Golfers, participants needed for Eli Foundation Charity Golf Outing

BURTON — With only days left until the 1st Annual Eli Foundation Charity Golf Outing, golfers and attendees for the outing are still needed. The charity golf outing is Sept. 18 at Southmoor Golf Course, G-4312 S. Dort Hwy. The foundation needs 250 golfers to accomplish the goal of having the first ever, double shot-gun start. While a little more […]

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Hall of Fame Banquet FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth 9th annual Hall of Fame Banquet will induct its 9th Class into the Hall on Saturday, Oct. 23. The banquet will take place at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center with social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The induction ceremony follows dinner. This year’s Class includes Craig […]


SECOND SUNDAYS Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville. Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is $4. Details: 810-793-6068.

2010 scholarships awarded by the CFGF

FLINT — Generous donors who believe in the value of higher education will help 121 local students achieve their goals when they go to college this fall. Area students will benefit from 131 scholarship grants totaling $165,515 awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF). The annual scholarship awards came from 51 CFGF Scholarship Funds serving students from across […]

Gone awry

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What’s become of women’s tennis? For that matter, what’s become of the American game? We had 27 men entered into the U.S. Open that as I write this, is paring down the field to the quarterfinals. How many of those 27 men are left standing? One. That’s right, folks. One—Sam Querry. And he narrowly escaped in a five-set grueling match […]


MONDAYS THROUGH SEPT. Lapeer Car Cruise at 6 p.m. in downtown Lapeer. Details: 810-797-5297. TUESDAYS THROUGH AUG. American car cruise, open to all American-made automobiles, hosted by the Mid Michigan Modern Muscle Car Club at John’s Pizzeria, 9010 Davison Rd., Davison, from 6-8:30 p.m. Details: 810-348-6045. THURSDAYS Classic car meet in the Imlay City Tractor Supply Co. parking lot through […]

GISD announces availability of free, reduced lunch applications

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) announces that the enrollment period for children has begun for free and reduced-priced meals under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast program. If families believe they qualify, they should contact their local school district food service director or principal immediately. Each school district in Genesee County will have eligibility and […]

Cavalier Classic rained out

FLINT TWP. — The annual Cavalier Classic cross country meet at Carman-Ainsworth was rained out after only one mile last Wednesday, as winds, dark skies and lightning sent everyone off the course. The boys race was well underway and was shortened to 2 miles. The girls race, set to start at 5:30 p.m. never made it off the finish line. […]


WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Angel food orders taken at Covenant Word of Life Church, 5058 Lapeer Rd., Burton, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.cwolchurch.com, Kim Rodden at 810- 280-0438 or krodden@kettering.edu or Phyllis Cook at 810- 715-3857. Angel Food Ministries orders taken at Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich, from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays and […]

Genesys, union still at odds, strike on hold

GRAND BLANC — Teamsters Local 332 promised to hold off on a strike until Sept. 24 as the union and Genesys Regional Medical Center have agreed to resume negotiations over the disputed technical bargaining unit contract. A 30-minute phone call between Teamsters President Nina Bugbee and Genesys CEO Mark Taylor Sept. 3 resulted in a mutual agreement to return to […]