2010-08-26

Parents warned of ‘bogus’ supplies list




FLINT TWP. — Parents of Carman- Ainsworth students need to be on the look out for “bogus” school supplies list, said Assistant Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff at the Aug. 17 meeting of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education. Tunnicliff brought up the topic, after saying he received two phone calls from parents, questioning the validity of flyers posted in area businesses. The […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will hold a low dough concert with Westfall, Nuroksol and Core Effect at 7 p.m. Aug. 27. The club will feature Jimmy Wayne with mandi Layne and Lost Highway at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28. tickets are $20 in advance. On Aug. 31 […]

Battle of the Bands fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network



FLINT — The Battle of the Bands tunes up at Bubba O’Malley’s Restaurant in Burton on Aug. 29, beginning at 2 p.m. The annual event raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network at Hurley Medical Center, benefitting a program that helps children battle cancer, birth defects, accident trauma and just about any health challenge. “We’re hoping to raise $3,000 for […]

Gaither Homecoming artist coming to Central Church of the Nazarene




FLINT TWP. — Fans of the Gaither Homecoming videos will want to make a note of Sept. 5 when Allison Durham Speer, a regular performer with the Gaither Homecoming, stops by Central Church of the Nazarene. A native Parksville, Kentucky, Speer was first introduced to Christian music at a concert of The Imperials. Watching Russ Taff perform ignited her passion […]

BRIEFS



Acorn Cottage hosts Art Open House GOODRICH — Acorn Cottage Art, 4895 Hegel Rd., announces an Open House 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9-10. The event features garden art, jewelr y, painted furniture, fair y art, nature art, holiday ar t, potter y, note cards and more from local artists. Details: Call 810-797-5271. — N.B. Sister Circle Fall kickoff dinner GRAND […]

The state of current affairs

The VIEW from here

I almost hate giving my opinion about national and world events because the last time I had something to say about the ineffectiveness of our government I was told by a reader I should move out of the country. But I will tempt fate this time and hope I am not deported for giving my two-cents. • Iran has a […]

Genesee County Cancer Connection offers free prostate cancer screenings



GENESEE COUNTY — During September — National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month — the Genesee County Cancer Connection will sponsor free prostate cancer screenings for men. Screenings will take place from 6-7 p.m. on these days: • Sept. 14 and Sept. 29, Great Lakes Cancer Institute – McLaren, 4100 Beecher Rd., Flint. • Sept. 16 and Sept. 21, Genesys Hurley Cancer […]

Back to the Bricks



Flint Township calls special meeting

Hopes to raise money for Genesee Valley Trail

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Aug. 31 in hopes of getting enough votes from the board to raise money for the proposed Genesee Valley Trail.  At the Parks and Recreation meeting Aug. 26, an update on the Genesee Valley Trail was given and at that time, township officials learned they needed to raise […]

In Brief



International Exchange students coming to Michigan this Fall GENESEE COUNTY — A local Non Profit Exchange Program is inviting local families to host international exchange students for the 2010-2011 school year. The teenage students come from more than 30 countries and attend local high schools. The students have their own spending money and insurance. Host families are responsible for meals, […]


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