Township Clerk may retire

FLINT TWP. — Around this time next year, the township board could be swearing in a new clerk for the first time in 12 years. Three-term Clerk Kim Courts announced plans to retire at the end of her current four-year term, which ends after the November 2016 general election. But other township officials said they are hoping to persuade Courts […]

Firebirds move past controversy split, pair of weekend games

FLINT — After a controversial week in which the entire coaching staff was fired, the Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds put it all behind them and returned to the ice with a pair of games at the Dort Federal Event Center. Saturday night resulted in a 4-3 overtime loss to the West Division rival Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Flint opened […]

Season enders

FLINT TWP. — Lingering warmer weather recently allowed for a few more pleasant walks in the township park but there’s only about a month left until autumn ends and winter sets in. It serves as a good time for reminders about other seasonal endings. TRAIL END — The recreational Genesee Valley Trail is accessible year-round but officially closes December 1 […]

Area grad works way to MSU’s top runner

EAST LANSING – Gerald Holmes, a sophomore on the Michigan State University football team, has worked his way into the starting running back position for the Spartans. Holmes began the season at No. 3 on the depth chart behind LJ Scott and Madre London but has shown just why he was one of coach Mark Dantonio’s top recruits in 2013, […]

Chevy or Chrysler?

FLINT TWP. — Many studies have shown that men and women’s brains are wired differently. So it is no surprise that they think differently when it comes to making decisions such as which car to buy. A decision about whether to buy a used Chrysler 200 or a used Chevrolet Cruze pretty much came down to a battle of the […]

100 deer in one day

Genesee County buck pole draws big bucks, big crowd

DAVISON – Madden’s Lounge hosted its annual buck pole with the Flint Regional Chapter of Safari Club International as the main sponsor last Sunday. Big bucks and a crowd were the center of attention Sunday evening before awards were announced at 8 p.m. By nightfall, 21 deer were on the pole. Mark Thomas from Thomas Processing said that this was […]

In brief

Holiday bazaar and bake sale at Congregation Beth El FLINT TWP. — The Estelle Kaufman Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held at Congregation Beth Israel, 5240 Calkins Road at Dye Road, Flint on Sunday, November 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offered for sale will be a huge variety of gift ideas from numerous artists and vendors. […]

Genesee County Buck Pole

Zachary Nesbitt was the winner at the Genesee County buck pole Sunday.

The Whiting Presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

FLINT – The Whiting is presenting an evening based on a holiday classic. It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play will take the stage Dec. 10 at 7:30 pm. It’s Christmas Eve in 1945, and only a handful of WVL Radio’s actors have braved the blizzard to perform that evening’s broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life and keep the […]

Waza Flo 1-1 on inaugural season in Flint

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Flint’s first Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) team, the Waza Flo, staged an exciting start to the season with a foiled comeback by the Cedar Rapids to spoil the Rampage’s home opener 6-5 on November 15. Coming off a loss the night before in Milwaukee Waza Flo jumped out to an early lead in the first […]