Five Guys now hiring for May opening

FLINT TWP. — May 2 is the big opening day according to a sign posted in the window at Five Guys Burgers and Fries, 4140 Miller Road. Another window sign indicates that job applications are being taken at www.fiveguysmi.com and interviews will be conducted on Tuesday April 26 starting at 11 a.m. Tracey Tucker, township building director, said the restaurant […]

Selection committee needs an overhaul

Fat Guy Corner

The “Madness” of March started earlier than imagined Sunday night! What am I talking about, you ask? The fact that Virginia received the No. 1 seed over the Michigan State Spartans was highway robbery, I say. The Virginia basketball team did not win its conference or conference tournament. I say the committee needs to be drug tested. This committee made […]

Key voice in Flint’s water crisis will assist with long-term response

FLINT — The university professor who raised early alarms and deepened understanding of Flint’s water crisis has been chosen to provide independent oversight of state and federal responses to the disaster. Over the next two years, Dr. Marc Edwards and other staff from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech, will conduct ongoing tests of water […]

Sharapova, cheating or honest mistake?

The tennis world was rocked March 7 when five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova disclosed that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January. The Russian has since been provisionally suspended and faces up to a four-year ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Sharapova must also return the prize money earned at the Open. Sharapova said […]

In brief

McLaren welcomes certified nurse midwife FLINT TWP. – Lisa Cavett, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Lisa is seeing patients at McLaren Flint Community Medical Center, 1314 South Linden Rd., and McLaren Lapeer Region Community Medical Center, 1254 North Main Street, Lapeer. Cavett earned her Master of Science in Nursing, Midwifery Program, at Wayne […]



Seven new, ultra-capable Jeep concept vehicles, featuring an array of Mopar and Jeep Performance Parts available to consumers, will conquer the famous and challenging trails of Moab, Utah, at Easter Jeep Safari, March 19-27. Thousands of off-road enthusiasts are expected to descend upon Moab this year to celebrate what will likely be the most popular Jeep Safari ever, as the […]

Drunk driving crackdown in county began March 16

GENESEE COUNTY – Go easy on the green beer today if planning to attend a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Law enforcement began a drunk driving crackdown on March 16 and will continue through April 4, according to a press release from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. The federally-funded crackdown stems from a five-year review of crash data which […]

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Snyder thanks credit unions for donation to residents participating in home water testing efforts

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder today thanked Flint-area members of the Michigan Credit Union League for donating $50,000 worth of gift cards to residents who have been working with the state and federal government to monitor lead levels in the water in their homes. Flint residents who will receive the cards live in sentinel sites, locations throughout Flint designated for […]

Bishop Airport hosting TSA enrollment program

GENESEE COUNTY — Bishop International Airport will be hosting a TSA Pre® enrollment center event for one week — Monday, April 11 Through Friday, April 15. No need to drive to a traditional enrollment location — this is one-stop shopping for all signup needs, according to a press release. TSA Pre® is an expedited screening program that enables travelers to […]