Economic Development

Feature StoryThis image shows the finish line of a Soap Box Derby Race at Donald R. Cronin Soap Box Derby Downs behind Southwestern Academy.

Flint Soap Box Derby races to return this summer


In The NewsBoxers shadow box in the ring at Berston Field House in Flint.

Ruth Mott Foundation awards $2 million to north Flint programs


In The NewsLongway Park

200 trees to be planted in Flint's Longway Park


In The NewsDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks to a sold out crowd of 450 at the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce annual meeting April 11, 2019 at the Holiday Inn-Gateway Centre.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan: Flint, too, can rebuild


In The NewsCharles Boike
In The NewsAmerican Airlines will begin offering twice daily service to Charlotte on Sept. 4, 2019.

New Bishop Airport service opens gateway to 175 destinations


In The NewsA student learns welding at the Genesee Intermediate School District.

Career fair focusing on construction trades today at GISD


In The Newsbuckham alley lights

Dinner under the Lights coming to Flint's Buckham Alley


In The NewsApplewood is open for the 2017 season 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays from May 4 through October 29. Parking, admission, and activities are always free.
In The NewsMott Community College's 2019 Culinary Knowledge Bowl team (left to right): Chef Mark Handy, Martina LaNoue, Jennifer Stock, Kinleigh Jaehnig, Jessalyn Taylor, Dawn Neusbaum, and Lata VonBrockdorff.

Mott culinary students take honors in Knowledge Bowl


In The NewsWinners of the fifth-eighth grade championship are first place Aurora Akinpeloye from Grand Blanc East Middle School, followed by Joshua Tewolde from Grand Blanc West Middle School and Kamaria Carter-Ryan from Woodland Park Academy.

These are the best spellers in Genesee County


Feature StoryMore than 100 people have contacted Megan Heyza looking for help with repairs as part of The Porch Project

How one Flint waitress is helping 53 neighbors fix up their homes


In The NewsLeeRoy Wells Jr., vice president of operations support for Consumers Energy; Glenn WIlson, president and CEO Communities First Inc.; and Kyle McCree, community affairs area manager for Consumers pose with a check that will fund the Coolidge Community
In The NewsMembers of the UM-Flint Entrepreneurs Society post during the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization meeting
In The NewsFlint City Councilman Maurice Davis cuts the ribbon at the official rededication ceremony for the Civic Park Neighborhoods historic marker.

A sign of Civic Park's past and future


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