Flint Beat Articles
Mayoral forum: See where mayoral candidates stand on issues before you head to the polls

FLINT, MI — Thirteen candidates participated in mayoral forums held in partnership with Flint Beat and NBC25/Fox 66. If you missed the forums you can watch both below before you head to the polls on Nov. 7, 2017. There are 18 candidates on the ballot for mayor but only 17 now seeking office after David […]

Weaver gains support from ‘Living Single’ actress

FLINT, MI – An actress from a popular 90s sitcom took to social media this week asking people to support Flint Mayor Karen Weaver during the recall election. Erika Alexander played Maxine “Max” Shaw on Living Single, a sitcom that debuted in 1993, alongside with Queen Latifah who played the character, Khadijah James. Queen Latifah also […]

Communities First, Inc. to Host 3rd Annual African American Film Series at Flint Institute of Arts

Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the third annual African American Film Series. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees.  The series kicks off on November 2 at 5:30 pm. “This film series has been instrumental in opening up a dialogue […]

Flint City Council Candidate Joyce Ellis-McNeal

Joyce Ellis-McNeal Age:     62 Family: Married Education: Masters of Public Administration, BS – Business Administration/Organization Management, Associate – Computer Technology Occupation: Self Employed Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I possess the public administration skills to supervise the administrative officers, formulate policies and the necessary characters to exercise […]

Halloween event features free food and personal care products for the needy

FLINT, MI — Organizers of a Halloween event are doing this year’s ghoulish holiday with a twist. Instead of focusing on the Halloween tradition of giving out candy to trick or treaters, they will be giving out personal care items and a free meal to the community.  The free event, Trunk or Treat for a […]

Flint women head to Detroit convention to discuss pushing forward through the city’s water crisis

Flint women are set to represent the city at a convention that is expected to bring thousands of women to Detroit this weekend with one common goal – to reclaim their time. The Reclaiming Our Time Women’s Convention will feature a number of headline speakers including Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Brenda Lawrence, Senator Debbie Stabenow […]

Flint City Council Candidate Santino Guerra

Santino J. Guerra – Third Ward Age: 19 Education: Kearsley High School Alumnus Currently, Pre-law double majoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Michigan – Flint Occupation: Full-Time Student, Prior to campaign worked at the University of Michigan – Flint Department of Public Safety Why do you feel you are a good […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Herbert Winfrey

Herbert J. Winfrey – Sixth Ward Age: 62 Family: Married and I have two young adult daughters. Education: BA in Sociology, University of Michigan and a MA in Counseling, Liberty University Occupation: Program Manager, Hope Network, Incorporated Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I believe in living a […]

Candidates confirmed for last Flint mayoral forum

FLINT, MI — So far, eight people looking to nab the mayor’s seat in Flint’s recall election say they will faceoff during a Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, mayoral from at the Flint Public Library from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Confirmed for Oct. 24 are Ronald Higgerson, Scott Kincaid, Sean MacIntyre, Anthony Palladeno Jr., Don Pfeiffer, […]

Seven candidates confirmed for first mayoral forum at the Flint Public Library

FLINT, MI — Flint Beat in partnership with NBC25/FOX66 will host a mayoral forum at the Flint Public Library located at 1026 E. Kearsley Street on October 19 and 24, 2017 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The forum, “Flint Mayoral Forum” is hosted by the two news outlets with NBC25/FOX66 reporter Drew Moore serving as […]