2015-09-24

Come and get your Potbelly




FLINT TWP. — Dining choices on Miller Road will expand this weekend with the opening of Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 4148 Miller Road, which is right next door to the recently opened Texas Roadhouse. As is its custom to introduce itself to the community, Potbelly will host a pre-opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 25 as […]

Cavaliers run past Northwestern




FLINT – Josh Jackson rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries, and Carman- Aisnworth beat Flint Northwestern 35-18 in a Saginaw Valley League-Red Division football game last Friday at Houston Stadium. Jalen Lewis added two touchdowns and 93 yards on 14 carries as the Cavaliers, 2-2, 1-1 SVLRed, stayed in contention in the division race. Carman-Ainsworth went […]

RTC to host Manufacturing Day open house



FLINT – Twenty-first Century manufacturing is a high-demand job market. The Regional Technology Center (RTC) at Mott Community College will throw open its doors to the public Oct. 2 on MFG (Manufacturing) Day 2015. Visitors are invited to learn more about modern manufacturing in the U.S. at a day-long open house from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. MFG Day is a national […]

FORD’S ALL-NEW FOCUS RS

FOCUS RS MODEL SPRINTS TO 62 MPH IN 4.7 SECONDS AND HITS 165 MPH

Ford Motor Company’s all-new Focus RS will sprint from 0-62 mph in 4.7 seconds – making the high-performance hatchback the fastest-accelerating RS model yet. Focus RS – powered by a specially engineered version of Ford’s new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine producing projected 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque – will reach a top speed of 165 mph. For the United […]

In brief



NASH FM to hold radiothon FLINT – The Annual NASH FM 95.1 “Cure Kids Cancer” Radiothon, is today and tomorrow (Sept. 24-25) to benefit the Pediatric Oncology program at Hurley Children’s Hospital. During the two-day radiothon, mid-Michigan families will share experiences of hope and healing while their children battle cancer. NASH FM 95.1 on-air talent hosting the radiothon include April […]

Simple winterize projects



If boots, a warm hat and a tunedup snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list, your home maintenance plan may need a makeover. These simple home maintenance projects can help lower your energy bills, prevent more costly repairs and/or increase the lifespan of your home. 1. Heating & Ventilation — Examine your fireplace and chimney system […]

Country Corn Maze returns



CORUNNA – The Country Corn Maze, 450 N. Vernon Rd., is open for its 15th season. The 2015 theme is “To God and Country, Washington’s Prayer” and features four mazes with 7.8 miles of paths. Farm Tracks Maze for beginners and young children. A new Treasure Hunt Maze is also included, just look for hidden Treasure, competing against your friends […]

Fall chimney cleaning tips



Homeowners whose homes have fireplaces understand that a little more maintenance goes into autumn prep work for their homes than for those homeowners without fireplaces. Readying the fireplace for another season of use requires some upkeep. A clean fireplace and chimney is the best defense against hazardous conditions that can cause a chimney or home fire. For those who did […]

How do you perceive death?



That question starts a conversation most people don’t like to have, according to Dr. B.J. Miller, executive director of San Francisco’s Zen Hospice Project that specializes in end-of-life care. Having cared for thousands of dying people, Miller has identified two key helpers – love and perspective. Being loved speaks for itself. The perspective part is where many of us struggle. […]

HealthPlus sets standards for quality and customer satisfaction



FLINT – Sometimes great things really do come in smaller packages. Take HealthPlus of Michigan, a health benefits company that recently shed two lines of business and reorganized into a leaner organization with a tighter product focus. Today it shared that its quality ratings are in the top 12 percent of health plans across the nation and it’s just one of four […]