Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes is the editor of Flintside. He has worked in journalism and communications for more than 15 years and has previously written for ESPN.com, Lifehacker, Sierra Magazine, Next City, MLive, the Detroit Free Press, and other publications. He also teaches at Mott Community College. Follow him on Twitter (@patrick_hayes) and Instagram (@patrickhayes13). He and his two children live on Flint’s eastside.

In The News The new home and away jerseys for Flint United.

Flint United draft first player, unveil jerseys


In The News Brently Collins makes a save during Flint City HC practice at Berston Fieldhouse on February 6.
Feature Story Reggie Reed, who went to Beecher, is one of several local players trying to make the Flint United roster.

Flint United is providing hope for local hoop dreamers


In The News Flint native Jonathan Quarles has a book coming out January 7, 2021.
In The News Flint Handmade volunteers made and donated more than 500 hats, scarves, and gloves at locations around the city in December.

How local artisans helped keep people warm this winter


In The News RMC Mike (left) and Rio Da Yung OG are among rap acts from Flint growing in popularity.

What to watch in 2021 in Flint? Start with the music.


In The News Film Series

Sixth Annual African American Film Series goes virtual this year


In The News Flint Mayor Sheldon Neely delivered his first State of the City address on December 8, 2020.
In The News A Mott Foundation grant will help Genesee County Habitat for Humanity provide home repairs for Flint seniors.

Here’s how seniors in Flint can get help with home repairs


In The News GST Michigan Works! is a helping hand for anyone who makes the commitment to take part in its programs. Working not only with job seekers, but also employers to assure both parties obtain their perfect employment fit.

Job hunting during a pandemic? Here are some tips.


In The News Step UP

Step Up, Pick Up winners announced


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