Dash for a Difference

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Athletic Club will host the 11th annual Dash for a Difference to raise funds for Genesys Hospice patients and families, Sept. 24. The Dash event includes these races and walks:  5K run: 10 am  5K walk: 10:05 am  One mile fitness run for kids: 10:45 am  Quarter mile indoor fitness run […]

Hot Tickets

Machine Shop lineup FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Skys the Limit Tour featuring It Lies Within and Know Lyfe, with special guests Givensix, After the Minor, Group Therapy and Myths and Legends, Sept. 8. Tickets are $5 for 18 and up and $8 for 18-20. Frequency 54 featuring all the original members […]

What’s happening at the Sloan Museum in September

Golden Memories Automobile Gathering at Sloan Museum Sept. 18 Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with support by Friends of Sloan*Longway A very special event exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1961 or earlier. The Golden Memories Automobile Gathering is sponsored by Friends of Sloan*Longway, making it free to exhibitors and attendees. We welcome all authentic and original […]

Genesee Energy Consortium chalks up over $1m in savings

GENESEE COUNTY — Teachers and staff of the Genesee County Energy Consortium have chalked up over a million bucks worth of good behavior. Their energy efficient practices have earned big savings — and now those good habits are earning the consortium national recognition. The Genesee County Energy Consortium member districts include Atherton, Beecher, Bendle, Bentley, Genesee, Genesee Intermediate School District, […]

Cavaliers bow to Warren De La Salle

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Carman- Ainsworth appears to be a bit more competitive on the football field this season, but the Cavaliers are still 0-2 for the second straight year. Carman fell to Warren De La Salle, 34-6, in a non-league game last Friday at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore High. That was a little closer than last year’s 54-21 […]


Where were you?

It’s amazing how most weeks, we can’t recall what we wore two days earlier or what we had for dinner last night. However, if you ask anyone over the age of 10 where he or she was on Sept. 11, 2001, they can tell you in amazing detail where they were, what they were eating, what they had on, who […]

Sports Shorts

High school open house offered to Carman- Ainsworth community FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School will host an open house today, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. — L.P. New foot bridge coming to For-Mar BURTON — An $83,000 grant from the C.S. Mott Foundation will allow the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Putting on a thrashing

The Spartys and Wolverines kicked off the 2011 college football season with victories. The Spartans opened up on a Friday night under the lights special at home.Itwasaaho-humaffair against the Youngstown State Penguins. The Sparty’s won, 28-6. I would love to say the Spartans looked awesome and fabulous. The truth was, they didn’t. It is a good thing MSU had a […]

Tee Time

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 Michigan Adaptive Golf will host an 18-hole par-3 Scramble at ROLLING HILLS GOLF CLUB. Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m.. The cost of $40 per person includes continental breakfast, golf with cart, hot dog at the turn and a steak lunch after the event and prizes. The four-person team must include a golfer with a disability. […]


NOW THROUGH SEPT. 15 Early Canada Goose Hunting Season, North Zone, Saginaw, Tuscola and Huron Counties. SEPT. 9-11 Woods N Water Outdoor Weekend at Eastearn Michigan Fairgrounds, Imlay City. SEPT. 15-NOV. 14 Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Season. SEPT. 16-OCT. 30 Canada Goose Hunting Season. SEPT. 18-19 Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend, statewide. SEPT. 20-23 Youth Firearm Early Deer Hunting Weekend, statewide. […]