Out with the old, in with New You

FLINT TWP. — Ten months ago, the dental office at 4307 Miller Rd. was causing frowns, instead of smiles. It was among offices closed in early January when New-York-based Allcare Dental & Dentures abruptly went of business in an estimated 40 locations nationwide, including about six in Michigan, leaving hundreds of unhappy customers stranded in the middle of dental work. […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Over before it started

The Detroit Lions layed a clunker on the football field last Sunday afternoon against the Chicago Bears. The Bears have been playing really good football since Detroit defeated them on Monday Night Football. The 37-13 declawing of the Lions could have been much worse on Sunday actually. The Lions never competed in this football game. The Bears jumped out to […]

The Surgery Center receives accreditation

FLINT TWP. — The Surgery Center of Genesee County has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes this surgical center from many other outpatient surgical facilities by providing a safe work environment and the highest quality of care to its patients. Status as an accredited organization means The Surgery Center of Genesee County has […]

Deer check stations open for hunters

LAPEER COUNTY — The Dept. of Natural Resources wildlife officials remind hunters that the DNR would like to check as many deer as possible during all the deer seasons to continue gathering critical data of Michigan’s deer herd. The data is important for monitoring the herd’s health and determining population size. During all deer seasons, deer can be checked at […]

Estes named president and CEO of Security CU

FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) has announced the appointment of Christopher Estes as president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Terry Pierce who retired after 33 years of service. Estes has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as vice president of operations at Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union. Estes also served as senior […]


NOW-JAN. 1, 2012 Baiting for deer hunting allowed statewide, no more than two gallons per location spread in a 10-foot x 10-foot area. NOW-NOV. 30 Duck hunting seasons. NOV. 26 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:30 a.m., signup ends at 2:30 p.m. DEC. 11 Winter cowboy shoot at Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club, 9:30 […]

DDA seeks participants for annual holiday parade

FLINT — It hasn’t begun to look a lot like Christmas in Flint and Genesee County, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the holiday season. The Flint Downtown Development Authority is seeking participants for the 2011 holiday parade which annually features holiday-themed floats and banners. This year’s parade is scheduled for Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. Representatives […]

Congratulations Team

Getting the band back together

Sitting around the dinner table at a local restaurant Saturday night, I looked around at three faces from my youth and had to admit — I’m getting old. I got together with three high school buddies of mine and we went out to catch up on old times. Times, distances and locations make it difficult for the whole gang to […]

CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. Thirteen Mile, Beverly Hills. Cost is $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $16 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095. […]

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