Westec Security offers residential, commercial protection

SWARTZ CREEK — Since opening its doors two years ago in the Carriage Plaza, Westec Security Network has provided residential and commercial customers with a variety of options of protection. Owned by Barry Kelley, Westec Security recently relocated to a new office at 8048 Miller Rd., Suite D, approximately one year ago. Kelley, a resident of Durand, said he decided […]


Business Briefs

W.F.B.A. announces monthly luncheon   FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association (W.F.B.A.) announces its November luncheon and meeting Oct. 17 at Old Country Buffet, G-3583 MIller Rd. Lunch begins at noon, followed by the meeting from 12:30-1:15 p.m. At the meeting, attendees will hear about Michigan’s prospects under a new governor; challenges Democrats face as a minority in […]

Alcohol energy drinks banned from the Michigan market

LANSING — The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) is rescinding the approval of all alcohol energy drinks. Manufacturers of alcohol energy drinks will be notified through issuance of a Commission Order of the product ban and will be provided 30 days from the date of the Commission Order to remove these products from the State of Michigan. The decision was […]

MCC trustee selected to serve as vice chair

FLINT — Celia M. Turner of Grand Blanc, secretary of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees, has been elected by the Board of Directors of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to serve as vice chair of the organization’s executive committee. Turner was among 1,200 community college trustees and presidents attending the 41st Annual ACCT Leadership Conference, held […]

New Rally’s feeds a hungry Flint crowd

FLINT TWP. — Residents of Flint Twp. and beyond now have a new burger go-to option for lunch, dinner and late-night meals. Rally’s, part of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. and the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, recently opened at 4455 Corunna Rd. in the Lowes plaza and is now serving customers from 9 a.m.-1 a.m. daily. The […]

Holidays in Hadley

HADLEY — Get ready to celebrate the holidays by attending the Holidays in Hadley event 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 13 and noon-5 p.m. Nov. 14. Hosted by Le Fleur Decor, 3442 Hadley Rd., and Acorn Cottage Art, 4895 Hegel Rd. in Goodrich, Holidays in Hadley features a one-of-a-kind shopping experience from local artists who will have their wares on display […]



SUNDAY, NOV. 14 My First Time written by Ken Davenport at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or www.thefim.org.


MONDAYS Bingo at the Elba Lions Club. Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular games start at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for snacks. Bingo at the Lapeer American Legion, 1701 W. Genesee St. EVERY 3RD THURSDAY Scrabble Club, 5-7:45 p.m. meets the third Thursday of each month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library. Bring your Scrabble board […]