st annual Wade H. McCree Jr. Awards for the Advancement of Justice. The awards...
Police Foundation announcement planned for Dec. 16
Total Views: 468 By Karianne Martus - Dec 14, 2014
A press conference will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., to announce the establishment of the Flint...
Women's BOW program Feb. 27-March 1
Total Views: 472 By Debbie Munson Badini - Dec 14, 2014
Women who want to improve their outdoor skills can register for the 15th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) winter program in the Upper...
YouthQuest program gets $10,300 for STEM curriculum
Total Views: 636 By Misty Gower - Dec 14, 2014
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) YouthQuest Program received a $10,300 donation to support its STEM curriculum during an event Dec....
Earley approves decision for court consolidation
Total Views: 489 By Jason Lorenz - Dec 14, 2014
Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley says he approves the Genesee County Board of Commissioners decision to consolidate the 67th District Court...
McLaren breast program approved by NAPBC
Total Views: 541 By Ellen Peter - Dec 14, 2014
The McLaren Flint Breast Program, which encompasses McLaren Imaging Center and the McLaren Cancer Institute, has been granted a three-year,...
Consumers to save nonprofits $350,000 annually
Total Views: 579 By Brian Wheeler - Dec 10, 2014
Boys and Girls Clubs, homeless shelters, food banks and other nonprofit groups throughout Michigan will pay $350,000 less for energy next year...
FSO presents Holiday Pops
Total Views: 505 By Dionanda Burnash - Dec 10, 2014
The festive season brings the Holiday Pops featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra (FSO). This musical extravaganza is replete with performances of...
Traveling art show fights mental illness stigma Dec. 12-31
Total Views: 538 By Renée Keswick - Dec 10, 2014
Genesee Health Center, with Vista Center and local artists, will hold the third Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards’ (MACMHB)...
Shelter of Flint wants your help
Total Views: 518 By Meg Sprecher - Dec 10, 2014
Shelter of Flint has several ways to support the individuals and families staying at the shelter this holiday season. Shelter of Flint’s Adopt a...
DNR finds 2014 firearm deer harvest down from last year
Total Views: 464 By Ed Golder - Dec 10, 2014
The 2014 firearm deer season wrapped up Nov. 30, and challenging conditions and lower deer numbers in some areas likely have led to fewer deer...
IMS USA invests in Perani, Iceland Arena
Total Views: 581 By Elaine Redd - Dec 10, 2014
IMS USA Inc. of Cape Coral, Fla., announced today their plans for a $2 million to $3 million investment in Flint’s Perani Arena & Event Center and...
Tips for holiday food safety
Total Views: 548 By Dawn Hallwood - Dec 10, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department reminds everyone to handle food safely by cleaning, separating, cooking and chilling appropriately. Clean....
Purple Rose presents 'Steel Magnolias' Jan. 18-March 14
Total Views: 467 By Katie Doral - Dec 10, 2014
The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will ring in the new year with the heartfelt classic comedy, Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, American...
Governor applauds projects recommendations by trust fund board
Total Views: 708 By Jon Mayes - Dec 10, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder Nov. 8 applauded the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board of trustees’ recommendation to the Legislature that 69...
DNR receives $1.2 million grant to expand hunting access program
Total Views: 499 By Ed Golder - Dec 10, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Nov. 8 announced that it has been awarded a $1.2 million Voluntary Public Access-Hunting Incentive...
Flint Journal editor to speak to business group Dec. 10
Total Views: 480 By Donald Lada - Dec 06, 2014
Bryn Mickle, Flint Journal editor, will speak at the Eastside Business Association meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 10 at St. Andrews Episcopal...
Son-In-Law barbecue sauces recalled
Total Views: 575 By Harold Kemler - Dec 06, 2014
Son-in-Law Products of Webberville is recalling 12-ounce bottles of Hot Smoking BBQ, Medium Smoking BBQ, Garlic Horseradish BBQ, Honey Horseradish...
Holiday toy safety tips
Total Views: 503 By Shurooq Hasan - Dec 06, 2014
Be a responsible Santa this year. Here are some tips from the Genesee County Health Department to use when shopping for children on your gift...
UM-Flint trying to save program with new funding
Total Views: 495 By Mel Serow - Dec 06, 2014
The Prevention Center (PRC) of Michigan will celebrate more than 20 years of reducing health disparities and promoting health equity through...
Local musicians to perform at Genesys Dec. 7, 11
Total Views: 764 By Cindy Ficorelli - Dec 05, 2014
Genesys will celebrate the holidays with two days of music. The Flint Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform in the hospital’s atrium from 1 to 2...
