‘Grease’ coming to The Whiting Feb. 3, 4

FLINT — The Whiting will present the new Broadway production of the musical “Grease”, on Feb. 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range from $23-$67 and are available online at www.thewhiting.com, by phoning 810-237-7333 and by walk up at The Ticket Center located within The Whiting. The Whiting is at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between […]


Genesee County Parks is looking for donations of new or gently used egg cartons, plant pots, fishing equipment, buttons, scrap fabrics, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, sunglasses, hats, wool sweaters and scarves. Details: Teneisha Calhoun, Marketing Assistant, at 810.249.3827 or e-mail tcalhoun@gcparks.org. Volunteers needed for a few hours once a week to help at Avalon Hospice, 2360 Stone Bridge […]

Bay Mills Indian Community purchases land in township

FLINT TWP. — The Bay Mills Indian Community recently purchased 28 acres of land in the township, according to a warranty deed filed with the Genesee County Register of Deeds Office Dec. 17. The vacant land, situated north of Lennon Road and east of Dutcher Road, was purchased by the Bay Mills Indian Community from Joann Marie Kemp. The deed […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Lifted, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. On Jan. 28 Dirty Rotten Imbeciles will perform. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze […]

AAHL takes control of Lapeer Loggers

LAPEER — The New Year started on a sour note for the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers hockey team and its fans, after Lorne Knauft confirmed December 31, that he has resigned as coach after team owner George Harrison walked away from the team without explanation. “Seems like the owners and the league have taken no financial responsibility for […]

Water authority working toward final engineering of pipeline

GENESEE COUNTY — The Karegnodi Water Authority is working to get master contracts signed so final engineering can begin on a proposed $605 million water pipeline from Port Huron to Flint. Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright, who is the CEO of the water authority, said the master contracts will decide how many shares of the pipeline each of the […]


McLaren Regional Medical Center offering Stroke Education series FLINT — McLaren Regional Medical Center is offering a new “Stroke Education Series” for stroke survivors, those at risk for stroke, and their family members to attend. These free programs will be held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. at the McLaren Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute, G-4466 […]

Sports Short

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 […]

AllCare Dental shuts down office

FLINT TWP. — AllCare Dental & Dentures, 4307 Miller Rd., was one of many stores across the United States that unexpectedly shut its doors Jan. 3. The chain, founded in 2001 in Erie, Penn., shut down all of its operations, including the Miller Rd. retail store. When customers tried to visit the store on Jan. 3, the doors were locked […]