2015-11-05

Financial Plus to host 12th Annual Whatchamacallit



FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 12th annual Whatchamacallit networking event on Dec. 4, from 6-9 a.m. The event will be held at Financial Plus Credit Union’s main office located at G-3381 Van Slyke Rd. This highly attended premier event aims to raise money and donations to benefit the […]

Cavaliers finish 14th at regionals



UNIVERSITY CENTER — The Carman- Ainsworth girls finished 14th with 440 points at the Division 1 regional Saturday. Bay City Western took the top spot with 75 points. Khalia McGruder was 83rd in 25:26.26, Bailey Curtis was 85th in 25:36.54 and Niajah Hood was 89th in 27:10.32. Chante Boyd was 91st in 27:22.37, Devin Foster was 92nd in 27:34.88, Teaira […]

November at the GDL



Genesee District Library Closed for Thanksgiving Break All branches of the Genesee District Library will be closed Nov. 26- 29 for Thanksgiving Break. Davison Used Book Sale The Davison Friends of the Library will hold a used book sale on Nov. 6-7 from 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Davison Area Library. Find your favorite author or discover a new […]

Firebirds’ skid hits 5




FLINT — The Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds returned to the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center on Saturday after a four-game road trip. The home atmosphere couldn’t help turn around Flint’s current situation, though, as the Firebirds lost their fifth game in a row, 2-1, to the Owen Sound Attack. The loss came despite the fact that Flint out […]

Kendall Printing acquires Jacobs Signs of Flushing




FLINT TWP. — Kendall Printing, 5038 Corunna Road, announced last week that it has acquired Jacobs Signs of Flushing. Kendall is an established commercial printer serving mid-Michigan since 1989. Jacobs Signs has been a professional signage provider to area businesses for 38 years. With this acquisition, Kendall will broaden its customer base and provide solutions for print and signage needs […]

American Pharoah rocks

Fat Guy Corner

The Breeders Cup race on Saturday featuring American Pharoah did not disappoint horse racing fans. American Pharoah breezed to an easy victory in his last race ever as a race horse. I want to say what a joy it was to watch this beast of a horse win the Triple Crown after 36 years without a Triple Crown winner. The […]

CTI teaches CFOs how to manage newfound IT staff



BURTON — Communications Technologies Incorporated, an industry leader in unified communications, announced today that the company has launched an awareness campaign targeting CFO’s about the changing nature of purchasing, installing, and deploying IT solutions. Today’s CFOs have begun to spearhead the deployment of new IT solutions within the corporate environment in addition to their traditional responsibilities. CFOs now assess information […]

Sports shorts



Professional basketball returns to Flint FLINT — After being referred to as “Basketball USA” by legendary Michigan State University head coach Tom Izzo, Flint, Michigan will be home to a professional basketball team when the former Pontiac Firebirds relocate and become the Flint – Vehicle City Chargers of the American Basketball Association. The team will call Flint home for 2015-16 […]

Serra Automotive announces Denny Dunfield’s promotion to VP



GRAND BLANC — Longtime General Manager of the Al Serra Auto Plaza, Denny Dunfield, has accepted a new challenge as Vice President of Serra Automotive, one of the largest dealer groups in the nation. The move becomes effective at the beginning of the new year. “The key to building a successful organization is to surround yourself with outstanding individuals,” said […]

Hot Trick: Ford Mustang, Focus And F-Series Named Hottest Car, Sport-Compact And Truck Of 2015 Sema Show



DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Mustang, Ford Focus and Ford F-Series are officially Hottest Car, Hottest Sport- Compact and Hottest Truck of this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show. The SEMA award recognizes the most popular vehicles the organization’s members feature in their displays at the week-long event. 2015 marks the first time any OEM has won three of the coveted […]