New health-care school graduates its first class

FLINT TWP. — One month ago, six women started classes at Charter Health Care Training Center, 1055 Charter Drive, with a goal of getting a better-paying job and career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.). Now they are ready to graduate. Charter’s C.N.A. training program is one of many being offered to prepare workers needed in the health-care field, said […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Improbable stunner

The Michigan Wolverines made plans for a trip to Atlanta, Georgia and the Final Four after two victories over the weekend. The Wolverines’ tournament run looked over on Friday night against Kansas. Michigan was down 10 points with a little over two minutes left in the basketball game, but put on a fierce rally. Trey Burke’s second half was large, […]

Flint and Genesee Chamber unveils name change

FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, formerly the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce held its 2013 Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint. The meeting focused on the Chamber’s impact on the Flint-Genesee County region in 2012, future growth, the announcement of a new Flint & Genesee community brand identity and an organizational name […]


THROUGH APRIL Wednesday Indoor Youth Archery at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. 6:30 p.m. Indoor Archery Shooting at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Call club for details: 810-724-6579. APRIL 6 National Wild Turkey Federation Spring Workshop, Williams Gunsight and Outfitters, 1-5 p.m. Rules, regulations and safety will be presented by a DNR Conservation Officer, Dourlain Taxidermy will be on site with displays […]

Food Bank Eastern Michigan selected as potential recipient of Walmart grant

FLINT — With the submission of a Food Bank of Eastern Michigan School Pantry Program, The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan has been selected as a potential recipient for a 2013 WalMart Fighting Hunger Together grant. Online voting takes place through April 30. Voting takes place at on the Walmart Fighting Hunger Facebook Page apps.facebook.com/walmartlocal/?ap plet=hunger&organization=30. Everyone can vote once […]

Tee Time returns!

To have your fundraiser golf outing listed in our Tee Time calendar, please send details to Susan Thompson at sthompson@mihome paper.com or FAX to 810-667-6309.

In brief

Commitment to service earns Century 21 award GRAND BLANC — Wendy Sabo, Broker/Owner of Century 21 Sabo Associates announced today that Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization recently recognized the office with the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Award. “The Quality Service Pinnacle Award is an integral part of the Century […]


In one of the most anticipated Chrysler events of the year, the Jeep Cherokee brand made its grand re-entrance at the New York Auto Show March 27. With this latest Jeep lineup, which includes the trail-rated Cherokee Trailhawk, the Limited, the Sport and the Latitude, Chrysler hopes to grow its sales in the competitive mid-size SUV segment, the largest SUV […]

Free prom gowns now available

GENESEE COUNTY — Not having a gown didn’t stop Cinderella from going to the ball and need not stop local young women from attending their proms either. All they need to do to get a free dress and accessories is make an appointment at My Dreams Do Come True — a Flint-based non-profit that since 2010 has been helping young […]


Using the New York Auto Show as its launch platform, Cadillac last week introduced the all-new 2014 CTS sedan to the public. The third-generation CTS sedan is based on the high-performing rear-drive architecture of the ATS sport sedan, moving Cadillac into the prestigious class of midsize luxury sedans. It will be the segment’s lightest car. A range of power trains […]