Say hello to Pretty Girl

BURTON — ”Welcome Pretty Girl!” With those words, Burton Mayor Paula Zelenko snipped a red ribbon Monday to officially open the Lone Wolverine exhibit on display at Courtland Center mall until Jan. 20. The traveling exhibit, created by the Michigan Historical Center, is a state Department of Natural Resources showcase of what is believed to be the last wolverine known […]

Ford Brand Stands Alone in ’12 With 2 Million U. S. Sales

Ford Motor Company’s U.S. sales grew across the board in 2012, with cars up 5 percent, utilities up 7 percent, and trucks up 2 percent for the year. Overall, the Ford brand ended 2012 with 2,168,015 vehicles sold – the only automotive brand to top 2 million in U.S. sales. “Ford finished 2012 strong, with retail sales showing improved strength […]

Shrek at the Whiting Feb. 1-2

FLINT — DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. announce “Shrek the Musical” with book and lyrics by David Lindsay- Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, will play The Whiting, for three spectacular performances, February 1-2. Tickets are on sale now and are available at TheWhiting.com, by phone at 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER or by walk-up at The Whiting Ticket Center. The […]

Chrysler Sales Break Through Record Barriers in 2012

Chrysler’s sales winning streak continued in December 2012 as the automaker reported U.S. sales of 152,367 units for the month, a 10 percent increase compared with sales in December 2011 (138,019 units), and the group’s best December sales mark since 2007. For the year, Chrysler Group sales totaled 1,651,787 units, up 21 percent compared with sales in 2011. “Chrysler Group […]

In brief

VIEW sponsoring bridal show BAD AXE — The 22nd Annual Bridal Fantasies Show, sponsored by the Huron County VIEW, will be Jan. 20 at Bad Axe Junior High School gym from noon-4 p.m. There will be a fashion show, refreshments, exhibits and prizes. Admission is $3 at the door. For vendor information, call Jane 989-269-9918. — G.G. Flint Area Unity […]

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 calendar@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’s Museum,1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: CallKimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Frequency Fifty-Four, with special guests Zen, My Black Heart and The Finale on Jan. 11. This is a low dough concert. Cash O’Riley will hold its Jackson County Jail CD release party with special guests Tensionhead and The Surfing Pharaohs on […]

Fire displaces families


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Township board OKs entry level police officer

FLINT TWP. — Michael David Schuyler is on track to become the township’s newest police officer. A conditional officer of employment to Schuyler was approved Monday night by the township board, to fill a budgeted opening created in October by the termination of officer Matthew Needham for violation of work rules. Police Chief George Sippert, in keeping with concerns raised […]