Business Briefs

October jobless rates decrease in labor markets GENESEE COUNTY — Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined in 16 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in October, according to the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth. Total employment increased in the majority of regions over the month, while labor force levels were mixed throughout the various areas. “October changes […]

New Century Chorale presents a Yuletide Festival

Modern twists add new depth to traditional songs

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Some traditional, holiday selections will receive modern twists when New Century Chorale (NCC) presents its 17th Annual Yuletide Festival 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, G-9020 S. Saginaw St. This year’s program features local instrumentalists, including the St. Jude’s Episcopal Church Fenton Bell Choir. The concert is a […]

Community asked to donate through Candy Cane Drive

GENESEE COUNTY — Community members with old canes they no longer need are asked to consider donating them to the University of Michigan-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center. The Physical Therapy Unit at the Center is seeking donated canes for needy patients with its Candy Cane Drive. In return, they will give donors a candy cane as a way of […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, has announced the rescheduling of the Apocalyptica concert, which was supposed to take place Nov. 30, to March 8. Tickets for the Nov. 30 concert will be good for the March 8 event. This is the band’s first time in Flint. Tickets are […]