2013-05-09

Work underway on I-75 ramps to eastbound I-69




FLINT TWP. — Depending on the time of day, motorists trying to reach eastbound I-69 via I-75 north or south should expect to encounter traffic backups on the detour. That was the case on May 1. the first day that ramps from I-75 to eastbound I- 69 were shut down for construction work. All eastbound traffic is now being rerouted […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, MAY 11 The 15th Annual Swartz Creek Athletic Boosters Golf Outing will take place at GENESEE VALLEY MEADOWS. The entry fee of $70 per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dogs at the turn, prizes and appetizers after the tournament. Shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Pre-registration ONLY. Details: Jim Smith or Mark Zyber at 810-444-1769 […]

Ananich wins 27th district senate seat



FLINT TWP. —Jim Ananich is the new state senator representing district 27. Ananich, a Democrat, won the seat in Tuesday’s election by defeating Republican challenger Robert J. Daunt. Ananich received 8,728 (75.27 percent). of votes while Daunt polled 2,640 (22.77 percent) of the vote. Ananich will take over the senate seat vacated by John Gleason who was elected Genesee County […]

ROUNDUP



GOLF Carman-Ainsworth took three players to the Genesee County Meet on Tuesday, one short of the required number to post a team score. Haywood Petty led the Cavaliers with a 77 on a difficult Sugarbush course in Davison. Alex Frank shot 113 and Brad Woolard carded 122. — D.N. TENNIS It was a dominant performance for the Lady Cavs on […]

Letter Carrier’s Food Drive is May 11



GENESEE COUNTY — In more than 10,000 cities across America, Letter Carriers will be collecting nonperishable food items May 11 left out in or near mailboxes by customers along their mail routes. This will mark the 21st year of what has come to be known as the nation’s Largest One Day Food Drive. Details: Call 810-762-5827. — G.G.

In brief



WFBA presents annual scholarships FLINT TWP. —The West Flint Business Association will present its annual $2,500 Scholarship Awards to three chosen recipients at a Special Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at Teppanyaki Grill in the Target Plaza — (former Old Country Buffet) on Miller Road. The public is invited and reservations are not required. It will be […]

The VIEW from here

Salamander hunting a sport? Maybe someday

We discovered an interesting activity through Genesee County Parks and Recreation this past week — a salamander hunt in the Hogbacks out near Holloway Reservoir. These sorts of activities are not only something my son Sam seems to enjoy, but it gives me a chance to see how he functions off the football and baseball field or basketball ball court. […]

Moving on



After about an eight-year stay, the Michigan Vision Institute, an ophthalmology practice at 4281 Lennon Road, has relocated. The office closed on April 26 and reopened on April 29 in its new location at 5300 Gateway Center in Mundy Township. It leaves vacant for now a modern brick edifice built circa 2005 on undeveloped land at the corner of Lennon […]

CELEBRATING 30TH YEAR



C&L Ward has new Facebook promotion



DAVISON — C&L Ward has announced its “Likes for Dollars” campaign where they will donate money to regional non-profit organizations in exchange for likes on Facebook. Beginning May 1, C&L Ward will sponsor a non-profit each month. During that month, they are asking active Facebook users to like their business page. For each like received during the month, they will […]