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Swayze Court rehab gives Flint residents opportunities for a better way of life

FLINT, MI – Jorain Hardman needed a new start. She had overcome a number of obstacles including a drug addiction and was ready to get her life on track. “I was in a…homeless program,” said Hardman, now a resident at Swayze Court Apartments. “I literally lived 100 feet down the street from the building here. […]

A theatre like none other: ‘New’ McCree Theatre brings art, opportunity to Flint’s northside

FLINT, MI — It is authentic. It is strong, filled with talent, and inspiring generation after generation of artists. It is home to the African American story in the African American voice. It is the “New” McCree Theatre, located on the northside of Flint, and it is unlike any other in the state of Michigan. […]

The rise of Berston Field House

FLINT, Michigan—D.J. Dye sits on the edge of the stage at one end of the gymnasium dressed in a jacket, sock hat and pajamas. The 3-year-old seems content, even happy, to be here. He is seated next to his father, Troy George, 23, of Flint, and some of his dad’s friends. He is never left […]

Property values on rise in every Genesee County community

GENESEE COUNTY, MI — For the first time since at least 2009, home values are going up in every Genesee County community. A recently released report from the Genesee County Equalization Department shows projected changes in property values for 2017 for every city and township in Genesee County. And in every one of those jurisdictions, […]