Cherry discusses tax delinquency at WFBA meeting

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County Treasurer Deb Cherry expected to be in court this week to legally submit a list of properties with unpaid taxes. “Right now we have 6,800 going through the process.,’’ Cherry said in a talk last week to the West Flint Business Association where she described the tax delinquency and foreclosure management The three-year process begins […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Rock Star: Ultimate Hair Band Tribute Concert, Feb. 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. This is a low dough concert. Comedy Night is Feb. 26 with comedian Brian Posehn with music by Naked Jane. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

Martus set to retire

Sports VIEW

Anyone involved in local high school sports knows the name Al Martus. Goodrich’s long-standing athletic director will officially retire in a private celebration. The Goodrich community—and those closest to Martus—are rallying around their colleague, friend and mentor after hearing of his battle with pancreatic cancer. That news put an entirely personal and heart-felt spin on the Goodrich ice hockey team’s […]


Stolen car involved in hit-and-run accident FLINT TWP. — A pick-up truck reported stolen from the 2200 block of Lodge Road was recovered by Flint police officers after it had been involved in a hit-and-run accident in Flint. No further information is available about the driver who abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot after the accident. The truck was […]


Kidney support group to meet FLINT — On March 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington, in Flint, the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet. Frank Friedman, director of the group, will give an update on kidney cancer and show related videos. The group is open to the general public. March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month […]

Cavaliers rout Swartz Creek for seventh straight hoops win

FLINT TWP. — It’s been a great month for the Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team. The Cavaliers have won seven straight games, capped mostly recently by a 74-55 victory over Swartz Creek in a non-league game at home Tuesday night. Carman hasn’t lost since a 65-54 defeat to Flint Northern on Jan. 25. Among the victories in the streak are wins […]

News Briefs

Donna’s Donuts announces paczkis goal FLINT TWP. — To beat last year’s record of selling 770 dozen paczkis, John Gibbons, owner of Donna’s Donuts, held a press conference Feb. 16, announcing this year’s goal for paczki sales. This year, Gibbons wants to hit a personal goal of selling 1,000 dozen orders of paczkis and to achieve this goal, the store […]


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. SATURDAY, MARCH 12 Euchre fundraiser for Renegades travel baseball team at Madden’s Lounge, 809 North State Rd., Davison. Sign-up at 5 […]

Question marked

Fat Guy’s Corner

It’s amazing in the world of sports what can happen all in one week. It was last week that I wrote how spring training had two huge question marks for our Detroit Tigers. They were who would be the starting left fielder and who be the second baseman for our Detroit Tigers. However, then the Jaeger Bomb dropped (pun intended) […]

Catering to four-legged friends

Wascha’s Creekside Kennel offers boarding, day care and grooming

SWARTZ CREEK — After leaving the insurance industry and celebrating the high school graduation of her youngest son, resident Molly Wascha was looking for a new passion in life. Wascha decided to turn her love of dogs, and people’s request to watch their dogs, into a barking business by opening Wascha’s Creekside Kennel, 7448 Van Vleet Rd., in June. The […]