Flint Assembly Plant hires 235 full-time workers

FLINT TWP. — After nearly eight months as a temporary worker at the Flint Assembly Plant, Dar Destrampe of Saginaw was among the GM employees who got the good news last week they they were being bumped up to permanent fulltime status. “I didn’t know it would happen so soon,’’ Destrampe said. “There are so many who have been working […]

Community protesting closing of Woodland

FLINT TWP. — Parents and residents opposed to the announced closing of Woodland Elementary School at the end of the school year apparently are not going down without a fight. After a meeting Friday with Superintendent Bill Haley and other school officials to voice their concerns, several parents and residents said they will be coming back for the regular school […]

Board says no-go to used car tent sale at the mall

FLINT TWP. — The township board was not sold on a proposal from Suski Pre-owned to hold a two-week tent sale in the Genesee Valley Center mall parking lot. Despite a fervent sales pitch by Kevin Puente, general manger of Suski Used Cars on Dort Hwy. in Flint, the board voted four to two against the request at its meeting […]

Township treasurer steps down after five terms

FLINT TWP. — Township voters will elect a new treasurer in November for the first time in 20 years. After five terms in office, township treasurer Sandra Wright has announced she will not seek re-election for the post she won the same year Bill Clinton was first elected president and a first-class stamp only cost 29 cents. “After 20 years […]

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Horror Films at Woobies FLINT — At 9 p.m. April 13 Woobies, located at 4011 S. Saginaw St., with Monster King and Robert Paul Nixon Design & Photography will host A Double Feature Freak Out: A Night of Horror Art and Cinema. The featured films include “Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things” and “Chillerama”. The intermission act Doppleganer Circus Sideshow […]

Hear Michigan Inc. opens 14th facility

SWARTZ CREEK— Hear Michigan Inc. Professional Audiology Services opened its 14th facility in the Swartz Creek location at 6203 Miller Rd., Suite B, making it the largest family-owned hearing healthcare facility in the state. Audiologist John Ackerman, one of the owners of Hear Michigan, began as an audiology trainer for the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturer more than 20 years […]

Graphics shop can personalize anything

FLINT TWP. — “Don’t take this personally” are words you will probably never hear from We Can Do it Graphics located at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. Personalization of products from Tshirts to portraits and just about everything in between is the store’s business. Want to put your kids photos on Christmas stockings? Design your own mouse pad? Hang a […]

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Fit Zone now open 24/7 GRAND BLANC — Fit Zone for Women in Grand Blanc is not just the only fitness facility in the area that is strictly for women; it is now open 24 hours a day. Due to growing membership and the desire to give their members every advantage, Fit Zone has installed access control and alarms on […]

Advanced Physical Therapy Center receives statewide service award

GRAND BLANC — Michigan Recreation and Park Association honors Advanced Physical Therapy center with community service award. On March 14th, The Michigan Recreation and Park Association hosted their annual awards ceremony at the Hannah Community Center in East Lansing. Advanced Physical Therapy Center was presented with the MRPA 2012 Community Service Award along with 26 other Michigan recipients. “We are […]

Petzold promoted

FLINT — Yeo & Yeo, CPAs is pleased to announce that Carl Petzold, CPA, has received a Certified Public Accountant license and has been promoted to the position of Senior Accountant. Petzold provides audit services in the Flint office. He holds a bachelor of business administration from The University of Michigan-Flint, majoring in accounting. He is a member of the […]