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Upcoming small business trainings in Flint FLINT —The following are free training events sponsored by the I-69 Trade Corridor Region of the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC). Workshops will be held at Oak Business Center, 2712 Saginaw Suite106. There is no fee for these trainings, but advance and separate registration for each individual is required. “Starting a Business”, Feb. […]

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I spend around 5 non-consecutive hours every day on Twitter, the majority of which is spent reading thousands of opinions on the latest news item until my gloss over. Before you judge, I recognize this is far beyond the normal amount of time an average human should spend a single website. With that being said, it’s a world too easy […]

Baker College to present 2018 economic forecast



FLINT – Baker College of Flint Center for Business, 1050 W. Bristol Rd., will hold a 2018 Economic Forecast, Feb. 13, 3-5 p.m. Two economists from the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will present an economic forecast for 2018. Presenters Paul Traub, senior business economists; and Martin Lavelle, business economist, will look at what 2018 may […]

Wedding Marketplace helps brides plan big day



GRAND BLANC – Hundreds of brides, their families and a few grooms attended the Genesee County Bridal Alliance’s seventh annual Wedding Marketplace Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Captain’s Club at Woodfield. More than 30 local wedding experts from DJs, to florists, to photographers and many more, were on hand to help couples plan their perfect day. For more info visit […]

Linkin’ Bridge to headline GDL Black History Brunch



FLINT – Linkin’ Bridge, an a cappella group finalist of America’s Got Talent, will headline Genesee District Library’s 17th Annual Black History Month Brunch to be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Linkin’ Bridge appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in November, and is best known for warm harmonies and emotional […]

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Donate to the Little Free Library FLINT TWP. — Wanted: Books for Randels Little Free Library. Gently used and new books can be dropped off at Randels Attn: Little Free Library. The free library is located I front of the elementary school at 6022 Brobeck Street. — R.S. Church showing free movies FLINT TWP. — “Hidden Figures” the acclaimed movie […]

Art and music show to help increase addiction awareness



FLINT — Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Flint Recovery Arts & Music Show on March, 2, an addiction recovery awareness event hosted by the Recovery Community Organization (RCO) the Serenity House of Flint. The event is a $5 donation at the door. Kenneth Pops Jones, an Odyssey House therapist, will open the show. Shiba Palmer, a Certified Recovery […]

Hurley and Kohl’s Team Up for Free Day



FLINT – Hurley Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s will partner together for Kohl’s Healthy Kids Day from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 4, at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave. Kids can try fit boxing, make healthy graham cracker snacks, and enjoy free admission to the museum, which has more than 40 exhibits with hands-on experiences for children […]

Cavs boys’ basketball wins eighth straight game




FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team continued its eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, blowing out Hamady 82-54. The Cavs went on a 27-13 run in the first quarter and never looked back. As a team, Carman-Ainsworth shot 63% from the field and went 10-for-18 from behind the three-point line. The Cavaliers also won the rebounding battle 25-14. O’Mari […]

Lady Cavaliers edge Midland Dow by 8




MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team topped Midland Dow on Friday, 45-37. The win puts Carman-Ainsworth at 10-2 overall with a 4-1 league record. The Lady Cavs snagged a narrow 7-5 lead in the opening quarter and added a 10-6 second to lead 17-11 by halftime. Midand Dow tried to mount a comeback in the third, outscoring Carman-Ainsworth […]