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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Country Night at The Machine Shop with Jerrod Nieman and special guests Stone Cold and Matt Austin, on Dec. 6. Tickets are $25 in advance. Tantric will perform Dec. 7 as part of a special Banana 101.5 low dough concert. Special […]

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T. J Craven performs GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Women’s Club, will feature a performance on Dec.11, by artist T. J. Craven “Our Teenage Singing Sensation” who will sing a medley of songs. He will have three different CD’s for sale at $5 a piece. Luncheon is served 12:30 p.m. at the Flint Elks Club 7177 E. Maple […]

Winner of Ed Kurtz award announced

FLINT — Officials at Baker College of Flint have announced that Paul Iloncai of Mayville has received the 2013 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship. The $2,500 annual scholarship is awarded to a Baker College of Flint student who has demonstrated academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family and school obligations. “Paul has […]

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Davenport, Hurley form paramedic ed partnership FLINT TWP. — STAT EMS, Hurley Medical Center and Davenport University have formed a partnership that will allow STAT EMS students who have completed the paramedic program and received their certification to transfer those credits toward a bachelor degree program at Davenport University, 4318 Miller Road, “It will give students who are certified paramedics […]

Tunneling machine arrives to work on pipeline

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A tunneling machine arrived last week at the construction site for the Karegnondi Water Authority’s pipeline and will soon be burrowing under Lake Huron. The machine is part of the plan to build a water pipeline from Lake Huron to Genesee County. It arrived Nov. 26 after being shipped by freighter from Germany to New York, […]

Upsca le big and tall men’s store now open

FLINT TWP. — Just in time to capture a share of Black Friday shoppers, a Destination XL (DXL) store opened at 4385 Miller Rd. last week. Massachusetts-based DXL is a superstore serving big and tall men. It offers an upscale one-stop-shop array of merchandise designed to give big men more fashionable choices not typically available at other retailers. More than […]

A few favorite Christmas movies

The holiday season is upon us and everywhere we turn we are being bombarded with Christmas marketed in some way or another. Commercials on TV, displays in the stores which were there before the Halloween decorations came down and the local classic radio station playing Christmas music 24/7 through the holiday. When it comes to Christmas-themed movies, I’m not a […]

Teenage Block Club taking off in Flint

FLINT — How many block club meetings did you attend as a teenager? The 2nd Chance Church Teenage Block Club on the south side of Flint has met 12 times, and they have only just begun. The club is comprised of 12 young men between the ages of 13-17, whom live in the neighborhood surrounding Second Chance Baptist Church, 1950 […]