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Flint schools approve Elon Musk-funded water filtration testing  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Part of a large donation made by tech billionaire Elon Musk and his foundation is being used to pay for new filtration systems at Flint Community ...



$20 million renovation to transform Flint Northern High School into junior high  ABC 12 News

New technology and a new school. A more than half a million dollar donation from the C.S.Mott Foundation and tech guru Elon Musk is changing education for ...



Superintendent pushes to reopen Flint Northern as new middle school  MLive.com

FLINT, MI – The home of the Vikings may reopen under a plan by Flint schools to move seventh and eighth-grade students into the building as early as the ...



Group offers $1M to purchase Flint Northern  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- A $1 million purchase offer has been submitted to Flint Community Schools for the former Flint Northern High School property. The nonprofit ...



Elon Musk visits Flint elementary school  MLive.com

The funding marked the second donation of more than $400000 by the foundation toward Flint schools.



New Flint Junior High will have laptops for all, new curriculum, 'looping' teachers  MLive.com

Flint Community Schools' first ever junior high school will open in August at the site of former Northwestern High School.



Funeral arrangements announced for former Genesee County judge  ABC 12 News

Funeral arrangements have been announced for former Genesee County Judge Tracy Collier-Nix.



Former Flint teacher wins Pulitzer Prize in History for Frederick Douglass biography  MLive.com

Dr. David Blight talks about the Wallace Turnage marker which stands on Conti Street, while Ms. Dora F. Finley, AAHT Chairperson watches on the marker is ...



Flint Northern High School historic photo gallery  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

MLive-The Flint Journal dug through our archives to highlight some historic photos of the school and the people in it.



Flint Community Schools board paves way for active new year amid uncertainty and change  East Village Magazine

by Harold C. Ford. Amid uncertainty and change as the Flint Community Schools (FCS) move into the 2019 calendar year, a host of initiatives, actions, and ...



Four Flint schools to be closed, Flint Northern to become alternative school  Mlive- flint

Flint Northern High School will become Northern Alternative Education Center, while four other schools will close and Brownell/Holmes campus will become a ...



CMU president says he nearly dropped out of Flint Northern High School  MLive.com

"I was one of those young, black men at Flint Northern who almost dropped out," Ross said on Friday, June 19.



Flint is reclaiming its narrative through fashion  Detroit Metro Times

Flint resident Oaklin Mixon launched his business, GoodBoy Clothing (522 Saginaw St. #2, Flint; 877-778-4329; goodboyclothes.com) in March of 2014 — one ...



Elon Musk provides $423K to buy laptops for all Flint middle schoolers  MLive.com

The $423600 donation by the Elon Musk Foundation was approved at Wednesday night's school board meeting to get Chromebooks for the middle school ...



Flint Northern High School students stage walk out because of heat, air conditioning now turned on  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The air conditioning was turned on Wednesday afternoon.



Elon Musk just bought laptops for all Flint middle schoolers  Detroit Metro Times

Billionaire Elon Musk has been feeling philanthropic lately. On Wednesday, Flint Community Schools announced the Elon Musk Foundation donated $423600 ...



First-of-its-kind Sweet Tee's Salon and Kids Spa specializes in pampering children head to toe  Flintside

Flint, Michigan — The bells on the door ring and jingle as a new customer walks through the door of Sweet Tee's Salon and Kids Spa on Miller Road.



Flint's new Northern Academy aims to keep seventh- through ninth-graders on track for graduation  Mlive- flint

Northern Academy is a new seventh through ninth grade school at the former site of Flint Northern High School. The new school will target at-risk students who ...



Flint Northern graduation: Photo gallery and top graduates  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Capping off the year for Flint Northern High School's Class of 2012 is graduation today. MLive has been there to capture these important final days ...



Second 17-year-old man arrested for shooting outside basketball game at Flint Northern High School  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, Michigan — Police have arrested a second 17-year-old man in connection with the shooting outside a high school basketball game last month at Flint ...



Police retesting DNA evidence in 2000 Burton murder case  MLive.com

BURTON, MI – Danyese LaClair always came straight home after work. The 32-year-old Grand Blanc Township resident would get off her shift as a clerk at ...



Lawrence C. "Larry" Hayes, 81 | Obituaries  Petoskey News-Review

Lawrence C. “Larry” Hayes, 81 Lawrence Charles Hayes, 81, of Gaylord, Michigan passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 surrounded by his family after his ...



