Ladies Night at Genesee Valley Center draws crowd

FLINT TWP. — Rainy weather chased the annual “Ladies Night Out” indoors at Genesee Valley Center Thursday night, but eager women lined up in the mall’s center court for a chance to win prizes and other giveaways. The event was scheduled to be staged in the Outdoor Village wing where most of the merchants are located that participate in a […]


In Brief

Genesee County beaches show no E. coli GENESEE COUNTY — All monitoring points in Genesee County are currently in compliance with State guidelines for bacterial concentrations at bathing beaches. Exposure to any recreational water can be a potential health risk. Gastrointestinal and dermatological illnesses have been associated with recreational water exposure. Rain and subsequent runoff can dramatically increase E. coli […]

Mott exhibit features Flint-area Holocaust survivors

FLINT — An intriguing exhibit providing first-hand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust will be featured at the Mott Community College Library starting Monday, June 27. Recounting Memory: Flint-Area Holocaust Survivors & Youth Dialogue with History, located in the lobby of the newly renovated Mott Library, 1401 E. Court St. in Flint, will be open to the public through Aug. […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Mushroomhead Old School Show, July 8, with special guests J Mann and Roxy. Tickets are $20 in advance. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze […]


SA Soccer Camps are coming GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular Soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School. The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from […]

Boyd selected for All-Star event

FLINT — Carman- Ainsworth’s Jasmine Boyd was a multi-sport athlete for the Cavaliers and probably thought once she graduated, she would not have another chance to play in a high school game. That changed last Thursday, as Boyd was selected to participate in the annual Mott Bruin Club Classic. Boyd was a member of the Black squad that fell to […]

Former Lions storm Genesee County for skills camp

FLINT — With schools all across the county cutting athletic budgets, the camps and clinics that dominate the summer landscape have become one of the few things up-and-coming athletes can count on. Among those answering this call to duty are former Lions Lomas Brown and Eddie Murray, who hosted a Big Man Camp at Atwood Stadium last Friday followed by […]

American-made flags flying proud at Klees

FLINT TWP. — People who want a madein the-USA American flag look no further than Klee’s flag store on Bristol Road to find one. Rod Cullen, who was born and raised in Davison, has a tradition of buying a new one ever year to display on the Fourth of July at his home in the Upper Peninsula where he now […]

A cold wind blows

It’s the middle of winter…oops, the calendar says it’s summer time. It sure doesn’t feel like summer time, does it? It’s been a horrible summer so far. This winter type weather brings up winter sports talk. The Pistons and the Red Wings both had their drafts last week. The NHL hockey awards ceremony brought a Red Wing home with a […]