2012-06-28

Real estate company moves to new location




SWARTZ CREEK — Changingstreets.com, a real estate company in Swartz Creek, recently expanded its office space by moving locations from its old downtown Swartz Creek spot to a new one at 6005 Miller Rd., a location west of Dye Road. “Where we were, we were maxed out,” said David Nemer, a broker and business partner at Changingstreets.com. “We’re looking to […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Rubbing people the wrong way

The Tigers ended Inter-League play losing two of three to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Tigers played in front of numerous Tiger fans who made the trek to PNC Park. I made my second consecutive trip down to beautiful PNC Park. I went to the loss on Saturday afternoon, as the Detroiters couldn’t get any hits once again. I went down […]

In brief



Outstanding service earns national award FLINT — Bennett Telephone Answering Service has been honored with the exclusive ATSI 2012 Award of Excellence for the second consecutive year. This award is presented annually by the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI), the industry’s trade association for providers of telecommunications and call center services including telephone answering and message delivery across North America […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



Dealers Pack Palace Lot To Pick Up Dodge Darts Nothing like an ocean of cars, same model/same color, to make the auto industry’s eyes pop in marketing glory. So it was at the Palace of Auburn Hills last week, where Chrysler Group and its Dodge brand rented the west parking lot as part of a promotion to put the car […]

King Par’s Whaley benefit held at Warwick Hills



GRAND BLANC — King Par Superstore hosted its 2nd Annual King Par Golf Classic on June 25, at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club. This annual event helps replace vital funds once raised annually for Whaley Children’s Center during the Buick Open. Funds raised by the King Par Classic help to advance the mission of the 86 year old children’s […]

Police investigating early morning homicide



FLINT TWP. — A  Flint man, 41, was the victim of a shooting in a parking lot on Ballenger Highway this morning, according to a police press release. At about 2 a.m. today, Flint Township Police were called to an area near the McDonald’s restaurant, 1232 N. Ballenger Hwy., in response to a complaint of a disorderly person in the […]

The VIEW from here

More vanity plates mean lots more fun

It used to take me a few months to round up enough vanity plates to write about in this space. But now I have friends and family who have been helping me track down the funny and strange plates out there, so to all of you thanks! Here’s my latest offering of vanity plates and my thoughts on them: FASHO1 […]

West Point instructors host technology workshop at CAMS




FLINT TWP. — Brandon Hayes hopes someday to become a cardiologist and his good friend Jordan Nunn wants to be a chemical engineer. Both will be ninthgraders at Carman- Ainsworth High School in the fall. Last week, encouraged by their middle school algebra teacher, they teamed up to explore the future of technology at a Mobile STEM Workshop conducted by […]

In brief



Summer food program distribution sites named GENESEE COUNTY — The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that […]