Burton company to help customers with tax break

BURTON — Communications Technologies Incorporated, a leading provider in unified communications, said it is helping customers take advantage of a large tax-break for small to mid-sized businesses with Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 179. Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax […]

All-Saginaw Valley- South

VOLLEYBALLFIRST TEAMKennedy Boulton, FlushingLexi Kiefer, FlushingRebekah Kujat, FlushingNicole Dolloff, DavisonMichaela Ryan, DavisonLaurin Davis, DavisonMegan Jones, DavisonMonica Townsend, Carman-Ainsworth Jessica Smith, Carman-AinsworthKim Berry, Flint Powers SECOND TEAMTaylor Twohig, FlushingCarson Rutherford, FlushingHailey Ramoie, DavisonKayla Tigner, Carman-AinsworthJessica McClung, Carman-AinsworthSadie Staudacher, Flint PowersSara Ruhstorfer, Flint PowersMackenzie Stein, Flint PowersDestiny Flynn, FlintNorthwesternVonnisha Bell, FlintNorthwesternMost Valuable PlayerRebakah Kujat, Flushing Coach of the Year: TiffanyBurghdorf, Davison

In brief

Fifth Annual Economic Forum slated at UM-Flint FLINT — How will the economy of the U.S. be affected by the economies of other countries, particularly the euro crisis? What actions or inactions in Washington will do to the economy in 2013? If answers to these and other economic questions are important to you, then you need to reserve a spot […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Hear the snore

Once again the Lions snatch defeat from the jaws of victory! How many times, Lions fans, have we witnessed this feat over the last four decades? The number is getting pretty close to infinity, I believe. I sat in my seat last Sunday and could not understand the Lions coaching decisions in the last five minute of that football game. […]

The VIEW from here

Santa Claus came to town

Recently I was alone in the office waiting on walk-in traffic when I was paid a visit by the Big Guy himself. You know who I’m talking about — Father Christmas, Old St. Nick, Santa Claus, in the flesh. He came in leisurely dressed in a red outfit, not his typical white fur lined get-up, white hair, round spectacles and […]

Raiders showcase their abilities in last few games

FLINT TWP — The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey team has looked quite impressive recently, and after knocking off the Metro League Griffins at Iceland Arena on Tuesday, 4-3, the Raiders look to be one of the area’s top squads. The Griffins are a co-op squad comprised of Linden and Fenton, and they gave the Raiders some fits all night long. The […]

RustyWright Band headlines party

FLINT TWP.— Entertainment by the up-andcoming Rusty Wright Band was just one aspect of the multifaceted life of Sandra Wright highlighted during a retirement party for the former treasurer last weekend at the Holiday Inn-Gateway Center in Mundy Township. As the son of the five-term township treasurer, who retired Nov. 19, Randy Wright was a natural choice to underscore an […]

What’s new on Michigan’s ski slopes

CLARKSTON — Skiers and boarders can look forward to a fun-filled winter with plenty of places to enjoy Michigan’s snow-filled slopes and trails. With a combined total of 51 ski areas, boasting over 260 lifts, about 1,000 runs, more than 50 terrain parks and hundreds of kilometers of groomed cross-country trails, there is something for everyone. According to the Michigan […]

Saginaw-area artist featured at MCC gallery

FLINT — Mott Community College’s Fine Arts Gallery will present an exhibition of paintings by Saginaw area artist Alaina Plowdrey titled Rubbernecking Universals. Her work will be in the gallery through Dec. 11. Alaina Plowdrey is currently Adjunct Professor of Art Appreciation, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw and Adjunct Professor of Drawing, Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn. She received […]

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