After 54 years, Flint School District's longest-serving secretary retiring  MLive.com

The district's longest-serving secretary isn't leaving empty handed. She's stashed away a lifetime of memories.



Kickball roots contribute to Tonya Lowe-Caroll's Hall of Fame track career  MLive.com

tonya_0001.jpg. Former track star Tonya Lowe-Carroll was a key member of two state titles at Flint Northern High School in 1979 and 1980. (Flint Journal ...



Genesee County area high school reunions  The Flint Journal

Genesee County area class reunions: DYE HIGH SCHOOL annual thunderbolt reunion Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at the St George Orthodox Banquet Hall, 5191 ...



Man found dead at burned-out house in Flint IDed  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County is seeking tips to try and find out what led up to a 47-year-old man being discovered in the remains of ...



Flint success played vital role in former Michigan basketball coach Bill Frieder's hall of fame career  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Bill Frieder grew up in Saginaw, and earned fame as basketball coach of the University of Michigan and Arizona State University, but Flint is where the ...



Parolee who killed Flint teen sentenced to prison for federal gun charge  The Flint Journal

A Flint man convicted in 1989 of fatally shooting a Flint Northern High School student is headed back to prison after Michigan State Police troopers found him in ...



Tony Burton, Flint native and actor from 'Rocky' films, dies in California  MLive.com

Burton, a native of Flint, was best known for his role as Apollo Creed's trainer "Duke" in the Rocky series.



Despite late start, Mali Walton considered soccer's 'best player' from Flint  MLive.com

2016 inductee_Mali Walton.JPG. Mali Walton. (Submitted). (This story is one in a series profiling the 2016 inductees into the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of ...



See the Flint schools that have closed in the last five years  MLive.com

undefined. undefined. Don't Edit. Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com. Bryant Elementary School. A Bryant Elementary School student puts his jacket on ...



For Seahawks' Thomas Rawls, hometown of Flint is never far from his mind: 'I can't disappoint my city'  The Seattle Times

Thomas Rawls is chasing two dreams at once: The childhood fantasy of playing in the NFL, and the grown-up realization of what his success could mean for ...



Former Flint Northern QB Arreal 'Nuke' Riggs messes up academically, attempts to turn life around in US Army  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI – Instead of playing in the football season opener for St. Joseph's College Thursday against Valparaiso, Arreal "Nuke" Riggs was back home in Flint ...



All-time greats: After career at Michigan State, Kelvin Torbert settles down in Lansing area  MLive.com

He said he rarely ever goes anywhere with folks not asking him about basketball or reflecting on what he did during that time.



Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves charged in sex assault  MLive.com

Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman at a Mundy Township motel after a ...



Descendant of Robert E. Lee on how to deal with Civil War statues  abc12.com

Texas (WJRT) - (8/24/17) - A man with Mid-Michigan ties is raising eyebrows with his comments about Civil War statues. J.D. Lee is a graduate of Flint Northern ...



Flint's Letitia Hughley will serve as an assistant basketball coach for Team USA's Women's U17 World Championship squad  MLive.com

Letitia Hughley has been one of the Flint-area's most coveted basketball coaches for many years but she's finally getting the recognition she deserves.



Flint's Frank J. Manley Jr., whose life mission was to help others, dies  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - Friends and family of Frank J. Manley Jr. said he lived his life to help others - doing so as a community schools director, through athletics and by ...



Karen Weaver makes history, elected Flint's first woman mayor  MLive.com

Flint voters have elected Karen Weaver as the city's first woman mayor, bouncing Dayne Walling from office after six years by a convincing margin.



Bryant Elementary parents express some concern about Flint Community Schools' reconfiguration plans  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The meeting was the last of four parent gatherings at schools to close or be used for different programs by fall 2013 in an effort by the district to better utilize ...



Family grateful after police arrest man in first homicide of deadly weekend  MLive.com

Melvin Morgan III.jpg. Courtesy photo of Melvin Morgan III. FLINT, MI - The family of a 27-year-old Flint man shot and killed earlier this month said they're glad ...



Former MSU football player Greg Cooper looks to expand Dig Deep training company  MLive.com

FLINT, MI - In an attempt to expand his "Dig Deep" training company, former Michigan State football player Greg Cooper is hosting a free open house on Sunday ...



Flint teen gets more than two decades in prison for killing 15-year-old boy  MLive.com

A Flint teenager who claimed he accidentally shot his friend in the chest on New Year's Day will spend more than two decades in prison.



