Creek grad, local paramedic grateful for Hurley trauma center

FLINT – Hurley Medical Center will once again hold its annual Trauma Center Golf Classic, which was announced at a press conference at Hurley this past Friday. The golf outing itself will take place on Sept. 12 at the Flint Golf Club. Two guest speakers at the press conference are survivors telling their stories about how Hurley’s Trauma Center helped […]

Thank you Mr. Phelps!

The Olympics have the USA winning numerous gold medals, which is no shocker. The Michael Phelps story has been the most interesting watch in Rio, for me anyway. Phelps has won six medals of which five are gold and one silver. One must ask, is Phelps the most decorated Olympic athlete ever? I would have to answer yes, I do […]



Dodge believes the golden age of performance cars is now, making this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise the perfect time and place to reintroduce the brand’s two famed, racebred nameplates — the new 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona, muscle cars that deliver even more performance and precision to the naturally aspirated HEMI V-8 lineup with unique powertrain induction and exhaust […]

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Downsizing strikes three longtime national companies with local ties, closings possible

FLINT TWP. — Three established area businesses announced store closings and a bankruptcy last week. Macy’s department store and Ruby Tuesday restaurant announced store closings and Logan’s Roadhouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization and announced store closings. Logan’s and Macy’s both have locations at Genesee Valley Center mall. Ruby Tuesday closed its Genesee Valley location several years ago but […]

New Comcast agreement approved

FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees approved a ten-year renewal franchise agreement with Comcast. It is a uniform agreement to comply with a state law passed in 2007, said John Gardner, Comcast director of external affairs, who attended the Monday night board meeting to explain the new contract. The new contract sets the franchise fee at 5 percent […]


ALL DONE – Party City have moved to its new location across from Genesee Valley Center mall in the Miller Plaza, 4339 Miller Road. The strip mall, including two other stores, has undergone a complete exterior upgrade.

Community invited to free end-of-summer party at church

FLINT TWP. — As summer winds down and back-to-school preparations ramp up, what better way to celebrate than with one last summer blast, also known as Summer Fest, a free family event hosted by the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. Rain forced the event inside last year but did not dampen the fun for all ages, […]

Buick Club cruises to Patsy Lou

FLINT TWP. — Frank Grace stood proudly next to his vintage Buick Riviera as he pointed under the hood at a heavy-duty engine that Buick no longer makes. The car was purchased from Patsy Lou Williamson Buick and on Monday afternoon Grace brought it home. As a member of the Buicktown Chapter of the Buick Club of America, Grace joined […]

In brief

Free day for Seniors at the Genesee County Fair GENESEE COUNTY — Tuesday, August 23 is Senior Day at the Genesee County Fair in partnership with the Senior Directors Association of Genesee County. Admission will be free with a parking pass available at local senior centers. The fairground is located at 6130 Mt. Morris Road, two miles east of Genesee […]