Weeklong UAW strike continues amid negotiations

Lawmakers react to walk-out, show support for union

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against General Motors, Ford and Stellantis began one week ago today with both sides still trying to negotiate a deal to avoid further plant shutdowns. Union negotiators and representatives of the Big Three automakers have been at the bargaining table all week in an attempt to end the strike that has halted […]

Support our veterans

Veterans and all former and current military members attended the 2nd annual Genesee County Armed Forces Resource Rally on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Lake Callis Recreation Complex, 1152 N. Gale Rd. The event took place to help every veteran or family member of a veteran looking to find important information about services available to them. The event was sponsored […]

Benefit planned for former firefighter

SWARTZ CREEK — A benefit chicken dinner for a former Gaines Township firefighter will take place Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Swartz Creek Masonic Temple. Mike Jagger is undergoing therapy for lung cancer and a hip replacement and the medical expenses are piling up. To help offset those costs, friends and family are sponsoring a chicken dinner from 3-8 p.m. […]

Get ready for Jeepers Creekers

Anne Bendall of Swartz Creek serves up some homemade carnival-style lemonade at the Makers Market on Sept. 12 in downtown Swartz Creek. The monthly Makers Markets, organized by the Jeepers Creekers crew, featured homemade, handmade and farmraised goods. The final market of the year will take place during the Jeepers Creekers fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 7. The day will […]

Biggby Coffee prepares to open new location in downtown Flint

FLINT — Biggby Coffee, one of the state’s fastest growing coffee house chains, will make its debut in downtown Flint this fall. Meghan Atkinson, owner of four other Biggby Coffee locations in Genesee County, is opening her newest location in the Ferris Wheel office complex building on Saginaw Street across from the 67th District Court. Biggby will be situated on […]

Genesee County Road Commission announces change in leadership

FLINT — After more than 30 years of service, Managing Director Fred Peivandi has announced his retirement. His last day will be Friday, Sept. 29. Peivandi has been a licensed engineer since 1988. He began his career with private engineering firms prior to joining the Genesee County Road Commission in June of 1993. He was hired as a Project Engineer, […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO Sept. 19, 2013 The Davison Downtown Development Authority will hold its last Cruis’n Flag City event of the year at VGs on Davison Road, from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 20. Come see the classic cars, hear oldies music and there’s food for purchase, a 50/50 raffle, giveaways, and fun for the whole family. The event moved from downtown […]

GDL names new headquarters librarian

FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Curtice Taylor as the new William F. Delaney Headquarters librarian. Prior to joining GDL he worked as an intern for a middle school library in Hong Kong, and then as a Page and Public Service Assistant in Ohio. Taylor said he brings an international upbringing and knowledge of young adult literature […]

Free breast screenings offered by Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute (GHCI) will conduct free breast cancer screenings Thursday, Oct. 12, from 5-7 p.m. at GHCI, located at 302 Kensington Ave. in Flint (off Robert T Longway Blvd between Dort Hwy and I-475). The screenings are open to women and men ages 18 and older. No appointment or registration is necessary. Simply walk in […]

McLaren Flint recognized as one of ‘Flint & Genesee’s Top 10 Employers’

FLINT — McLaren Flint, part of McLaren Health Care and the 378-bed hospital serving all of Genesee County, was named one of ‘Flint & Genesee’s Top 10 Employers’ on Sept. 14. This new recognition program from the Flint & Genesee Group is being highlighted in the September/October edition of AND, the Group’s bimonthly business magazine. “We are deeply honored to […]

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