2014-08-14

In brief



Getting it right In the 10th Anniversary Back to the Bricks section there was an incorrect phone number listed in one of the Stop Signs in the center spread. American Auto Works located at G-4127 S. Saginaw St., Burton should have read phone number 810-410-4535. Norko Drive rehab begins Monday; completition Oct. 10 FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road […]

Outdoor calendar



Aug. 17 Summer Side x Side shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Lower Peninsula SxS Association hosts the fun shoot with light lunch to follow. Participants are asked to bring lots of shells for trap, skeet, sporting clays, 5 Stand and pigeon ring shooting. Details: Paul Harmm at 810-724-5582 or e-mail bladesmith46@hotmail.com. Aug. 22-24 Lapeer Bowmen’s Traditional Archery Rendezvous at […]

MTA millage win seen as first step




GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint MTA faces financial challenges even after voters renewed a 0.4-mil levy for five years for Your Ride, on Aug. 4. “It’s an important first step, very important,” said Edgar Benning, MTA general manager. The millage will raise about $3.4 million per year. “It appears to me that voters in Genesee County continue to support essential […]

Sports Shorts



Hamilton cruises in CANUSA hockey BURTON — At Crystal Fieldhouse this past Friday and Saturday, Flint and Hamilton did battle on the ice for the annual CANUSA Games, which saw Hamilton sweep the entire hockey series. Friday’s games resulted in a 15-0 win for Hamilton in the 10-and-under, and 8-6 Hamilton victory in the 12-and-under and a 13-2 Hamilton win […]

Miracle treat

Proceeds from local Blizzard sales to benefit Hurley Children’s Hospital

FLINT — Dairy Queen is once again teaming up with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to raise money for the children and families of Hurley Children’s Hospital during their annual Miracle Treat Day. On Aug. 14, a portion of the proceeds from every Blizzard treat sold will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which purchases critically needed medical equipment and […]

Heat is on

MHSAA provides heat management training, resources as fall approaches

EAST LANSING – Despite unseasonably cool temperatures this summer in Michigan, high school athletes should prepare for the heat that usually accompanies August and the beginning of Michigan High School Athletic Association fall practices as they kick off starting Monday. Each year, the MHSAA provides information to its member schools to help them prepare for hot weather practice and game […]

Buick Automotive Gallery displays WWI Cadillac



FLINT — A very rare World War I vehicle will be on display at Buick Automotive Gallery until Aug. 17. This WWI Vet “Liberty” Cadillac is the only Cadillac remaining with a documented World War I service record. Buick Automotive Gallery is open Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m. and by appointment by calling 810-237-3440. The Gallery […]

What, me panic? YES!

Fat Guy Corner

The nervous panic button has been hit by the Fat Guy and I am sure numerous other Tigers baseball fans. I mean just two short weeks ago the Detroit Tigers held a seven-game lead in the division. It looked like the rest of the summer would be a cakewalk and playoff baseball was a given in Motown! Oh, how things […]

Accounting firm moves to Flint Twp.




FLINT TWP. — After more than two years of searching, Plante Moran accounting has moved from its home of more than 80 years in downtown Flint to a 16,500 square-foot space in Flint Township at 4444 W. Bristol Rd. The new Bristol Place location better suits the firm’s needs for future growth and technological advancement, according to Kenneth E. Leslie, […]

Tee Time



SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 MSU Genesee County Alumni Club Golf Outing In Memory of Brad Becker at COPPER RIDGE GOLF COURSE, 8475 E. Atherton Rd., Davison. 8 a.m. check in and registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Sponsorships are available for hole $100 or cart $50. $75 per golfer or $300 per team includes lunch, door prizes, and goody bags. Lunch only […]