TeenQuest to host graduation Oct. 22

FLINT – Hundreds of proud parents and family members will gather Thursday, Oct. 22 to celebrate the 120 students who successfully completed the first TeenQuest session of the 2015-16 school year. The graduation ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 W. Riverfront Center, in downtown Flint. Managed by the Flint & Genesee Chamber, TeenQuest is a […]

Lions: A win is a win

Fat Guy Corner

The Lions win a game and will avoid hearing all the 0-16 talk that was headed their way. The win was ugly and it took overtime to do it but a 37-34 win is in the win column. I can say that the game was entertaining to watch as a fan. The problem is, the Lions struggled to defeat a […]

Rowe president advises CAHS students

FLINT TWP. — Engineering offers something for everyone, said Leanne Panduren, P.E., president of Rowe Engineering, in a presentation last week o pre-engineering students in the Carman-Ainsworth High School Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. Panduren, a civil engineer, talked about her career path and other engineering fields and requirements. Her PowerPoint presentation showed mechanical engineers working in automotive facilities; […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier girls finished eighth with 264 points at the Kayla O’Mara Invitational Saturday. Linden won the event with 62 points. Arianna Vantine was 57th in 25:45.2, Bailey Curtis was 59th in 26:50.9, Khalia McGruder was 60th in 27:24.9 and Devin Foster was 61st in 27:29.0. Chante Boyd was 62nd in 27:33.7, Laura Depew was 64th in 28:20.0, […]

Salvation Army accepting applications for Christmas help

FLINT – The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance Program – a community wide effort – is The Salvation Army’s largest outreach event each year. The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance program is intended to help Genesee County residents who would otherwise be unable to celebrate Christmas. Last year, for example, more than 3,000 toys and gifts and more than 1,000 coats were […]


New 12.1 inch touchscreen improves connectivity, safety for law enforcement

“As America’s high-performance police vehicle, Dodge Charger Pursuit is going big for 2016, offering a massive, Uconnect touchscreen system that streamlines a law enforcement officer’s computer system with our easy-to-use Uconnect system – on an all-new laptop-size 12.1-inch touchscreen display,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO – Dodge and SRT Brands, and Vice President – Fleet Operations, FCA – North […]

In brief

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union recently announced that they raised a gross of $77,739 from their 2015 Pink Night fundraising efforts. A net total of $69,300, will be donated to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The 9th annual “Pink Night” event was held Thursday, Oct. 1, in downtown Flint at Blackstone’s […]

Dillon students enjoy colorful Fund Run

FLINT TWP. — The Parents Club at Dillon Elementary School transformed its annual Run for Funds fundraiser into a color show. Rainy weather last Friday forced the outdoor “2015 Run for Funds in Color” fundraiser to be moved inside to the gym but did not dampen the children’s enthusiasm. The dual purpose of the run is to encourage exercise and […]

October is Health Literacy Awareness Month

GENESEE COUNTY — October is Health Literacy Awareness Month. The Genesee County Health Department wants to help you communicate your concerns with your health care professional. “Health Literacy” is the ability to read, understand and act upon health information. A significant gap exists between the way health care issues are communicated and the ability of most people to understand them. […]

In brief

New Century Chorale to host food drive concert GRAND BLANC TWP. — The New Century Chorale of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw, will host their Annual Harvest of Song to benefit a local charity—this year’s being The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. The event will take place Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. and will feature a good will […]