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Local Century 21 agency earns high marks GRAND BLANC — Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, has announced that Century 21 Sabo Associates, 8311 Office Park Dr., is a recipient of the Century 21 Quality Service Office award for its commitment to providing quality customer service to its clients. Realizing that […]


Regional Chamber TeenQuest seeks participants for summer pre-employment leadership training

FLINT — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest program is offering no-cost preemployment leadership training to Genesee County high school students ages 14 through 18 who are currently in grades 9 through 12. Applications are being accepted for the program. The TeenQuest summer program is a four-week pre-employment and leadership training program designed to help Genesee County youth prepare […]

The VIEW from here

It ain’t easy being a superhero

I was all geared up to watch the superhero movies hitting the theaters this summer, but what I didn’t know is I didn’t have to go to the theater to check out the likes of The Avengers, The Dark Knight or Spiderman — I just needed to put in a call to the Michigan Protectors. Of course, I’m still trying […]

Groups join hands to preserve, beautify Flint Township park

FLINT TWP. — Bare branches towering above the green tree line at the Flint Township Park are skeletons of ash trees destroyed by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. At a park beautification event, Peter Mikelens, M.D., a member of the township Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, peeled back bark from an ailing ash tree to show markings left by the […]

In brief

Genealogical Society to hold banquet FLINT — The annual Flint Genealogical Society banquet will be June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Flint Masonic Temple on South Saginaw St. Tickets are $15 each and must be purchased before the banquet. Curt B. Witcher, Genealogy Center Manager at the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, IN, will be the featured […]

Cavs softball drops pair at Flushing

FLUSHING — Carman-Ainsworth dropped a Big Nine Conference softball doubleheader to Flushing on Tuesday, 10-0 and 14-0, at Flushing High. Kamrin Gold and Kelsey Ferguson each had a hit in the opener. Kinterra Tomlin had two hits in the nightcap. Keri Crane took the loss in both games. Flushing took command in the nightcap with an eight-run second inning, capped […]

Jim Abbott returns home to host youth camp

FLINT— Jim Abbott is an inspiration to us all. Born without a right hand, Abbott defeated difficult circumstances to become a top-tier Major League Baseball pitcher, playing 10 seasons for the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers, and even threw a no-hitter for the Yankees in 1993. The former University of Michigan star and Flint […]

Carman-Ainsworth baseball splits with Webberville

LANSING — Coley Law Field played host to a non-league doubleheader on Tuesday as the Carman- Ainsworth varsity baseball team lost game one to Genesee Area Conference- Blue rival Webberville, 6-5, before coming back to snatch the nightcap, 10- 0. The opener saw the Cavs take a 4-3 lead before Weberville bounced back in the bottom of the sixth inning […]