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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 […]

Precisionism and Beyond at FIA

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts will open the landmark exhibition Edmund Lewandowski: Precisionism and Beyond on May 7 and it will continue through Aug. 7. Organized by the FIA, this is the first major retrospective of the preeminent “Precisionist” painter’s works. It makes its final stop here after completing a year- long tour of east coast museums. Edmund […]


SPRING WILD TURKEY HUNTS Private land-only licenses are good for the April 18-May 1 Hunt 0301, that includes the majority of the lower portion of the Lower Peninsula, mapped out as Hunt Unit ZZ in the 2011 Michigan Wild Turkey Hunting Digest. The Guaranteed Hunt Period, Hunt No. 234 is statewide and runs May 2-May 31. It is valid for […]