Cavaliers’ rally falls short in Big Nine opener

FLINT TWP. — The game was just minutes old when Carman- Ainsworth football coach Nate Williams called a timeout and brought his offense to the sideline for a quick chat. A fiery chat at that. The Cavaliers coach had seen too much sloppiness in the early going against Flushing last Friday and “instructed” his players to clean up their execution. […]


Learn to Fence at the Greater Flint YMCA FLINT — If you have ever thought of trying sport fencing, now is your chance. The YMCA downtown is offering beginner classes starting Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Learn the basics of foil fencing, footwork, attacks, parry and riposte. Equipment and instruction will be furnished by the Genesee Fencing Club. Class size […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Tantric with Adema featuring the original lineup), Burn Halo and Get Home Safe! on Sept. 17. Tickets are $15 in advance. On Sept. 18 is a Sublime tributewith 40 oz. To Freedom at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance. Three […]

Don’t miss Rumors at Bower Theater

FLINT TWP. — Be sure to check out Neil Simon’s Rumors before it ends its run at Bower Theater Sept. 17-19. The comedy, which kicks-off the 82nd season of Flint Community Players (FCP), involves miscommunication, mayhem and complete chaos surrounding a New York dinner party. “Can the deputy Mayor of New York (who lies nurturing a flesh wound, having just […]

Vertigo Theatrics kicks off new season

FLINT — Musical Dinner Theatre Performances of “Working” by Vertigo Theatrics have begun at the Masonic Temple in downtown Flint, 755 S. Saginaw St. “Working”, based on the book written in the 1970s by Studs Terkel, takes us through the course of one 24-hour work day where we meet and hear the stories of various workers. Shows will be Sept. […]

News Briefs

St. George Orthodox Festival set for Sept. 18 FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Rd., announces its 75th Anniversary Festival 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 18. The festival features Middle Eastern food, bake sale, beer tent, live music, dancing, kid’s rides and a 50/50 raffle. Admission is $2 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Parking is […]

Free evening of croquet

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Swartz Creek Kiwanis, hosts a free evening of croquet 6-8 p.m. Sept. 22 at the clubhouse at the Genesee Valley Meadows golf course, 5499 Miller Rd. The chamber will have sandwiches and light items to snack on for reasonable prices, and individuals should come early. Attendees will […]

McLaren Health Plan among best places to work in healthcare

Modern Healthcare honor based on employee feedback FLINT — McLaren Health Plan is among the nation’s best places to work in healthcare in 2010, according to its employees and Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition,” said […]

Street party has official name: Main Street Music Festival

DAVISON — A street party planned for downtown Davison on Sept. 25 has been officially given a name. The event will now be the Main Street Music Festival and it will take place from 1-8 p.m. on north Main Street. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4087, which has been having trouble […]

Road work continues in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Drivers traveling through Flint Township will notice some work being done on the roads. Now through the end of the month, the Genesee County Road Commission is continuing its micro surfacing work on Lennon Road, from Linden Road to Miller Road. Lane closures are in effect during this time, and motorists may experience lane closures on some […]