2013-02-07

Motivational speaker urges C-AHS students




FLINT TWP. — Like his grandfather and father before him, Eric Thomas was a high school drop-out. At age 16, rebellious and headstrong, he found himself living on the gritty streets of Detroit involved with the wrong people and headed to no good end. A minister who saw potential in the young street thug persuaded him to return to school […]

Lady Cavs fall to Davison



DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ bowling team entered the match up at 9-1 and ranked No. 1 in the state, taking on the 10-0 Davison Cardinals, ranked No. 3 in the state. Unfortunately for the Lady Cavaliers, they came out on the losing end of a 17-13 match. The teams, however, split the BAKER games, 161-156 and 163- 147. […]

The Irish Rovers to perform live on stage at The Whiting, March 2



FLINT — The Whiting proudly presents the return of “The Irish Rovers” live on stage March 2 at 8 p.m. Enjoy a rollicking concert with stars of television and stage while enjouing hits like “The Unicorn,” “Wasn’t That A Party,” “The Black Velvet Band,” “Lily The Pink,” and many more. Ticket prices range from $19-$39 and Student Rush tickets are […]

60-YEAR EVOLUTION CULMINATES IN 7TH GENERATION CORVETTE



General Motors celebrated 60 years of the Corvette by rolling out its newest model at the International Auto Show in Detroit in January. The latest Corvette, referred to as “C7” by enthusiasts, represents the seventh generation of the car released by the automaker and the first since 2005 when the sixth-generation Z06 was released. Over the decades, the Corvette has […]

In brief



Genesee Wind Symphony to perform FLINT — The Genesee Wind Symphony, conducted by Bruce Nieuwenhuis, will perform its annual “Presidents’ Day” concert Feb. 18, at Woodside Church 1509 East Court Str., starting at 7:30 pm. The concert, entitled “American Experiences,” will include From Main to Oregon, a march by John Philip Sousa on the 100th anniversary of its publication. The […]

Delphi shutdown will mean another 287 jobs



GENESEE COUNTY — On Feb. 5, General Motors notified 287 employees at the Flint East facility the site will cease operations in November . Due to a special arrangement reached in 2007 by General Motors, Delphi, and the United Auto Workers, General Motors provided hourly employees to work at the facility, while Delphi employed the management team. Tom Wickham, who […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Stop, Drop and Mosh tour featuring The Paramedic, with special guests It Lies Within, Myths and Legends, Know Lyfe, A Sleepless Malice and Six Seconds to Oblivion, Feb. 8. Tickets are $10. Ironsnake, the “greatest 80s hair metal tribute band […]

Flood watch



Sudoku



Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.

Township board says yes to Renaissance Zone




FLINT TWP. — By unanimous vote, the township board has approved a resolution for a proposed Renaissance Zone designation for about 63 acres of land near Bishop Airport. It is one of six sites in Genesee County being considered by the I-69 Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC), a four-county economic development partnership formed last year to attract businesses […]