Dirrell brothers scheduled to box on same card April 29  MLive.com

Anthony and Andre Dirrell, back right, listen to Mateen Cleaves while volunteering at One Goal, One Passion youth basketball camp at Flint Northern High ...



Flint athletes 'Dig Deep' for former Michigan State football player Greg Cooper to improve skills at camp  The Flint Journal

chris_wilson_football_CORRECT_CAPTIONS-9. Flint native Greg Cooper, 31, is a former Michigan State football player who runs an eight-week "Dig Deep" ...



Strangled Flint babysitter case closed decades after accused killer freed  MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Forty-five years ago this month, the caretaker of a Vienna Township farm stepped out of his mobile home to see an approaching solar eclipse -- but ...



Report: Arrests made after shots fired at car at Flint Northern during basketball game  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- Shots were fired at a vehicle and several people were arrested following a disturbance outside Flint Northern High School during the boys ...



Flint's Pamela McGee becomes first mother of WNBA and NBA player  MLive.com

Pam McGee. Flint basketball legend Pamela McGee (left) stands beside her daughter Imani Boyette (right) after she is selected as the 10th pick in the 2016 ...



Former MSU basketball star Mateen Cleaves investigated in sex assault case  MLive.com

Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves is being investigated for his role in an alleged sexual assault in Genesee County, according to ...



Flint's Jackson Park gets $20,000 grant for new baseball field as part of renovation grant  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI – Hardenbrook Park – also known as Jackson Park – on Flint's north side will get some TLC next week. As the recipient of a $20,000 Lowes Grant, the ...



Service held for Kent woman killed at home | Linda Sweezer obituary  Kent Reporter

Family and friends attended a funeral *service* for Linda Kay Sweezer, 64, of Kent, on Monday at New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church in Flint, Mich., where ...



From business to campaign, Karen Weaver aims to be first female Flint mayor  MLive.com

Weaver, 56, has moved from business owner and community booster to mounting her first campaign for public office.



Former NFL pro Chris Wilson eyes an NFL comeback, ideally with Detroit Lions  MLive.com

He has a strong desire to play in the NFL, again. And he'd like to play for the Detroit Lions.



Original Flintstones begin organizing Class AA City Basketball League reunion for former players  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI – The Class AA City Recreation Basketball League produced some of Flint's most storied games in hotbox gyms all around town. From the 1950s ...



Flint's new mayor has baptism by fire — and water  Detroit Free Press

Karen Weaver says she's focused on restoring safe water to Flint and rebuilding the city's economy.



Class Reunions  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

GENESEE HIGH SCHOOL all graduating classes. Alumni reception and recognition, 5 p.m. today in the Media Center of Genesee Schools preceding the ...



Flint's McGee family premieres in 'new-age Cosby Show' on Oprah Winfrey Network  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

"I had fun filming my show last summer with my family," Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee said. "The show is about my real life. You'll get to see some of my ...



Freshman guard Kayla Brown leaves father at Flint Southwestern for fresh start at Dearborn Heights Robichaud  MLive.com

Freshman Kayla Brown prepares to shoot the ball while her father, head coach Nate Brown, analyzes her form during practice on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at ...



Police chases under fire in Genesee County after two fatal crashes  MLive.com

Some Flint residents are questioning the role of the state police and their pursuit of suspects after separate chases left two mothers dead in the past month.



Stabbing death of Flint's Darwin Marshall silenced 'angel voice'  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Darwin Marshall died after he was found stabbed about 1:30 a.m. Monday on Garland Street near West Fifth Avenue, according to Flint police.



Family identifies Flint homicide victim as Ryan Stinson; Son was murdered in 2010  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, Michigan -- Family has identified the man who was shot and killed inside a convenience around 9 on Sunday night as Ryan Stinson, 42.



Flint Monarchs locked in to become city's first professional women's basketball team  Mlive- flint

FLINT, MI – Professional women's basketball is coming back to the Great Lakes State. Thank Flint Monarchs President and General Manager Dreyon Wynn for ...



Watch Beecher All-American Monte Morris share his early college basketball experiences at Iowa State  Mlive- flint

Morris sits down to speak with MLive-Flint Journal sports reporter Eric Woodyard to talk about his early experiences at Iowa State University.



Flint boxer Andre Dirrell added to Showtime's IBF super middleweight elimination bout on Dec. 19  MLive.com

Mateen Cleaves basketball camp _17. Anthony and Andre Dirrell, back right, listen to Mateen Cleaves while volunteering at One Goal, One Passion youth ...



