Lapeer Furniture & Mattress is Settling in

FLINT TWP. — Business on bustling Miller Road had been “reasonably good’’ and Jeff Moran, owner of Lapeer Furniture & Mattress Center, was planning to renew his lease when a huge opportunity presented itself. Peerless Mattress & Furniture, across the street a 3437 Miller Road, announced plans to close its huge, modern showroom and warehouse, after 85 years in business. […]

Andrew Wyeth Exhibition at FIA

FLINT — Opening on May 7 at the Flint Institute of Arts is the exhibition: Something Waits Beneath It — Early Work by Andrew Wyeth, 1939-1969. The exhibit was organized by the Delaware Art Museum and provides an intimate glimpse of the artist’s early and seldom seen works. This selection of watercolors and ink sketches reveal the private observations and […]

Lady Cavs thumped by Flushing Raiders

FLINT TOWNSHIP— The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse team suffered its worst loss thus far, falling, 15- 3, to the Flushing Raiders on Tuesday. Scoring the three lone goals were Shakira Wilson, Eva Andrews and Allia Howard. Flushing’s Jordan Webber and Victoria Lockhart would steal the show for the Raiders, scoring five goals apiece. Part of Flushing’s lopsided victory is credited to […]

Back to the Bricks exhibit

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Exposed Music Festival hosted by Ms. JennCity, will come to the Machine Shop May 6. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Hardrive Live Spring Fling 2011 Tour will come to the Machine Shop May 7 with Saliva, Madam Adam, Emphatic […]


BOYS2011 Creek Rel4-29-Kearsley 59; Carman-Ainsworth 58; Swartz Creek 49;Fenton 36pole vault relay 1. Marsh/McKay 23’6”shot put relay 2. Carman-Ainsworth 92’4”discus relay 3. Carman-Ainsworth 215’1”xc relay 2. Carman-Ainsworth 73 pts.progressive relay 1. White, Lendior, Coleman, Young1:36.193200 relay 3. Carman-Ainsworth 9:11.50 400 relay 1. White, Coleman, Lenoir, Alexander44.59hurdle relay 1. Young, White, Madison, Cardwell1:06.19frosh relay 1. Redmond, Alexander, Walker,Johnson 4:02.7800 relay 1. […]

Business Briefs

Khouri promoted to public relations specialist FLINT — Financial Plus Federal Credit Union has named Katrina Khouri the Public Relations Specialist serving Financial Plus’ five Genesee County locations. Khouri is responsible for matching Financial Plus’ resources with outside opportunities for community betterment and growth. Khouri will coordinate and execute more than 60 sponsored events and lead nearly 200 volunteers in […]


Genesys offers diabetes prevention class GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center now offers a three day course entitled Preventing Diabetes. Topics covered in the class include: understanding the implications of elevated blood sugar, risk factors and learning how to reduce the risk of diabetes, lifestyle changes and choices, nutrition, snacking, eating out, benefits of physical activity, […]

Getting kids hooked on fishing

LANSING — Mid-Michigan Steelheaders has joined forces with the Dept. of Natural Resources and other agencies to provide youth fishing clinics during the month of May. Based in Lansing, the Mid-Michigan Steelheaders’ effort aims to get kids of all ages and experience levels interested in fishing with its first-ever Dr. Bill Earl Youth Fishing Program. The free fishing clinics are […]

GRCC announces leadership appointments at YouthQuest

FLINT — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) has announced leadership appointments at YouthQuest, the organization’s afterschool program for at-risk children. The program operates at 15 schools in Flint-Genesee County. Changes in leadership are aimed at furthering the goals and objectives of the program and building on the success achieved in the first year. “YouthQuest is off to a […]