Back to Bricks Party next week

FLINT TWP. — Back for its second year in Flint Township, the Back to the Bricks Tune-up party, one of five taking place next week, will be rolling into the parking lot at the Genesee Valley Mall from 1 -4 p.m., Aug. 8. The parade of classic cars will be staged in the parking lot between the Logan’s and Bar […]


Two new stores coming to the mall

FLINT TWP. — Maurices, a national women’s clothing retailer and VILLA Join the Movement, an urban athletic shoe and apparel store, are opening at Genesee Valley Center mall this fall. Both will be located in the JCPenney wing, said Kristen Cassabon, mall marketing manager. Founded in 1931, Maurices specializes in trendy but affordable styles for young women wearing sizes 1-24. […]

Concussion education included in pre-season rules meetings

EAST LANSING — Already administering a strong set of protocols addressing the removal and return to play of young athletes suspected of sustaining concussions in competition, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is further ramping up its concussion education efforts of coaches, student-athletes and parents as the 2012-13 school year approaches. In partnership with the University of Michigan’s NeuroSport and […]

Spartan Stores kicks off fundraiser in Michigan stores

SWARTZ CREEK — Spartan Stores, based in Grand Rapids, recently kicked off its third annual My Michigan Matters fundraiser in corporate retail stores throughout Michigan. The fundraiser, which runs through Aug. 11, allows customers to make donations in $1, $2 and $3 increments at the checkout lane. In return, a customer who donates money will receive more than $3 worth […]

Teammates face off in FJGA

FLINT — High school teammates went head-to-head on the final day of Flint Junior Golf Association play this week. Thomas James and Connor Carey of Grand Blanc matched up in the boys’ championship flight, while Kristen Loiselle and Morgan Storer of Swartz Creek squared off in the girls’ first flight of the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Group at Swartz Creek Golf […]