Simple ways to give your bathroom a new look and feel

According to the “Remodeling” magazine’s 2011-12 “Cost vs. Value Report,” which compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale, homeowners can expect to spend upward of $52,000 on an upscale bathroom remodel. That makes a bathroom remodel one of the more expensive home improvement projects a homeowner can undertake. • Install […]

The Whiting presents The Kite Runner

FLINT — Based on the New York Times Bestseller, The Whiting is proud to present The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life ® Presentation of “The Kite Runner” on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The Kite Runner is a production of The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life® Arts Education Program, led by Artistic Director Wynn Handman and performed by […]

Genesys plans to open Downtown Flint Center

FLINT — After a comprehensive assessment of the community’s current and future health care needs, Genesys plans to open a facility in downtown Flint. Genesys is partnering with Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce, Uptown Reinvestment Corporation and Uptown Developments to open the Genesys Downtown Flint Health Center at 420 S. Saginaw Street. The facility is scheduled to open July 2013. […]

League of Women Voters of Flint Area to host live state representative forum

FLUSHING — The League of Women Voters of Flint Area is sponsoring a live forum of candidates for State Representative in the 34th, 48th and 49th Districts, Oct. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Flushing Township Community Hall, 6524 N. Seymour Road, Flushing. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this educational event. Candidates will be asked questions from the […]

SBA District director hosting roundtable with business owners

FLINT — The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director Gerald Moore is inviting existing small business owners with at least three years of in-business experience to attend a roundtable meeting with him for candid conversation on Counseling, Capital, and Contracting as well as exporting, and many other critical issues impacting small business. Regional service providers will also be […]


In brief

Volunteer Day focuses on helping students GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest pre-employment and leadership training program participants will celebrate Volunteer Day on Oct. 13 by volunteering at YouthQuest, the Regional Chamber’s afterschool enrichment program to pack 1,800 backpacks with school supplies. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the YouthQuest Offices 4100 […]

Lady Cavs ready to take on regionals

ROCHESTER HILLS — It’s been quite a season for the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ golf program. The Cavaliers began to solidify their program in the area, showing improvement all season long. Injuries hindered the Lady Cavs earlier on, but they are back on the right track and ready to see what they can do at the post season level. Carman-Ainsworth will take […]

Burton’s ‘The Crypt’ opens for another season

‘Scariest haunt’ in county ready for 13th year of fun

BURTON — For 13 years Chemco has been home to the “scariest haunt” in Genesee county. Burton business owner Joe Kolly Chemco operates The Crypt with a team of about 20 actors. Chemco said he adds square footage to the haunted house each year as well as changing the looks of it so that repeat customers can have something new. […]

Cavaliers’ tennis in rugged regional

SAGINAW TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth’s tennis season likely will come to a close today, when the Cavaliers play in a tough Div. 1 regional at Saginaw Heritage. Carman-Ainsworth is in a nine-team field that includes powerful Grand Blanc and three Saginaw Valley League teams that finished ahead of the Cavs in the conference tournament — Midland, Davison and host Heritage. […]