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 – On April 18, 2017, Mayor Karen Weaver announced her recommendation that the City of Flint stay with the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) as its primary source of water and utilize Genesee County as a backup water source. “I believe staying with GLWA as the city’s primary water source is the best […]
In 2016 Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright published a paper on Flint’s water crisis. The paper has been a topic of discussion among community leaders. See what Wright had to say below. Wright Monopoly Price Gouging Corruption and the Poisoning of a City 552247 7 by Flint Beat on Scribd
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FLINT, MI – Entrepreneurs and small business owners can gain the knowledge and resources needed to start a business during the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce eTEAM’s tenth annual Jumpstart Conference on May 11. Skypoint Ventures executive David Ollila will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Jumpstart Entrepreneurs’ Conference, presented by the […]
FLINT, MI — Flint City Council is set to hold their regularly scheduled meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall located at 1101 S. Saginaw Street. Flint City Council Meeting May 8, 2017 by Flint Beat on Scribd
FLINT, MI — All nine seats are up for Flint City Council. Take a look at who is running in your ward. Flint City Council Race by Flint Beat on Scribd
FLINT, MI — A former city attorney has filed a lawsuit against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, according to a Detroit Free Press article. Stacy Erwin Oakes who was fired as city attorney in January filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against Weaver saying she was let go for objecting to “fraudulent legal documents” and other illegal acts,” […]