Ashley Schafer

Ashley Schafer is a reporter for Flintside. A lifelong Flint resident, she attended Mott Community College to study history and creative writing. She's married Bobby Schafer, aka Bob Cat. They have two children, Scarlet and Violet, and live on Flint's eastside. She can be reached at aschafer@flintside.com.
In The NewsHeart of Worship Dance Studio is one of 17 organizations receiving a Ruth Mott Foundation grant.

Ruth Mott Foundation awards 17 grants totaling more than $1.4 million


In The NewsRoy Scott, president and CEO of Lear, says Flint "is part of who I am."

Lear plant in Flint hiring to fill 400 jobs


In The NewsFaculty and students at Kettering University were awarded two patents in 2018.

Kettering University faculty, student research awarded two patents


In The NewsThe Mass Transportation Authority already received 13 and soon will add another 22 new compressed natural gas buses to its fleet.

New fleet of 35 new, cleaner buses headed to Flint MTA


In The NewsHurley Children's Hospital is in a race to win $50,000 with community support.

Hurley in tight race for $50,000 in online contest


In The NewsMott Community College graduates 200 to 300 students each session, trained with ready-to-work job skills.

Truck drivers wanted: 4-week training program starting in Flint


In The NewsArt of Achievement

Honors bestowed on 18 Flint area business leaders


In The Newscapitol theatre

Catch a classic Christmas movie at the Capitol Theatre


In The NewsThe Draeger sisters, all current or former MCC clowns, performed together for the first time in the Detroit Thanksgiving Day parade.
In The NewsThis is an aerial shot of Buick City taken in Nov. 2018.
In The News"Love Jacked" is the final film in the African-American Film Series presented by Communities First, Inc.

African-American Film Series returns to Flint for 4th season


In The Newsinside of the newly remodeled Lids store of Genesee Valley Center

Lids store remodels, reopens Flint Township location


In The NewsA TeenQuest student participates in a mock interview as part of the job preparedness program operated by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.
In The NewsKala Wilburn is the woman behind the creation of Vehicle City Fashion Week, set for its sixth run Nov. 14-18, 2017.
In The Newscherisse resized

Essence magazine highlights work of Flint's own Cherisse Bradley


In The NewsDarwin McGuire, Genesee District Library technical services manager, searches a wide selection of music on hoopla digital.

Genesee District Library adds at-home streaming with hoopla app


In The NewsUM-Flint banners

UM-Flint to serve as hub of cybersecurity education


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