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 […]

Different directions?

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). […]

In Brief

MCC crowned champions in LEGO-Building competition FLINT — A Mott Community College team of students won the Flint Institute of Arts’ (FIA) inaugural Intercollegiate College Town LEGO competition held in October. The “Create a Masterpiece” LEGO event drew more than 700 people from across the region to Flint to see students from Mott Community College, Baker College, Kettering University and […]

A feast to behold

Fat Guy’s Corner

I am sitting back in my lounge chair on Sunday night getting ready for the Eagles and Giants football game. We all know turkey day is Thursday and those of us who love to eat, love the Thanksgiving Day feast. The holiday also forces us to have early newspaper deadlines, so I am working diligently to get this in before […]

Genesys Hospice hosts 18th annual Memory Tree ceremony

MUNDY TWP. — Genesys Hospice will host its 18th annual Memory Tree lighting ceremony to remember loved ones who have passed away, and to honor special family members and friends. This year’s event will take place Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre on Hill Road (by US 23) in Flint. The evening features a […]

Loggers lose to Bruins

LAPEER — Having won five of their first nine contests, including victories of 3-2 over Indiana and Battle Creek on Nov. 13 and 14, the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers came into last Friday’s matchup at the Polar Palace, 3301 Davison Rd., against Troy looking to slow down a Bruins’ offense that had just dropped Wooster 6-3. The 650 […]

Three arrested in Clovertree homicide

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police Department arrested three individuals in connection with the Nov. 14 murder of Darvades Dequin Monte Atkins, 20, of Lapeer. Atkins was found in the parking lot of Clovertree Apartments with multiple gun shot wounds after police responded to the incident. Atkins was transported to Hurley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Flint Township […]

Township to hold town hall meeting

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will hold a Town Hall Meeting 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at its offices, 1490 S. Dye Rd. The purpose of the meeting is to address and discuss the state of the township, along with the 2011 departmental budgets. “It will be an informal meeting, and we’re looking for residents’ input,” said Supervisor Karyn Miller. “We […]

‘Small Business Saturday’ event at GVC

FLINT TWP. — After Black Friday comes “Small Business Saturday”, a new shopping holiday created by American Express that aims to encourage shoppers to frequent local businesses. Genesee Valley Center is home to many local, small business operators and encourages shoppers to “shop local” as part of the “Small Business Saturday” movement. “Over one-third of Genesee Valley Center retailers are […]

MCC, Cleary partner to offer corporate accounting degree

FLINT — Mott Community College has launched yet another collaboration that offers a new four-year college option to benefit students. Administrators with Cleary University and Mott Community College have come together to sign an articulation agreement, fostering a seamless transition for MCC students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Accounting at Cleary. The special signing ceremony was Nov. […]