InStep Pedorthics has patients walking tall

FLINT — It all starts at the foot. The foot influences the way we run, walk, stand and carry ourselves, which goes on to affect our ankles, knees, hips, spine and even our neck. In order to maintain a certain level of health, one must be aware of how our feet are affecting our bodies. Luckily, InStep Pedorthics is here […]

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Free “Writing a Business Plan” Workshop in Flint FLINT — A free “Writing a Business Plan” Workshop is being presented at Kettering University on April 7 from 1-4 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) and hosted by Kettering University; this workshop covers the specifics of business planning including market research, marketing, finance, legal, operations, and management. […]

Remembering my life as a country boy

I’ve lived in the suburbs of Flint my entire life. As a kid I was sort of a country boy, I grew up in the middle of 72 acres, surrounded by woods, farm fields and an apple orchard. I spent my summers exploring the woods and fields, shooting bottles with my slingshot or BB gun, playing outside from morning until […]

Come out and play

FLINT TWP. — The 18th Annual Carman- Ainsworth All District Band & Orchestra Concert will be striking up at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2 in the High School Gymnasium. As in years past, all C-A teachers, administrators, support staff, parents and alumni are being invited to participate in the “Mass Band” selections that are played at the end of […]

Science fair at Kettering

GENESEE COUNTY —The 60th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair at Kettering University was held March 18-21, where 307 students brought their projects to share their ideas and what they learned with judges, other students and visitors to the fair. FRSF serves students in grades 4-12 from Bay, Genesee, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Shiawassee, St Clair and Tuscola counties and high school […]

Good Friday

FLINT TWP.— For more than 2,000 years, millions of Christians have walked the Via Dolorosa, aka the Road of Sorrow, which traces the path that Jesus Christ trod on the final days of His earthly life. Likewise, last Friday many of the faithful visited the chapel of the West Flint Church of the Nazarene on Dye Road for its annual […]

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Genealogical Society planning research trip GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne from May 10 to 11. Bus fare is $45 for non-members, $40 for members. The cost does not include lodging at the Super 8, which is offering a special group rate, or meals. […]

State loan leverages job creation, private investment in Flint

LANSING — A Flint company will purchase equipment, supplies, make building improvements and hire new employees as a result of Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s participation in a $200,000 term loan initiated by Metro Community Development. The loan is part of an ongoing economic development effort to help Flint’s businesses grow and create new jobs. “Reinvigorating the Flint economy requires cultivating […]

SPROUT Art Contest now through April 25

GENESEE COUNTY — The SPROUT Coalition is sponsoring an art contest open to middle and high school students. The contest is open from now until April 25. Students are asked to create a jingle that can be used to support the 5210 campaign: 5 – Eat five or more fruits and vegetables everyday 2 – Two hours or less of […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present Gunnar & The Grizzley Boys, with special guest Audrey Ray, April 1. Tickets are $10 in advance. Metal Allegiance is April 2, featuring Alex Skolnick, Mark Osegueda, Chuck Billy, Mike Portnoy Bumblefoot and Mark Menghi, with special guests Next to None and […]

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