TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-241-5258. WEDNESDAYS Awana […]

Humane Society extends hours for holiday season

BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County is extending its hours for the upcoming holiday season. The Humane Society now has two sets of hours, one for the intake of animals and one for the adoption of animals. The holiday intake hours will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The holiday adoption hours will be […]


Madge and Gert’s Festive Friday FLINT TWP. — Madge and Gert’s Festive Friday returns from 3-8 p.m. Nov. 12 at UAW Local 659, 4549 Van Slyke Rd. The free event features approximately 30 vendors including Madge and Gert Soy Candles, Tastefully Simple, Miche Bags, Hilltop Soaps, Shaklee, Alma Hill Breads, Silpada, Tupperware, Hot Mama’s Salsa, Ladybug Bowtique, MAM Designs and […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD FRIDAYS Free community gym […]

Henry retains 8th District County Commission seat

GENESEE COUNTY — In what initially appeared a tight race, incumbent Ted Henry (D) retained his District 8 County Commissioner seat after netting 62 percent of the vote in the Nov. 2 election. His challenger, Republican David B. Robertson, garnered 38 percent of the vote. Henry, who is the building inspector for Clayton Township, was elected commissioner in 2006. “I […]

Travel the world with FIA films in November

FLINT — In November, viewers can journey through the backwoods of Tennessee, the concert halls of Europe and the dance studios of Australia in the Friends of Modern Art Film Series at the Flint Institute of Arts. Five November films are on tap in the series in the FIA Theatre, starting Nov. 5-7 with the American comedydrama Get Low, starring […]


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.

Ananich wins seat in 49th district

GENESEE COUNTY — Democrat Jim Ananich won 68 percent of the vote, beating Republican Allen Pool in the race for the 49th District State Representative seat. Ananich, a resident of Flint, is a former member of the Flint County Council. He could not be reached for comment. Pool, a resident of Gaines Township, received 32 percent of the vote. He […]

Cavaliers fall in opening round of district play

OWOSSO — The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team knew what it was up against when the district draws came out and it was paired with Flushing. The Raiders won another Big Nine title and had defeated the Cavs twice already this season. Carman was trying to make sure it did not happen for a third time this season. The Cavs were not […]


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 […]