Hurley welcomes new surgeon

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Linsey Gold, Breast Surgeon. Gold graduated from University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa, with a D.O. Degree. Gold completed Internship at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit in 2001, and Residency in General Surgery at Michigan State University in 2005. Gold […]

Sports Shorts

UM-Flint hockey routs Northwestern twice FLINT— After beginning the season 2-0, the UM-Flint hockey team added two more wins over the weekend, both of which were over Northwestern. On Friday at Flint Iceland Arena, UM-Flint blasted Northwestern, 11-1. Nick Karstens was responsible for a hat trick and an assist, while Nick Manley scored twice and added a pair of helpers. […]

Kroger plans Oct. 24 grand re-openings

GENESEE COUNTY — Customers will find a new look and a convenient new layout at four Kroger stores in the Flint-surrounding area. The newly remodeled stores, along with an additional eight Kroger stores in the Flint area, will host an open house on Oct. 24 from 1-7 p.m. and invites the community to join them in the celebration of the […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Rematch in the works?

The Detroit Tigers are two wins away from heading back to the World Series. The last apperance came in 2006 with a World Series loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. A possible rematch could be in the mix, as St. Louis is in the NLCS against the San Francisco Giants. Hold on, Fat Guy, you are getting way ahead of […]

The VIEW from here

Maybe Flint isn’t so bad

OK, let’s face it, the seat of Genesee County has a bad reputation. The name Flint has become synonymous with shootings, drugs, killings and carjackings. But as I’ve said before, it’s not the entire city and it doesn’t have to be the status quo here. Crain’s Detroit Business magazine recently ran an article posing the question whether Flint is a […]


The 400 free relay was another event Carman-Ainsworth’s Bartlett, Adams, Howard and Hrit were able to take home in 4:29.33, Seeley bested the field in the 50 free in 28.54 and in the 200 free Bartlett was second at 2:25.73 and Bade was third in 2:33.73. In conference competition, Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing toppled over Davison, 119-66, at home on Oct. 11 […]

Recycled Treasures

brings ‘shabby chic’ to township

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Brenda Swallow is passionate about helping others and hopes teaming up with her niece, Laura Nuyen, will be a path toward “giving back” — something she has longed to do since she herself was a young widow with small children years ago. Back then, she shopped second hand stores often, but found most items were pretty […]

Caviliers’ tennis ousted in regional

SAGINAW TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth came away with no points in the Div. 1 tennis regional last Thursday at Saginaw Heritage. Noah Reed dropped his opening match at No. 1 Singles, 1-6, 0-6, to Saginaw Heritage. Chris Crowder fell to Traverse City Western, 0-6, 1-6, at No. 2 Singles. Omeed Hekmati lost, 0-6, 0-6, to Midland at No. 3 Singles. […]

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Getting pumped up

Woman changes lifestyle, competes as bodybuilder

SWARTZ CREEK — Back in 2007, when she was 57 years old, Swartz Creek resident Linda Woodyard decided to make positive changes in her life. She started eating better and exercising regularly, and she went from 162 pounds down to 125 pounds today, losing over 10 dress sizes in the process. Now, at 63 years old, Woodyard competes in two […]