2013-11-07

Unhappy ending



In brief



Great Clips awards customers with free haircut cards to give veterans GENESEE COUNTY — When we see men and women in military uniforms, many of us want to walk up and thank them for devoting their lives to preserve our freedom. Now, you can show our appreciation by awarding active or retired U.S. military members a free haircut. It’s all […]

Coats of many colors, sizes at annual church giveaway




FLINT TWP. — Hundreds of families went shopping for warm winter coats last weekend. But instead of going to the mall, they turned to Living Word Church of God, 6325 Calkins Road, for its annual coat giveaway. The church began offering the free coat program about three years ago, spearheaded by Katharina (everybody calls her Karin) and James Smith, who […]

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Kidney cancer support group to meet Nov. 13 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group of Michigan will meet Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. Dr. Ahmed Akl,Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Department at Hurley Medical Center is the guest. He has experience in the use of Brachytherapy. Cancers included are prostate cancer,head […]

A veteran’s salute



Every day is Veteran’s Day at the home of this ex-Army man where this lawn ornament makes a patriotic statement that is universal and timeless. The homeowner said the eye-catching concrete statue was purchased at Krupps Novelty Shop in Clayton Township and painted colors to commemorate her husband’s military service.

FSPA to host audition expo



FLINT — On Saturday,Nov. 16, the Flint School of Performing Arts will be hosting the FSPA College Audition Expo.This event will give local, up-andcoming musician’s a chance to get helpful advice, that will later help them, prepare for college music audition’s. High school musician’s and their parents are invented to attend.The expo will be running from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,and will […]

Voters say no again to C-A sinking fund increase




FLINT TWP. — For a while there, as precinct counts trickled in Tuesday night, it looked like voters would approve a half-mill sinking fund increase for Carman- Ainsworth Schools. But with all precincts reporting, the millage request was voted down by 1,542 no votes to 1,465 yes. That’s a slim 51.2 to 48.7 margin compared to 57 percent to 43 […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to hold exhibition



FLINT — Mott Community College’s Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Visual Arts and Design Center, will present a student exhibition of artwork by winners of the Art Achievement Awards at MCC. The exhibition will be in the gallery through Nov. 19. In addition, there will be a reception for the artists from 6- 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8. The […]

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Sign business returns to twp. under tax exemption


FLINT TWP. — The township board rolled out the red carpet to welcome back Signs by Crannie by approving an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate. Signs by Crannie, now based in Flushing, started in 1985 on Flushing Road in Flint Township. Following a public hearing on October 30, the board also approved the creation of an Industrial Development District (IDD) […]

Carman-Ainsworth jolts Holt in playoff opener




FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth jumped on its first-round playoff opponent the same way it has most of its foes this football season. The Cavaliers put four touchdowns on the board in the first half and coasted to a 47-7 rout of Holt in a Div. 1 opener last Friday at Carman-Ainsworth Junior High. Jevonte Alexander passed for three touchdowns and […]