GRCC announces new trade partnership

FLINT — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced a new partnership with the International Trade Administration (ITA) U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. Both entities have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaborate on increasing awareness of the economic benefits of exporting. The partnership also aims to educate businesses on how exporting can help increase the region’s trade […]

Tournament tests continue for Carman-Ainsworth volleyball

LINDEN — Carman-Ainsworth competed at the loaded Linden Invite last Saturday, defeating Atherton, 21-8, 21-8, splitting with Lapeer West, 23-21, 13-21, splitting with Midland Dow, 21- 15, 14-21, then losing to Linden, 16-21, 14-21, before beating Vandercook Lake, 21-19, 21-19 and losing to Goodrich in three games, 25-15, 22-25, 13-15. Last Wednesday, the squad was at Durand, losing to Flint […]

In brief

Diplomat Pharmacy recognized as among fastest-growing GENESEE COUNTY — Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently announced for the fourth consecutive year, they earned a position on Inc. magazine’s exclusive, annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. “We’re proud to be recognized by Inc. again this year, earning a position of 1585 in the nation, but if you dig a little […]

Cavs’ tennis shut out on road

LAPEER — Carman-Ainsworth came away with no points in a tri-meet against Fenton and Lapeer East on Tuesday at the Lapeer Optimist Community courts on the campus of Lapeer West. At No. 1 Singles, Noah Reed fell, 6-0, 6-0, to Fenton and 6-1, 6-1 to Lapeer East. At No. 2 Singles, Chris Crowder lost, 6-3, 6-3, to Fenton, and 7-5, […]

Valley Pub gets board OK

FLINT TWP. —The township board has given a tentative green light to the establishment of the Valley Pub bar, which has long been an eyesore and trouble spot at 4186 Corunna Rd. New owners requested a liquor license transfer in May which the board denied because the bar did not comply with a township ordinance requiring a minimum 30 percent […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Let the pigskin fly

Thursday night officially kicks off college football season. The Spartans crank it up on Friday night at 8 pm. at Spartan Stadium. The opponent is the Boise State football team. Boise State, the BCS pain in the rear in recent years, will have their hands full with MSU. Boise State, like Michigan State, will be replacing a topnotch quarterback this […]

FYT to hold Backstage sale

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre hosts its 11th Backstage Sale on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission to the general sale is free. A special preview sale will take place on Sept. 7 from 7-9 p.m. Admission to the preview sale is $5 per person and affords patrons the first opportunity to purchase items before the general sale on […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers participated in the Early Bird Relays at Kearsley last Wednesday which was won by the Hornets with 45 points. Goodrich also had 45 points, but lost the tiebreaker. Fenton was third with 49 points. Carman-Ainsworth was led by Aaron Dupree’s ninth place finish in 19:48, Ahmer Dunn was 18th in 21:02 and River Jarrett was 23rd […]

Hurley welcomes new pediatrician to staff

FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital has added Dr. Miriva Magar, Pediatrician, to its staff. “I am very excited to be part of the Hurley Children’s Hospital family. Pediatric patients cared for at Hurley receive a truly exceptional patient-centered care experience. I look forward to caring for Hurley’s youngest patients, expanding the already outstanding clinical care and compassion provided here, around […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8Lapeer American Legion “Keeping it Alive” Golf Outing willtake place at ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE. Registerno later than 9/3/12 by calling 810-664-9312 or 810-664-8418. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9Area 13 Special Olympics Classic Golf Tournament will beheld at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Shotgun start for thefour-person scramble is at 9 a.m. Cost is $80 per golfer.Details: Lane Odalovich at 810-9338-8377. SUNDAY, […]