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Gathering again in Flint and Genesee County

Flint Township View 24 Jun 2021
Additionally, Explore Flint & Genesee recognizes those who work with their team to bring events to the county, through the Community Champions award. We do this knowing that once someone visits our community, they are more likely to come back to Flint & Genesee ... in Flint & Genesee.
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Flint’s first poet laureate awarded $50K to infuse poetry throughout city with focus on literacy

Michigan Live 24 Jun 2021
These poets will lead public poetry programs in their respective communities in the year ahead ... James Brown, a family medicine specialist, by using creative ways to educate the community in Flint and Genesee County on nutrition ... The second pod called Flint Reads Poetry ... Flint Pride to host cookout, open mic crawl to celebrate LGBTQ community.
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Flint organization, Burton tire shop aim to give citizens ‘second chance’ with opportunity to gain auto repair job skills

Michigan Live 24 Jun 2021
Flint Innovative Solutions is a community-driven and led organization that provides solutions for today’s health challenges. The Ruth Mott Foundation’s mission is to advocate, stimulate, and support community vitality in north Flint, per the release ... Flint Pride to host cookout, open mic crawl to celebrate LGBTQ community.
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UM-Flint regents freeze undergraduate tuition and extend Go Blue guarantee

Flint Township View 24 Jun 2021
FLINTUndergraduate students at the University of Michigan-Flint will not see a tuition increase during the coming academic year – and some will pay no tuition at all – as the university reaffirms its ongoing commitment to affordability and access for all students.
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Former interim Flint chief Phil Hart takes over Genesee Township Police Department

Michigan Live 24 Jun 2021
After coming off of an interim stint as Chief of Police in Flint, Hart didn’t have a next job lined up ... The new Genesee Township police chief has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement, with 26 of them with Michigan State Police in the Flint post ... Flint police chief steps down after temporary appointment expires.
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The 2021 Virtual Bastille Day Race will be held July 10-17

Flint Township View 24 Jun 2021
FLINTGenesee County Habitat for Humanity announces the 19th Annual Bastille Day Race, presented by The State Bank ...The Bastille Day Race has been a wonderful resource for us in our effort to provide that foundation for Flint and Genesee County residents.” ... community road race.
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Genesee County’s inmate education program partners with Minneapolis area sheriff’s office

Michigan Live 24 Jun 2021
Flint-area officials say community engagement is key to policing and policy change in wake of Chauvin verdict ... Firefighters extinguish small blaze on exterior of Flint club where man was killed Monday. Man, woman die in Flint house fire. Fourth suspect arrested in drive-by shooting death of Flint 3-year-old.
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Worth commissioner joins volunteers for trash clean-up

Johnson City Press 24 Jun 2021
Worth Commissioner Dice Roberts joined the Lions Club volunteers in a�project that was chosen by the group to "improve the community, reduce trash flow into the Flint River waterways and to facilitate fellowship.".
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Howdy, pardner, welcome to the wild west

The Argus Press 24 Jun 2021
Repelicans, in their infinite wisdom, appointed emergency financial managers (EMF) in several communities around our state — bypassing duly elected local officials. The city of Flint gained national prominence when their EMF and staff proposed/permitted the replacement its water supply in an attempt to save money.
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County commission approves Rural Opportunity Zone student loan repayment incentive

Emporia Gazette 24 Jun 2021
“As you guys know, we are currently in a community that has a real need for recruitment of workforce,” Gilligan said. “We have roughly 250-300 jobs listed in our community right now, let alone the jobs that are not listed ... For public health reports, Renee Hively, CEO of Flint Hills Community Center, said the county is at approximately 35% vaccinated.
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WOW Outreach hosting unity march and expo to address violence in Flint

Michigan Live 23 Jun 2021
Community partners such as Hamilton Community Health Network, Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, YWCA and Flint Strive among others will have information at the expo about summer programs, unemployment resources and more ... Juneteenth celebrations in Flint unites community with music, parade and fellowship.
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Dorothy Fae Ralson Campbell

Tyler Morning Telegraph 23 Jun 2021
FLINT — Dorothy Fae Ralson Campbell left her earthly home Sunday morning, June 20, 2021, bound for the Promised Land ... They established their home and raised their family in Flint Texas ... She was a member of Flint Baptist Church and also attended, on occasion, Flint Nazarene Church (now Flint Community Church.).
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Flint schools cancels special meeting to vote on budget days before deadline

Michigan Live 23 Jun 2021
FLINT, MI -- Flint Community Schools has canceled a special meeting for the Board of Education to consider the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget just days before its June 30 deadline, according to its website ... A request for comment by MLive-The Flint Journal has not yet been returned by FCS administration.
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Volunteers sought to canvas Flint neighborhood to help solve teen’s shooting death

Michigan Live 23 Jun 2021
Michigan State Police, the Flint Police Department, Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County, along with community partners and volunteers will go door-to-door starting at 10 a.m ... Mother remembers 18-year-old daughter shot and killed in Flint had a love for learning, giving back ... Man shot and killed outside Flint club, 1 in custody.
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Spring Hill firefighter finds friendship, adventure in career

Williamson Herald 23 Jun 2021
Colby Flint, but after almost 20 years at Spring Hill Fire Station 3, he can’t think of a more satisfying career. He’s tried several career paths that didn’t quite fit — even community college didn’t suit him. Flint craved adventure, so in 1996, he joined the Army ... Flint was discharged in 2001 and moved his family to Spring Hill.

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