Hurley 30th Annual Golf Classic

FLINT — Last year The Hurley Foundation Golf Classic raised more than $120,000 for their trauma centers. With their 30th Annual event this coming Sept. 8, they hope to surpass that. Their Level I Trauma Center is the highest volume one in the entire state of Michigan, admitting more than 1,500 patients annually. The hospital serves more than 22 counties […]


TENNIS Clio 7, Carman-Ainsworth 1 8-27-14 Singles No. 1: Ethan Moore def. by Toma Shngoo 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) No. 2: Luke Moore def. by Brian Knack 6-1, 6-4 No. 3: Vlad Li def. Elias Naddaf 6-0, 6-0 No. 4: Carman-Ainsworth def. by default Doubles No. 1: Evan Walker/Christian Jones def. by CJ Strouth/Joel Dotwon 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 No. 2: […]

Libraries to bring vital records to public’s fingertips

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee District Library and Flint Public Library have come together to help promote the access of vital records online. Genesee County Clerk John Gleason said he turned to the libraries for help informing the public it doesn’t have wait in long lines at the clerk’s office in downtown Flint to obtain copies of marriage, death and […]

Sparty, UM and Lions oh my!

Fat Guy Corner

The first college football weekend is over for 2014. There were two near upsets on opening weekend. Ohio State survived a scare from Navy before pulling away late in the football game. With quarterback Braxton Miller out of the Buckeyes’ starting lineup it was truly evident as they struggled offensively for the majority of the game. I thought West Virginia […]

Troubled bridge

For the third year in a row, road construction is creating obstacles for travel to Carman-Ainsworth High School. This year, the busy Linden Road bridge over the Flint River between Beecher and Flushing roads is closed for rehabilitation. Traffic is being detoured via Flushing, Mill and Beecher roads. One plus is that the road closure does not affect C-A bus […]

Tee Time

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 The 30th Annual Hurley Trauma Center Golf Classic at FLINT GOLF CLUB Benefits Hurley’s Level 1 Trauma Center. Includes a day of golf, raffle, silent auction, delicious food, guest speakers and special gifts. For more information or to register contact the Hurley Foundation at 810-262-9399. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Lapeer Team Work, Inc.’s 26th Annual Golf Scramble, 1 […]

Come check out ‘The Cougar Experience’

FLINT TWP. — Calling all Cougars. That’s an invitation to the upcoming Carman High School Reunion, Sept. 12-13. Planned events include a tour of the high school at 1 p.m. and a golf outing, both on Sept. 13. Another highlight will be first viewing of “The Cougar Experience” a DVD chronicling the 19-year existence (1967- 1986) of Carman High School […]

Outdoor calendar

Sept. 7 Cowboy shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Details: www.lapeersportsmens.org. Sept. 13 Bowling Pin Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Sign up starts at 9:15 a.m. ends at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. Sept. 20 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m., last sign in at 2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 […]

In brief

Get ready to ride FLINT TWP. — The Bikes on the Bricks annual escorted police ride is gearing up for its eighth year. As usual, the September 13 ride will organize and depart from Vehicle City Harley Davidson on Austins Parkway. The ride route is changing this year due to construction. The route is not yet finalized but tentatively is […]

Sports Shorts

Warriors open season FLINT — The home opener for the Michigan Warriors of the North American Hockey League is scheduled for Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Perani Arena and Event Center against Johnstown. Michigan then faces Johnstown once again on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Season tickets are on sale now for the summer special price of $144 […]