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Index names drawing winner DAVISON — Cindy Marko of Davison is the winner in the Davison Index’s drawing at the Davison Community Expo, March 5. Marko wins a golf package from the Metamora Country Club. She has 30 days to claim her prize. — G.G. Gas prices still on the rise GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan […]

Shiawasse Arts Center announces new exhibit

OWOSSO — Three artists, Ned Krouse of Haslett, Judy Munro of Rochester Hills and Tom Tomasek of Ovid, join the Shiawassee Artists’ Guild members in a new exhibit at the Shiawassee Arts Center running now through April 10. The SAC Artists’s Guild exhibit is entitled “Spring Promises,” and members exhibiting a variety of mediums are Janet Baugher of Owosso; Linda […]

Real backyard decks deserve real wood

The deck is the heart of a backyard. It’s where the family gathers for dinner, the perfect spot for grilling, a great place to hang out with friends and the ideal location for relaxing after a long day. Whether you’re thinking of building a new deck or your old one needs resurfacing, be sure and choose the right decking product: […]

FSPA presents harpsichord concert

FLINT — Flint School of Performing Arts faculty members Joy Schroeder and Jeffrey Walker will present a classical concert at 7 p.m., March 25 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. Enjoy the rare opportunity to hear two harpsichords performed together. Schroeder and Walker have chosen music that runs the […]

Carpet options abound for floor-focused homeowners

Shopping for carpeting? It’s not simply a matter of going into the store and just choosing “carpet.” There are many different varieties of carpeting from which to select, each with its own unique characteristics. Depending on the room’s use and the homeowner’s needs, there could be a carpet that fits with what’s desired.  Cut pile: This is one of […]


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.

Hickory hardwood floors: A classic beauty that endures

No other flooring option delivers the warmth, splendour and value of natural wood. Today there are countless colours available to choose from as well as different species, each with their unique characteristics. One species that has been growing in popularity in recent years for its rustic charm and ultra — durability is hickory. A true North American classic, hickory is […]


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 […]


Business startup ‘Boot Camp’ offered

FLINT — Two sessions of a 7-week “business startup boot camp” are being held in Flint at Kettering University through the Region 6 office of the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC). Designed for early stage or startup businesses, “FastTrac NewVenture” is a licensed business development program created by the Kauffman Foundation. It is being offered statewide by […]