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Security Credit names Jones card services head FLINT — Brian Jones, of Grand Blanc, has been named card services manager of Security Credit Union (SCU). Jones previously served in SCU’s information technology department, a position he’s held since 2006 In his new role, Jones is responsible for managing daily operations of all credit, debit and ATM cards as well as […]

ELGA Credit Union donates $4,200 to The Salvation Army

GENESEE COUNTY — ELGA Credit Union understands the great need in our community and is reaching out through The Salvation Army by presenting a check for $4,200 designated to assist families in need with basic needs, such as food and shelter. “ELGA Credit Union is an incredible supporter of The Salvation Army, which we deeply appreciate on behalf of the […]

The VIEW from here

Boats’ names are as fun as vanity tags

I recently spent a week on the west side of the state and enjoyed some needed down time along Lake Michigan to relax. But I couldn’t completely relax, I stayed on the lookout for vanity plates as usual. While I found a few to add to my ongoing list of funny license plates, I also stumbled across something just as […]

Eagles fly in FJGA play

FLINT — Two eagles highlighted Monday’s play in the Flint Junior Golf Association. Connor Carey eagled the 320-yard third hole and shot 2-under-par 70 to earn medalist honors in the Jack Nicklaus Group at Flint Golf Club. The Grand Blanc graduate posted the low-gross score in the championship flight by one stroke over Davison’s Gabe Schiller, who also scored an […]

Gall headlines Michigan’s Olympians

LONDON, ENGLAND — Nearly a dozen Michigan athletes will represent the United States when the 2012 Summer Games kicks off Friday, July 27, in London, England. Grand Blanc and U-M grad Geena Gall is perhaps one of the best-known locals and she’ll be vying for a medal in the women’s 800 race when the track and field events take center […]

Flint Olympian Games coming to a close

FLINT — While the playoffs for sports such as basketball and softball don’t start until Monday, the rest of the 56th annual Flint Olympian Games came to a close last weekend. This includes the youth tennis, which was scheduled to take place last Thursday, but was forced to reschedule to last Friday because of the extreme heat. Coming out on […]

Kayla Run returns for 7th annual race

GOODRICH — The seventh Annual Kayla O’Mara Memorial Road Race will take place on Aug. 4, but with a few changes to the start and finish because of ongoing work at the football stadium and track. The 10k run will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 5k run/walk at 9 a.m. and the one mile fun run/walk at 9:45 […]

Red Hot Tigers

What a week of baseball at Comerica Park. The Motor City Kittys win three of four from the Halos of Los Angeles for a great series win. The Chicago “Pale” Sox stroll into Motown up a game and a half on the Tigers’ ball club in the standings. Three days later, the Sox are broomed out of town, losing all […]


Tee Time

SATURDAY, JULY 28North Branch July 4th Fireworks Committee four person scramble at WASHAKIE GOLF & RV RESORT.Last year’s event raised $3600 for this year’s fireworks display! Tee off at 8 a.m. Cost: $75 per person, includes steak dinner catered by Bryan’sSupermarket. Details: Bob Bryan at Phone: 810-793-6106 or robert_ 15573@msn.com. SATURDAY, JULY 2818-hole golf scramble to benefit the Scott HeverlyMemorial […]