Flintstones Mateen Cleaves, Pam McGee both picked for Michigan Sports Hall of Fame  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

A couple of Flintstones will enter the 57th induction class for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.



Beecher's Monte Morris off to 'very, very good' start at Iowa State and expected to play immediately  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

MonteMorrisatMateen Cleaves basketball camp.JPG. Flint natives Dominez Burnett, left, and Monte Morris listen to Michigan State head basketball coach Tom ...



Former Mott Bear Kevin Tiggs rejoins pro basketball team in Ukraine  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Flint native Kevin Tiggs emerged as an All-American as well as the NJCAA's National Player of the Year in 2007 despite playing limited high school basketball at ...



'Patricia's Promise:' On 7-year-anniversary of Halloween Eve murder-suicide in Flint, victim's mother speaks out against domestic violence  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, Michigan — It was October 2003, and new mom Patricia Brown was giggling with friends about dressing up 4-month-old Makenzi as a chili pepper for her ...



Born and raised in Flint, Richie King is proud to open his catering business, banquet hall just north of the city  MLive.com

MT. MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Michigan — Richie King found a love for cooking and baking in the eighth grade and about 40 years later he finally has a banquet ...



Former Michigan star Andre Weathers named football coach at Burton Bentley  MLive.com

BURTON, MI -- Flint native and former Michigan star Andre Weathers has been named the head football coach at Burton Bentley High School, a school ...



Genesee County Pop Warner 'Homecoming' football games begin Saturday morning in Flint  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, MI -- The Genesee County Pop Warner "Homecoming" football games will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. There will be five matchups featuring local ...



Homicide victim Leon Hall was family man, mother says  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

FLINT, Michigan. -- Sunday was the worst day of Debora Hall's life. The Hurley Regional Medical Center nurse said she spent the day wondering if one of the ...



Flintstones Robaire Smith, Matt Trannon pick MSU 'Spartan Dawgs' to beat up on Michigan  Mlive- flint

Former MSU football stars Robaire Smith and Matt Trannon, both Flint Northern High School graduates, will be at Spartan Stadium in spirit on Saturday.



Michigan grants Flint native Thomas Rawls his release, RB will transfer to Central Michigan  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

The University of Michigan's athletic department confirmed that Rawls has been granted his release from the football program on Saturday afternoon.



Flint native Sophie Kurys remembered for stealing bases, winning title in All-American Girls Professional Baseball League  Mlive- flint

Flint native Sophie Kurys was a pioneer of women's baseball, winning a world championship in 1946 as well as setting a record of 201 stolen bases in the same ...



Ollie B. Bivins Jr.: Georgia native ruled with passion in two Genesee County courts  The Flint Journal - MLive.com

Known for his fairness and passion about the communities he served, Ollie B. Bivins Jr. was the first black judge in two Genesee County courts. In 1969, Bivins ...



Gregory Dill chosen to lead Washtenaw County as next administrator  MLive.com

Gregory_Dill_100516_RJS_10.jpg. Gregory Dill, interim Washtenaw County administrator, has been chosen to lead the county on a more permanent basis.



Frankenmuth Board of Education has 7 candidates vying for 4 seats  The Saginaw News

With seven candidates vying for four available seats on the Frankenmuth Board of Education, each is hoping to distinguish themselves prior to the Nov.



Meet Jacara Thompson: Swartz Creek's go-to gal  MLive.com

Swartz Creek high school's Jacara Thompson is greeted by teammates before their game against Flushing high school on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 at Flushing high ...



J'Nathan Bullock: A Basketball Player's Journey to Become an NFL Tight End  Bleacher Report

J'Nathan Bullock is a name that very few NFL fans know because Bullock didn't play college football, he played basketball for Cleveland State University instead ...



Michigan State, Michigan recruiting war isn't ruining 5-star basketball prospect Miles Bridges' teenhood  MLive.com

Five star basketball recruit and Flint native, Miles Bridges, begins looking at top college programs. Danny Miller | MLive.com. By Eric Woodyard | MLive.com



Election roundup: Seven vie for four seats on Saginaw Township Board of Trustees  The Saginaw News - MLive.com

Seven candidates are vying for four seats on the Saginaw Township Board of Trustees, including two incumbents Florence P. Connolly and James S. Kelly, both ...



Volleyball districts start this week | Sports coverage for Fenton, Linden, Holly and Lake Fenton Schools  Fenton Tri County Times

When it comes to Metro League action, the Fenton varsity volleyball team has been the dominant squad for a long time. In fact, the last five seasons the Tigers ...



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