McLaren Community Medical Center welcomes Abbud

FLINT TWP. — McLaren Community Medical Center, 1314 S. Linden Rd., recently welcomed board-certified internist Wafa Abbud, M.D. Abbud addresses many different family health needs, caring for patients through all stages of life. Services include annual exams, weight loss and nutrition counseling, immunizations, medications, physicals and treatment of illnesses and minor injuries. Abbud completed her residency at Case Western Reserve […]

Cavs bushwhack Bobcats in opener

FLINT TWP. — That wasn’t quite the same team that Bob Root had been watching in practice for three weeks, but the Carman-Ainsworth coach wasn’t complaining. The Cavaliers jumped into the new season at full speed Tuesday, putting Grand Blanc on its heels early and routing the Bobcats, 72-47, in the season opener for both teams at Carman-Ainsworth High. Denzel […]


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. SUNDAY, DEC. 12 A Christmas Ceili at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open […]

Don’t miss C/A’s 3rd Annual Winter Fest

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools celebrates the Season of Giving with its 3rd Annual Winter Fest 4-7 p.m. Dec. 11 in the cafeteria of Carman- Ainsworth High School, G-1300 N. Linden Rd. The annual event features holiday music provided by the district’s own musical talents, such as the Carman-Ainsworth Orchestra, and The Salvation Army. Other highlights of Winter Fest […]

Late basket moves Lady Cavs to 3-1

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth girls have already matched their basketball victory total of the last two years. One thing the Lady Cavaliers hadn’t done so far was win a close game. But you can check that one off the list now. Jasmine Boyd scored on a putback with four seconds left and Carman-Ainsworth edged Howell, 62-61, in a nonleague […]


EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., Swartz Creek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684.

In Brief

Genesys Hospice volunteers host bake sale Dec. 17 GOODRICH — Genesys Hospice volunteers will host a Christmas bake sale Dec. 17, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., at Genesys Hospice Care Center, 7280 S. State Rd in Goodrich. Christmas cookies; homemade pies, cakes, cupcakes, bread and fudge; specialty gifts such as homemade dog treats; craft-like goodies for holiday gift-giving and much more […]

Sports Shorts

Football training sessions offered in Auburn Hills AUBURN HILLS — Training sessions for high school football players will be offered on Sundays beginning Jan. 30 at the Auburn Hills Sports Dome. The sessions are designed to prepare players for the 2011 season as well as for SPARQ, Michigan Preps and NUC testing protocols. Players will be taught drills and techniques […]


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. WEDNESDAYS Word of Life […]

HealthPlus announces statewide availability of “Signature” health plans for individuals and families

FLINT TWP. — HealthPlus of Michigan’s HealthPlus Signature insurance plans for direct purchase by individuals and families are now available throughout Michigan. The plans are designed specifically for individuals 19 to 64 and their families who are looking to purchase affordable health coverage. Information on HealthPlus Signature plans as well as online quoting and enrollment is available at www.healthplus.org/SigPR.html. Interested […]