MCC to ask for millage renewal

GENESEE COUNTY — Mott Community College will ask voter Nov. 5 to renew a millage to help with maintenance and improvements at its facilities. Residents who live in the college’s district, which is composed of all the school districts in Genesee County, would vote for the bond renewal. Residents currently pay 0.87 mills, or 87 cents for every $1,000 of […]

Sports Shorts

Youth gridiron scores BURTON — In the sixth week of Mid Michigan Rural Football League competition on Oct. 12, freshmen results included Carman-Ainsworth winning, 12-6, at Bendle. In junior varsity action, Bendle lost, 18-0 ,to Carman-Ainsworth at home and Carman-Ainsworth II won, 30-16, at Durand II. Details: www.mmrfl.org. — M.S. College squad, GVSU split HUDSONVILLE — The University of Michigan- […]

How to Treat Chronic Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Without Drugs or Side Effects

Peripheral neuropathy, a result of nerve damage, often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet, but it may also occur in other areas of your body. People generally describe the pain of peripheral neuropathy as tingling or burning, while they may compare the loss of sensation to the feeling of wearing a thin stocking or glove. […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers hosted the Cavalier Classic last Friday with complete results still not posted to athletic.net as we went to press Wednesday morning. Tyler Pangerl made the top 10, placing in 10th place at the Saginaw Valley South Championships last Wednesday at the Cummings Center. He finished the race in 16:29.55, leading the boys’ squad as he has […]

Choose lighter fare this Thanksgiving

Statistics indicate the average Thanksgiving dinner exceeds 3,000 calories. That is more calories than a person should eat in an entire day, much less a single meal. Many people admit to indulging on bigger portions and more fattening foods come the holiday season, but choosing some lighter fare this Thanksgiving can make the meal healthier without sacrificing taste. Although there […]

Leyland ends era in Detroit

Fat Guy’s Corner

The Jimmy Leyland era is over as manager of the Detroit Tigers. Leyland became manager of the Tigers in 2006 and took the Tigers to the World Series that season. The Tigers had finished under the .500 mark for 12 consecutive years prior to Jimmy’s arrival in Motown. He was a breath of fresh air and much needed in Detroit. […]

How to reduce your risk for diabetes

Millions of people across the globe suffer from diabetes, a term used to describe a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood pressure resulting from the body’s cells not responding properly to insulin and/or inadequate insulin production. According to researchers at Australia’s Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, if the spread of type 2 diabetes continues […]

Outdoor Calendar

NOW-Nov. 14 Ruffed grouse hunting season. NOW-OCT. 31 Wolf hunting licenses on sale or until license quotas have been met. Details: www.michigan. gov/ dnr Oct. 1-Nov. 14 Archery deer hunting season, statewide. Oct. 10-31 Zone 1 partial, Pheasant hunting season. Oct. 17-20 Independence Hunt, formerly 100 percent disabled deer hunt, statewide. Oct. 20-Nov. 14 Zone 2, Pheasant hunting season. Oct. […]

Animal Emergency Hospital serving community for almost 30 years

Animal Emergency Hospital, 1148 E. Bristol Rd., has been serving the surrounding communities of the greater Flint area for 28 years. AEH was founded in 1985 by 18 Genesee County veterinarians who wished to offer after hour emergency services to the community. AEH has been privately owned since 2004 and under new ownership since 2011. It was originally located on […]


It’s been said a good car can “run rings” around the competition. That certainly was the case in mid- September when the 2014 Camaro Z/28 turned in a 7:37.40 lap time around the famed Nürburgring road course in Germany. Chevrolet officials, on Oct. 15, revealed a video of the new 2014 Camaro Z/28 lapping the Nürburgring road course in a […]