IMA Winter Bridal Show looking for vendors!

BURTON – What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first Bridal Show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 9, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Tickets are only $5 […]

Area buck poles locations change

Genesee County pole at Madden’s Lounge DAVISON — Of interest to area hunters is the neighboring buck pole at Madden’s Lounge on State Rd. in Davison. It’s the main pole in Genesee County and sponsored by the Flint River Chapter of Safari Club International. Shoulder mounts, guns, cross bows and monetary prizes will also be awarded around 8:30 p.m. Lapeer […]

Thompson Creek Turkey Farm Cafe has closed

FLINT TWP. — Folks accustomed to buying their Thanksgiving dinner at Thompson Creek Turkey Farm Cafe and Deli unfortunately will have to start a new tradition this year. The popular business at 2105 Mill Road is closed and has been posted with a delinquent property tax notice. The notice to creditors, dated September 29, states that the property was seized […]

Don’t stop firing now, Lions

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Lions made some more front office moves as Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand are let go of their duties. Martin and Tom were part of the Matt Millen era. They were kept in the organization even after Matt “Mickey Mouse” Millen was fired. Why were they kept is the question we all should be asking. Matt Millen was […]

Mall scaling back on Black Friday shopping hours

FLINT TWP. – Genesee Valley Center shopping mall has announced that it will return to traditional Black Friday shopping hours and not open on Thanksgiving Day but opening times for anchor stores will vary. Day-after-Thanksgiving holiday sales known as Black Friday have been starting earlier each year. Last year, many stores opened on Thanksgiving Day. Genesee Valley Center joined the […]



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In brief

GDL to host Michigan Works! Job Fair FLINT — The Headquarters branch of the Genesee District Library will host a GST Michigan Works! Career Services Fair on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. Important career information will be shared at 1 p.m., followed by individual sessions with a career counselor. Topics to be covered will include resumes and cover letters, networking […]

Keeping up with the Droneses

Cool! That was my initial response when a co-worker told me that Amazon is developing a service that would have drones deliver packages to our homes. Drones are unmanned computer operated aerial devices that range from high-level military use to low-level consumer use. Amateur hobbyists fly them for fun outdoors but commercial use is blossoming. Walmart recently applied to the […]

Kidney Foundation looking for volunteers

FLINT — The Universal Kidney Foundation a non-profit organization created to research and develop ways of treating Chronic Kidney Disease needs your help. The Universal Kidney Foundation in its efforts to knock-out kidney and related illnesses by providing information and education through community programs, technology and commerce; while promoting access to quality healthcare and the support of medical research and […]

Collingsworth Family concert Sunday at Central Church

FLINT TWP. —Continuing its practice of bringing nationally known Christian acts to town, the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road, will host the Collingsworth Family Concert 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, November 15. This will be a non-ticketed event but a love offering will be received. Now in their 29th year of musical ministry, the Collingsworth Family began […]