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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 […]

Flint Mayoral Forum Rescheduled

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 […]

‘That was the plan from the start,’ says Mayor Weaver of recall efforts against her

FLINT, MI — Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says plans to remove her as mayor started as soon as she made it into office. Weaver in an interview with Michigan Radio on Oct. 10, 2017, shared her thoughts on recall efforts launched first by Flint resident Alex Harris in November 2016 unsuccessfully and then successfully by […]

Flint Mayor reschedules state of city address on same day as mayoral forum

FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver has scheduled her 2017 State of the City Address on the same day as a Flint Mayoral Forum set for the community. Weaver, who was invited to attend the forum on Oct. 17, sent an email around 2:14 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 to Flint City Council […]

Flint mayoral candidates set to face-off during forum at Flint Public Library

(Story has been updated to reflect a change in dates.) 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 […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Announces New Federal Grant Supporting 25 AmeriCorps VISTA Members in Flint

Half Million Dollar Federal Grant to Crim Fitness Foundation Will Support AmeriCorps VISTA Members Helping Children in Flint Schools  WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) announced that 25 new AmeriCorps VISTA members will be serving in the Flint Community Schools thanks to a federal grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The […]

Flint City Administrator pens letter in response to claims of bribery

August 31, 2017 Open Letter to the Editor: On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Lakeisha Williams and Nancy Burgher made false, untrue allegations under oath in court about Mayor Dr. Karen W. Weaver and her City Administrator, Sylvester Jones, Jr. While it’s important to note that both ladies lied under oath, which is a crime in […]

Communities First, Inc. to hold street art competition this weekend during Back to the Bricks

FLINT, MI–  Communities First, Inc. is hosting Art on the Bricks and a parking fundraiser this weekend in conjuncition with the city’s annual Back to the Bricks festivities in downtown Flint. Art on the Bricks, a street art competition, will begin at the University of Michigan-Flint Outdoor Rink located at 303 S. Saginaw Street.  Artists from […]

Democratic candidates vying to be Michigan’s governor are set to debate in Flint

FLINT, MI — Four Democratic candidates for governor of Michigan are expected to participate in a Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, debate at the University of Michigan Flint’s Harding Mott University Center in the Kiva room starting at 5:30 p.m. Candidates Bill Cobbs, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Shri Thanedar and Gretchen Whitmer are set to participate in […]

Flint job fair to feature nearly 50 vendors

FLINT, MI — The Flint Genesee Job Corps in partnership with Veterans of Now (VON) and Pay It Forward will be hosting a Community Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Flint-Genesee Job Corps Center at 2400 N. Saginaw Street in Flint. The event is free to […]