2016-08-18

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 […]

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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 […]

Golf outing to benefit C-A holiday program




FLINT TWP. – Men and women golfers are sought to sign up for the Barry Saunders Invitational Golf Scramble, on Sunday, September 25 at Fenton Farms Golf Course, 12312 Torrey Road in Fenton. Sponsored by Men at Work, the golf outing is a fundraiser for the annual Winterfest holiday party held at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. This will be the 9th […]

Michigan Renaissance Festival opens Saturday




GROVELAND TWP. – For the next seven weekends the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival gives visitors the opportunity to travel back in time to the 16th Century. The festival began in 1979 and throughout the years has evolved into a seven-weekend event hosting over 250,000 visitors a year at its unique location 12 miles south of Flint at 12600 Dixie Highway […]

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Therapy dog training at Goodrich UMC GOODRICH – Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs will host training classes at Goodrich United Methodist Church starting Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. Therapy dogs can be any size or breed. Dogs must have a good temperament, be well socialized, and have basic obedience. Dogs must be friendly, enjoy human contact with the elderly and children. A […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint on Aug. 19 will feature Joey Farner and the Tribe, with special guests Rev Right Time and the First Cuzins of Funk and Tripp N. Dixie. Tickets are $10 in advance. 40 oz. to Freedom, a tribute to Sublime, with special guests Sick Smile, […]

Pedestrian killed on Corunna Road



FLINT TWP. – Brian Phillips, a 50-year-old Flint Township resident, was fatally injured while crossing Corunna Road on Saturday, August 13 at approximately 10:48 pm, according to a police report. He was struck by a westbound vehicle as he was crossing Corunna just west of S. Dye Road, according to an initial investigation by Flint Township police, who responded to […]

Flint Jr. Golf crowns champs




FLINT – The annual Flint Jr. Golf Association summer leagues ended on Aug. 1 and 10, with champions crowned in each division. The 5- and 9-hole divisions finished their seasons Aug. 1 and 2 and the 18-hole division Aug. 8-10. A slew of awards were handed out by league director Loyd Walter. Garrett Jewell and Kennedy Smith earned the Sportsmanship […]

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 […]


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