Flint Beat Articles
Flint Fire Chief Raymond Barton

Raymond Barton was appointed Chief of the Flint Fire Department by Mayor Karen Weaver in February 2016. Barton has served in various roles with the department for over 25 years. He says it’s an honor to now lead the department in the role of Fire Chief.

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver

Karen Williams Weaver was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, on city’s north side. She is the youngest of three children born to Dr. T. Wendell Williams and Marion Coates Williams. She attended the Flint public schools, and graduated from Flint Northern High School in 1977. From there she went to University of Michigan-Flint, and graduated […]

All Three U-M Campuses Teaming Up for 2017 Alternative Spring Break

The University of Michigan-Flint is teaming up with the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses for this year’s Alternative Spring Break. Students from the three campuses will participate in community engagement in West Michigan. “This project will bring together a diverse group of 30 students from all three campuses to learn from and with each other,” […]