Unwrapped toy admission to Powers girls basketball game Dec. 9
Total Views: 421 By Sue Frownfelter - Dec 05, 2014
The Powers Catholic Lady Charger basketball team will be playing perennial state contender and last season’s Class A state semifinalist,...
Honoree gives home to intellectually disabled adults
Total Views: 586 By Jennifer Morin-Hall - Dec 05, 2014
It’s just regular day for Denise Butts of Flint. Getting up early, she checks on her brothers and heads off to work as the CEO of Flint-based...
Resource Genesee names Sybyl Award winners
Total Views: 564 By Julia Zaher - Dec 05, 2014
Samantha Hoover and Sabita Tummala are recipients of this year’s Sybyl Award presented annually at Resource Genesee’s holiday luncheon to an...
Opinion: Michigan roads impact state tourism
Total Views: 555 By Steve Yencich - Dec 05, 2014
(This essay is the opinion of Steve Yencich, president and CEO of the Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association, which represents markets and...
MCC Campus Clowns present comedy magic shows Dec. 6
Total Views: 519 By Kimberly Roddy - Dec 05, 2014
Mott Campus Clowns will present comedy magic shows at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 University Ave. Shows are...
Give Consumers Energy certificates this holiday season
Total Views: 506 By Debra Dodd - Dec 05, 2014
The perfect gift for everyone, from seniors to college students, doesn’t have to involve an online or store aisle search. Gifts of Energy...
Holmes students create model of solar system using recycled materials
Total Views: 533 By Lisa Ermak - Dec 05, 2014
Second graders from Brownell K-2 STEM Academy went into orbit Dec. 4. The students took a walk through a model of the solar system created by...
UM-Flint hockey teams to help cancer patient Dec. 6
Total Views: 678 By Mel Serow - Dec 05, 2014
Two UM-Flint sports clubs and a group of School of Management students are raising funds for a young cancer patient. The UM-Flint men’s hockey...
SBM launches Law Day contest
Total Views: 496 By Samantha Meinke - Dec 05, 2014
The State Bar of Michigan’s fourth annual Law Day creative contest is open for entries. Participants should submit a creative project illustrating...
Students showcase technology projects for lawmakers Dec. 3
Total Views: 538 By Nick DeLeeuw - Dec 05, 2014
Students from schools in Midland and Genesee counties joined hundreds of others from across the state Dec. 3 to present technology demonstrations...
MCC students launch project to help children for Christmas
Total Views: 491 By Dawn Hibbard - Dec 05, 2014
What began as a class project in a Mott Community College (MCC) marketing class has turned into a campaign to gather more than 1,500 coloring...
Recreation Passport is key to winter fun at state parks
Total Views: 556 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Dec 03, 2014
Whether you ski, sled, toboggan, ice fish, snowmobile or snowshoe, Michigan’s state parks offer lots of seasonal fun. Michigan motorists can get...
Chevy Colorado named Motor Trend Truck of Year
Total Views: 541 By Tom Wickham - Dec 03, 2014
Motor Trend has named the Chevy Colorado as Truck of the Year. Flint Engine provides the V6 engine for the Colorado and its GMC sibling, the...
MDARD holds food systems grant program until Jan. 12
Total Views: 487 By Heather Throne - Dec 02, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced Dec. 2 a competitive grant program aimed at helping promote and...
Flint sorority to hold awareness workshop Dec. 9
Total Views: 480 By Cynthia W. Edwards - Dec 02, 2014
Flint Alumnae Chapter’s international awareness and health awareness committees with the Mu Phi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Wellness...
School officials challenge to give back to Old Newsboys
Total Views: 467 By Lisa Ermak - Dec 02, 2014
With Dec. 2 being Giving Tuesday, Flint Community School administrators and staff are challenging each other and others in the community to give...
 Seminar set for food exporters Jan. 13
Total Views: 545 By Heather Throne - Dec 02, 2014
Small- to medium-sized food and agriculture businesses from across Michigan can learn the basics of exporting as well as the resources that are...
UM-Flint to hold discussion on emergency manager law
Total Views: 516 By Amy Hartwig - Dec 02, 2014
A panel discussion on the emergency manager law at UM-Flint at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, in the University Center Michigan Rooms, will explore its...
Charter Commission petition deadline Jan. 20
Total Views: 466 By Jason Lorenz - Dec 02, 2014
The city announced Dec. 2 the new deadline for submission of Charter Commission petitions, Jan. 20, for the May 5 election. Petitions with the...
