2012-06-07

Aerotropolis, casino among initiatives that could rejuvenate twp




FLINT TWP. — A Popeyes fast-food chicken restaurant and maybe a local Whole Foods Market are among prospects on the economic development radar for the township. Both businesses were among those discussed by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at its annual meeting last week. Whole Foods coming in is just a rumor that’s been circulating, said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement […]

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Sports Editor: Lisa Paine, lpaine@mihomepaper.com or 810-452-2626 Sports Writers: Michael Selecky: mselecky@mihomepaper.com or 810-452-2632 Erik Hohenthaner: ehohenthaner@mihomepaper.com or 810-452-2641 Dan Nilsen: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com or 810-452-2655 Brandon Pope: bpope@mihomepaper.com or 810-452-2651

Security Credit Union hosts annual meeting

2012 board announced

FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) has re-elected five members to its board of directors following the credit union’s recent annual meeting, held April 17 at SCU’s headquarters on W. Boulevard Dr. in Flint. The elected members include Jerry DeMaria of Columbiaville, Dick Hazel of Clio, Joe Niedzwiecki of Swartz Creek, Phillip Thick of Lapeer and John Truchan of Swartz […]

Andre Fluellen to lead Lions youth football camp




GRAND BLANC — The Detroit Lions have announced defensive tackle Andre Fluellen as the headline player for the annual youth football camp that runs June 18-21 from 8:30 a.m.-noon daily at Grand Blanc High. The five-year Detroit Lions player out of Cartersville, Ga. and Florida State recently re-signed with the team after taking time off to deal with the sudden […]

In brief



Yeo & Yeo promotes Ziola FLINT — Yeo & Yeo, CPAs announces Ashley Ziola has been promoted to the position of Staff Accountant. Ziola provides audit services in the firm’s Flint office. She is completing a bachelor of business administration from The University of Michigan-Flint, majoring in accounting and finance. She is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Bidding adieu

There were two official retirements in the Detroit sports world. Magglio Ordonez of the Tigers and Nick Lidstrom of the Detroit Red Wings ended two great careers by two fabulous athletes. Let’s look at Mag’s career first. Ordonez came to the Tigers in 2005. The Tigers were coming off some horrible seasons and needed a hitter who commanded respectability. Mags […]

The VIEW from here

People say the darndest things

When people talk I try to listen. It’s my job to listen, really, but even when I’m not on the clock I make an effort to tune in and hear what they are saying. Sure, I have my moments when I’m zoned out, or maybe I don’t hear something right and I’m not able to interpret it properly when I […]

Metamora-Hadley offers Free Fishing 101



LAPEER COUNTY — Anyone in the state can fish for free, no license, no fees, Saturday and Sunday. However, all state fishing regulations still apply, no exceptions! Twice each year since 1986, Michigan sets aside its fishing license requirement to encourage new and old anglers alike to take to the waters and enjoy fishing. This year’s summer Free Fishing segment […]

Rock-a-Thon to raise money for police dog




SWARTZ CREEK — The GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club is sponsoring Rock-A-Thon, a local event to raise money for the support of the police dog, Ike, who belongs to the Swartz Creek Police Department. The event will feature the Women’s Club members rocking continuously in rocking chairs in downtown Swartz Creek on July 21. The event starts at 10 a.m. […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, JUNE 9 Lapeer East Football 2012 Golf Outing at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Cost: $90 per player. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration deadline is Friday, June 1. Details: Jake Weingartz jweingartz@lapeerschools.org or Jeff Weingartz at jwei1234@charter.net or at 810-664-9460. SATURDAY, JUNE 9 A charity golf outing to help raise money for event fees for the Susan G. Komen 3 […]