2012-06-21

Ad campaign helps raise awareness about Flint’s Children’s Museum




GENESEE COUNTY — At the replica fire station, two little girls wearing miniature firefighter coats waited for their turn at the wheel of a big yellow fire truck. Across the room, a young boy shopped for groceries at the Smart Mart, a replica supermarket that is one of the most popular attractions among more than 40 exhibits at the Flint […]

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In brief



40th Annual Sloan Museum Auto Fair June 23-24 FLINT — The 40th Annual Sloan Museum Auto Fair is a fun-filled, two-day show with music, exhibits, activities for kids, food vendors, entertainment, swap meet, craft vendors, food vendors, vehicles for sale, and of course, automobiles. The Flint Cultural Center campus becomes home to more than 700 of the best looking cars, […]

Tee Time



THURSDAY, JUNE 21 Amy Simon Memorial Golf Scramble at CAPTAIN’S CLUB AT WOODFIELD with registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost: $90. To enter or donate call 810-241-7668 or e-mail amysimonfoundation@comcast.net. SUNDAY, JUNE 24 2nd Annual L.E.W.A. scramble is a fundraiser for the Lapeer East Wrestling Team at DEVILS RIDGE GOLF COURSE. Check in/registration is […]

FYT Drama School holds summer classes



FLINT — The 2012-2013 Flint Youth Theatre Drama School season begins with Summer classes on June 25. Classes are designed for students who are looking for a creative outlet and a place to build on their passion for theatre. Class fees range from $70 to $95. Registration and information are available by calling 810-237-1530. Registrations are also accepted in person […]

Brandon, Beilein headline annual UM-Flint golf event




ATLAS — In what has become the highlight of the UM-Flint Alumni Club’s event roster, on Monday Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon and head men’s basketball coach John Beilein spoke at the Annual Sports Dinner and Golf Day at Atlas Valley Country Club. While the rain may have put a damper on things early on, once the event worked its […]

Donation is Pure Bliss




GRAND BLANC TWP. — From buns to bobs, 13 students and instructors from L&L Dance Studio called upon the newly opened Pure Bliss Salon and Spa to chop off their long locks to donate to those suffering from hair loss. L&L Dance owner Kara Meier had always wanted to donate her hair, but was never able to get it to […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



With Malibu Eco, Chevrolet Earns Top Safety Pick Awards The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is the first and only all-new 2013 midsize car to receive double honors for safety, Chevy officials say, including a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Both are […]

Attorney General orders Internet cafe to cease “illegal” gambling




FLINT TWP. — West Point Business Center & Internet Cafe, 1393 S. Linden, is one two internet gambling businesses in Genesee County and nine in the state targeted last week by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. The Attorney General’s Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement Division issued "Cease and Desist" letters to the "Internet Sweepstakes Cafes" that are alleged to be operating […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Rehab with special guests Mic Lordz and Sauce Funky, June 14. Tickets are $15 in advance. On June 23, Jackyl will perform with special guests Tripp N Dixie and Monkey Grinder. Tickets are $15. Puddle of Mudd with special guests Emphatic […]