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Blimpie Subs & Salads celebrates 50 years GRAND BLANC — The Blimpie Subs & Salads, 1040 E. Hill Rd., will celebrate 50 years in the community on April 4 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. It will be selling up to 200 subs for 50 cents apiece in honor of its 50 years of service. Details: Call 810-695- 6181. — G.G. OB/GYN […]

Carman-Ainsworth soccer falls to Kearsley

BURTON – What Mother Nature couldn’t take care of, the Kearsley soccer program did, complete with shovels. After what Kearsley coach Marshall Paterson described as working all weekend to clear their field of snow, the Hornets were delighted to get their season under way on time against the visiting Carman-Ainsworth Cavaliers, winning, 5-1. Paterson said the Hornets started in a […]

Carman-Ainsworth tennis shuts out Kearsley

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth took all eight matches in straight sets in an 8-0 win over Kearsley in tennis action Monday at Carman-Ainsworth. J’Lynn Corder defeated Sierra Dennis 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 Singles. Allahna Hawkins beat Lindsay Nofs 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2. Cionna Orr defeated Hailey Oryszczak 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 and Breanna Hudson defeated Kelsie Rose 6-1, […]


Boys Basketball Coach of the Year: Jay Witham, Carman- Ainsworth Most Valuable Player: Cameron Morse, Carman-Ainsworth 1st TEAM Cameron Morse, Carman-Ainsworth Senior Justice Green, Carman-Ainsworth Senior Jaire Grayer, Flint Southwestern Junior Jaylen Odneal, Flushing Senior Alec Myers, Flushing Senior Deonte Hopkins, Flint Northwestern Junior Frank Vukaj, Davison Junior Neshua Wise, Flint Southwestern Junior 2nd TEAM Rashad Johnson, Flint Northwestern Junior […]

Jr. Generals fall short in NA3HL Championship Game

GENEVA, Ill. — The Flint Jr. Generals had an absolutely stellar season, winning their division in record time by 26 points and cementing themselves as one of the top teams in the North American Tier III Hockey League. That run, however, came to a conclusion in Sunday’s Silver Cup Championship Game with a 3-0 loss to the North Iowa Bulls […]

State 0-2 in Sweet 16

Fat Guy Corner

The Final Four is set and no team from the great state of Michigan is in it. Michigan lost to Kentucky 75-72 in an awesome basketball game. The Michigan State Spartans lost to the U-Conn Huskies 60-54. The Final Four had the chance to feature three teams from the Big Ten Conference. However, the only team to advance from the […]

Fish kills may be common following this winter’s extreme conditions

LAPEER — The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the heavy ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes in early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. This year’s severe winter, with heavy snow and ice cover, will create conditions that cause fish and other creatures such as turtles, frogs, toads […]

Outdoor Calander

April 5 Bowling Pin Shoot, Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Pins at 50 ft. shotguns allowed, birdshot only. April 5 Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Long range noon-4 p.m., sign up at 9 a.m. April 5 Wild Turkey hunting workshop at Williams Gunsight and Outfitters. Hosted by the Flint Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Rail car shortage creates inventory storage problems for Flint Assembly

FLINT — It almost looks like General Motors has moved back to its old stomping ground, judging by the number of new trucks parked in the back lot of the Great Lakes Tech Center on South Saginaw Street at Atherton. The former GM Great Lakes Tech Center and home of GM’s defunct Fisher Body plant, sits on a 40-acre site […]


As one of the most talked-about debuts of the North American International Auto Show in January, Chrysler’s upcoming June showroom introduction of the 2015 Chrysler 200 is drawing the anticipation of midsize car buyers. The 2015 Chrysler 200 is the industry’s first midsize sedan with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission, which enables expected highway fuel economy ratings of 35 miles […]