Himani Makeup & Skincare celebrates GVC opening with ribbon cutting

FLINT TWP. — Local leaders and shoppers turned out in full force Nov. 18 to celebrate the grand opening of Himani Makeup & Skincare in the Genesee Valley Center. For the grand opening, the store held a ribbon cutting ceremony that featured several local speaks, including Steve Flynn, director of the Genesee County Regional Chamber of Commerce; Kim Courts, Flint […]


Community invited to Thanksgiving dinner FLINT — International Academy of Flint, 2820 S. Saginaw St., hosts its annual Thanksgiving Dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The dinner is free, along with free clothing and a care package of personal hygiene items and food to those attending. Art Wenzlaff, director of School & Community Relations for the Academy, indicates that the […]


Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth overtakes Lapeer West

LAPEER – After pulling out to a 4-2 first period lead the Lapeer West hockey team was shut out the remainder of the game by the co-op Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth squad that took the 9-4 win at the Polar Palace last Saturday. West would score three goals within the first 5 minutes of the game, with Braydin Walters lighting the lamp at […]

Township passes resolution for O’Leary’s retirement

FLINT TWP. — Deputy Building Inspector Michael O’Leary will retire from Flint Township at the end of the month after the Board of Trustees unanimously approved adopting a resolution to purchase service credits for his early retirement. At the Nov. 22 meeting, Supervisor Karyn Miller started the discussion on the resolution, saying O’Leary had decided to take the buy-out from […]

Sports Shorts

51st Annual Motorcycle Races at Perani FLINT — On Dec. 4, the 51st Annual Indoor Motorcycle Ice Races, hosted by the Flint Motorcycle Club, roars into Perani Arena and Event Center. Since the races inception, all proceeds from the event have benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint. This has been a lasting partnership combining the love of motorcycles […]

Township extends moratorium until March

FLINT TWP. — The township’s moratorium on medical marijuana has been extended to March 2011 after the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the extension at its Nov. 22 meeting. The board also approved sending the issue back the planning commission for further discussion. Flint Township has had a moratorium on medical marijuana and businesses/organizations related to medical marijuana for several […]

Junior Generals’ streak snapped

GAINES — The Flint Junior Generals saw their four-game winning streak snapped last weekend with a pair off losses to the Peoria Mustangs, 3-1, on Saturday and 5-1 Sunday, at Iceland Arena. The Generals had scored 30 goals during their longest win streak of the season, but were stymied by the Mustangs, despite getting 54 shots against goalie Samuel Hingtgen […]

Community invited to honor those who served with … WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

HOLLY — While many know of Arlington National Cemetery as being a famous burial place for those who served the country, there are many individuals in the community who are unaware that a national, military cemetery is situated just south of Genesee County in Holly. Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., serves as the final resting place for more […]

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Sports VIEW

The Detroit Red Wings are once again off to a fast start to the 2010-11 season and currently sit 12-3-1 with 25 points and in first place in the Central Division. The Detroit Pistons on the other hand are coming slow out of the gate and sit at 4-8 and in last place in the Central (records as of 11-19). […]