Towns may pay price for some businesses breaking liquor laws
Total Views: 421 By Nicole Jones - Dec 02, 2014
With the holidays approaching, the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA) has received calls of non-liquor licensed businesses holding...
TeenQuest program to hold graduation Dec. 4
Total Views: 459 By Misty Gower - Dec 01, 2014
They’ve spent the past month learning to stand up and stand out. Now 170 teens will take the ceremonial walk they’ve earned as the Flint & Genesee...
Cold weather can hurt your lower back
Total Views: 570 By Jerome Adams - Dec 01, 2014
As we head into the holidays, the weather starts to change. As the temperature drops, aches and pains become a frequent occurrence. Without proper...
Flu season is here
Total Views: 1207 By Shurooq Hasan - Dec 01, 2014
Genesee County has already seen the presence of flu this season. Influenza, the flu, is an infection of the nose, throat and lungs caused by...
MADD to remember alcohol-related crash victims Dec. 13
Total Views: 600 By Karianne Martus - Dec 01, 2014
MADD Genesee County will hold its annual Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc,...
Randy Wise donates $10,000 to Boys, Girls Clubs
Total Views: 481 By Connie Peters - Nov 27, 2014
The holidays will be a little brighter this year at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint because of a donation by a local businessman, Randy...
Shiawassee Refuge holds non-ambulatory deer hunt
Total Views: 521 By Steve Kahl - Nov 27, 2014
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, 6975 Mower Rd., Saginaw, has held a program for non-ambulatory deer hunters since 1991— one of the first such...
Collect family health history
Total Views: 512 By Suzanne Cupal - Nov 27, 2014
The surgeon general has declared Thanksgiving National Family Health History Day each year since 2004. The Genesee County Health Department...
Starting business workshop in Flint Dec. 9
Total Views: 513 By Julie Filary - Nov 26, 2014
A free workshop to help write a business plan will be held at Kettering University from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9. This workshop covers the...
Boots for Kids campaign keeps little feet warm
Total Views: 520 By Alison Schwartz - Nov 26, 2014
After last winter’s deep freeze and record snow falls, Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is holding its Boots for Kids campaign, designed to ensure all...
MDARD to have pavilions at trade shows May16-19, June 9-11
Total Views: 476 By Jamie Zmitko-Somers - Nov 26, 2014
Trade shows offer great opportunities for Michigan agriculture companies to expand their business, both domestically and internationally. Each...
Eisenhower staff use folk tale to teach students about cooperation
Total Views: 738 By Lisa Ermak - Nov 26, 2014
Staff at Eisenhower Elementary School used the old folk tale, Stone Soup, to teach lower elementary students about cooperation and community Nov....
Genesee County Land Bank celebrating 10th anniversary Dec. 7
Total Views: 612 By Doug Weiland - Nov 26, 2014
The Genesee County Land Bank will celebrate its 10 year anniversary Dec. 7. There will be a private commemorative celebration at the Durant in...
Two Kawkawlin men face $4,000 restitution each in duck poaching case
Total Views: 518 By Ed Golder - Nov 26, 2014
Two Kawkawlin men have been ordered to pay $4,000 each in restitution payments to the Game and Fish Protection Fund and $625 each in fines and...
State stocks muskellunge throughout Michigan
Total Views: 541 By Elyse Walter - Nov 26, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently finished stocking 36,228 muskellunge fingerlings into 21 water bodies throughout the state in...
United Way, Peterson Foundation to feed families
Total Views: 517 By Tom Wickham - Nov 25, 2014
The Morris Peterson Jr. Foundation and United Way of Genesee County are working together to feed families this Thanksgiving. Flintstone legend...
GDL holds Sean Dobbins jazz concert Dec. 6
Total Views: 489 By Eileen Button - Nov 25, 2014
Celebrate the season with jazz drummer Sean Dobbins and his fantastic jazz band at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Grand Blanc McFarlen library. Patrons will...
Christmas at Crossroads Nov. 28-Dec. 30
Total Views: 521 By Hilda McShane - Nov 25, 2014
The Genesee County Parks and Recreation will hold the festive kickoff of Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic from 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 28. The...
Three concerts at library Dec. 6, 13, 20
Total Views: 492 By Wanda Harden - Nov 25, 2014
Looking for a free, fun Saturday outing for the family? The Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St. will present three free family concerts in...
