Daycare celebrates anniversary

FLINT TWP. — The Always Learning Daycare, 1306 W. Bristol Rd., will hold an Open House to mark one year in business on Aug. 6. This event is open to the public from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. There will be a clown, a magician, bounce house, light refreshments, face painting and more. There will also be tours of the daycare center. […]

Tee Time

MID-MAY – BEFORE LABOR DAY Golf League for Senior Women is looking for more members. We are enjoyably competitive and love going out to lunch afterwards. We play at MULBERRY HILL GOLF COURSE in northern Oxford. Tee time is 9 a.m., Tuesday mornings. For more information call Linda at 810-796-3014. FRIDAY, JULY 29 IMA Recreation Association Annual Golf Outing will […]

McLaren ranked among nation’s best

FLINT — McLaren Regional Medical Center has joined the prestigious ranks of America’s top medical institutions in the 22nd annual U.S. News & World Report guide to “Americans Best Hospitals.” McLaren Regional earned “High Performing” rankings in 10 specialty areas, earning on of the top 5 rankings among hospitals in the greater Detroit Metro Area, which includes Genesee County. McLaren […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Breathing a sigh of relief

My NFL football worries came to an end Monday, as a Collective Bargaining Agreement 10-year deal was reached. The lockout lasted 132 days! It seemed like years to me. The next 10 days in the NFL are going to be a complete and chaotic frenzy. The first item on each team’s menu will be signing their own free agents and […]

SC mulling shared services with Flint Twp.

SWARTZ CREEK — At Monday’s City Council meeting a resolution was passed to seek grant money from the Michigan Municipal League for planning dollars to benefit the study of possible shared services with Mundy Township and Flint Township. Consolidating services like police and fire can keep what City Manager Paul Bueche terms “essential services” intact, even with the declining revenue […]

Michigan Retailers Assn. seeks century-old retailers

LANSING — The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) is searching for Michigan Centennial Retailers — current retail businesses that have been in operation for 100 years or more. MRA will honor the latest group of Centennials as part of the organization’s Annual Meeting of the membership on Aug. 23 in Lansing. Since 2000, MRA has identified and recognized 85 century-old retailers. […]


ONGOING THRU AUG. 15 2011 Antlerless deer application period. JULY 30-31 3-D Archery Benefit Shoot. Marlette Sportsmen’s Club sponsoring the shoot for Ben Taylor, 20, of Marlette currently battling cancer. Shoot takes place at Evergreen Park on M-53, 11 miles north of M-46 from 9a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Open to the public. Details: Chris Hufnagel […]

STS Foundation seeking host families

GENESEE COUNTY — The STS Foundation is trying to find host families for incoming students and supervise their stay in the USA. A spokesperson for the organization said hosting may create a relationship that will last for a lifetime. By hosting, families have the opportunity to learn about another culture in their own homes. The host family’s responsibilities are two […]

Plato’s Closet opens in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Every Plato’s Closet grand opening usually has a long line waiting outside the door for the store to open and Thursday was no different for the new one at 3192 S. Linden Road in Oak Brook Square Plaza. There was a waiting line of about 100 people all the way back to the Hobby Lobby store next […]

Public hearing scheduled for JAG

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing for the 2011 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant ( JAG) program is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Flint Township Hall. The JAG Program, administered by the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides states, tribes, and local governments withfundingforaarangeofprogramareas including law enforcement, prosecution, prevention and education, corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, technology improvement, […]