2015-11-05

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 […]

In brief



Sybyl award nominations sought for 2015 GENESEE COUNTY — Do you know an outstanding community volunteer? Would you like to see them recognized for their outstanding service? The Sybyl Award Committee is pleased to announce that nominations are once again being accepted for the 2015 Sybyl Award. The award was created in 2008 to honor the life of Sybyl M. […]

Firebirds owner issues official statement on coaches firing/reinstatement



Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, UPDATE 5:20 p.m.– FLINT —  Flint Firebirds owner Rolf Nilsen issued the following statement around 5:15 p.m. this evening regarding the firing of the Firebirds’ coaches last night. “Last night, after our emotional shootout game against the Oshawa Generals, I made a decision with regards to our coaching staff, which was an irresponsible mistake.  This morning, […]

Adopt-A-Pet to offer discounted adoption fees for cats & dogs



FENTON — Adopt-A-Pet Fenton is hosting two upcoming events in November in hopes of reaching the goal of getting 1,000 animals adopted in 2015. On Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the shelter will be hosting Super Saturday. And on Friday, November 13, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Adopt-A-Pet will have Freaky Friday. Both […]

Here’s a quick driving lesson



Far be it from me to assume or imply that I am God’s gift to driving or I am 100 percent perfect on the road. Like everyone, I have my blonde moments…. my mom tells me I am blonde on the inside, actually. There seem to be a lot more ‘obliviots” on the road these days — those people who […]

Voters renew 2 millages




FLINT TWP. — Township voters were in a generous mood Tuesday, approving both millage renewals by nearly two to one margins. A 10-year Road Millage Renewal passed 1,823 (68 pct.) yes to 865 (32 pct.) no votes, according to unofficial vote totals reported to the Genesee county clerk. Voters narrowly turned down the same millage renewal request in May with […]

Restaurants support school fundraisers



FLINT TWP. — Local restaurants continue to support fundraising efforts for students in Carman-Ainsworth Schools. To benefit the C-A music program, Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers, 5100 Corunna Road, is offering a special discount every Wednesday for the entire month of November. To get a 20 percent discount off the total order, diners need only mention the C-A Music Program or show […]

Arrest made in Home Depot fires, investigation continues




FLINT TWP. — Police reportedly have made one arrest and an investigation continues of fires deliberately set on Wednesday, October 28 at the Home Depot store, 4380 W Corunna Rd., and on Thursday, October 29, at a store in Kochville Township in Saginaw County. Authorities said they believe the two fires are linked. The Flint Township fire appears to have […]

Sloan Museum to host Spy School 101



FLINT — All is not as it appears – chalk marks on a mailbox, a button on a stranger’s coat – all around you things that seem unimportant are actually changing world events. The Sloan Museum will host Spy School 101 on Wednesday, November 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and a lecture begins at 7 pm. Cost is $10 […]


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