McLaren welcomes Dr. Laura Arbogast

GRAND BLANC — McLaren Community Medical Center, Grand Blanc, is pleased to welcome boardcertified internist Laura Arbogast, D.O. The practice, located at 2313 E. Hill Road, Grand Blanc, accepts new patients and takes same-day appointments. Call 810-953-6400 for an appointment. Dr. Arbogast addresses many different family health needs, caring for patients through all stages of life. Services include annual exams, […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2012 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet […]

Wedding dress for success:

Stay true to your personal style

For most brides-to-be, the choice of a dress is among the first and most important decisions in planning a wedding. With thousands of choices in every price range, finding the perfect wedding dress can be a difficult and time-consuming process. But by making some decisions before setting foot in a store, the search will be both easier and a whole […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Cavo with special guests The Product, Tripp N Dixie and Downseed on Jan. 27. Tickets are $15 in advance. Toolology: A Tribute to Tool, with special guests Givensix, Palaveve and Easy Vibe will perform Jan. 28. Tickets are $10. Fuel with […]

Spencers Theatre of Illusion Live at the Whiting

FLINT — Named Performing Arts Entertainers of the Year for six consecutive years, The Whiting is pleased to present Spencers Theatre of Illusion on Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Plus join the Whiting for its Magical Journey’s Package. This all-inclusive package includes a family fun-filled evening with a visit to Sloan Museum’s Discovering Dinosaurs Exhibit, pizza dinner, and a ticket […]

State’s economic check-up shows slow recovery

GENESEE COUNTY — You can’t spend years eating fattening, artery-clogging foods and expect not to eventually have a heart attack. That’s the diagnoses from Charles Ballard, a noted economics professor at Michigan State University, who used a medical scenario in his presentation last week at Baker College- Flint to describe Michigan’s current economic health. In his talk “Michigan’s Economy: Past, […]

Carman-Ainsworth fourth at County Swim Meet

FENTON —- Despite the fact they were facing some of the top varsity boys’ swim teams in the area, Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing was hoping to use its depth to work its way to the top of the standings last weekend at the Genesee County Swim and Dive meet. In turn, while Grand Blanc did grab the top spot for the 10-team event […]

Supervisor first to toss her hat into reelection ring

FLINT TWP. — Karyn Miller, township supervisor since 2008, formally announced her intent to run for re-election this year. She made the announcement during her monthly report to the West Flint Business Association last week. Miller is seeking her second four-year term from 2012-2016. Miller is the first member of the current board of trustees to announce re-election plans. All […]

Cavs beat Chargers, prepare for Cardinals

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team has been playing better defense of late which has led to more victories, but veteran coach Bob Root knows there is still work to be done on the offensive end. “Our offensive execution has to get much better,” he said. That was the feeling after last Friday’s 52-49 victory over Flint Powers. The […]

Agreement with firefighters snuffed again

FLINT TWP. — A difficult contract with the firefighters’ union hit a another snag when it came before the township Board of Trustees Monday night seeking approval for the second time this month. First, the board voted down a proposal to opt out of a hard cap health care provision for full-time fire fighters. That would have allowed fire fighters […]