Sunday Aug 24
Red, White and Blue Cheese: New Burton pizzeria honoring military
In the front section of their new Burton eatery, Michelle and Thomas Cox have photos and uniforms of military veterans hanging on a wall and a flag from each armed service hanging from the rafters.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
'We don't give up:' Flint woman with months to live marries the love of her life
Her hair pulled back with a barrette, failing health from Hepatitis B has left Burton weak and unable to stand for more than a few seconds.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Mt. Morris, Burton sites to offer GED classes, testing
MT. MORRIS, Michigan - Did you know lots of famous people launched successful careers after passing the GED tests? The list includes actors, singers and entertainers, as well as a governor and former U.S. Surgeon General.
Search is on for third new Burton assessor in less than one year
The search is on for a third city assessor in less than one year as Burton officials have dismissed Ron Lupe.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
First-ever duck race planned by First Tee program at Burton's IMA Brookwood
Kearsley Creek will have a few extra fowl traversing its waters Friday as part of an inaugural fundraising event by The First Tee of Eastern Michigan in Burton.
Burton pushing Center Road construction to spring in hopes of savings moving foward
A one-mile stretch of Center Road -- between Lippincott Boulevard and Atherton Road -- that Burton officials moved forward on their construction list to fall 2014 has been pushed back to spring 2015.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Road, utility work leads to closures in Genesee County
Just as fast as one road construction project ends across Mid-Michigan, another begins.
Davison car cruise trying to lure rocker Bob Seger to event with look-a-like contest
Officials with the Davison Downtown Development Authority are trying a different approach in an attempt to draw rocker Bob Seger, or at least his doppelgangers, out to Cardinal Country.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Burton approves first reading of vicious dog ordinance
The first step in creating a new section in the vicious dog ordinance a reality in Burton was passed Monday evening by city council members.
Vote expected on resignation of Burton Councilman Danny Wells
"Attention Burton City Council and Administrators effective immediately please accept my resignation from the Burton City Council," states the letter.
Cold water challenge benefitting ALS Association hits Genesee County, ...
Eight firefighters lined up outside of Burton Fire Station No. 1 Sunday afternoon, white buckets full of cold water at their feet.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Ammonia released during accident at Burton ice skating arena
Around 300 gallons of anhydrous ammonia were released Saturday, Aug. 16 during an accident at the recently opened Crystal Fieldhouse ice skating arena in Burton.
Editorial: Anti-panhandling ordinances should be sensitive to charitable organizations
Multiple local communities in recent weeks have expressed an interest in cracking down on panhandling in response to complaints from residents and businesses about the practice.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Back to the Bricks: On 10th anniversary, officials reflect on how the show has grown
Thousands of people headed to downtown Flint Saturday, Aug. 16, for the 10th anniversary of Back to the Bricks, the Saturday car show that brings classic cars and car lovers from all over the country.
Strict requirements, owner penalties outlined in proposed Burton vicious dog ordinance
A new section may be added to the City of Burton's ordinance on animals to address vicious dogs and to ramp up punishment for owners that could include jail time.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
SpartanNash closing Family Fare store in Cedar Springs as grocer...
The Family Fare, at 4175 17 Mile Road NE, will close Sept. 6. The store's pharmacy already shuttered Aug. 6, and prescriptions were transferred to the Rite Aid across the street, according to employees who answered the store's phone.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Brew Site
Bend Brewfest: Beers to try
This year's Bend Brewfest has at least 63 breweries pouring beers , with each brewery bringing at least two beers and ciders, and a number of them also bringing a specialty beer for the X-Tap.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Animal advocates sound off again with complaints about Genesee County shelter
Advocates who have pushed for changes at the county's animal shelter sounded off at county commissioners for the second week in a row , lamenting that a reinstated volunteer program isn't being implemented the way they understood it would be.
Cruising begins for 10th anniversary of Back to the Bricks
The tenth anniversary edition of Back to the Bricks is well underway. Officially, the cruise began 5 p.m. Wednesday, but we spotted a handful of classic cars rolling along the bricks early.
Top headlines: Eight puppies will go to Texas rescue, 79-year-old man ...
The dogs have been in custody of the Lapeer Animal Control Shelter since several days after the mauling of Craig Sytsma, 46, on July 23 by two dogs from the same house.