Clean water

Volunteers from Security Credit Union recently donated their time during the annual Flint River Trail Maintenance and Cleanup, April 25, to refresh the riverfront near SCU’s corporate headquarters by removing winter’s accumulation of brush and debris along the trail. The annual spring cleanup is hosted by the Friends of the Flint River Trail and provides the community an opportunity to […]


Distinguished by a new, more contemporary front-end appearance, the 2016 GMC Terrain and Terrain Denali were introduced at the recent New York International Auto Show. The 2016 Terrain lineup features new front and rear fascias, new grille designs, a power dome hood, light-emitting diode (LED) daytime running lamps and additional updates. Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert […]

Smile, you’re on vacation

A hot pink Michael Kors cross body bag. Spotting this on a rack at a discount store during a recent vacation to Florida made me not only excited, but also able to breathe a sigh of relief. It had all been worth it. Missing an hour of beach time was okay because I found something I’d been searching for for […]

A pretty new face on Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — Summerset Salon Day Spa has completed its relocation from Lennon Road to about a half a mile away at 3426 Miller Road. Months of renovation include a brand new facade for the 21,875 square-foot building. An upscale light and dark gray color scheme with green accents has replaced the old rusty red and cream exterior facade. Vacant […]

Kroger raises more than $24K for Easter Seals Michigan

GENESEE COUNTY — The Kroger Co. of Michigan wrapped up its March Easter Seals campaign by raising more than $24,000 to benefit Easter Seals Michigan. Customers contributed funds in coin boxes located near cash registers in Kroger’s 124 Michigan stores, with 100 percent of donations going to Easter Seals. “We sincerely thank our customers and associates for helping us make […]

In brief

Free “Writing a Business Plan” class in Flint FLINT — A free “Writing a Business Plan” class is being presented at Kettering University in Flint, April 30 from 1-4 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Small Business Center (MI-SBDC) and hosted Kettering University; this class covers the specifics of business planning including market research, marketing, finance, legal, operations, and management. Tools, […]

CAHS students try out Marines physical fitness test

FLINT TWP. — Somewhat overshadowed by the excitement of watching BMX riders and skateboarders perform gravity-defying aerial stunts, the U.S. Marine Corps brought another interesting element to the mid-April ASA High School Tour at Carman-Ainsworth High School. In partnership with the Marines and the Anti-Defamation League, ASA Entertainment visits schools nationwide to deliver an antibullying message as part of their […]

After Dark: The Art of the Party

FLINT — A well-known chandelier now turns from bright white to neon-electrichued shortly after the Sun bids adieu to the grind of the 9 to 5 inside the latest venue to opens its doors for public night life revelry. For one magical and innovative evening per month, a new trip is offered beyond the doors of one of Flint’s most […]

In brief

Mott Middle College to Host Information Night FLINT — Mott Middle College (MMC) will hold an Information Night on May 6, for students and their families interested in enrolling for the 2015-2016 academic year. Beginning at 6 p.m. the Information night will be hosted on the campus of Mott Community College (MMC) in the Mott Library Event Center. Students and […]

Subdivision residents again complain of worsening roads

FLINT TWP. — Driving on River Forest Drive off Beecher Road is the pits, or make that the pots as in potholes. Even that does not come close to describing a section of the road that has completely caved in. What some residents have called “the worst road” in Genesee County has been steadily deteriorating for many years. Carnell Smith, […]