Fun in the field

Davison City Council holds medical marijuana public hearing

DAVISON – Monday’s public hearing on medical marijuana drew a large crowd with opposing opinions about how the Davison City Council should approach the impending licensure of commercial medical marijuana facilities. The meeting was attended by community members, non-community members, lawyers, local business people, a county commissioner and law enforcement. The underlying theme quickly became the medical benefits of marijuana […]

Township board votes to shutter airport, gives OK for VFW liquor license

DAVISON TOWNSHIP — The Davison Township Board of Trustees had some “tough decisions” to make at their monthly meeting on Monday evening, according to Township Supervisor Karen Miller. The majority of the meeting was spent deliberating about a number of items that were not budgeted for the year, but required immediate attention from the board. The meeting came to an […]

Firebirds Fan Appreciation

View Brew Fest this Saturday

Advanced tickets on sale now for craft beer fest

LAPEER — Get your taste buds ready, the fifth annual View Brew Fest is set for 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at Louie’s Sports Tavern. Advance tickets are on sale now for just $15 and include three drink sample tickets and a souvenir tasting glass. “It’s hard to believe we are in our fifth year,” said Emily Caswell, […]

In brief

MCC to save $375,000 in interest FLINT — Mott Community College will maximize taxpayers’ dollars through re-funding of voter-authorized bonds projecting interest savings of approximately $375,000. The bonds in question are “call-able,” allowing the college an opportunity to re-fund them at a lower interest rate than the existing debt. “This proposed action demonstrates a continued commitment to fiscal responsibility to […]

September is Preparedness Month

GENESEE COUNTY — September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” The Genesee County Health Department encourages all individuals, households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. A public health emergency or natural disaster can occur at any moment without warning, forcing you to make the decision to evacuate […]

Classic cars and Soul’d Out to benefit FIM

FLINT — Flint Institute of Music (FIM) presents Cars and Bars, from 5-10 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at Bobby’s Warehouse, 1111 James P. Cole Blvd., Flint, MI 48503. A fundraising event hosted by Dr. Bobby Mukkamala to support FIM and Sloan Museum. Bring your own classic ride and join the party! Over 35 classic to new vehicles, including favorite models […]

Free Golden Memories Vintage Automobile gathering

FLINT — The Friends of Sloan Longway is hosting a free vintage car show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 including amazing original and authentically restored vehicles from 1967 all the way back to the very earliest cars. Admission to see the vehicles outside is free; regular general admission to visit exhibits inside Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery. […]

Diabetes Prevention program

FLINT — Residents at risk for pre-diabetes, a serious health condition affecting 2.6 million Michiganders and often leading to type 2 diabetes can get help at a Diabetes Prevention Program on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5:30- 6:30 p.m. and the first class is Thursday, Sept. 21 at the same time and location; the UM-Flint Recreation Center, Room 11, 401 Mill […]