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Genesys Art Exhibit GRAND BLANC — In partnership with Genesys Hospice, the Grand Blanc Arts Council is featuring an exhibit of wildlife paintings by Dan Waltz through March 2 at Genesys Health Park on the second floor. Dan Waltz is known for his realistic renderings of wildlife, as seen in numerous publications, including Michigan Out-of-Doors. A resident of Grand Blanc, […]


Flint’s own world healing program

FLINT TWP. — Conflict has existed since the beginning of recorded history. People have died fighting wars in the name of peace, which seems like an oxymoron to me. Prayers for peace and healing are a daily ritual all over the world. The first formal announcement of a ‘World Healing Day’ was made by John Randolph Price on Jan. 1, […]

Raiders play tight game, fall to Davison

FLINT — Although the Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth coop hockey squad has solidified itself as one of the better programs in the area, the Raiders still weren’t able to get past Davison, a perennial powerhouse on the ice, during last Wednesday’s 4-2 loss at Perani Arena. Davison opened the scoring at 2:57 of the opening frame as Peyton Thiel and Drew Vandeputte helped […]

Township board revises weapons ban

FLINT TWP. — In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, the township board interest in banning weapons from its meeting room took on a new sense of urgency. But it is bound by the state opencarry law which permits gun possession in some public places. A Code of Conduct approved earlier this month that […]

Sports Shorts

Junior league hockey squad currently getting a break FLINT — After losing a pair of games at the Toledo Cherokee on Dec. 14 and 16, the Flint Junior Generals of the NA3HL don’t return to the ice until traveling to face the Cleveland Junior Lumberjacks on Dec. 5-6. Flint, 14-9-2-2, is actually six points behind Cleveland, 19-7-0-0, in the race […]

No pay for road advisory committee

FLINT TWP. — Members of the township Road Advisory Committee spend a lot of personal time and gas driving around observing road conditions and attending meetings. They want to be reimbursed for it and voted unanimously at their Nov. 19 meeting to ask the township board for a per diem of $50 per meeting for each member. That request was […]

Carman-Ainsworth sweeps league meet

DAVISON — After placing fifth at the 23-team Genesee County Meet on Dec. 15, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team returned to Davison last Wednesday to compete in a Saginaw Valley Legue-South quad meet that also featured Flint Southwestern and Flint Northwestern. Conference competition has been kind to the Cavaliers this season and the Cardinals’ gym has proven to be a […]

Familiar name takes over Miller Road car dealership

FLINT TWP. — The name is up on the building and the lot is full of cars but the new Jim Waldron dealership on Miller Road is not quite ready to open yet. It will be some time after the first of the year, said Jim Waldron Jr., co-owner of the recently purchased facilities at 4140 Miller Road, formerly occupied […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Wings and frog legs

The Holidays are upon us and that means early deadlines. There will be no more NFL picks until the playoffs begin. Let’s be honest, you won’t miss them unless you have been picking against me. We will put the NFL on hold, especially since the Detroit Lions have stunk all season long anyway. Instead, let’s take a look at the […]

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