Business selects monthly Pay It Forward winner

FLINT TWP. — Beth Booher was selected as the Pay It Forward Winner for the month of May by Max Well Therapy, 1397 S. Linden Rd. Max Well Therapy’s Pay it Forward program is designed to recognize individuals in the community who give their time and attention to others. Each month one winner receives a one-hour massage from the skilled […]

American Muscle Cars


A recent study by Experian Automotive reveals the resurgence of the American muscle car – six high-performance models that were born in the United States, said Experian spokeswoman Roslyn Whitehurst. According to the study, new registrations of American muscle increased 35.4 percent over the previous nine years. In terms of registration volume, the Ford Mustang took the top spot (77,000 […]

Clerk Gleason proceeds with ROD audit

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Clerk John Gleason believes the county Board of Commissioners (BOC) is misusing the technology fund and is proceeding to pay for an audit of the fund to prove it. Five dollars of every deed registered is to go to the fund, in order to pay for the latest technology for the public to be able […]

In brief

Charitable Trust renews Golf Classic support FLINT — The Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by First Merit Private Bank, has generously provided a $4,000.00 grant to the YWCA of Greater Flint in support of the YWCA’s 18th Annual Golf Classic. The event is being held at Atlas Valley Country Club on Monday, July 27. “The YWCA is thrilled […]

Some thoughts from my much-needed vacation

I didn’t realize how badly I needed a vacation — a real, genuine red blooded, American vacation — until I found myself sitting in a chair on the beach in Grand Haven State Park with the sun beating down on me, warm breeze blowing in off Lake Michigan and the sound of waves rolling into the shore. It was at […]

A happening place

FLINT TWP. — Outdoor events at both Vehicle City Harley Davidson and the Sonic Drive-In restaurant next door drew a large crowd to Miller Road at Austin Parkway last Friday night. The gathering at Vehicle City is part of its summer long Friday Bike Night event which has been going on since May. Held on the grounds of the sprawling […]

Flotilla offers fun in the sun on Flint River

FLINT — Everyone is invited to sit back and relax at the second annual Flint River Flotilla. At the event, individuals will bring flotation devices to enjoy a leisurely float down the river. The Flotilla will take place, Aug. 8 and is a fundraiser for the Flint River Corridor Alliance (FRCA). FRCA Director Janet Van De Winkle said, “The Flotilla […]

In brief

Longway Planetarium to hold scavenger hunt FLINT — Get ready for round two of Longway Planetarium’s Catch a Fallen Star family scavenger hunt happening on July 17. To participate, simply like Longway Planetarium’s Facebook page or follow them at LongwayP on Twitter and look for clues. Six star-shaped containers will be hidden in the greater Flint area for a total […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature The Paramedic, It Lies Within and Bad Chapter headlining the Music Over Matter Tour, with special guests Meridians, Our Vices and The 2nd System, July 17. Tickets are $10 in advance. Nonpoint, with special guests Vicariant and Polychromatic, will perform July 18. […]

Annual rite of summer

In what has become a much-anticipated summer outing for the entire family, the annual Mid-East Festival at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 4133 Calkins Road, will bring a variety of free activities to the area this weekend. A fireworks show, a raffle, authentic foods, live bands, dancing and more are among cultural offerings at the event. Admission is […]

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