Caregiving can be expensive
Total Views: 504 By Suzanne Cupal - Nov 25, 2014
Caregiving starts out as a labor of love, but can quickly grow into an expensive obligation. Caregivers struggle with heavy financial...
FIA gets $25,000 from Ruth Mott Foundation
Total Views: 529 By Monique M. Desormeau - Nov 25, 2014
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Ruth Mott Foundation for START (Success Through Art), a program...
Merkley trust gives $2,000 to diaper bank
Total Views: 494 By Phil Shaltz - Nov 24, 2014
A $2,000 donation from the Merkley Youth Charitable Trust will buy thousands of diapers for children in need in Genesee County. “We have seen a...
Free holiday concerts Dec. 11-13
Total Views: 488 By Dionanda Burnash - Nov 22, 2014
The Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA) will present four holiday concerts by FSPA youth ensembles Dec. 11 to Dec. 13. The concerts are free...
Flint’s URC receives development award
Total Views: 610 By Marcus Papin - Nov 22, 2014
Uptown Reinvestment Corporation (URC) was honored Nov. 18 at the University of Michigan (UM) and Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 28th annual Real...
Coffee Beanery joins Gov. Snyder’s trade mission in China
Total Views: 2381 By Misty Gower - Nov 22, 2014
A representative of Flushing-based Coffee Beanery is among the Michigan companies drumming up export business in China as part of Gov. Rick...
'Nutcracker' to be presented Dec. 6-7
Total Views: 430 By Morris Arvoy - Nov 22, 2014
Nutcracker, the magical ballet that is a highlight of many a holiday calendar, will be performed at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at...
FYT presents 'Pinocchio' Dec. 5 through Dec. 21
Total Views: 472 By Morris Arvoy - Nov 22, 2014
Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., will present “Pinocchio,” written by Carlo Collodi and adapted by Greg Banks, Dec. 5 through Dec. 21....
Baker College is enrolling for winter quarter beginning Jan. 12
Total Views: 543 By Alli Colzani - Nov 22, 2014
Baker College of Flint is enrolling students for the 2015 winter quarter. Classes begin Jan. 12. Students have the flexibility to take classes...
Volunteers sought to sort socks, shoes Dec. 12
Total Views: 529 By Lisa Ermak - Nov 22, 2014
Shoes that Fit Connie’s Kidz nonprofit organization, led by former Flint Community Schools employee Connie Rau, is readying for the winter season...
GAPPs improves food processing in Michigan
Total Views: 837 By Jim Johnson - Nov 22, 2014
Michigan’s food and agriculture industry has changed significantly and continues to evolve based upon consumer demands and trends like all other...
Flint snow removal plan begins
Total Views: 488 By Jason Lorenz - Nov 21, 2014
As Flint’s public works department finishes its fall leaf removal operations, the city’s Snow and Ice Control Plan for addressing winter weather...
Salvation Army launches $807,000 Red Kettle Campaign
Total Views: 560 By Joy Martinbianco - Nov 21, 2014
The Salvation Army of Genesee County launched its annual Red Kettle Campaign to raise $807,000 to sustain crucial services, such as food, utility...
Grant to train doctors for rural areas
Total Views: 452 By Brienne Prusak - Nov 21, 2014
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry chairwoman, Nov. 20 announced support for the Central Michigan...
Grant to improve rural health care
Total Views: 471 By Brienne Prusak - Nov 21, 2014
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry chairwoman, Nov. 20 announced support for Memorial Hospital in...
2,000 Santas to descend on Downtown Dec. 6
Total Views: 542 By Pam Bailey - Nov 21, 2014
About 2,000 costumed Santas will run and walk through downtown Flint to raise money for youth programming at the YMCA of Greater Flint at noon...
Kalamazoo artist Nichole Maury featured Nov. 24-Dec. 9
Total Views: 468 By Dawn Hibbard - Nov 21, 2014
The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery will present an exhibition of work by Kalamazoo area artist Nichole Maury, Mixed Media...
Genesee County farms recognized by MAEAP
Total Views: 505 By Heather Throne - Nov 21, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing...
News about Michigan’s ski slopes
Total Views: 532 By Mickey MacWilliams - Nov 20, 2014
Coming off a cold and snowy last winter, skiers and boarders can look forward to the season with plenty of places to enjoy Michigan’s snow-filled...
Flint Assembly to invest $7.5 million in air, heating systems
Total Views: 537 By Tom Wickham - Nov 20, 2014
General Motors will invest $7.5 million at Flint Assembly to update its compressed air system and convert from steam heat to natural gas. The...