Designer to report on industry technology trends at convention

FLINT TWP. — Jacob Smith, a Baker College graduate, has been named to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) “30 under 30” list for his kitchen design wizardry, exceptional work ethic and dedication to community service, according to a press release. Smith, 26, of Flushing, is the youngest of eight designers at Starline Kitchen and Bath Gallery in Flushing. […]

Owosso set to join Flint Metro League

FLINT – The Flint Metro League principals voted Owosso into the league as its ninth member on Oct. 2. Owosso joins the Metro League effective with the 2017-18 school year. The vote was unanimous and Owosso, currently a member of the Capital Area Activities Conference, saw its Board of Education approve the move out of the CAAC on Oct. 24 […]

C&L Ward, Flint Firebirds partner for ‘Stuff the Truck’

DAVISON and FLINT – C&L Ward has partnered with the Flint Firebirds Hockey Team for their 3rd annual “Stuff the Truck” food, toiletries and winter wear drive to benefit Catholic Charities’ three Soup Kitchens and Center for Hope Community Closet. The event, which will kick off Catholic Charities’ ‘25 Days of Giving’ promotion in conjunction with WEYI/WSMH NBC 25/Fox 66, […]


2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty wins Motor Trend honor

The all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty ever – has won the 2017 Motor Trend Truck of the Year title – the first time the Super Duty has taken home this prize. “We are honored to win this year’s Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award as it underscores how the all-new […]

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Fundraiser for FISH GRAND BLANC – R & B Used Books is hosting its annual 25 Days of Christmas Children’s Books Sale through Wednesday, Nov. 23 (the day before Thanksgiving). Children’s books are $1 each when purchased in lots of 25. Part of the proceeds benefit their sponsorship of a FISH family for the holiday basket provided by the food […]

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Genesys hosts free yoga workshop taught by vet who lost legs in Iraq

GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP — Dan Nevins, a retired U.S. Army sergeant who lost his legs in Iraq, will be featured at a yoga workshop at Genesys Athletic Club. The workshop, which takes place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, is free; however, Genesys will accept donations where 100 percent of the proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. […]

Skaff Furniture teams with local charities for special save & share event Saturday

FLINT — This year, family-owned Skaff Furniture-Carpet One will host their first ever one-day event to be held two days after the holiday on November 26 to benefit three charitable organizations. “Were calling it ‘Save and Share Saturday’,” says Dick Skaff, Skaff Furniture-Carpet One President. “And we will be donating 15 percent of each and every customer purchase that day […]

Noted jazz musician performing at benefit

FLINT — Detroit-based jazz musician, Lin Rountree, will perform during a dinner and jazz gala, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, at the Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Center West in downtown Flint, according to a press release. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Flint Alumnae Chapter, the “An Evening of Jazz” benefit gala will begin with […]

Clerk granted political leave of absence

FLINT TWP. — The township board has unanimously approved a fouryear Political Leave of absence for former township clerk administrative assistant Kathy Funk, who was elected clerk in the November general election. In requesting the leave, Funk cited a labor agreement between the township and AFSCME Local 1918- 01 which states that: The board will, upon request, grant a leave […]