2013-11-14

Supervisors unite to ask for say on parks board




GENESEE COUNTY — With nearly 10 percent of the property in his community belonging to Genesee County Parks and Recreation, Richfield Township Supervisor Joe Madore thinks the township should have a say in decisions made regarding that parkland. Madore and five other Genesee County township supervisors came before the Genesee County Board of Commissioners last week and asked the commission […]

Troubled waters

Fat Guy’s Corner


The Michigan Wolverines football program is in trouble once again. The “Rich Rod Era” was the biggest disaster ever in the history of Michigan football. For Brady Hoke, is he heading that way with this onceproud program? I definitely see signs of another mess brewing at Michigan. Saturday’s game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers was totally disgusting. Michigan came in on […]

In brief



Obamacare topic at business meeting FLINT TWP. — Todd A. Chaney, a group, individual and senior benefits specialist for Security First Benefits Corp, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly luncheon meeting, noon to 1:15 p.m. Wed. Nov. 20 at Teppanyaki Grill & Buffet in the Target Plaza on Miller Road. Chaney will talk about […]

Lady Cavs sixth at Saginaw Valley League swim meet




SAGINAW — Amidst a 10-team field at the Saginaw Valley League varsity swim and dive meet at Saginaw Valley State University on Nov. 7 and 9 that featured powerhouses such as Saginaw Arthur Hill, Midland Dow and Bay City Central, Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing was still able to find a way to give a sixth-place performance with 175 points. Highlights for the […]

Air date set for ‘Dead Files Revisited’ at ‘haunted’ Flint Township house




FLINT TWP. — Scripps Networks has confirmed that “Dead Files Revisited,’’ a paranormal investigation show on the Travel Channel, will again feature a Flint Township house in an episode airing at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. The one-hour show will revisit episodes filmed in Flint Township and Fort Wayne, Indiana that includes “shocking, never-before-seen-footage of a violent exorcism,’’ according to […]

Congrats on your season



Five Below joins Pirates Plaza




FLINT TWP. — A Five Below discount store has opened in Pirates Plaza on Miller Road, completing the conversion of a former Circuit City electronics store into three separate stores. Five Below is a trendy, value-priced store catering to teens and pre-teens. It takes it name from pricing of its merchandise at $5 bucks or less. Five Below joined andThat!, […]

2014 CADILLAC CTS CROWNED MOTOR TREND CAR OF THE YEAR



The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan has been named Motor Trend magazine’s Car of the Year for 2014. “The all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS prevailed over one of the most competitive fields in recent memory because it best met our award’s key criteria,” said Motor Trend editor-in-chief Ed Loh. Cadillac spokesman David Caldwell said, “We are absolutely excited to win this award. […]

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MOPAR ACCESSORIES KEEP JEEP WRANGLER A ‘HOT’ SUV



The Jeep Wrangler was recognized as the “Hottest 4×4-SUV” for a fourth consecutive year at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show in Las Vegas last week. The SEMA Award recognizes vehicle models that specialty equipment manufacturers believe are the best platforms for accessorization and that show- case the year’s coolest products, said Chrysler spokesman Bryan Zvilbleman. “Consumers […]