2022-12-22 E-Edition

Back to the Bricks dedicates upcoming Promo Tour to event founder

FLINT — Over 15 years ago, Al Hatch started Back to the Bricks in downtown Flint with a vision to bring automobile lovers together from all over the state and region. To honor Hatch and his hard work with the event, the Back to the Bricks Promotional Tour Committee has made him a focal point for the 2023 Founders Promo […]

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Man with filed teeth charged with kidnapping, assault of woman

FLINT — A 36-year-old man who filed his teeth into points allegedly kidnapped, sexually assaulted and then trafficked a young woman over a period of three weeks has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson, in a Dec. 14 Facebook briefing, same the suspect allegedly threatened to rip out the woman’s throat with his pointed […]

Dort Financial Credit Union to acquire Flagler Bank in Florida

GRAND BLANC — On Dec. 12, Dort Financial Credit Union entered into an agreement with Flagler Bancshares Corporation to acquire Flagler Bank, which is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. The transaction, which would grow Dort Financial Credit Union’s assets to nearly $2 billion, requires approval by applicable bank and credit union regulators and Flagler Bancshares Corporation’s stockholders. Upon completion […]

Indian Hill students present at tech showcase

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II met with Indian Hill Elementary School students, from left, Maggie Johnson, Sloane Mengel, Zane Stein and Luke Gordon during the 21st annual AT&T/MACUL Student Technology Showcase on Dec. 7 at the state Capitol. The students were chosen to present cutting edge and innovative technology demonstrations from their classrooms to lawmakers. Indian Hill was one of […]

Council OK’s price reduction for Garden Building properties

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc City Council has approved another request to lower the purchase price for four downtown parcels slated to be redeveloped as The Garden Building. Developer Erik Perkins of Garden Building of Grand Blanc LLC has proposed to invest $11 million in the mixed-use project adjacent to Physicians Park on Reid Road. In September, Perkins received […]

Scouts raise almost $30,000 with Grand Blanc Bistro

GRAND BLANC TWP. — A “Boy Scout Bistro” at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club on Dec. 8 raised $29,726 to support the movement’s local programs. According to Senior Development Director Marilyn Costigan, the event, which coincides with the holiday “season of giving,” is a beloved annual tradition. Community leaders from across Mid-Michigan gathered to support the youth and enjoy […]

Two new officers join Davison police department

DAVISON — Two new police officers were sworn in Dec. 12 by the city council, bringing to department’s staffing close to full after many months. Ofcs. Shaun Alcodray and Shane McAuliffe took the oath of office at the city council meeting, surrounded by family. Alcodray, a resident of the City of Davison, was working previously as a police officer for […]

Facial hair fundraiser

The Davison Township Police Department held a No Shave November in which officers donated $50 to go without shaving for the month, the money raised earmarked for Outreach East in Davison. The event was such a success with officer that Police Chief Jay Rendon allowed them to continue growing beards throughout December for an additional $25 donation. In all, the […]