Flint’s Eight Ten Nail Bar pampers body and spirit

Flint’s Eight Ten Nail Bar pampers body and spirit

Natalie Kadie worked her way through the University of Michigan Flint as a nail tech to become a hospital administrator and help people heal their wounds. A few years in corporate America convinced her she could do more healing with the bartenders, pharmacists and dancers with polish and a listening ear. With 19 years as […]

170 Flint and Genesee County high school students to be honored as Black Scholars by Urban League

170 Flint and Genesee County high school students to be honored as Black Scholars by Urban League

For the 36th year, promising seniors from high schools across Flint and Genesee County will be recognized for their achievements at the Urban League of Flint’s Salute to Black Scholars on Wednesday, May 16 at Kettering University. No matter what challenges any teenager faces, these 170 individuals honored by the Urban League and the Flint […]

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Flint’s Mayor, council members, state representatives and liaisons from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation stood next to backhoes and earth movers with golden shovels to celebrate the ground breaking of a 156,000-square-foot factory that will make seats for General Motors Corp. in Flint. Lear is making a $29.3-million investment on this 33-acre site that will […]

Dream house: Flint home sparks neighborhood affair 

Dream house: Flint home sparks neighborhood affair 

Dave Phaneuf found his dream house – an 1898 Queen Ann home in Flint’s Grand Traverse neighborhood – and wound up having it all. Through the house he connected with a five-generation legacy and adopted a key role in stabilizing the community. “The neighborhood looked a little down on its luck. The house was in […]