2015-11-19

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 […]

Animal rescue crew saves mama, puppies from abandoned garage




CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – Edith Campbell has rescued a lot of dogs, but her most recent retrieval was one she won’t soon forget. As a volunteer with Pets in Peril, the rescue arm of the Clayton Townshipbased PAWS animal shelter, Campbell and others periodically deliver dog food to people in economically-disadvantaged neighborhoods. “We see lots of things,” she said. “And sometimes […]

The Lions did what?

Fat Guy Corner

The Devil was seen wearing a pair of hockey skates and a winter coat late Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions won a football game in Green Bay! Hell must have frozen over, as the saying goes! Sorry, couldn’t resist that one! Yes, the year was 1991 and Rodney Peete was the quarterback the last time Detroit came home with a […]

Jimmy King named Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year



FLINT — Jimmy King received the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award Nov. 2 from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) at their annual awards ceremony at Apple Mountain Country Club in Freeland, Mich. King is a member of the Board of Directors for The Foundation for Mott Community College (FMCC), currently serving as Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee, and is a […]

ALL-SAGINAW VALLEY LEAGUE



Editor’s Note: The All-Valley golf and cross country listings were not released to us in time for last week’s edition. We are happy to provide the listings for those student-athletes who received honors. Girls Golf MVP: Stephanie Carras, Midland Dow Coach of the Year: Doug Bradford, Midland Dow First Team Stephanie Carras, Midland Dow Alexis Carras, Midland Dow Karsen Johnston, […]

Get ready for 5G




FLINT TWP. — A popular burger joint soon will be added to the growing variety of dining choices along the busy Miller Road commercial corridor. Five Guys Burgers and Fries, a Virginia-based franchise, is slated to join Potbelly’s sandwich shop in the newly-built strip center at 4140 Miller Road. Tracey Tucker, township building director, confirmed the news but further plans […]

Born Free

SILVERADO 3500HD KID ROCK CONCEPT CELEBRATES FREEDOM

Inspired by his hit song “Born Free,” musician Kid Rock collaborated with Chevrolet to design a customized 2016 Silverado 3500HD “dually” that celebrates freedom and honors American workers. The truck was introduced earlier this month at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Michigan-born Kid Rock visited the Silverado HD assembly plant in Flint to meet with the members of UAW […]

Skaff teams with local charities



FLINT — Once again Skaff, one of the most successful family-owned furniture and carpet stores in Michigan, is looking to thank our community for its longtime support by launching a new on-line program that will be in place through the holidays to aid selected area charities. The initiative is called Save & Share. Furniture “What we’re doing is directing our […]

“Starting a Business” ONLINE Webinar



FLINT – A one hour online webinar version of “Starting a Business” will be offered on Nov. 23 from 10-11 a.m. by the I-69 Trade Corridor/Thumb Region of The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) based at Kettering University in Flint. The webinar” is available to anyone located anywhere in the state. Participants will need a fast internet connection, a […]