2012-09-06

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 […]

BEST seeks applicants for institute



FLINT — The BEST Project, a program of the United Way of Genesee County, is currently accepting applicants for its BEST Nonprofit Leadership Institute. Now in its second year, the comprehensive program is designed for individuals who want to develop their professional leadership skills and give back to the community through the nonprofit sector. As part of the program, participants […]

Sports Shorts



UM-Flint football readies for upcoming season FLINT— The University of Michigan-Flint’s club football squad is currently going through the roster trimming process as the Kodiaks prepare for their third season on the turf at Atwood Stadium. The Kodiaks struggled down the stretch last year after dominating Xavier in their opener, 35-3. This year, however, the roster seems to be much […]

Volkswagen now open for business in GB



GRAND BLANC — The dust is starting to settle on a handful of construction projects in process over the past few months at the Al Serra Auto Plaza and the first new building open for business is Volkswagen of Grand Blanc. The new VW facility is located on the Al Serra Auto Plaza campus on S. Saginaw Street, south of […]

Cavs’ bow to Creek




SWARTZ CREEK — Chris Crowder won his match at No. 2 Singles, but that was the only victory for Carman-Ainsworth in a 7-1 tennis loss last Thursday at Swartz Creek. Crowder beat Creek’s Justin Hrychowian, 6-1, 6-0. Damon Haley went to three sets at No. 4 Singles before losing, 1-6, 6-3, 1-6, to Creek’s Chris Wilcox, and the Cavaliers lost […]

M.M.A. Gym Ultimate Fighting Academy moves from Flint Twp. to Burton




BURTON — The Mixed Martial Arts (M.M.A.) Gym Ultimate Fighting Academy moved from the Powerhouse location in Flint Township to South Saginaw in the Hurley Health and Fitness Plaza, 4500 S. Saginaw St. Owner, trainer and head coach Andre Garcia has been operating the business since 2004. He said the move made for a more positive environment. Garcia is a […]

Sports ROUNDUP



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier Classic on Aug. 29 and finished in fifth place with 117 points. St. Clair won the event with 18, Brandon was second with 78 and Swartz Creek was third with 82. James Johnson was the top finisher for the Cavaliers in 10th place in 18:24. The Lady Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier […]

Crim winners given cars



The VIEW from here

Wrapping up a summer with tags

As the summer winds down and fall looms just a matter of weeks away, I thought it would be a good time to share my latest offering of vanity plates, collected from across the county and throughout the state. Here’s some the plates I’ve noticed over the summer months: FLINTSTR — Is he calling himself a “Flintster?” Is that some […]