Economic Development

Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, January 30, 2018: A view of the sweeping press box overlooking the ice at the Dort Federal Event Center.

Multimillion dollar investment restores Flint event center


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, January 30, 2018: Center for the Flint Firebirds, Ty Dellandrea, 17, set a new event record for the Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, with two goals within 20 seconds by a single player.

This Flint Firebird is playing world-class hockey


In The NewsThe new Lear Corp. plant in Flint is located on a portion of the former Buick City site.

Why Lear chose Flint for new plant and 600 jobs


In The NewsMotivational speaker Travis Thomas, and son of the Halo Burger Founder, returns to Flint for the GearUp for Success summit of 800 Genesee County students.

GearUp for Success reaches more than 800 Genesee County students


In The NewsFlint's unique AmeriCorps program grew from about 25 in 2014 to nearly 200 now and drew the attention of national AmeriCorps Director Chester Spellman.
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In The NewsAnn Werring sells her creations at vintage markets and through her Etsy shop, 1HeavenSentDesigns.

Mott Park mompreneur carves out her own business


In The NewsA look at one of the 11 buildings being built as part of the $16.9 million Clark Commons, mixed-use development.
Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, February 6, 2018: Junior barbers Cole Stomp, 19, from Davison, and Tony Atlas, 32, from Flint practice on mannequins at the Flint Institute of Barbering.
Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
In The NewsClaudnyse Holloman is the new director of the Weiss Child Advocacy Center.

Meet Claudnyse Holloman: Flint's advocate for children


In The NewsTalicia Campbell, owner of Chef Telly, receives congratulations after winning the microgrant at the Flint SOUP event in January.

Inside Flint SOUP: $800 win funds kitchen, licensing for Chef Telly


Feature StoryCharma Dompreh presents her business, Charma's Green Chips, at Flint SOUP during the October event at Factory Two in Flint.
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