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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present Trivium, with special guests DevereauX and Avenue Sky, Jan. 20. Tickets are $20 in advance. Scott Stapp, the voice of Creed, will perform Jan. 29. Tickets are $25 in advance. Ana, Eva Under Fire, the Tom Toms and the Distorted Waltz will […]

Bowlers sweep Northwestern

MOUNT PLEASANT – Carman- Ainsworth swept Flint Northwestern in Saginaw Valley League bowling last Saturday, 28-2 in the boys’ match and 29-1 in the girls’ meet at Chippewa Lanes in Mount Pleasant. Milton Gibson had the league’s high series for the day with a 257-214-481, while Jordan Nunn bowled a 228 game and Robbie Wheeler a 200. The Cavs also […]

Publicom wins four additional national creative awards

EAST LANSING — Publicom Inc. has won four creative awards in the Hospital Marketing National Advertising Awards competition. This increases the total number of national advertising awards to 18 that the full-service marketing communications firm earned in three competitions during 2015. The winning entries for the most recent awards were created for the following clients: Allegan General Hospital – Best […]

Wrestlers place in Williamston tourney

WILLIAMSTON – Ronald Roland was runner-up in his weight class and four other Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers placed in the Williamston Mooney Classic last Saturday. Roland reached the 215-pound final by pinning Bay City Central’s Austin Walsh in 1:09 and beating Leslie’s Matt Dolbee 5-2 in the semifinals. In the final, Roland dropped a tight 3-2 decision to Eaton Rapids’ Clayton Higelmire. […]

Celebrate National School Choice Week, enroll at C-A

FLINT TWP. — Millions of Americans will celebrate the importance of having a choice in K-12 education during National School Choice Week (NSCW), January 24-30. With an unprecedented 16,140 events planned nationwide, it will be the largest series of education-related events in US history, according to a press release from Florida-based NSCW. Events including open houses, rallies, community celebrations, roundtable […]


Chevrolet recently introduced the 2016 Silverado Realtree® Edition – an outdoors-inspired special edition that leverages the strength, versatility and personalization possibilities of the Silverado and distinguishes it with camo graphics from Realtree, the world’s leading camouflage brand. It’s the latest and strongest example of a decade-long partnership between Chevrolet and Realtree. The new Realtree® Edition package is offered on Silverado […]

Jeremy M. Lynn, PE, promoted to Construction Services Division Manager

FLINT – ROWE Professional Services Company has promoted Jeremy M. Lynn, PE, from senior project manager to Construction Services Division manager. Lynn, a Durand resident, earned a B.S. in civil engineering at Michigan Technological University in 2000 and joined ROWE the same year; he was named an associate (company share holder) and project manager in 2009 and promoted to senior […]

Hints to beat cold and flu season

Don't be burned by poor fever advice

Elevated body temperature, also known as fever, makes many people run to the medicine cabinet. This is especially true when fever strikes a young child and parents’ concerns grow. But fevers are quite common and not nearly as harmful as many people may think. Although illnesses may bring about fevers that can be life-threatening, including malaria and dengue, more run-of-the-mill […]

The people deserve more

A tweet from Governor Rick Snyder had me stirring on Monday: “Political statements and finger pointing from political candidates only distract from solving the Flint water crisis.” This, of course, after he has received national criticism and a call from presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to resign from office; the latter calling it “one of the worst public […]

Be smart about antibiotic use

When used correctly, antibiotics and similar drugs known as antimicrobial agents can alleviate infections caused by various bacteria and some types of fungi and parasites. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that these drugs have been used successfully for the last 70 years to treat patients with infectious diseases. But antibiotics cannot treat illnesses stemming from viruses, which […]