2016-04-21

In brief



Women Who Care to hold meeting on May 11 GRAND BLANC — The 100 Women Who Care Genesee County Chapter will host their next meeting at the Captains Club in Grand Blanc on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Derived from the national organization of 100 Women Who Care, our local chapter includes women from the Genesee County community who […]

Fuddruckers celebrates 30 years in Flint




FLINT – Fuddruckers has served the World’s Greatest Hamburgers for years, and with their 30th anniversary fast approaching, the restaurant is devoted to providing great customer service and sourcing better beef, buns and produce in order to ensure that the best burgers in Flint continue to be served at Fuddruckers. Stefan Kalabat and Frank Ammori are the newest owners of […]

Nationwide donates to Food Bank



FLINT — On April 19, representatives from Nationwide Insurance, Lake Agency Inc., and Lighthouse Group presented the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan with a generous donation of $10,000. This contribution was made in support of the residents of the City of Flint who continue to deal with lasting effects of lead that contaminated the drinking water. Cathy Blankenship, the Food […]

Come out to help beautify township park



FLINT TWP. — Same as in years past. volunteers are being invited to come out and lend a helping hand at the 8th annual Join Hands Day, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30. The event is organized each year to clean and beautify the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive near the police station. Participating groups include […]

Up, up and away



Allegiant Airlines’ first flight out of Flint’s Bishop International Airport, bound for Florida, lifted off last Wednesday afternoon, following a Floridathemed party for passengers that included a giant cake shaped like the Sunshine State. See inside for more photos and the full story about Allegiant, which is a low-fares provider and the fifth airline serving Bishop.

Comedian Jim Breuer taking the stage at The Whiting



FLINT– Comedian Jim Breuer will take The Whiting stage on May 11 at 7:30 p.m. With more than 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time” Breuer is one of […]

Prosecutor padlocks two after-hours clubs



FLINT TWP. — The fate of two trouble-prone after-hours club on Flushing Road will be determined at a court hearing scheduled Monday morning, April 25 in Genesee County Circuit Court, according to a press release. Two establishments that have hosted late night parties where violence erupted have been padlocked by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton and the Flint Township Police. […]

In brief



Last chance for tickets to the C-A Auction & Raffle FLINT TWP. — The second annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Silent Auction and Dinner, honoring Mr. Richard (Dick) Lee will take place April 29, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center in Burton. A retired teacher/coach/thespian director extraordinaire and school board member, Lee has served the students and community […]

Labor agreement settled with on-call firefighters




FLINT TWP. — After months of negotiating including mediation, the township has struck a tentative collective bargaining agreement with its On-call Firefighters Association. Township board members voted 4-2 in favor of the contract which provides for a two percent raise for each year of the three-year contract. Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert voted no, Clerk Kim Courts was absent. […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present The Free Beer and Hotwings Night Show, April 23. Tickets are $17 in advance. Nekrogoblikon, with special guests Psychostick, Urizen & PLeThorA, will perform April 27. Tickets are $15 in advance. Devour the Day, with special guests Westfall and Coldville, will perform […]