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Genesee County Road Projects Starting Soon Include Belsay + Richfield
The roads in Flint and Genesee County may resemble the treacherous path to Mordor currently, but there are multiple large projects on the books for this spring/summer that will hopefully make your drive more enjoyable in the fall.
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6 hrs ago
Burton ballot recount ends with same result: Bentley school bond fails
Representatives of the Genesee County Clerk's Office and city of Burton said the recount Friday, March 14, showed 408 "no" votes and 392 "yes" votes.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
'The Flash' Costume: See Grant Gustin's Full Outfit Ready for CW Super Speed
A few weeks ago, The CW's proposed ' Arrow ' spinoff series ' The Flash ' gave us a quick peek at Grant Gustin suited up as the fastest man alive , though we really only saw the costume from the neck up.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Flint man gets federal prison time for assisting 8 armed robberies
A Flint man will spend more than a decade in federal prison after admitting to assisting eight area armed robberies.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hundreds turn out to remember, honor Burton fire Chief Doug Halstead
As fire-alert tones crackled over a radio speaker at 3:46 p.m. Friday, March 7, inside a small chapel at Evergreen Cemetery in Grand Blanc Township, the final call for Burton Fire Chief Doug Halstead led to a wash of emotions over the small crowd gathered inside the building.
Teen Faces Murder Charges in Wrong-Way Crash That Killed New Bride
Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced charges on Friday against an 18-year-old related to the February 9th fatal crash on US-23 in Mundy Township.
Macy's 'Heart Your Park' donations to benefit Burton's...
A national retailer is offering to match donations dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $250,000 at more than 550 parks including For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum in Burton.
A fish lover's guide to Friday fish fries in Genesee County
Below, we have a guide to area fish fries around Genesee County. Leave comments for whatever we have missed, and we'll add them as we receive them.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Mt. Morris remembers longtime owner of Mitchell's Supermarket...
Mt. Morris people are remembering a longtime grocer for his personal touch and his dedication to the community.
Genesee County commissioners consider undoing merged clerk-register's office
Just 15 months after the county clerk and register of deeds offices were merged , the Board of Commissioners is considering undoing the consolidation that was years in the making.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Burton mourns longtime Fire Chief Doug Halstead: mentor to many, friend to all
"He is a man who loved all humanity," said Bob Johnson, Burton deputy fire chief, of Doug Halstead, who died at home Tuesday, March 4, following a battle with a terminal illness.
WWII vet whose grave is cared for by French woman left little behind, Linden man says
Moore read a recent Flint Journal story about the late James Lange and the French woman, Katell Pape, who looks after his grave.
Mayors, contestants fill up on paczkis during Fat Tuesday eating competition
The reign of Davison Mayor Tim Bishop was toppled by an upstart Tuesday, March 4 during the third annual paczki-eating contest at VG's Grocery in Davison Township that drew more than 50 supporters cheering on the contestants.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
No irregularities with Bentley schools bond proposal election, Burton mayor says
Mayor Paula Zelenko adamantly denied any issues with a Feb. 25 Bentley schools bond proposal election to raise $5.2 million for improvements to building and athletic facilities in the district that failed by a total of 16 votes as the clock winds down on a recount deadline.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Genesee County state reps introduce legislation to aid disabled hunters
State Rep. Pam Faris, D-Clio, and State Rep. Charles Smiley, D-Burton, introduced a bill that would allow a person with a hunting permit the use of their personal assistive mobility device to hunt.
Brewing up business: Craft beer trend sees growth in Genesee County
Several Genesee County business owners are banking on residents selecting their specially crafted beers, with a recent surge of interest locally set to more than double the amount of businesses creating their own brews for sale following a growing state and nationwide interest in the $11.9 billion industry.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
New rules will snuff out smoking in most of Crossroads Village in Genesee County
Smoking will apparently still be allowed at Crossroads Village this year, but visitors will have to work a lot harder to find a spot to indulge a craving for tobacco.
Bentley officials mull recount for failed bond after reports of voting problems
Bentley schools Superintendent Rebekah Dupuis has discussed a potential recount of Tuesday's $5.2 million failed bond proposal vote after some community members raised concerns about issues at their polling locations in the tightly contested race.
Made in Michigan: Fathead Standout
Miguel Cabrera, Pavel Datsyuk and Justin Verlander - if you're a Detroit sports fan, they're all household names.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Former assistant prosecutor announces run for soon-to-be-vacant Genesee District judgeship
A former assistant prosecutor and current private practice attorney has thrown her hat into an increasingly-crowded ring of attorneys looking to fill a soon-to-be-vacated Genesee District judgeship.