In brief

Security Credit Union welcomes new Loss Prevention Manager FLINT — Flint-based Security Credit Union (SCU) recently hired Butch King as loss prevention manager. Prior to joining the team at SCU, King served as a loss mitigation supervisor, collection team leader and foreclosure specialist at FirstMerit Bank. “We’re very pleased to welcome Butch to the SCU team,” said Christopher Estes, SCU […]

‘Challenge accepted’ for goatee

When my best friend Carl told me he was growing a goatee for November, the first thing I said to him was “challenge accepted.” That’s the kind of friends we are. Put us in a room together in five minutes flat we’ll be seeing who can punch the hardest, eat the most spicy mustard, or any other outrageous challenge to […]

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller (second left, front) and members of the Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce joined the staff at Salon Envy & Co. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 5.

That’s the Spirit!

FLINT TWP. — Parents having trouble getting teens out of bed to get to school on time might want to try dangling different bait. A hearty dose of school spirit worked just fine last Friday to rouse hundreds of Carman-Ainsworth High School students (and staff) for a Spirit Cup pep rally last week that started at 5 a.m. Spirit Cup […]

Baker College named ‘Best for Veterans’

FLINT — The Baker College system has been ranked among the nation’s top 20 online/nontraditional schools in the annual Best for Vets college rankings by Military Times, a family of newsweeklies that provides independent information to service members and their families. The designation includes Baker’s 12 campuses and three satellite locations across Michigan, including Baker College Online. “As with all […]

In brief

GAC presents Advanced Care Planning talk GRAND BLANC — Genesys Athletic Club, as part of its Lunch and Learn with Friends series for seniors, presents a talk on advanced care planning, Nov. 21 at noon. Advanced care planning is making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you were unable to speak for yourself. No one can […]

Mannheim Steamroller will perform Dec. 15 at Whiting

FLINT — Mannheim Steamroller and Pandora Jewelry, the tour sponsor, will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one spectacular performance only in Flint at The Whiting on Dec. 15 at 3:30 p.m. To order tickets to this highly-anticipated performance, simply visit, call 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER, or visit the Ticket […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Country Night with Love and Theft, with special guests Blackjack Billy and Canaan Smith, Nov. 21. Tickets are $22 in advance. The Machine Shop celebrates Banana 101.5’s Maggie Meadows 40th birthday with Royal Bliss, and special guests Wayland and American Hitmen, […]

Cavs make history with regional crown

FLINT TWP. — Someone asked Carman-Ainsworth football coach Nate Williams last week to sum up the season by his history-making Cavaliers. “I don’t want to sum it up,” Williams said. “I want to keep this journey going.” The Cavaliers did keep the journey going and took their season into new territory Saturday by beating Hudsonville, 27-20, in a Div. 1 […]

All-Saginaw Valley League

Golf FIRST TEAM Kharissa Carras – Midland Dow Amanda Walsh – Midland Kristen Wolfe – Flint Powers Stephanie Carras – Midland Dow Tara Schneider – Davison Meghan Borgerding – Carman- Ainsworth Kerri Parks – Flushing Brooke Thomas – Flushing SECOND TEAM Karsen Johnston – Davison Shelbe Cahill – Davison Lauren Lyon – Mt. Pleasant Morgan Zloto – Flint Powers Gabby […]