CAHS students learn about Detroit businesses

FLINT TWP. — Business students at Carman-Ainsworth High School learned about many aspects of business careers during a recent field trip to the Detroit area where they visited three active business sites. At Ford Field, they learned about opportunities in sports management and marketing. At the Motown Museum, they learned more about entertainment management, marketing and entrepreneurship. And at the […]

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Publicom wins four national advertising awards EAST LANSING — Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm, has won four national creative awards in the 12th annual Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA) competition, the most of any agency in Michigan. The winning entries were created for McLaren Flint, McLaren Lapeer Region and McLaren Port Huron. “We don’t develop campaigns to win […]

Coupon Class set for March 28 in Lapeer

LAPEER — “Coupons are money,” said Lori Hess, founder of Clippers 4 Change. Plain and simple, it is that philosophy that drew Hess into the coupon business. After years of couponing for her family, she decided that the deals she was getting were too good to keep for herself, and so four years ago Hess started her company, Clippers 4 […]

The Whiting welcomes Rhythm in the Night

FLINT — After taking up Irish dnacing at the age of 15, about a year later Justin Boros began a two-and-ahalf year run performing with Michael Flattley’s Lord of the Dance. Now the Akron, Ohio, native has teamed up with fellow Irish Dancer Gregg Senko to create, direct and produce Rhythm in the Night, a labor of love the duo […]

Visit with the Easter Bunny

Elliott, 6 months old, of Grand Blanc was among the little ones who visited the Bunny House to see the Easter Bunny, after its annual arrival on Saturday at Genesee Valley Center mall. New this year is a stuffed toy collection sponsored by the CARS Critter program with all toys donated going to the Department of Human Services. Those who […]

Finalists selected in William C. Byrd contest

FLINT — The five finalists at the 44th annual William C. Byrd International Young Artist Competition for Piano performed before a full house in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, recently. The winner of the 2015 competition was Baron Fenwick who swept the audience into his performance with his great technical skills and artistic flare during […]

Signarama gets rehab exemption

FLINT TWP. — After eight years, Signarama has outgrown its current building on MIller Road in the Yorkshire Plaza and is looking for growing room. Owners Gordon and Deana Wallace found it in another MIller Road building that has been vacant for at least seven years. They expect to spend about $322,000 over the next two years bringing that 10, […]

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Kent Copeman Exhibit GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Arts Council is featuring the varied watercolors of Kent Copeman at Genesys Health Park through April, 2015. The exhibit, with subjects ranging from antique automobiles to portraits, can be viewed on the second floor, between the elevators. Copeman currently spends much of his time with the Hadley Township Historical Society […]

Police vehicle purchased at Patsy Lou

FLINT TWP. — A 2014 Chevrolet Impala being added to the police fleet will be purchased from a local car dealer instead of through a collective bidding process. Encouraged earlier this month by the township board to buy from local dealerships, police officials made a deal to buy the used police service vehicle from the Patsy Lou Williamson Chevrolet dealership. […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Red with special guests Islander and 3 Years Hollow on March 19. Will Hoge with special guests Mandi Layne & the Lost Highway and Bullwhip will perform March 20. Tickets are $15 in advance. Mushroomhead, with special guests Doyle and With Our […]