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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will be closed Nov. 18 for a private, invitation-only party. Framing Hanley with special guests Sore Eyes and Last Summer will perform Nov. 19. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show. Hurt will give an acoustic performance on Nov. […]

Sibling runaways still missing

GENESEE COUNTY — Two brothers that were reported missing after they ran away from their Burton home before school on Thursday morning have yet to be located, according to the Burton Police. Kody Simpson, 15 and Hunter Simpson, 13, two Carman- Ainsworth Middle Schoolers have reportedly made contact with their grandmother from a pay phone in Davison and have been […]

Chris Issak to perform at The Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting is excited to present for the first time ever, legendary guitarist and songwriter, Chris Issak, as a part of our 2011-12 season on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Multi-platinum recording artist and twotime Grammy Award-nominee, Chris Isaak is a crooner-to-retro-cool-rocker who has artfully explored the good, the bad, and the ugly side of love. Noted as […]

In brief

Holiday shopping hours announced at GVC FLINT TWP. — In addition to Macy’s department store, Genesee Valley Center has announced that seven mall stores also will be opening at midnight on Black Friday, November 25. They are Express, Aeropostale, The Childrens Place, PacSun, Wet Seal, NY & Co., and Buckle. Also the Coffee Beanery will be opening at 11:30 p.m. […]

C-A/Flushing hockey looking to make noise

FLUSHING— The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth co-op hockey team is reloaded and getting ready for the upcoming season. Although they skate as the Flushing Raiders, there is some strong Cavalier influence on the roster. Regardless, the two schools combine to make a competitive program. The Raiders lost their top player from last season, team MVP Mathew Leland, to graduation. However, there will […]

Hurley announces its new Children’s Hospital designation

GENESEE COUNTY — As an infant, Alex Ray of Swartz Creek was diagnosed with congenital lobar emphysema, a lung condition so rare that there are only about 100 cases a year worldwide. When his lung collapsed, he was admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Hurley Medical Center where he underwent five surgeries including removal of one-third of […]


The agony of it all

As the behind-the-scenes tales continue to filter down to the sports desk from the state cross country meet on Oct. 29 at MIS in Brooklyn, it sounded more like an Ironman competition than a simple cross country race. Not because of the distance, obviously, but because of the medical attention needed on the course, and at the end of the […]

CAHS relaxes cell phone ban

FLINT TWP. — Cell phone use by students is widely banned in schools during the day but Carman-Ainsworth High School is trying out a more lenient plan. As of last Monday, CAHS is piloting a policy that allows students to use cell phones during school hours with some restrictions. In a letter posted on the high school web site, principal […]

Sports Shorts

Wild game dinner DAVISON — The Davison Knights of Columbus 4090 will hold a wild game charity dinner on Feb. 4. The dinner will be catered by “Dixie” Dave Minar to benefit the American Wheelchair Mission and Camp Quality of Michigan. The KOC is seeking sponsors and donations of products and services for auction and raffle to raise funds for […]