United Way of Genesee County nears goal

FLINT — Flanked by volunteers from the Flint area, the CEO of the United Way of Genesee County announced the agency’s annual campaign is 80 percent to its goal. With a target to raise $2.9 million the United Way is ratcheting up its efforts to increase donations by individuals and organizations before the agency’s annual celebration event on May 1. […]

Carman grad making magic

FLINT TWP. — Every school has a class clown but how many can boast a class magician? Jeff Olds, a 1986 graduate of Carman High School (now Carman-Ainsworth) is a professional magician based in Lansing. But his dad still lives in Flint Township and Olds often returns to Genesee County for bookings Recently, Olds was in town for the Congregation […]

In brief

Production of Movements taking place March 15-16 FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presents the fourth production of its 2012-2013 season, Movements. This annual spring dance takes place March 15- 16, 7:30 p.m. in the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St. Tickets are $10 and $8 (students/seniors/alumni/faculty/staff and veterans) and can be purchased at the […]

FYSO to perform at The Whiting

FLINT — The Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra (FYSO), conducted by Flint School of Performing Arts Director, Davin Pierson Torre, will perform a concert at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 27 at The Whiting. Ticket prices for the performance at The Whiting are $12 for adults and $6 for children (age 12 and under). The Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra includes 80-plus talented […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present the Bam Margera Experience, featuring Bam Margera and members of CKY, with special guests Wilson and Know Lyfe, March 14. Tickets are $20 in advance. Comedy, Magic, Music and Mayhem, hosted by Mark Roebuck with Keith Fields, and special guests Nathan […]


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Township Board lifts ban on Sunday morning liquor sales

FLINT TWP. — It can be a ‘top of the morning’ for green beer lovers and beer drinkers in general this St. Patrick’s Day thanks to a recently rescinded ban of Sunday morning liquor sales in the township. By law, prohibition of Sunday morning liquor sales in Michigan was lifted in 2010, unless the local municipality passed a resolution opting […]