FLINT, MI – The state-appointed board overseeing Flint’s finances say they are holding off on a decision as to whether a move by the Flint City Council to prevent liens from being placed on thousands of homes in the city will stand. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board voted to revisit a moratorium Flint City Council […]
FLINT, MI – Being Flint’s leader is not on former Mayor Dayne Walling’s to do list. Walling who has run for Flint mayor four times says he still has work to do but he plans to take it to a state level. “I love Flint and always will but I know after serving two terms […]
FLINT, MI – The Ruth Mott Foundation announced that a Flint man who is making strides with a community program focused on helping local youth gain job skills has been chosen as the winner of the inaugural Ruth Mott Foundation Leadership Award. Greg Gaines, 68, is about to embark on his 27th year of leading […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Interim City Attorney Angela Wheeler has warned City Council members of a breach of confidentiality after an email was sent out to non-city officials regarding whether Mayor Karen Weaver’s adviser Aonie Gilcreast had been vetted. The memo, dated June 2, 2017, was sent to council members from Wheeler after Councilwoman Jackie […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Police officials say they are actively investigating a complaint filed against Flint City Councilman Eric Mays for pawning his city-issued laptop. Flint Police Department Sgt. Patrick Brady said he is looking into a complaint filed by Flint City Council Scott Kincaid regarding reports on May 23, 2017 that Mays pawned a […]
Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc.’s 4th annual Movies Under the Stars outdoor summer film series is scheduled to begin on Friday, June 23, 2017 with a showing of The Lego Batman Movie on the back lawn of Flint City Hall located at 1101 S. Saginaw St. The free, family events will be held on […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver and the City of Flint have been engulfed in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by former City Administrator Natasha Henderson. Henderson, who was hired by former Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, filed a federal lawsuit May 2016 saying she was fired from her job after asking Flint’s legal department to investigate […]
FLINT, MI – The inaugural Flint Literary Festival will be July 21-22 and feature several noted authors with Flint roots who have achieved critical and commercial success with their writing. Hosted at the Flint Public Library, the literary festival will also include panel discussions, a reading room, a book fair, and an After-Hours Open Mic […]
FLINT, MI — For the past nine years, University Outreach has offered business workshops at the Innovation Incubator, a free co-working space nicknamed [IN], located in the Northbank Center on the UM-Flint campus. Now it is taking IN on the Road, a 5-session workshop series, to convenient neighborhood locations across Flint so more community members […]
FLINT, MI – Members of a Flint church have filed a civil lawsuit against five people including Flint City Council President Kerry Nelson after claims that millions of dollars went unaccounted for. Four members at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church allege that Nelson along with the church’s pastor, Rev. Lewis Randolph, his son, Dietrick Randolph who […]