2015-01-01

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C-A accepting Schools of Choice applications FLINT TWP. — Non-resident students interested in attending Carman-Ainsworth Schools for the second semester can apply during an upcoming Limited State Schools of Choice Program. Applications will be available Jan. 5-16 for the semester beginning Jan. 26. There are limited openings in all buildings and at all grade levels except at Dye Elementary. Dye […]

You ‘auto’ go to the auto show



GENESEE COUNTY — It began over two months ago with a Sharpie and a can of spray paint as show organizers outlined floor space in Detroit’s Cobo Center to prepare for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). That floor space will be covered from end to end with more than 750 vehicles when the annual vehicle extravaganza rolls out […]

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Senator Jim Ananich Gets “Crime Fighter Award” LANSING — Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Michigan – a statewide crime prevention non-profit organization led by more than 500 of Michigan’s best-known police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors – honored Senator Jim Ananich with Fight Crime’s prestigious “Crime Fighter Award” during a reception at the State Capitol. Grand Ledge Police Chief […]

Time for New Year’s Resolutions



I may have said this before, but I have no use for New Year’s Resolutions. They are prone to failure because for many they set lofty goals and they can’t always achieve them in the coming year. You put yourself under a lot of pressure when you say you’re going to start out the New Year by changing some bad […]

Yeo & Yeo honors Employees



FLINT — Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants recognized four associates in the firm’s Flint office for years of dedicated service at the firm’s annual holiday celebration held recently at the Holiday Inn Gateway in Flint. Susan Wise, accountant, was recognized for 35 years of service. She provides managerial accounting services and prepares financial statements, payroll, payroll taxes and […]

Visit the Art of Video Games at the FIA before it closes Jan. 18



FLINT — Creativity meets technology in the exhibition The Art of Video Games at the Flint Institute of Arts which opened to the public on Oct. 25 and will close on Jan. 18. This interactive exhibition explores the 40 year progression of video games as an art form and global phenomenon. Visitors can take a journey through 80 video games […]

The Whiting presents Rhythmic Circus in Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!



FLINT — Home-grown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene, Rhythmic Circus are performing at The Whiting on Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. with FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW!, a dynamic tap and music performance that mixes hard-hitting percussive dance and a live rock band and guarantees to enthrall audiences of all ages with its medley of positivity and infectious rhythm. […]

Flint School of Performing Arts to host musicians from thirteen high school bands and orchestras



FLINT — Members of 13 local high school bands and orchestras will join the Flint Youth Wind Ensemble and Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra for the Mid-Michigan Band and Orchestra Day on Jan. 9, at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. The event includes a full day of rehearsals, sectionals, master classes, and workshops. The day culminates in […]

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Hurley Children’s Hospital shares top spot in national contest FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital, the only Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital in the region, and one of only four in Michigan, is one of two top winners of the CU Direct online contest. After a voting glitch and voting suspension today, the President & CEO of CU Direct, Tony Boutelle, […]

Wrestling team travels to Rams tourney




MONTROSE — Even though the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team was able to defeat Perry 52-18 at the six-squad Montrose Holiday Tournament last Saturday, it still ended up going just 2-2 for the event. Taking the top spot was Genesee Area Conference-Blue powerhouse New Lothrop at 5-0, Marysville went 3-1 and going 3-2 was Montrose. Perry also competed at the tourney […]