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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]



Township not buying tax reverted properties

FLINT TWP. — Vacant residential lots in the upscale Flagstone Pointe and Lakeview on the River subdivisions were among 148 tax reverted properties offered for purchase to the township before going on the auction block. The cash-strapped board unanimously agreed not to exercise first dibs to buy any of the 2012 foreclosed properties from a list provided by the Genesee […]

Repairs continue:

Southbound lanes of I-75 at Miller Road will be closed again

FLINT TWP. — The Miller Road Bridge over I-75, which was struck by an oversized truck on June 6, will require additional repair work, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Therefore, the two left lanes of southbound I-75 at Miller Road will again be closed overnight on Thursday June 21 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. and on Friday […]

Fallen soldier is third C-A student casualty in Afghanistan

FLINT TWP. — Funeral services for U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, 25, will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26  at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road. Lilly died June 14 from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device while on active duty in Operation Enduring Freedom in Panjway, Afghanistan. He was a 2005 graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High […]

The VIEW from here

Telling FEMA where it can go

Remember the storm we had May 4? You remember, the one that flooded homes, highways and apartment complexes, causing millions of dollars in damage throughout Genesee County. The one Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright called “a 500- year storm” when as many as 9 inches of water an hour fell over the course of 4-5 hours. Well, the U.S. […]

Former superintendent to head educational initiative

GENESEE COUNTY — The Diocese of Lansing has hired William K. Haley, former Superintendent of Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools (C-A), as the first Executive Director of Genesee County Catholic Schools (GCCS). The GCCS include Powers Catholic High School in Flint, Holy Family in Grand Blanc, Holy Rosary in Flint, St. John the Evangelist in Fenton, St. John Vianney in Flint, St. […]