4th Annual Davison Dog Walk to benefit county animal shelter

DAVISON — The dogs will have their day. The 4th Annual Davison Dog Walk will take place Sept. 16 from 1-4 p.m. in the Jack Abernathy Regional Park. The dog walk will benefit the Friends of the Genesee County Animal Shelter. Registration costs $10 per dog or $15 for two or $5 per dog with a donation of a bag […]


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Davison Eagles to hold bike run

Proceeds to benefit McLaren Hospice

RICHFIELD TWP. — The Davison Eagles Club, 3270 N. State Rd., will host the Ride 2 Ride McLaren Hospice Fun Run on Sept. 29. A 100-mile self-guided ride over beautiful country roads with gorgeous scenery along the way, maps will be given out at registration and there will be prizes awarded for the largest group, oldest rider and the bike […]


A ‘Sneak Peak’

Store plans grand opening in Genesee Valley Center

FLINT TWP. — Local teens and young women looking for the latest fashions will soon have an affordable new choice. maurices clothing store will open on Sept.12, at Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd. “Join us for the Sneak Peek … at 5 p.m.,” said Store Manager Joelle Hornbeck. “It kicks off a grand opening sale where you can […]

Grand Blanc’s Galaxy Lanes marks 20 years

GRAND BLANC — Galaxy Lanes is celebrating 20 years of business in September. Owner Ken Hochstein, who also happens to be a professional bowler, owns multiple bowling alleys across Michigan with his father Ted Hochstein. He said the business of bowling has had some rough times but that he and his father have managed to adjust to the changing economy. […]

In brief

Hemeyer earns engineer license FLINT — Rowe Professional Services Company employee Amanda N. Hemeyer, PE, recently earned her professional engineer license. Hemeyer is a project engineer in the Transportation Division, where she assists with the design and analysis of various road and infrastructure projects. She received a B.S. in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University and an M.B.A. in business […]

Hoops’ star Watts commits to Alabama-Birmingham

FLINT TOWNSHIP— For most high school kids, the hardest part is earning a Div. 1 scholarship offer. For Carman-Ainsworth’s Denzel Watts, getting an offer was no problem. The real task for Watts was choosing between an astounding 14 different Div. 1 offers for collegiate basketball. Watts recently narrowed it down to just three schools before announcing at last Thursday’s press […]

Hurley, Kohl’s team up for healthy kids program

FLINT — “Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids” Event Kick-off Sept. 8 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Flint Farmer’s Market, 420 East Boulevard, Flint, Michigan Kohl’s Department Stores has awarded $141,568 to the Hurley Foundation for the third year of its “Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids” program. The program’s goal is to teach children and their parents to make healthy food […]

Cavs crush Heritage in Valley debut

FLINT TWP. — Hello, Valley. We’re the Cavaliers. Carman-Ainsworth introduced itself to Saginaw Valley League football last Thursday with an impressive, 45-7 rout of Saginaw Heritage in a crossover game between division schools. It was the Cavs’ first contest in the newly expanded Valley, which split into North and South divisions this year after absorbing the four schools from the […]