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July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Four vying to be on school board

SWARTZ CREEK – With two incumbents opting out of the Board of Education gig, voters in the Swartz Creek Community Schools district will have some choices to make in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

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Fundraiser a success for pantry

SWARTZ CREEK – A benefit concert on July 20 at the Performing Arts Center netted 11 crates and two boxes of food, plus two bags of personal care products for the Swartz Creek food pantry. A free will offering resulted in donations of $915.31. More...

Call for firefighters

SWARTZ CREEK AND CLAYTON TOWNSHIP - The Swartz Creek Area Fire Department is accepting applications for paid on-call firefighters. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have at least a GED. Training is provided. More...

City still waiting for pavilion repairs

SWARTZ CREEK – City officials are getting a little tired of waiting for a damaged pavilion to be repaired at Winshall Park. The pavilion was damaged when last winter’s storms snapped a huge branch off a nearby tree. More...

Living

MCC announces new president

FLINT — The Mott Community College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as the institution’s new president, to succeed Dr. Richard Shaink. She will assume her new role Aug. 27. More...

Michigan Department of Community Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan invest in children’s health

LANSING —Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan said it recently partnered with the Michigan Department of Community Health for a statewide Building Healthy Communities program, a private-public initiative designed to fight obesity and improve chil More...

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SKIP in the Creek More...

Business

Belle Tire moves to Miller Road

FLINT TWP. – Belle Tire has a new location at 4545 Miller Road in Flint that features a renovated in-store design. More...

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Caring Community CU More...

City prepares for tax battles

Golf course, racetrack in the crosshairs

SWARTZ CREEK – City officials are moving forward with plans to fight two property tax appeals pending before the Michigan Tax Tribunal. More...

Clerks have Saturday hours for absentee voters

SWARTZ CREEK – City Hall, and the clerk’s offices in Clayton and Gaines townships, will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, for residents who wish to pick up absentee voter ballots. More...

News

Friends

The Friends of Elms Road Park got a lot of help from students from Richard Thompson’s class at the Swartz Creek Global Learning Hub on Wednesday, July 23. More...

Get ready for Cops in the Park

SWARTZ CREEK – The annual Cops in the Park will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays from Monday, Aug. 11, through Friday, Aug. 22, at Elms Park in Swartz Creek. More...

Plumb moves up in SCAFD

SWARTZ CREEK – David Plumb has been promoted to the rank of battalion chief for the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department. Plumb, who most recently served as captain, has been a member of the fire department since 1992. More...

Sports

Swartz Creek’s Weller wins Braun Cup

GRAND BLANC – Two Flint Junior Golf Association players won the inaugural Steve Braun Cup season points race in vastly different ways Monday. More...

Creek football players tackle skills camp

SWARTZ CREEK – A cool, football-like morning greeted participants in the 2014 Swartz Creek Football Skills Camp at Swartz Creek Middle School on Tuesday. More...

Area’s best to compete in Mickey Mantle World Series

MCKINNEY, Texas – A hand-picked team of 16-year-old high school players that comprise the inaugural team of Strike Zone Team Foutch have qualified for the AABC (American Amateur Baseball Congress) World Series that began yesterday in McKinney, More...

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