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Dye Elementary features national youth fitness effort

FLINT TWP. — Preventing childhood obesity is the goal of “Let’s Move Day,” a Kids Fitness Expo to be held at Dye Elementary School from 1-3 p.m., Sept. 23. Sponsored locally by the First Flint Seventh-day Adventist Church, the free, public event is part of a national Adventists in Life Initiative launched by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America […]


Friends of Carroll Shelby, including Ford Motor Co., Shelby American, Ford Racing and many others have built a unique 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra as a tribute to the late Carroll Shelby. Ford is also announcing a renamed road at its Product Development Center in Dearborn, Mich., as a tribute to Shelby as well. Cobra has been the consistent performance label […]

New fire union rep hopes to solve morale issues

FLINT TWP. — Township firefighter Kevin Clary recently introduced himself to the township board as the new union representative for on-call firefighters and said he’s ready to do whatever it takes to improve working conditions. Speaking during public comment, Clary said he wants to work with the board to once-and-for-all resolve ongoing morale and personnel issues in the fire department […]

D.L. Hughley comes to The Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting is pleased to present one of the most popular and highly recognized stand-up comedians on the road today, D.L. Hughley, in concert on Oct. 13. Tickets are on sale now and range from $19-$45. Tickets can be purchased online at TheWhiting.com, by phone at (810) 237-7333 or (888) 8- CENTER or by walk-up at The Whiting […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’sMuseum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays […]

Catch basins to be repaired

FLINT TWP. — Thanks to a mild winter, flooding was a bigger problem than snow removal in the township this year. That has left money available for repairs to 18 catch basins in a project approved last week by the township board. Supervisor Karyn Miller explained that none of $55,000 budgeted for snowplowing last year was used, as stipulated in […]

In brief

Reunion with a Cause rescheduled for Sept. 23 GRAND BLANC — Reunion with a Cause, an annual fundraising event for Genesys cancer patients, has been rescheduled. The new date and time is: Sept. 23 from 4-8 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church, 15010 N. Holly Rd. in Holly (the churches are next door to each other). […]

Genesee library branches offer reptile, finance programs

Story Time with Miss Carol • Preschoolers come join the fun with interactive stories with Miss Carol at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Sept. 24. on Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Visit www.thegdl.org to register. • Popular children’s Author Johnathan Rand to visit the Grand Blanc library. Author of […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Tremonti featuring Mark Tremonti of Alterbridge and Creed, with special guests Man the Mighty and No Resolve, tonight (Sept. 20). Tickets are $15 in advance. My Darkest Days, with special guests Otherwise and Surrender the Fall, will perform Sept. 21. Tickets […]