A pretty new face on Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — Summerset Salon Day Spa has completed its relocation from Lennon Road to about a half a mile away at 3426 Miller Road. Months of renovation include a brand new facade for the 21,875 square-foot building. An upscale light and dark gray color scheme with green accents has replaced the old rusty red and cream exterior facade. Vacant […]

Kroger raises more than $24K for Easter Seals Michigan

GENESEE COUNTY — The Kroger Co. of Michigan wrapped up its March Easter Seals campaign by raising more than $24,000 to benefit Easter Seals Michigan. Customers contributed funds in coin boxes located near cash registers in Kroger’s 124 Michigan stores, with 100 percent of donations going to Easter Seals. “We sincerely thank our customers and associates for helping us make […]

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Free “Writing a Business Plan” class in Flint FLINT — A free “Writing a Business Plan” class is being presented at Kettering University in Flint, April 30 from 1-4 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Small Business Center (MI-SBDC) and hosted Kettering University; this class covers the specifics of business planning including market research, marketing, finance, legal, operations, and management. Tools, […]

CAHS students try out Marines physical fitness test

FLINT TWP. — Somewhat overshadowed by the excitement of watching BMX riders and skateboarders perform gravity-defying aerial stunts, the U.S. Marine Corps brought another interesting element to the mid-April ASA High School Tour at Carman-Ainsworth High School. In partnership with the Marines and the Anti-Defamation League, ASA Entertainment visits schools nationwide to deliver an antibullying message as part of their […]

After Dark: The Art of the Party

FLINT — A well-known chandelier now turns from bright white to neon-electrichued shortly after the Sun bids adieu to the grind of the 9 to 5 inside the latest venue to opens its doors for public night life revelry. For one magical and innovative evening per month, a new trip is offered beyond the doors of one of Flint’s most […]

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Mott Middle College to Host Information Night FLINT — Mott Middle College (MMC) will hold an Information Night on May 6, for students and their families interested in enrolling for the 2015-2016 academic year. Beginning at 6 p.m. the Information night will be hosted on the campus of Mott Community College (MMC) in the Mott Library Event Center. Students and […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day

The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. In 1872 Julia Ward Howe called for women to join in support of disarmament and asked for 2 June 1872, to be established as a “Mother’s Day for Peace.” Her 1870 “Appeal to womanhood throughout the world” is sometimes referred to as Mother’s Day Proclamation. But Howe’s day […]

Alumni tournament draws big in Lapeer, Burton

LAPEER — Since 2011, the annual high school hockey alumni tournament has been a huge success. Originally at Burton’s Ice Mountain Arena, the tournament made the move to Lapeer’s Polar Palace last year and seems to have found its home. A few overflow games, however, were scheduled for Burton’s newly re-opened Crystal Fieldhouse, the former Ice Mountain Complex. The fifth […]

Firebirds open merchandise store during open house

FLINT — At Flint’s Perani Arena on Tuesday, fans got their first taste of what it’s like to have an Ontario Hockey League franchise as they mingled with a few of the players and coaches, picked out their season ticket seats, and even purchased their first Flint Firebirds merchandise. The atmosphere in the arena lobby was almost that of a […]


BASEBALL FLINT — With teams from all over the area gathering for a shot at claiming the event title and local bragging rights, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team began the annual Greater Flint Tournament at Broome Park in Genesee County last Friday. In the opener the Cavaliers lost to Lapeer 8-1 as Logan Walker allowed just one run on four […]