Beer tasting ‘on tap’at Flint Institute of Arts

FLINT — Applebee’s presents the 5th Annual “Art on Tap” Beer Tasting Event at the Flint Institute of Arts on Sept. 8 from 4-8 p.m. The FIA is pleased to announce Applebee’s as its Signature Sponsor for this year’s event. Applebee’s has been in the Flint area for 18 years. The FIA is thrilled by Applebee’s generous contribution, one that […]

Renaissance Festival is in full swing

HOLLY — The 2012 Michigan Renaissance Festival is in full swing, marking its 33rd year, and 32nd operating in Holly. This past weekend, Dave Harris, High Lord Mayor of the Festival for the past 31 years, said the festival started after a group of people showed interest in having a festival that represents the medieval times, which is notoriously called […]

Lady Cavaliers have tough start to season

FLINT TOWNSHIP— Carman- Ainsworth opened their girls’ golf dual meet season on Tuesday with a loss to non-league opponent Lapeer East. The Cavaliers battled, but could not overcome the Eagles in a 193-215 defeat. Meghan Borgerding led the way for Carman-Ainsworth by shooting a 46, while Selena Johnson finished the day with a 54. Taylor Talbert accumulated a score of […]

Overpass problem solved, for now

SWARTZ CREEK — The City of Swartz Creek fixed the approach to the bridge deck at I- 69 and Morrish Road in Swartz Creek on August 7-9. There had been serious deterioration due to erosion along the west side of the approach. A subcontractor working in the area hauled away dirt and soil from the job site to the bridge […]

Cavs soccer falls to Clio, Swartz Creek

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth opened its 2012 boys’ soccer season with a pair of non-league losses to Metro League opponents. The Cavaliers bowed to Clio, 5-1, in the season-opener last Friday at home, then fell to Swartz Creek, 3-0, at Carman-Ainsworth this past Monday. Against Creek, the Cavs managed five shots on goal, two by forward Leon Bell. Andrew […]

Simms Chevrolet undergoes corproate remodel

CLIO — Simms Chevrolet on Vienna Road in Clio is currently undergoing the General Motors mandated remodel of its dealership. General Motors started the remodel program in 2010, which will see Chevrolet dealerships conform to a uniform look, including a blue and silver exterior along with white, silver, gray and orange in the showroom. “All Chevy dealers will go through […]

Lady Cavs tested at Hartland Invite

HARTLAND — The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team had a roller coaster type of day at the Hartland Invite last Saturday, and coach Barb Hurand had to remind the girls that they need nerves of steel to ride the roller coaster season that just got started. Point taken, after the team went 2-3 on the day, losing in the Gold Pool […]

New salon holding Back-To-School Promotion

FLINT TWP. — To back-to-school shopping lists for new shoes, clothing and book bags, the Great Clips hair salon adds new haircut. New in town for this year’s back-to-school shopping rush, the hair salon at 4455 Corunna Road is introducing itself to the community with a flurry of coupons and promotions. A team of salon stylists recently visited several daycare […]

Sports Shorts

Super Shootout on the ticket CLIO — Racing fans will want to mark their calendars for the Must See Racing Super Shootout Friday, Aug. 24 at Auto City Speedway in Clio. The V-8 Figure eights, which have never been in Michigan before, the super modifieds and regular modifieds will be on the schedule. Adult tickets are $22 and kids 12-and-under […]